Coin Center, a newly created research and advocacy center, will focus on public policy issues faced by the virtual currency.
Association for Computing Machinery bestows its award on Shafi Goldwasser and Silvio Micali for pioneering technology in Internet security.
Computer scientists no longer need have Nobel envy -- at least financially. A Google cash infusion quadrupled the size of the top computer science prize.
Supercookies could take a bigger bite out of your privacy than you think, say researchers. Here's what they're worried about.
To stop terrorists and other criminals, cell phones should have encryption backdoors to enable US government surveillance, argues FBI Director James Comey.
The venture capitalist has been tweeting up a storm, sharing his thoughts on everything from startups to activist shareholders. In an exclusive interview, Andreessen offers his take on the Apple Watch, bitcoin and dot-com blunders.
So-called Internet safety software ComputerCop, often given to families for free by their local police departments, puts children and personal data at risk, a new report alleges.
While Blackphone sales are off to a lukewarm start, our hands-on with the privacy-obsessed smartphone finds that it simplifies staying secure on the go.
A gadget for text messaging without cell service sees a spike in interest from the pro-privacy crypto and Bitcoin communities -- even though that wasn't its creators' intention.
The struggling handset maker combines its 44,000 patents and several key software projects into a single unit as it tries to develop new revenue streams.