When Lithuanian developer Deep Sea Marketing launched its app Plague last year, there was a fair bit of confusion over its app…
Anonymous bulletin board Yik Yak has raised $10 million in a series A, raising $11.5 million this year.
Open Garden is imposing some structure on its very popular, but highly chaotic, anonymous messaging app.
The threat of a distributed denial of service attack has to be taken seriously, but what that threat is masking might be the real cause for alarm.
Wait, what? Anonymous, the shady hacker collective, was not truthful about the source of the UDIDs it dumped on the web last week? It turns out that a Florida company that builds mobile apps for publishers is claiming that the device identifiers belong to it.
The FBI says it didn’t have them, and now Apple says it also never handed over UDIDs to any organization. This leads to plenty more questions about where the list of 1 million Apple device IDs came from that was posted on the web Tuesday.
The publication of 1 million unique iOS unique device identifiers serves as a reminder that Apple has not instituted a new anonymous identifier system for iOS devices that would not be tied to devices.
US agents have finished copying data from servers that contain information on Megaupload, the controversial file-sharing site shut down earl…
A day after the SOPA protest on the web, the hacker group Anonymous has taken the blackout theme to a whole new level: in retaliation for th…
Michael Chertoff, the former head of the Department of Homeland Security, said that with the explosion of open data flowing from the Internet and social networks, the key to improved security is to capture that information and analyze it for signals that yield important insights.
Terms like “cyber-war” have been used to describe the denial-of-service attacks waged by anonymous hackers against the companies that cut off support for WikiLeaks. But the attacks were nothing like a real cyber-war, security experts say, and calling them that could have unintended consequences.