Security researcher Brian Krebs has been offered help from Google after his site suffered a massive DDoS attack. The attack which peaked at over 620Gbps is one of the biggest recorded.
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Eyeo GMBH, the company behind the popular web browser addon, AdBlock Plus, is rumoured to be creating a full on web browser for Android, for release on May 20th.
Sites that allow you to download copyright infringing material can make millions of dollars each year, but under new rules legitimate adverts could no longer be displayed on these types of sites.
The Turkish Government made news earlier this week by blocking the IP addresses of twitter, preventing its citizens from accessing the site. Now going one step further they have blocked Google's DNS.
The latest leaks from Edward Snowden appear to confirm that UK surveillance agency GCHQ has been using DDoS attacks against servers used by the hacking collectives Anonymous and LulzSec.
A contractor working for a credit scoring company in South Korea has stolen the credit card details of almost 20 million of the country's 50 million residents and sold the data to marketing firms.
Last year authorities shut down the biggest online drug trading website on the dark web. When Silk Road was shut down authorities also seized a large number of bitcoins from the sites ownership.
The latest leak regarding the US National Security Agency (NSA) allege that they were able to modify computers to obtain the ability to spy on users even when they were not connected to any network.
Following on from a previous update that annoyed a vast amount of its users, YouTube has now updated their comments system to allow users to read and moderate comments all in the same place.
Samsung is reportedly following up on the S4's eye tracking with new features that could be introduced in the S5. Controlling your phone with a blink or a nod could very quickly become reality.
An Australian teenager may face arrest after being reported to police by the Melbourne Public Transport Department, after he helpfully reported a security hole in their website.
Bitcoins and bitcoin wallets have always been a target for hackers, if a hacker manages to get in and steal your bitcoins there is not a lot that can be done....until now!
Opensuse, a well known linux distribution, had their forums defaced and information stolen, A hacker managed to exploit a vulnerability in the forum software which made it possible to upload files.
Yahoo have confirmed that for four days of last week, the ads on its website were laced with malware. It is estimated that as many as two million European visitors could have been infected.