Twitter has a troll problem. It has from the beginning, really. But it's been particularly loud this month, thrown into sharp relief with the sickening attacks on Robin Williams' grieving daughter, Zelda. Twitter's response has been tepid at best—and as far as squashing trolls goes, it's the most we can ever expect.
Think hacking starts and ends online? Think again. Forbes took a look at the damage an identity thief can do using just the address label on the magazines you subscribe to, and the answer ain't pretty.
They may be an unscrupulous bunch, but you can't say spammers aren't efficient. Just imagine the time spent registering those domain names!
Researchers at Internet security service provider CyberDefender looked at some of the most dangerous things you can do online and explained how to protect yourself if you're not quite ready to give up things like Internet porn completely.
How can you tell the difference between a real report about online vulnerabilities and someone who's trying to scare you about the security of the internet because they have an agenda, such as landing lucrative, secret contracts from the government?