The latest edition of the Merriam-Webster Unabridged dictionary includes over 1,400 new words, among them web slang and acronyms such as FOMO, TMI, ICYMI, and 'bitcoin.' The new entries are described as presenting a "snapshot" of how our…
The DMCA was designed to stop the distribution of pirated digital content, but its language forces cybersecurity experts to work under constant threat of legal action from companies that don't want their vulnerabilities known.
A recent survey revealed that nearly half of the EU companies queried had no idea where their cloud data is physically stored on a geographical level. The news arrives in the wake of the EU's adoption of the General Data Protection…
Facebook offers direct access over Tor, a service for browsing the Web anonymously. Last month, 1 million people accessed the social network using the protocol, a small percentage of Facebook users overall but impressive nonetheless.
The end of Mega is coming, founder Kim Dotcom implied this week. Pointing to financial problems, he told users to back up files as soon as possible in a Tweet. Dotcom is currently appealing extradition from New Zealand to the U.S.
Apple's iTunes store for movies and books has reportedly been blocked in China. The online store only launched in the country six months ago, and so Apple executives will be keen to find out precisely why the action has been taken.
A new phishing scam has been making the rounds in the U.K. It asks iPhone users to follow a link and hand over their Apple ID username and password. If you get a text claiming to be from Apple and asking for login info, it could be fake!
Apple can't agree on what to do with iCloud, a report claims. However, changes are on the horizon that could vastly improve the iCloud system for both users and developers. It might just take a while for Apple to implement them.