The U.S. National Security Agency and its counterpart in the UK GCHQ have both been branded for a huge attack on SIM manufacturer Gemalto by The Intercept, who claim a covert operation was in place to steal encryption keys for large batches of SIM cards, allowing both agencies ...

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Russian security firm Kaspersky has reported "the most sophisticated computer and network attack" is part of an operation by the U.S. government to maintain surveillance on Russian, Chinese, Iranian, Iraqi and Afghani networks. The attack was similar to the U.S. and Israel's Stuxnet attack on Iranian nuclear ...

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Iran suffered from one of the most sophisticated cyber attacks in 2010, when the National Security Agency and other U.S. and Israeli operatives implemented a virus worm on Iranian nuclear power plants—named Stuxnet—destroying one fifth of its main nuclear centrifuges. Even though the Stuxnet attack has been ...

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Twitter has a major abuse problem, allowing hate groups and angry trolls to torment individuals on the microblogging site for mere opinions they hold. This readily available platform has become populated by users who think hateful comments can stay online without any sort of punishment, and ...

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Google is reportedly developing a taxi service to rival Uber, following failed negotiations to strike a partnership with the main taxi service, Bloomberg reports. The taxi service would work mostly in the same way as Uber, Google would hire drivers; give them a cut of the income ...

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The Syrian Electronic Army is just one of Assad's electronic armies, and while the SEA works on shutting down reports criticizing the Assad regime, another group is working on finding rebel movements and plans through cat-fishing techniques. A report from security firm FireEye—the security team that worked ...

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Bill Gates has confirmed in a Reddit AMA (Ask Me Anything) that artificial intelligence is a threat, claiming he is in the same camp as other chief executives like Elon Musk and scientist Stephen Hawking. The comment comes a few weeks after a petition for more AI ...

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Apple has announced its quarterly earnings report for Q1 2015 and the results are even better than expected. The iPhone is the king of the earnings, Apple sold 74 million units worldwide, beating its previous record. Even though Apple did not disclose the individual sales, it is ...

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