Google has announced what it is calling Project Shield, a new initiative to help small websites ward off DDoS attacks by routing traffic through its own system. 2
A new ransomware doing the rounds is one of the most vicious seen, directly targeting specific files and destroying them if you don't pay up. 3
iCloud Keychain has shifted to "coming soon" in iOS 7 at launch. The feature could make Apple's fingerprint technology turn all passwords into a simple tap of the finger.
Current users shouldn't actually notice a difference in performance or usage, as this is all set up to take place behind the scenes.
Chrome and Firefox both store your saved passwords in plain text. So how do you keep them safe? 2
The head of the NSA faced a tough audience as he appealed to hackers and security professionals at Black Hat 2013 to help the US government build better spying tools.
Ransomware posing as the US FBI is targeting Mac OS X users, demanding money after accusing the user of downloading illegal porn. 1
Gottfrid Svartholm Warg has been sentenced to jail time for allegedly hacking into a company from which he made illegal money transfers.
Australian Foreign Minister Bob Carr has said that the Australian government will assess the impact that the secret PRISM program has had on the private data of Australians held by US tech giants.
The Commission on the Theft of American Intellectual Property has submitted a report to the US Congress proposing anti-piracy measures and is considering the government-sanctioned use of ransomware. 8
A cyber attack originating from China is responsible for the theft of classified blueprints for the new ASIO headquarters in Canberra, Four Corners has reported.
Core members of LulzSec have been sentenced for their campaigns — and, according to the defence, some of the victims were "thoroughly deserving" of what happened to them.
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