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Facebook nabs Yahoo's chief information security officer

Alex Stamos joins the social-networking giant after a little more than a year on the job at the Web company.

By June 24, 2015


From .coffee to .email to .xyz: The Web's crazy new reality is here

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.

By October 13, 2014


How to keep track of how much money your roommate owes you

With an app or two, you can settle or -- better yet -- prevent arguments among your roommates about who owes whom money.

By August 12, 2014


Twitter nabs top honors in security, privacy audit

Group that includes Symantec, VeriSign, and Microsoft tags Twitter tops among 800 websites for user protection, security.

By June 11, 2014


US official: The Internet can stand on its own now (Q&A)

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.

By March 31, 2014


Security firm RSA took millions from NSA: report

The National Security Agency paid $10 million to the security firm RSA to implement intentionally flawed encryption, according to a new report.

By December 20, 2013


Ubuntu Touch OS wins its first smartphone partner

Canonical has inked its first deal with partner who'll put the Linux-basd operating system on its phones, founder Mark Shuttleworth reveals.

By December 10, 2013


Hackers stole data from VeriSign in 2010

VeriSign discloses in quarterly SEC filing that hackers stole data in successful attacks, but doesn't say what data was stolen.

By February 2, 2012


How you may have inadvertently participated in recent DDoS attacks

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.

By April 2, 2013


Pinterest goes to battle over Amazon domain play

Among the proposed new domain extensions that Amazon.com wants to control is .pin, something that Pinterest doesn't want to happen.

By March 27, 2013