Dot-com? How quaint. A smorgasbord of new Net domains has arrived, with hundreds more on the way. There's opportunity aplenty, but lots of trademark hassles, too.
With an app or two, you can settle or -- better yet -- prevent arguments among your roommates about who owes whom money.
Group that includes Symantec, VeriSign, and Microsoft tags Twitter tops among 800 websites for user protection, security.
Lawrence Strickling, who runs the US government's remaining oversight of the Internet, says it's time to relinquish that role. Snowden didn't push the issue, he tells CNET's Stephen Shankland.
The National Security Agency paid $10 million to the security firm RSA to implement intentionally flawed encryption, according to a new report.
Canonical has inked its first deal with partner who'll put the Linux-basd operating system on its phones, founder Mark Shuttleworth reveals.
VeriSign discloses in quarterly SEC filing that hackers stole data in successful attacks, but doesn't say what data was stolen.
The botnets driving the recent distributed denial of service attacks are powered by millions of infected computers. Their coordinated flood of requests overwhelms the Internet's DNS servers, slowing them down and even knocking the servers offline. The long-term solution for site operators and visitors alike may rely on reluctant ISPs working together.
Among the proposed new domain extensions that Amazon.com wants to control is .pin, something that Pinterest doesn't want to happen.
It may not be the perfect security solution, but two-factor authentication reduces the risks associated with common Web activities -- from searching to social networking to online banking.