Arbor Networks says the application being advertised in spam messages contains a remote access Trojan.
The court declined to review a New York law requiring collection of sales tax for online purchases.
Some users of the popular Bitcoin discussion forum are advised to change their passwords in the wake of a security breach.
Syme, a service built by three students in Montreal, touts the easy-to-use encryption of its social network.
Mystery surrounds a sizable transfer in March between an early bitcoin account and the underground marketplace.
A Boston-based company, Abine, is beefing its anti-tracking browser extension to let users shield their real credit card details, email addresses and phone numbers during web transactions.
Online gaming company settled civil complaint that it secretly installed bitcoin-mining code on subscribers' computers, netting more than $3,700 worth of virtual currency.
Australia Post has introduced a "video stamp" which when used with a mobile application lets senders record a 15-second video for a recipient.
The co-founder of Liberty Reserve, a now defunct virtual currency that was widely favored by the criminal underground, pleaded guilty on Thursday to money laundering and other charges.
Mozilla released 10 patches for three versions of its Firefox browser on Tuesday, five of which are considered critical and could be used to remotely install malicious code.
A malicious software program found in ATMs in Mexico has been improved and translated into English, which suggests it may be used elsewhere, according to security vendor Symantec.
Buffer, a service for scheduling social media posts, said Sunday it has strengthened its security after spammers gained access to its network.
Asking for private SSL keys could hurt the US economy and cause service providers to move to other legal jurisdictions, digital rights watchdog Electronic Frontier Foundation argued in a legal brief.
While the dangers of sharing too much data on Facebook are well-known, it is surprising how even a little data can give hackers a foothold.
Facebook was already implementing stronger security controls when the U.S. National Security Agency's expansive surveillance program was revealed in June, its chief security officer said Thursday.
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