Looking to deter cyberattacks on national infrastructure and halt the illegal interception of communications, the European Union toughens its laws.
Cybercriminals are making their attacks personal, remotely locking your computers and smartphones until you pay a hefty ransom.
According to testimony in US federal court, more than a few hackers tried to blackmail the illegal marketplace before it was shut down in 2013 -- and at least two were paid off.
After a slew of U.S. companies' Web sites were hacked, a group of bi-partisan senators is looking at getting a new law passed that combats cyber-theft by foreign governments and hackers.
From Target to Home Depot to JPMorgan, this year was a bad one for massive security breaches. Expect more of the same next year.
In Google's study, the firm gets up close and personal with hijackers that target not businesses or governments, but you personally.
The rumors keep mounting that Apple will use its Tuesday event to announce the use of near-field communications tech for mobile payments. The latest claims come via a banking news site.
The FBI investigates a data breach into one of the world's largest banks that may have involved malware being deposited on an employee's personal computer.
Police and security firms team up to take down the notorious Shylock, a dangerous financial Trojan that has infected at least 30,000 Windows computers worldwide.
Copycats of popular apps are the current place of choice for cybercriminals to deposit malware capable of extracting data, sending text messages, and tracking users' geo-locations.