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Bitcoin, invented in the wake of the global financial crisis, is a form of cryptography-based e-money that offers a largely anonymous payment system [SHANGHAI] Bitcoins were trading Wednesday at less than half their value at the end of last month after Chinese authorities took steps to rein in transactions in virtual currency, which had soared in ... (more)
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A COMPUTER expert conned cyber scammers into revealing their process of hacking into an unsuspecting person's computer when they phoned him asking for money.
CSO - As you shop for that new "smart" refrigerator that can do everything including figuring out when you're low on milk, perhaps you should also think about the risk of some mischievous hacker taking control of it and having 5,000 gallons of milk delivered to your door.
The launch of the PlayStation 4 and Xbox One brought about a frenzy to more than just the gamer front.
To drive market growth and continued success, effective immediately, Check Point will be the primary provider for the X-Series platform in the network security firewall market and will deliver frontline support for the product.
Network and information security refer to the confidence that unauthorized users cannot access the information and services available on a network.
Poor Joe Simpson . It has really all been downhill for him ever since his cash cow- er daughter Jessica Simpson decided that she didn't necessarily want him pimping her out to the highest Hollywood bidder any more.
Many of us let our guard down during the holiday season, especially when we're online.
Allegro Software Development Corporation, a leading supplier of Internet component software for embedded devices, today announced that it has earned FIPS 140-2 level 2 validation for the Allegro Cryptography Engine, ACE.
The launch of a new generation of consoles has brought with it some unwelcome attention from hackers, who have unleashed a surge of attacks against both Sony's PlayStation 4 and Microsoft's Xbox One.
A Department of Energy network breach earlier this year that allowed hackers to download sensitive personal information for 104,000 people was the result of a decade-old patchwork of systems, some that hadn't installed critical security updates in years, according to a federal watchdog.
Installing computer security software, updating applications regularly and making sure not to open emails from unknown senders are just a few examples of ways to reduce the risk of infection by malicious software, or "malware".
The mother of Swedish hacker Gottfrid Svartholm Warg , who was extradited to Denmark for trial, is accusing the Danish prison system of torturing her son.
Before computer attackers in July breached Energy Department personnel systems, federal inspectors for years had been warning officials about unencrypted sensitive data and urging them to fix application vulnerabilities -- failings that ultimately would lead to the hack of sensitive information on 104,179 individuals , according to a Nextgov review ... (more)
The big deal about this product is that it's must faster and easier to use, something we'd forgotten existed in commercial anti-virus software and Internet security suites.
A fake antivirus program is using at least a dozen stolen code-signing certificates, indicating hackers are regularly breaching the networks of developers.