Google has gone too far and has undertaken a "fishing expedition" in its bid to substantiate allegations the motion picture studios and Mississippi Attorney General Jim Hood conspired with each other as Hood probed the search giant.
Should all websites employ HTTPS browsing which helps make surfing the web more secure, at least as far as your privacy is concerned? Well some digital rights advocates are claiming that should be the way moving forward and while there are plenty of websites out there that continue to use the HTTP standard, you will be pleased to learn that Reddit won’t.
Microsoft's website dedicated to fighting the US government on matters of policy and surveillance has been hacked.
The site, which was launched in mid-2013 months after the Edward Snowden revelations were first published, soon became a platform for Microsoft's corporate views on government surveillance and a new case dedicated to fighting an international search warrant.
But the site appears to have been modified around 9:15pm ET on Wednesday, and remains affected at the time of publication. It's not clear who is behind the attack.
Samsung Electronics Co. will upgrade security software on its smartphones, including the Galaxy S6, to plug a vulnerability to hackers.
More than 600 million Samsung devices are at risk of being spied on because of flaws in how the SwiftKey application is updated, according to consultant NowSecure. Samsung will make upgrades of its Knox security software in a few days to eliminate the risks, the company said in an e-mail on Thursday.
Oracle has reported a sharp drop in profit for the quarter just ended, with customers spending more on its cloud services but less on software that runs in their own data centers.
Chairman Larry Ellison portrayed the shift as a positive one and said Oracle can make more money selling cloud services over the long term. But the change didn't seem to help it much last quarter, when its results were also battered by the strong U.S. dollar.