When hacking group Anonymous responded to the deadly terror attacks in Paris by threatening ISIS "We will hunt you down," observers may have been left wondering what torturous punishment the group planned.
From an IT standpoint it is clear the Islamic terror group ISIS takes its internet security protocols seriously.
Anonymous' campaign against the Islamic State's internet assets has been criticised as a move that only hinders security and intelligence services attempts to investigate them.
Anonymous claimed it took down 5,500 pro-ISIS Twitter accounts on its #OpParis Twitter account.
Hacker group Anonymous has declared war against ISIS in retaliation for the attacks in Paris on Friday night, in a YouTube video.
Intimate photos of a woman were posted to a "revenge porn" website by a man she met on a dating website.
Facebook will appeal a Belgian court's ruling that the social media giant must cease tracking the online behavior of non-Facebook users or pay fines of €250,000 ($269,000) per day.
Google and Apple have both removed the third-party Instagram app InstaAgent from their respective app stores that was busy stealing user passwords.
For all the knocks millennials take for being less cyber aware, some, at least those currently in college, are "safer users" of the internet than their slightly older counterparts, recent college grads, a study by the U.K.'s Kingston Business School revealed.
Cyber Caliphate hacked and leaked account credentials for more than 54,000 Twitter as well as personal details on U.S. officials.
Iran's Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC) launched a spate of cyberattacks targeting the email and social media accounts of Obama administration personnel in recent weeks.
Snapchat released a statement clarifying that its updated polices are meant to simplify the language and eliminate confusion.
The formal recognition of the .onion as a Special-use Domain Name by the IETF is "a small and important landmark in the movement to build privacy into the structure of the Internet," says privacy pro Jacob Appelbaum.
Yahoo hired Bob Lord as the company's new CISO, according to a blog post by Jay Rossiter, SVP, product and engineering, science and technology at Yahoo.
A digital privacy group called Fight for the Future said Facebook has been quietly supporting CISA, while publicly opposing the cyber bill, quoting anonymous sources.
The Irish Data Protection Commissioner agreed to inspect accusations that Facebook exposes the personal data of its users to mass snooping by US intelligence services.
A public protest has been issued against a controversial US cyber-security bill by some of the world's tech giants.
Facebook will begin notifying users when nation-state attackers target their accounts, CSO Alex Stamos wrote in a blog post.
Millennial consumers aren't confident in data secuirty and would even consider digital chip implants as an alternative to current practices.
A federal jury in California convicted former Reuters deputy social media editor Matthew Keys of conspiring to help the hacktivist group Anonymous hack into the LA Times and alter its website.
Facebook is now end-to-end encrypting its Internet.org website and issuing dual certificates for its Free Basics mobile browser.
With Pope Francis scheduled to visit New York City today, authorities are taking every precaution to increase security, cyber-space included.
Facebook announced that it will now support OpenPGP's standard elliptic curve cryptography (ECC) public keys
Hot off Mark Zuckerberg's recent announcement, the much-desired 'dislike button' has finally emerged on Facebook, but only as a phishing scam.
Twitter is facing a $5 million class action lawsuit claiming its Direct Message link shortener algorithms violate federal and state privacy laws.
A former FAU student was banned from campus last week after posting an alert on Yik Yak about a shooting threat.
Google Chrome has neutralized the AdBlock Plus application, and similar extensions, forcing some users to view full length video ads on YouTube.
Facebook is developing new technologies to help crack down on video piracy.
A Virginia teenager was sentenced to136 months in prison and will have his internet activity monitored for the rest of his life for conspiring with the Islamic State in Iraq and the Levant (ISIL).
Cesar Mauricio Estrada-Davila, of Los Angeles, faces 150 charges relating to extorting young girls for naked photos.
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