Obama’s Cybersecurity Plan Relies On Info Sharing, Enforcement
January 13 2015 3:25 PM EST
The president wants to encourage companies to share breach information with the feds by affording them liability protection, but the plan raises fears.
Alibaba Eyes India's $10 Billion E-Commerce Market
January 13 2015 9:17 AM EST
Jack Ma’s e-commerce giant is reportedly in talks to acquire a stake in Indian startup One97.
India's Zomato To Take On Yelp With Urbanspoon Acquisition
January 13 2015 6:24 AM EST
Restaurant directory and ratings provider Yelp may have to deal with some extra competition as Indian startup Zomato acquires Urbanspoon.
Pirate Bay Wannabe Hacked, Knocked Offline
January 12 2015 8:06 PM EST
ExtraTorrent reported a surge in traffic after the Pirate Bay went offline, but if the page's downtime is any indication, more attention also leads to more problems.
Obama: Cybercrime 'Direct Threat' To American Families
January 12 2015 2:36 PM EST
Plan gives hacked businesses 30 days to disclose data breach to customers.
CentCoM Twitter Account Back Online After Hack
January 12 2015 1:40 PM EST
The U.S. Central Command's Twitter account is back online but its YouTube account has been terminated.
Everything You Need To Know About The Silk Road Trial
January 12 2015 10:54 AM EST
Alleged Silk Road founder Ross Ulbricht has been accused of orchestrating six murders, but why hasn't he been charged for them?
First Details Of FBI Oversight On NSA Emerge
January 12 2015 9:13 AM EST
The FBI's inspector general said in a report that the bureau ensures that American email metadata isn't caught in the NSA dragnet.
Obama To Propose New Laws On Data Protection, Student Privacy
January 12 2015 2:41 AM EST
The new proposals, which will reportedly be announced Monday, will address concerns over cybersecurity and safety of online data.
This Volvo Will Slam On The Brakes For Cyclists
January 09 2015 11:49 AM EST
The Swedish automaker is developing systems that will detect impending collisions and stop the car.
China Bans Uber-Style Taxi Apps
January 08 2015 11:34 PM EST
The transport ministry cited passenger safety as the reason behind the ban, but some experts believe the taxi industry influenced the move.
Oscar Season Means Big Numbers For Torrent Sites
January 08 2015 10:44 PM EST
Every January, torrent sites experience an influx of theatrical releases, with "Unbroken" leading the list this year.
Why Dish Network Decided To Disrupt Pay TV With Sling
January 08 2015 3:50 PM EST
A major pay TV provider disrupts its own model before someone else does.
White House Stands By Aaron Swartz’ ‘Overzealous’ Prosecutors
January 08 2015 2:57 PM EST
The administration has rejected a petition that called for the ouster of D.A.s who wanted to send the activist hacker to prison for 35 years.
Hackers Target German Steel Mill As Cyberwarfare Gets Physical
January 08 2015 10:58 AM EST
After Stuxnet attack, experts warned that malware would be used to gain access to and possibly destroy physical objects.
FCC Hints Silicon Valley Will Like New Net Neutrality Rules
January 07 2015 6:39 PM EST
FCC said the wireless industry has been regulated as a utility for decades and is doing just fine.
FBI Reveals More Evidence Against Sony Hackers
January 07 2015 2:36 PM EST
Bureau chief Comey asserts “high confidence” that the attack, which delayed the release of “The Interview,” was backed by Pyongyang.
Paris Shootings: Extremists Are Also Waging A Cyberwar Against Media
January 07 2015 1:26 PM EST
Media organizations in the U.S. and throughout the world have found themselves under various forms of cyberattack in recent years.
Smart Homes Are The Next Meaty Target For Hackers
January 07 2015 10:51 AM EST
Trouble in the brave new world of the smart home: It could be hacked.
Why GOP Can’t Likely Stop FCC's Net Neutrality Plan
January 07 2015 8:51 AM EST
Political observers say the new Republican Congress is unlikely to expend much political capital that is not a make-or-break issue for most members.