A security researcher contends that Apple has made a poor security decision by allowing its Safari browser to honor requests from third-party applications to perform actions such as making a phone call without warning a user.
Google is facing fresh complaints over Street View in Germany, after technical problems caused some properties to be visible rather than blurred.
Google gingerly launched a select set of Street View images for Germany on Tuesday, a country where it has faced some of the most fierce opposition.
Google has added notification for phishing URLs to its service that lets administrators know if their network has been compromised.
Twitter was hit with a second worm over the weekend but again quickly fixed the vulnerability.
The European Commission has dropped two antitrust investigations concerning Apple's iPhone after the company reversed two policies.
A seriously security flaw was apparently found on Twitter on Tuesday but quickly fixed.
Facebook said it is not building a mobile phone, dismissing a TechCrunch story that it is working on software for a device from a hardware manufacturer.
Researchers are hoping to get a better insight on botnets after taking down Pushdo, one of the top five networks of hacked computers responsible for spam.
A botnet responsible for a significant amount of spam has been crippled but may reconstitute itself in a matter of weeks, according to vendor M86 Security.
Germany is considering a law that would ban employers from mining information from social networking sites such as Facebook to protect people's privacy.
Adobe patched 20 security vulnerabilities in its Shockwave Player on Tuesday, hoping to stop attackers from running rogue code on affected PCs.
Developers for the VLC player have released a new version that takes care of several bugs and adds other improvements.
Intel said Thursday it plans to acquire security vendor McAfee in a cash deal valued at about $7.68 billion and aimed at enhancing the chip maker's mobile strategy.
Apple has pulled Grooveshark's music streaming application from its store due to a complaint from an entertainment company just days after it launched.