In response to an issue that may have compromised users’ passwords, Tumblr has released a security update to its apps for iPhone and iPad.
Yahoo is letting users put themselves on a waiting list for long-ago claimed email addresses, like email@example.com.
Security firm Trend Micro reports that hackers have turned to emails designed to look like they are from Pinterest to lure users into clicking the links that will install the Blackhole Exploit Kit on their machines.
Two and a half million Californians had personal information put at risk in 131 electronic data breaches in 2012, and 1.4 million of them would have been protected if companies had encrypted data when moving or sending the data out of the company’s network, according to a report form the state attorney general, Kamala Harris.
Whistleblower Edward Snowden appears to be following in the footsteps of Julian Assange now that the U.S. government officially charged the contractor with leaking classified information about secret surveillance programs.
Facebook today reported its most significant exposure of user data to date, saying that partial or complete contact information belonging to 6 million users was inadvertently downloaded by other Facebook users who had some connection to them.
Botted computers owned by women and girls command 100 times the price of male-owned bots in a lively black market for hacked computers and images captured illicitly with their webcams, a BBC investigation found.
Apparently security pioneer John McAfee has missed the limelight since he returned to the United States after fleeing into Guatamala to avoid being questioned for murder in Belize.
LinkedIn today announced that it would support two-factor authentication for users who choose to enable the feature.
The daily deals service LivingSocial has been hacked and will begin sending notifications out to users this afternoon. Fifty million of the company’s 70 million users were affected.