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Vigilante who conspired to hack local football website sentenced to 2...

Enlarge (credit: Deric Lostutter) Deric Lostutter, a self-styled online vigilante who went by the handle "KYAnonymous," has been sentenced to two years in...

Dear Kaspersky Lab: Yours is a very bad installer

Enlarge / Not what you expect when you're installing software you just bought from a software publisher online. On Tuesday, I got...

Forgotten passwords are bane of the Internet. Facebook wants to fix...

Enlarge / Account recovery programs like this one from United Airlines pose a significant threat to users. (credit: Dan Goodin) Facebook is unveiling...

At trial, Zuckerberg is “highly confident” Oculus built its own technology

Enlarge / Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg wanders past oblivious people in Samsung Gear VR headsets in a photo that is not from this trial.Facebook reader...

Facebook 'Instant Verification' Speeds Up Android App Logins

Sign into an app using your phone number, and Facebook will cross-check it with the one on your Facebook account. Signing in to apps on...

The banker that encrypted files

Many mobile bankers can block a device in order to extort money from its user.But we have discovered a modification of the mobile banking...

5 things you should do following the Yahoo breach

Internet giant Yahoo announced a massive data breach Wednesday that affected over one billion accounts, making it by far the largest data breach in history.This...

AT&T customers get $88 million in credits and refunds for illegal...

EnlargeGetty | Aurich reader comments 17 Share this story Current and former AT&T customers will get refunds or bill credits totaling $88 million within the...

LogMeOnce Password Management Suite Premium 5.2

Passwords are terrible. We all hate them.But we're stuck with them until something better comes along.Still, it seems like adding insult to injury when...

Chinese company installed secret backdoor on hundreds of thousands of phones

Enlarge / The BLU R1 HD is one of the devices that was backdoored by a Chinese software provider.Blue Products reader comments 87 Share this story...

Android’s Hover feature is a data HOOVER

Mouse-over-on-mobile feature intentionally allows data-stealing overlay attacks That took a while: Android's had Hover since Ice Cream, but boffins have taken until now to work...

This evil office printer hijacks your cellphone connection

reader comments 26 Share this story Julian Oliver has for years harbored a strange obsession with spotting poorly disguised cellphone towers, those massive...