Due to a weakness in old encryption technologies, millions of phones are at risk of being controlled by hackers, who could be able to gain control of all phone features within a few minutes.
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A change in UK law means that pornography is to be blocked by default, becoming an opt-in feature. The move is ostensibly an effort to limit access to illegal content or underage content.
In what may be the first case of its kind, federal authorities have seized Bitcoins, the all-digital currency, from a South Carolina man for breaching the Controlled Substances Act in the USA.
New York City narrowly missed out on lower crime than in 2011, with the theft of Apple devices being just enough to push the famous city over a potential record for decreasing crime levels.
The FBI has confirmed the arrest of 10 people over the Butterfly Botnet; a botnet that, peaking at more than 11 million machines infected, harvesting details on bank accounts and passwords.
Hackers identifying themselves as part of the Anonymous collective have admitted their guilt in an attack against PayPal, which the company alleges lost them £3.5 million during 2010.
The RSA has unveiled a product allowing users to split their passwords across two different computer servers for additional security; hackers will need access to two different servers to attack.
Japan's government has agreed to new legislation against criminals caught downloading illegally, bringing in a maximum fine of two million yen or a potential two year stay in a prison cell.
After the Republican party managed to reject the Cybersecurity Bill in Congress, indications have suggested Obama could issue an executive order for the bill, completely cutting Congress out.
Opera's Turbo feature allows the browser to be used to bypass restrictions and bans online, thereby allowing certain groups to access sites which were previously thought to have been blocked.
Information from the trial of Anton Vickerman, the owner of SurftheChannel, suggests that the MPAA's methods were totally corrupted, forcing the jury to believe his guilt from the onset.
An Illinois woman has filed a lawsuit against LinkedIn after its password breach, citing the company's incorrect claims about its level of protection for users.
Indian internet providers have taken steps to reduce the amount of piracy ongoing in the country, blocking sites such as The Pirate Bay, as well as Vimeo, for seemingly no discernible reason.
A thief operating in North Texas has managed to steal over one hundred iPad tablets, totalling up to a value of almost $60,000 without being caught.
Your mobile phone knows an awful lot more about you than you might realize, and as a result phones are becoming targets for theft. There are steps that can be taken though to prevent this.