President Dilma Rousseff signed the legislation on Wednesday at the NetMundial conference in Sao Paulo.
An SMS trojan for Android, known as FakeInst, has been observed sending premium SMS messages to users all over the world, including, for the first time, the United States.
Researchers observed 346 DDoS attacks in the final quarter of 2013 and attackers used Vega and Skipfish vulnerability scanners to exploit web flaws at financial companies.
Researchers with FireEye scanned more than 54,000 Android apps in the Google Play store and learned that more than a hundred, downloaded a combined 150 million times, are vulnerable to the Heartbleed bug.
Although said to be patched, researcher Eloi Vanderbeken discovered during the Easter holiday that backdoors existing in certain wireless routers can be reactivated.
A Virginia-based chiropractic center is not quite sure what happened to an unencrypted thumb drive, which contained personal information - including Social Security numbers - on more than 5,500 patients.
The breach impacts Iowa State students where were enrolled at the university between 1995 and 2012.
Nearly 6,500 patients of New York-based Sims and Associates Podiatry may have had personal information compromised after three laptops were stolen.
Today marks my final day at SC Magazine after more than 7-1/2 years.
Ideas are needed on ways to improve the public's perception of computer security hackers who have no malicious intentions.
An investigative report shows the Obama administration's insider threat program is far more expansive, and troubling, than even critics had thought.