A hacker who claims he was behind a fast-spreading email worm that crippled corporate networks last week said that the worm was designed, in part, as a propaganda tool.
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Security experts are warning of a fast-spreading email worm, the first large outbreak of this type in nearly a decade.
Google is spending US$8.5 million to settle a class-action lawsuit filed over the rollout of its Google Buzz social-networking service.
Facebook users will soon have a new way of knocking spammers out of legitimate accounts.
An experiment run by Duke University and a European group responsible for managing internet resources went wrong on Friday, disrupting a small percentage of net traffic.
Federal agents found more than US$150,000 in cash when they searched the house of Apple manager Paul Devine earlier this month, prosecutors said in court Monday.
A City of San Francisco administrator convicted in April of violating California's hacking laws after he refused to hand over administrative control to the city's FiberWAN network in July 2008 has been sentenced to four years in state prison Friday.
The Windows attack used by a recently discovered worm is being picked up by other virus writers and will soon become much more widespread, according to security vendor Eset.
Siemens has confirmed that one of its customers has been hit by a new worm designed to steal secrets from industrial control systems.
Finjan has sued five rival security companies, including Symantec and McAfee, claiming it holds crucial patents used by popular antivirus products and security services.
Users of a popular Cisco Systems wireless access point may be setting themselves up for trouble if they leave a WPA wireless migration feature enabled, according to researchers at Core Security Technologies.
A glitch in AT&T's Web site has exposed the email addresses of more than 100,000 iPad buyers.
Internet users have been hit by a widespread web attack that has compromised thousands of web sites, including web pages belonging to the Wall Street Journal and the Jerusalem Post.
Three years after being sued by Cisco Systems for giving its iPhone the same name as a Cisco product, Apple has taken another page from the Cisco playbook, renaming its iPhone operating system, iOS.
Online criminals are scanning the Internet and attacking Windows 2000 machines that haven't had a recent Windows Media Service patch installed, Symantec said Wednesday.