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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


Police-boosted parental control app is a privacy mess, says report

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.

By October 1, 2014


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

It's been a year since I first revealed my shocking secret. Have I paid the price for ignoring all the security experts?

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


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


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


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


Considering keylogging threats in OS X

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

By September 21, 2011


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


New Mac malware uses OS X launch services

A new malware for OS X also acts as a reminder to monitor the launch services in OS X as a security precaution.

By December 3, 2012