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Facebook hacker finds another intruder beat him to the punch

A security researcher on a bug hunt hacked his way into Facebook's corporate network only to find that someone else had already been there.

By 25 April 2016


Salient Eye does not take kindly to intruders

This free Android-only security camera app makes sure you're alerted to unwanted guests.

By 16 December 2014


'Russian speaking' hackers selling access to thousands of servers for as low as $6

India, Brazil, China, Russia, South Africa and Australia were in the top 10 most targeted countries.

By 17 June 2016


Lost our Census: Why the biggest hit to privacy this year is all about you

This year, the Census rules are changing. Here's the complete guide to what happens if Australia's biggest survey is no longer anonymous, private or secure in the hands of those we've always trusted.

By 22 May 2016


Maybe it's time to change your LinkedIn password...again

The social network confirms email and password combinations for more than 100 million members, stemming from a 2012 data breach, have been posted online.

By 19 May 2016


'Crowd Control,' part 10: The road to death goes through Delhi

In this installment of CNET's crowdsourced science fiction novel, Rebecca Danish removes the nanobots that keep her young, leaving her with little time left to change the world.

By 20 May 2016


World Password Day: Here are 4 tips for staying safe online

You can try a little harder than "12345" and "password."

By 6 May 2016


Watch alleged burglars run after hearing home owner's voice of God

Technically Incorrect: A New Jersey home owner installs tech that makes an announcement to intruders. They freak.

By 17 April 2016


Internet-connected homes open the door to hackers

Baby monitors, thermostats, kitchen gadgets and other "smart" devices add convenience to our daily lives. What are manufacturers doing to make sure they don't make life easier for criminals too?

By 29 December 2015


Hackers' sale of Comcast log-ins reminds us to change our password habits

Hackers offered 200,000 customer passwords for sale online, forcing Comcast to send reset notices to many users. The lesson? We all need to get a lot smarter about Internet security.

By 11 November 2015