Dark web version of GitHub offers a place for developers to code controversial projects anonymously.
A data breach at Pearson VUE, the certification manager for Cisco, Oracle and IBM compromised the company's Credential Manager System and allowed unauthorized third-party access to data of "a limited set" of its users, Pearson VUE said in a Saturday statement.
By the time the National Security Agency (NSA) nixed its email surveillance program in December 2011, other surveillance initiatives that could "satisfy certain foreign intelligence requirements" had taken its place, according to a report in The New York Times.
Scammers are sending extortion emails to Patreon supporters threatening to release their private data unless they pay 1 Bitcoin within 48 hours.
The American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) filed a suit last week to obtain a "secret legal document" that might address the government's authority to access data and which has been suppressed by the government since the Department of Justice Office of Legal Counsel (OLC) penned it in 2003.
Password managers are intended to make life easier and safer for consumers, but researchers from Salesforce have discovered a way to crack LastPass and this could mean other similar services are also vulnerable.
A technology staffer in the Georgia office of the Secretary of State was fired following the dissemination a month ago of discs containing the personal information of six million Georgia voters.
A hearing was held highlight the efforts that automakers are making to address cybersecurity concerns of connected automobiles.
A lawsuit alleges that the office of Georgia's Secretary of State Brian Kemp released personal identifying information of Georgia voters to 12 organizations.
The deadly ISIS terror attack in Paris and the on-going police activity stemming from that incident may bring to a head the argument over whether or not the benefits encryption brings to privacy is worth the risks run when bad guys use the technology to pull off attacks or run criminal operations.
Anonymous claimed it took down 5,500 pro-ISIS Twitter accounts on its #OpParis Twitter account.
Further security and privacy risks to users of Siri, Apple's personal assistant, have been revealed that could allow anyone to gain entry to personal data on someone else's iOS device.
The perpetual tug-of-war between privacy versus security is anything but settled as consumers, vendors and their business partners wrestle with the question of the free flow of information versus locked-down privacy controls, panelists agreed at SC Congress Chicago Tuesday.
When a bad actor correlates the data heisted in the Office of Personnel Management (OPM) breach and that of another breach like Ashley Madison or Anthem, the results will be devastating to privacy and long-lasting, according to a panel at SC Congress Chicago on Tuesday.
The North Caroline DHHS has announced a second email incident that affected more than 500 patients.
Researchers found a bug that could have potentially exposed the personal data of every customer.
Google announced that it will soon start to notify users when incoming Gmails are unencrypted
Intimate photos of a woman were posted to a "revenge porn" website by a man she met on a dating website.
The Tor project alleged that the FBI paid Carnegie Mellon University researchers to attack Tor hidden services last year.
When security is built into an organization's risk model it can shift the relationship between the board and information security pros from adversarial to advisory, members of a panel at SC Congress Boston said Thursday.
Senator Al Franken re-introduced a stalled bill to ban what he calls "stalking apps" on Wednesday. The proposed legislation seeks to protect survivors of domestic and other victims of abuse, from cyberstalkers.
The large breach of Securus Technologies prison phone call data raises a number of privacy concerns and is a wakeup call for prisons and other organizations to tighten security at every point in their supply chains.
OPM will set up a verification center to allow potential victims to see if they were impacted by the breach.
Germany's federal intelligence service, the Bundesnachrichtendienst (BND), spied on the embassies and interior departments of ally countries, and international non-governmental organizations, according to Der Spiegel.
Comcast is resetting nearly 200,000 of customer passwords after their account information was spotted being for sale on a dark web site.
As the National Security Agency's program collecting Americans' phone records is set to expire this month, a U.S. federal judge has issued a ruling calling on the NSA to cease its bulk collection of phone records.
The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) dismissed a petition to require websites to honor "Do Not Track" requests.
Even as it adds more electronics to its vehicles, Ford will make personal data protection a priority, promising not to use customer data without the express consent of the car owner, a Ford executive said Wednesday, speaking at Web Summit in Dublin.
Cyber Caliphate hacked and leaked account credentials for more than 54,000 Twitter as well as personal details on U.S. officials.
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