Malaysia Airlines' website has been attacked by the Lizard Squad, with the hackers claiming to have compromised user data in the security breach.
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Snowden's revelations tipped the needle in favor of greater privacy and security, but recent attacks have thrown much of that effort under the bus.
Great Britain just isn't that great anymore. An astounding erosion of my home country's fundamental civil liberties and freedoms has made it difficult to envision one day returning home.
A public spat between WhiteHat Security and Google has erupted over the open-source Aviator browser.
Today's smartphones and tablets offer computing power, memory and storage that surpass that offered by mainframe computers in the 1990s. But security remains an ongoing challenge.
Finland is cracking down on social media and online messaging providers ahead of a big European Union review.
Government has invested significant resources to build a "smart nation" supported by big data analytics, but it also needs to dedicate sufficient effort in addressing data security and privacy concerns.
An easy way to browse the internet in anonymity and privacy? Not so fast. Privacy profiteers are among 2014's most disturbing end of the year security trends.
Nearly a quarter of Australian organisations have suffered an interruption to their business due to an IT security attack or breach over the past 12 months, according to new research by Telstra.
Is there a mobile privacy crisis? Symantec thinks so and has added features to Norton Mobile Security to save you from it.
Together with the launch of updated custom Android software PrivatOS, the handset maker has revealed a new store dedicated to security and privacy applications.
After cyberattack resulted in internal networks being shuttered and confidential files leaked across the web, Sony has pulled in the professionals.
Companies are already seeing wearables around the workplace but it seems many haven't considered the wave of adoption that could be imminent — and the privacy and security issues it will raise.
BitSight found that although the retail industry is still very much a hack target, 75 percent of retailers hit with a breach managed to improve their security effectiveness.
The NSA revelations have spurred growth in turnkey solutions to privacy problems that appeal to country's security-minded citizens.
Read the new Privacy Regulatory Action Policy, says Australia's Privacy Commissioner Timothy Pilgrim. Follow its advice, or get into trouble.
Recent events highlight leaking data as threat to privacy, anonymity, security
A collection of notable security news items for the week ending November 7, 2014. Covers enterprise, controversies, reports and more.
Recently appointed Azure CTO Mark Russinovich spells out Microsoft's espousal of the container cause on its cloud computing platform and his reservations about Docker security.
UPDATED: It's likely that large cloud computing players will have to adopt a security patching cadence similar to the one used by the software industry. In the future, the cloud will have its version of Patch Tuesday.
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