It's believed that human error caused a glitch in the country's firewall, sending people to a company that sells anti-censorship technology to Chinese citizens.
It may be a real problem for Chinese citizens and Westerners, but that hasn't stopped the Chinese government from using new technology to plug holes in the "Great Firewall of China."
Apple didn't exactly have a great week in the press, but was all the bad news really well-founded? Also, BlackBerry drops a major new phone, if only because it's huge.
Just months after Heartbleed made waves across the Internet, a new security flaw known as the Bash bug is threatening to compromise everything from major servers to connected cameras.
The songwriter behind the 2007 Internet hit "I Got a Crush on Obama" is now taking aim at SOPA in a new music video titled "Firewall."
Microsoft Security Essentials for Windows 7 and Vista is a great, free security package that is almost perfectly transparent. If you want to use it with an added layer of control, TinyWall is a terrific add-on.
Password managers can make juggling numerous Web site accounts a lot easier, especially when faced with a major security bug like Heartbleed.
After analyzing thousands of search terms, Google has determined the ones most likely to run afoul of China's maddeningly inconsistent Great Firewall. Now it will alert users when they're in danger of having their Internet connection disrupted by censors.
commentary The U.K. is in a heated argument over protecting kids from online porn with mandatory ISP filters. But copyright interests are also involved, so let's untangle the conspiracy theories.
Almost as soon as the Web giant launches its cloud storage service, the country shuts down access.