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Teens expelled in keylogging of school computers

Eleven high school students are paying the price for allegedly keylogging their teachers' computers and changing grades at will.

By January 31, 2014


How Carrier IQ was wrongly accused of keylogging

In a rush to virtual judgment, Carrier IQ is accused of "keylogging," which turns out to be a false claim. There are still some privacy concerns, though.

By December 2, 2011


Considering keylogging threats in OS X

MacFixIT looks at how concerned Mac users should be about keylogging threats.

By September 21, 2011


Most popular passwords still terrible

Using data from a keylogging attack that compromised 2 million email and social networking accounts, Spiderlabs has revealed that the top 10 most popular passwords are also the most stupid.

By December 5, 2013


Researchers discover database with 2M stolen login credentials

The database contains stolen usernames and passwords associated with Facebook, Twitter, Google, Yahoo, and more.

By December 4, 2013


I don't use anti-virus software. Am I nuts?

Maybe I'm courting disaster, but my cheapskate approach to security has paid off so far. Here's my secret.

By June 25, 2014


200M consumer records exposed in Experian security lapse

Smooth words and a fake identity gave one man the power to compromise millions of private financial records belonging to US consumers.

By March 11, 2014


Microsoft, feds disrupt massive Citadel botnet

The software giant teams with the FBI and financial services industry groups to slow down a cybercrime ring that is allegedly responsible for roughly $500 million in losses.

By June 5, 2013


The 404 958: Where we lied our way into this job (podcast)

Our guest today is Emily Dreyfuss from CNET's newest tech gossip podcast, Rumor Has It! We're learning all kinds of stuff from Emily, like to how to defeat an oncoming shark attack, the best way to win a burger eating competition, and the back story behind the Carrier IQ keylogging controversy.

By December 2, 2011


Carrier IQ privacy flap may spur new federal law

The embattled software maker is already the subject of lawsuits and probes by two federal agencies, but one member of Congress thinks another federal law is necessary.

By January 30, 2012