Arguably the world's most famous hacker, Kevin Mitnick says even he's on attackers' hit lists. That's why he decided to make his next book a guide to practical safety for everyone on the Internet.
Documents leaked online include the personal information, salaries and home addresses for employees and freelancers who worked at the studio, a data security analyst finds.
While escape tool is mostly for laughs, it could come in handy if he is ever kidnapped in South America or Mexico, he says.
Security conference in San Francisco meets with a wide range of protests by security professionals.
Only half of one of the security holes previously identified on the government's health care site has been patched, while new ones have since been uncovered, says the head of a security consulting firm.
Did the famed computer hacker really just send the MegaUpload founder a Tom Petty song for inspiration?
Privacy groups plan to tell a judge tomorrow that controversial cell phone tracking technology, used by federal police since at least the mid-1990s, violates Americans' Fourth Amendment rights.
The 1983 movie "WarGames" led to an anti-hacking law with felony penalties aimed at deterring intrusions into NORAD. Over time, it became broad and vague enough to ensnare the late Aaron Swartz.
Famed hacker shows how easy it is for anyone, not just British tabloid journalists, to access a stranger's mobile phone voice mail.
Here's some of what we think we'll be writing about during the next year, from Netflix's comeback to iRadio to Kim DotCom staying put in New Zealand.