The G8 of Internet corporations have jointly called on the US Government to initiate "broad-scale changes" to its surveillance practices. The eight firms - Google, Apple, Facebook, Twitter, AOL, Micr... »
Google claims to have caught France's cyberdefence division, Agence nationale de la sécurité des systèmes d’information (ANSSI), red handed in the act of spoofing digital certificates for Google domai... »
A pilot project to reduce revenues earned by piracy sites through advertising is yielding results, according to the Police Intellectual Property Crime Unit (PIPCU). Operation Creative, a joint effo... »
Google Play has moved to close a security loop-hole through which entire WhatsApp conversations were being made available for sale on a third-party website. The culprit was BalloonPop2 game, which ... »
Google has declared victory against phishing emails, with almost all emails received through Gmail now authenticated through one of two widely adopted industry standards. The DomainKey Identified E... »
A US computer scientist, Troy Hunt, has developed a simple, but effective method for re-securing email passwords to some of the biggest sites on the web. Hunt has created the "Have I Been Pwned" lo... »
Internet-less access to Twitter  is coming to entry level phones used in emerging markets, in a tie up with Singapore's U2opia Mobile. The lo-tech solution brings Twitter over 11 million people usi... »
Spying technology could soon be classified as weapons equipment, via ratification of an international treaty. Financial Times cites the proposal, which would regulate "complex surveillance and hack... »
Less than five percent of the 7,776 languages spoken globally are used online, says renowned linguist András Kornai - with the remaining 95 percent being left to wilt in the offline world. The repo... »
In an attempt to cool demand for virtual currency, China’s central bank has banned financial institutions from handling Bitcoin transactions. Financial institutions and payment companies can no lon... »