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How many NSA spy hubs are scooping up your Internet data?...

Enlarge A couple of years ago, when I was investigating the UK's safest ISP, a high-ranking employee at Virgin Media told me...

Cebit showcases security after Snowden

It's almost four years since Edward Snowden leaked U.S. National Security Agency documents revealing the extent of the organization's surveillance of global internet traffic,...

IDG Contributor Network: The dangers of the public internet

The Internet is under attack. It has been for many years, ever since “hacker” and “malware” first crept into our vocabulary.But, the internet has grown...

Russia Top Source Of Nefarious Internet Traffic

Honeypot research from F-Secure shows majority of illicit online activity coming from IP addresses in Russia - also where ransomware is a hot commodity.

Newly discovered flaw undermines HTTPS connections for almost 1,000 sites

Enlarge Encrypted connections established by at least 949 of the top 1 million websites are leaking potentially sensitive data because of a...

Democratic senators push to save net neutrality rules under Trump

Democratic senators have promised to fight any move by President Donald Trump’s administration to gut the Federal Communications Commission’s net neutrality rules.Any moves by...

What the end of net neutrality means for you

Now that Trump has taken office and is adorning his cabinet with fellow millionaires and billionaires, net neutrality is on the chopping block.The principle...

Bad Bots Up Their Human Impersonation Game

Every third website visitor was an attack bot in 2016, and humans represent just under half of all Internet traffic, new Imperva data sample...

China announces mass shutdown of VPNs that bypass Great Firewall

Ryan McLaughlinreader comments 53 Share this story China’s Ministry of Industry and Information Technology yesterday announced a major crackdown on VPN (virtual...

Netflix is so big that it doesn’t need net neutrality rules...

Netflixreader comments 28 Share this story Netflix has long been an outspoken supporter of net neutrality rules, but the streaming video provider says it...

ISPs seek end of privacy rules just in time for Trump’s...

EnlargeGetty Images | Yuri_Arcurs reader comments 27 Share this story New privacy rules that protect the Web browsing data of broadband subscribers went into effect...

How to set up your Android phone for ultimate privacy

It’s not an exaggeration to say that your smartphone is the most personal device you have.The fact it’s always with you, however, sure does...