A security expert discovered the massive breach of Adobe's network after the source code of numerous products, including the Web application development platform ColdFusion, sat parked on a hacker's unprotected Web server open to the Internet.
IBM and four universities are planning a research project into cognitive computing, which seeks to build computers that operate in a manner closer to the human mind.
Google has removed an application from its Play store that purported to be AdBlock Plus, a well-known application that blocks online ads.
A U.S. federal judge allowed a class-action suit against Google to proceed, saying the company's terms of service are unclear when describing how it scans Gmail content in order to deliver advertisements.
Some Twitter users were surprised Monday when they clicked a button to share content from third-party websites but instead downloaded a mysterious torrent file.
Apple's Touch ID authentication system can be defeated using a well-honed technique for creating a latex copy of someone's fingerprint, according to a German hacking group.
Police in Austin, Texas, set up sting operations with cars they have under surveillance, watching for thieves to break into them. Marcus J. Carey's Web service, HoneyDocs -- born in the same city -- uses the same concept, only with computer files.
A German newspaper says that a branch of the NSA has been collecting global financial data, including credit card transactions and data from SWIFT, a cooperative owned by around 8,000 financial institutions.
Dropbox takes a peek at some kinds of uploaded files. That's normal, the web storage service says.
The FTC's review comes as Facebook's proposed policy changes cause controversy.
Trend Micro predicts where hackers will look for weak points in the mobile OS.
With new iPhones comes a new challenge: jailbreaking iOS 7
Auction giant eBay wants to know how you feel about Bitcoin.