Businesses considering accepting Bitcoins or other forms of cryptocurrency should be prepared to battle a rising number of malware aimed at emptying digital wallets.
The weak protections for customer data in Starbucks' mobile-payment app is a "wakeup call" for consumers who should never assume the apps they use in their smartphones are secure.
A Snapchat breach revealed millions of user names and phone numbers and Skype's social media got hijacked, reminding of the need for good security practices.
Trust in the security industry took a blow with a recent report that RSA was paid by the U.S. National Security Agency to provide a way to crack its encryption.
How did what is likely to be one of the largest data breaches in history occur? Some speculate it was only possible with insider knowledge.
Subscribers to organizations that sell exploits for flaws not yet known to software developers learn early about vulnerabilities in popular programs, a study says.
Kaspersky Lab finds a new version of the infamous banking malware is making the rounds.
Stuxnet creators knew they had built the world's first true cyber-weapon, and were more interested in exploring its capabilities than any specific target, a study suggests.
Google's faster-than-expected upgrade of all its SSL certificates to an RSA key length of 2048 bits will make cracking connections to the company's services more difficult without affecting performance, experts say.
Mobile botnets are on the rise and cybercriminals are using the Google Cloud Messaging service to distribute malware, a new report says.
Spear phishing is one of the most effective ways to break into a corporate network, and recent studies show that employees can be easily tricked on social media.
The number of brands used in spoofed emails that trick people into visiting malicious Web sites or clicking on malware attachments rose in the second quarter.
Google Chrome saves some personal data in a way that could be exploited by malware, security experts say.
Sophisticated attackers could soon adopt an innovative technique for bypassing one of the most effective mechanisms for preventing a Windows security breach, researchers say.
Without exception, using a credit or debit card was deemed more secure than a mobile phone, whether the purchase was made in-store or online, according to a survey sponsored by the National Cyber Security Alliance and PayPal. In addition, the personal computer was seen as the safest option for accessing the Web by 62 percent of the respondents versus six percent who chose a smartphone.
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