Police allege a missing 15-year-old Chicago girl was the victim of a gang sexual assault broadcast on Facebook Live. The video was reportedly viewed by 40 people, none of whom bothered to contact police. The girl has since been found.
Many parent stake comfort from the use of Internet filters as their children surf through web pages. Filters are designed to block access to sites questionable sites or from dubious strangers. But how well do these work? A new study raises concerns.
The Kremlin on Thursday denied any official Russian involvement in cybercrimes after the US indicted two FSB intelligence agents over cyberattacks on Yahoo that compromised 500 million accounts.
Users of Siri looking for escorts in Toronto are being directed to a downtown sports bar. One of the bar’s co-owners says the bar has nothing to do with prostitution and wondered why he was getting so many calls. Now he knows.
Several top Twitter accounts, including those of a German football club, a French ministry and BBC North America, were defaced Wednesday by pro-Turkish hackers with a message slamming "Nazi Germany" and "Nazi Holland"."#NaziGermany. #NaziHolland.
The House Oversight Committee sent a letter to the White House counsel warning President Trump deleting his tweets violates post-Watergate legislation requiring all official presidential correspondence to be retained and archived.
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In the beginning was .com, followed by a host of other .somethings, but on Friday, 32 years after the world's first domain name was registered, the African Union has launched .africa for the continent.
A Pakistani court has ordered the government to open an investigation into online "blasphemy", threatening to ban social media networks if they failed to censor content deemed insulting to Islam, lawyers said Thursday.
When missing children’s posts appear on Facebook, a lot of people share them hoping to increase the chances of the child being found. But an RCMP detachment pointed out sharing these posts may put children who are not really “missing" in danger.
Technologists have developed a new way of connecting user information across different web browsers. This is by utilizing operating system and hardware level factors. The success rate is over 99 percent.