Canadian police arrest a man they say used the notorious bug to nab about 900 social insurance numbers, along with other possible data.
A dozen senators, including Democrats and Republicans, want the IRS to pledge publicly not to snoop on Americans' Twitter and Facebook messages and other correspondence without a warrant.
The IRS is not answering questions about internal documents showing the agency believes Americans have "generally no privacy" in their e-mail, Facebook chats, and Twitter direct messages.
The WikiLeaks founder has vowed to exit "soon" from a small pocket of Ecuador in Britain's capital, but little has changed diplomatically and legally that would spur his eventual release.
In 2007, a tornado flattened Greensburg, Kan. Now it's on a path to financial stability thanks to a city-wide green rebuilding effort. CNET Road Trip 2014 looked at the wreckage and the recovery.
Russian gang hacks into more than 420,000 web and FTP sites, amassing username and password combinations and millions of email addresses, company says.
British police have come up with a new way of cutting off funding to websites that illegally share music and movies.
The White House explains the government’s process when deciding whether to withhold knowledge of a security vulnerability -- “There are legitimate pros and cons to the decision to disclose.”
Firmware update repairs vulnerability in two AirPort base station models related to a major flaw in OpenSSL.
The Linux Foundation's new Core Infrastructure Initiative creates a virtual Justice League of the biggest tech firms to ensure that open-source code gets the cryptographic scrutiny that it desperately needs.