Sick of the foot-dragging, content associations just went Dirty Harry. They bypassed [the law] completely by forging a deal with the largest ISPs, who will now take a "graduated response" against file-sharers at the copyright owners' bidding.
To combat cyber attacks, the U.S. may need more than new cyber defenses. It might need a whole new piece of Internet infrastructure. So says former CIA director Michael Hayden, who served under President G.W. Bush, and he’s not the only one.
Wild parties organised on Facebook could be banned in Germany after a series of gatherings advertised on the website descended into violence.
A group of Internet and intellectual property law professors have penned a letter to congressional lawmakers in opposition to the Protect IP Act...
Verizon Wireless became the latest U.S. mobile data carrier to announce that it would implement usage-based pricing for Internet access, claiming the new fees would mean light users no longer "subsidize" those on current unlimited data plans.
In an exclusive interview published on Monday by New Scientist, a key member of the notorious hacker group LulzSec spoke directly for the first time about how he sees himself and his motivations.
The Internet vigilante hacker group Anonymous claimed to have broken into an Apple Inc server and published a small number of usernames and passwords for one of the U.S. technology company's websites.
If you think the Obama administration’s stimulus package is about digging ditches, you’d be right — at least when it comes to funding broadband efforts in rural areas.
Hacker group LulzSec, or Lulz Security, barreled past Arizona law enforcement's cyber-security for a third time this week, posting more information in its latest "Chinga La Migra" info-dump.
Online video site Hulu has begun preliminary sales talks with about a dozen potential buyers, including Google Inc, Microsoft Corp and Yahoo Inc, according to a source familiar with the situation.
WikiLeaks announced on Friday evening that it and service provider Datacell intend to sue Visa and MasterCard in Europe "for engaging in an unlawful, U.S. influenced, financial blockade."
Steve Perlman, founder of the cloud-based gaming-on-demand service OnLive, claims to have discovered a new method of wireless communications that would not only drastically outpace what we have now.
If you go to NBA.com or any official NBA team website, you won’t see any pictures of current basketball players. No Kobe, no Lebron, no Durant, nobody. Why? It’s because the NBA isn’t allowed to post pictures of any of their players.
The updated version of EPIC 2014. It is the best of times, it is the worst of times.
Google made a big splash this week with the launch of a new social sharing service, Google+. But like any new social network, it takes a little practice to share the right information with the right group of people.
Google has thrown its hat into the social networking ring with Google+. Or rather, it’s throwing the latest of several hats into the ring, the previous hats having been stomped into wads of filthy felt scraps.
I got a prized early invite to Google+, the search giant’s highly anticipated Facebook competitor, thanks to the magic of Wired’s Steven Levy. But I could not find it anywhere.
News Corp sells MySpace for $35 million, mostly in stock, to Specific Media, Justin Timberlake
The Obama White House’s new strategy to cripple al-Qaida vows to fight the terrorist network everywhere it operates. As long as it’s IRL.
Known as TDL-4 (it’s the fourth iteration of the malicious program), this particular little nuisance hides in places security software rarely checks and speaks with other infected machines and their overseers in a novel encrypted code.
Japan's Sony Corp., victim of one of the largest data breaches in history, voiced support on Wednesday for cybersecurity legislation being considered by the US Congress.
Facebook confirmed on Wednesday that it has hired George Hotz, a celebrated hacker known as "GeoHot" who was sued by Sony for hacking the Japanese company's PlayStation 3 game console.
Dropbox for files, Google for mail, iCloud for well, everything. Average citizens have all kinds of options for storing their information in the cloud. Now, spies want in. Soon, our nation’s secrets may take on a slightly more nebulous form.
"This leak has names, addresses, phone numbers, passwords, social security numbers, online dating account info, voicemails, chat logs, and seductive girlfriend pictures belonging to a dozen Arizona police officers," the group claimed and more....
“Operation Orlando” will take down a different Orlando-related website every day with distributed denial of service attacks. The attacks are reportedly retaliation for Orlando’s decision to arrest members of a non-profit group for feeding the homeles
The hacking group Lulz Security ended its 50-day reign of terror this weekend, but law enforcement’s hunt for its members will go on. Last week, FBI agents raided an Iowa woman’s home because of her connections to the group.
Computer hackers with the group 'Lulz Security" have unearthed a FBI intelligence assessment of Barry Cooper, the former Texas narcotics officer who turned against the drug war and began setting up hidden camera stunts looking to catch corrupt police
Private-equity firms KKR & Co. and Silver Lake Partners, along with a third investor, are nearing a deal to buy GoDaddy Group Inc., a closely-held company that registers Internet domain names, for between $2 billion and $2.5 billion, people familiar
Lulz Security hacker group said that it has ended an Internet rampage that included cyberattacks on videogame companies, police, and even a US spy agency website.
More than 50 venture capitalists submitted a letter to the U.S. Congress June 23, objecting to a piece of antipiracy legislation being mulled by the Senate.