|Protect Smartphones from Thieves
Smartphones and other mobile devices are a favorite target of bad guys. Some makers of wireless mobile devices, notably Apple and Samsung, are taking steps to fight back against smartphone thieves.
|Phone-Hacking Trial Opens in U.K.
They were once two of the most powerful people in the British media, senior execs for media mogul Rupert Murdoch and associates of the prime minister. Now they're on trial for phone hacking.
|Apple's iMessage Security Disputed
Are texts sent by Apple's iMessage app private and secure? Apple says so, but a number of researchers refute that, saying Apple controls both ends of the encryption process -- and could provide texts to the NSA.
|80% of Phones Found Unprotected
Smartphones have become so convenient, so feature-rich, and so easily portable that most smartphones now carry more personal information than do PCs, a fact that has not eluded the world's cybercriminals.