The programmer who inadvertently introduced the Heartbleed bug to the Internet on New Year's Eve 2011 reckons the fact it was eventually spotted proves the value of open source.
The US Department of Justice says it's willing to cut the length of an injunction against Apple in half to five years but says having an external monitor is required.
Geek comedian Tom Scott imagines citizen volunteers accessing the real-time data store of spy agencies to help keep the country safe.
Proposal that supposedly increases oversight of the National Security Agency instead could hinder companies trying to challenge warrantless demands for their confidential customer data.
Watchdog wants greater supervision of the iPhone maker's consumer-right practices in the wake of state-run media reports critical of the company's warranty policies.
Purdue University also reports exposure of more than 7,000 Social Security numbers after unknown person accesses server.
As the software giant's 2002 consent decree with the Justice Department ends, Windows continues to generate billions in cash fueling forays into new markets.
Even though a 2007 law requires the president to appoint members of an independent privacy board "in a timely manner," he still has failed to do so despite continued pressure from Congress.
ICM Registry is again urging ICANN to allow adult sites to add .xxx to their names, creating what some have called a red-light district in cyberspace.
The federal Privacy and Civil Liberties Oversight Board calls the program "effective," but recommends some improvements.