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.
Facebook said Friday it has restored a feature lets users receive e-mail notifications of new messages sent by their friends.
Researchers at Russian security company Kaspersky Lab say they've discovered first malicious software program to target Google's Android operating system.
South Korean police raided Google's office on Tuesday over the company's Street View mapping project.
Russian password-cracking company Elcomsoft has released new software that can in some instance figure out the password used to encrypt backed up iPhone data.
Google and Verizon are reportedly in talks over how to manage network traffic, an agreement that could influence U.S. regulators.
Twitter is having trouble with a digital certificate that secures communications to its Web site, which has been causing trouble for third-party applications.
Mozilla has upped the amount it will pay security researchers from $500 to $3,000 for information on vulnerabilities in its products