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3 hrs ago | The Washington Post
The Bitcoin world reacted with a mixture of acceptance and resignation to a Newsweek magazine report that the creator of the digital currency is a 64-year-old Japanese-American man living in the Los Angeles area.
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7 hrs ago | Seattle Post-Intelligencer
The tens of thousands of workers who help fuel the Silicon Valley's tech boom can't make ends meet anymore.
11 hrs ago | Examiner.com
Sears said Friday it has launched an investigation to determine whether it was the victim of a security breach, following Target Corp's revelation at the end of last year that it had suffered an unprecedented cyber attack.
15 hrs ago | Mid-Day Mumbai
Scores of on-line criminals continue to harass B-Town celebrities, but looks like the cyber cell is still not equipped to bring the perpetrators to book In today's digital age where technology has become an indispensable part of our lives, its pitfalls are inescapable too.
19 hrs ago | NBC Action News
According to Microsoft, anyone still using Windows XP operating system come April 8 will no longer receive technical support or security updates.
The departure of Target's chief information officer in the wake of the company's massive pre-Christmas data breach highlights the increased pressure facing executives who are charged with protecting corporate computer systems from hackers whose attacks are on the rise and becoming more sophisticated.
Senate Armed Services Committee Chairman Carl Levin, D-Mich., said that if the reports are correct, "These are very, very serious allegations, extremely serious.
Panin is a 20-something Russian computer whiz who until a few years ago lived in obscurity with his grandmother in this struggling riverside city.
THOUSANDS OF LINUX USERS might be vulnerable to hackers after it emerged that a significant certificate checking bug exists in a low level library.
The American CEO of an exchange for the troubled bitcoin digital currency has been found dead after a suspected suicide at her home in Singapore.
Internet "phishing" scams continue to be more sophisticated, and a new one uses the popular online streaming service Netflix as bait.
An increasing number of unsecured, computer-guided production machinery and networks in production facilities are gradually evolving into gateways for data theft.
While some attackers are diehard activists, criminal gangs or nation states looking for a covert way to hit enemies, others are just teenage hackers looking for kicks.
It's often the case that the weakest link in any system's security is the person sitting in front of the screen.
Researchers from North Carolina State University have developed a new tool to detect and contain malware that attempts root exploits in Android devices.
Security group Trend Micro has spotted a rather worrying form of malware, one that uses seemingly innocuous images of a cat or a sunset to directly target and hack certain bank accounts.
Flexcoin , a Bitcoin wallet and banking service, shut down this morning, after revealing it was hacked and robbed.