Cloud data storage and synchronization company Dropbox has been hit with a complaint to the US Federal Trade Commission alleging that the company has deceived consumers about the level of encryption security it offers.
Stories by John E. Dunn
Four out of the five vendors shown last month by testing company NSS Labs to suffer a security flaw in their high-end firewalls have since patched their products, including two companies that disputed the issue at the time.
The rumours that Apple wants to buy high-rated UK chip supplier ARM have returned with dramatic effect.
Reading University researcher Dr Mark Gasson has been accused of scaremongering <a href="http://news.techworld.com/personal-tech/3224739/scientist-infected-with-computer-virus/">after he claimed to have become the first human to be infected with a computer virus</a>.
An unconfirmed report says that HP is ditching Windows 7 from its high-profile but unreleased Slate tablet computer.
The field of encryption Quantum Key Distribution (QKD) has edged another step closer to real-world use.
The biggest single threat to computer security is now the inability of PC users to patch their computers, Symantec's review of 2009 year has hinted.
Apple antivirus company Intego has discovered a backdoor malware attack targeting Mac users.
Security giant Check Point has announced a data leak prevention (DLP) system with a neat trick up its sleeve. If it detects that sensitive data is being misused, it tells users through pop-ups.
UK telecoms regulator, the Office of Communications (OFCOM), has announced plans to slash the cost of calling a mobile phone from another mobile or fixed telephone line.
Security company 3Com TippingPoint has jacked up to $100,000 (£65,000) the prize money on offer to anyone able to hack a range of browsers and mobile devices at the forthcoming CanSecWest security conference.
Like a giant gravity-bending star, Google has grown so massive it is starting to have a measurable effect on internet traffic flows, an analysis of the company's activities has found.
The US military was so fearful of classified information ending up on Wikileaks it considered ways to undermine the organisation, a newly published secret report on the site appears to show.
Universities and their population of students have been marked out as the next soft target by online criminals, security company RSA has reported.
Criminals re-used an attack from 2008 to hit the Internet with a huge wave of ransomware in recent weeks, a security company has reported.