Roughly 2,000 Chicago Public Schools students who participated in a free vision examination program may have had personal information compromised.
Microsoft announced on Wednesday that it would be improving and expanding its security to protect customer data amid growing concerns of government surveillance.
The agency makes use of the sweeping surveillance practice employing a sophisticated tool called "co-traveler," which essentially tracks bystanders interacting with targets.
Like no other year before it, 2013 illustrated for the entire globe just how essential cyber security is to business endurance, economic durability and personal rights to privacy.
A group of prominent security professionals forecast the significant industry shifts in 2014. Greg Masters compiles the responses.
Phyllis Schneck takes a level-headed approach to how the DHS should address potential attacks against critical infrastructure.
Adobe breach affects 38 million, UK man indicted for hack of U.S. Army network, NIST debuts new cyber security framework, and other news.
In addition to internet service providers (ISPs) making use of real-time response capabilities, a cyber security report suggested several other steps to stave off threats to the nation.
The National Security Agency is said to have infected more than 50,000 computer networks worldwide with malware that steals information.
Security spending will grow 10 fold in the next decade, a chief research analyst predicts, providing needed investments to address growing surveillance concerns.
The troublesome CryptoLocker malware has claimed another victim: a Massachusetts police department.
Yahoo announced that it never gave out user information to government agencies and that data moving between its centers will be encrypted.
According to an FBI memo obtained by Reuters, hackers exploited vulnerable Adobe software to infiltrate organizations' networks.
For the first time, the Obama administration has publicly addressed security threats to healthcare.gov, including a denial-of-service attack.
The number of times Google has complied with those demands has decreased.
Canada's banking regulator has issued a set of cyber security guidelines for financial institutions, warning that banks must be on the lookout for online fraudsters.
Canadian lawmakers are seeking to legislate more oversight of Canada's secretive spy agencies, arguing that citizens don't know enough about what they're doing.
The planned event, called "Waking Shark II," marks the second year the city of London had participated in the security preparedness exercises.
A 42-year-old NYPD detective pleaded guilty on Friday to one count of computer hacking and one count of conspiring to commit computer hacking.
The British intelligence agency used a sophisticated exploitation tool, called "Quantum Insert," to trick telecom workers, a German newspaper revealed.
Silk Road 2.0 has launched on the Tor network about one month after the FBI took down the original illicit online marketplace and indicted its alleged operator, 29-year-old Ross Ulbricht.
The tech giant revealed the information via its first transparency report.
Microsoft issued an advisory on Tuesday warning users of a zero-day vulnerability being exploited in targeted attacks using emailed Microsoft Office documents.
The agency, which releases cryptographic standards for the security industry, launched the evaluation in light of NSA surveillance revelations
As a result of the growing NSA revelations, the social micro-blogging site is upping its defenses by planning to encrypt its direct messaging Service.
This month's news briefs include important advisories issued by RSA and NIST, as well as a critical update released by Microsoft.
It has been slow, buggy and downed since it launched on Oct. 1. Now security professionals explore just how vulnerable the healthcare.gov website really is to attackers.
On Tuesday, Sen. Patrick Leahy, D-Vt., and Congressman Jim Sensenbrenner, R-Wisc., introduced the USA Freedom Act.
The Washington Post published the latest information disclosed by whistleblower Edward Snowden.
Lauri Love, a 28-year-old UK man, was arrested at his home Friday by British police cooperating with U.S. law enforcement.