A new report from the U.S. Senate Armed Services Committee found that multiple successful attempts were made to access and steal information from contractors' systems, and often times, the government didn't know it happened.
Two men were arrested for stealing money from victims' bank accounts after sending malicious emails offering a romantic gift.
The suspect, Godswill Oyegwa Uyoyou, conspired with others to hack bank systems and divert 6.28 billion Naira to mule accounts.
Mark Marmilev pleaded guilty on Thursday for his part in a money laundering conspiracy.
Matthew Tollis is thought to have participated in multiple swatting Skype calls that targeted Harvard University and Boston University, among others.
The 22-year-old man, Lewys Martin, pleaded guilty in London last week.
The sentencing for Jeremy Hammond has been delayed until Nov. 15, The Sparrow Project reported.
Barrett Brown, who sometimes publicly spoke for the Anonymous collective, pleaded innocent on Wednesday in Dallas federal court to new charges that he concealed evidence, apparently related to a raid on his apartment earlier this year, according to a report.
The namesake of security company McAfee, who returned to the U.S. less than a month ago, now claims he used cyber espionage tactics to uncover corruption among the power players of Belize.
Phishing emails targeting victims of Sandy begin to make the rounds online.
One of the chief aims of the new program will be to determine which adversaries are behind cyber attacks against businesses and critical infrastructure.
British hacker Gary McKinnon will not be extradited to the U.S. after years of battling the move; British courts will now decide if McKinnon should face charges in the U.K.
During a week of highly publicized website issues affecting Bank of America and JP Morgan Chase customers, a financial services industry body raised the cyber threat level in a warning to institutions.
Dell SecureWorks researchers believe recent attacks targeting oil and energy companies in various countries are connected to cyber criminals behind RSA's breach and the GhostNet esionage campaign.
Charged in 2011 with conspiracy to commit computer fraud, wire fraud and access device fraud, two hackers have pleaded guilty to hijacking the processing systems of more than 150 Subway restaurants.
If you thought malware installation networks were big business in the PC realm, mobile fraudsters are earning up to 10 times as much to infect Android devices.
The same criminal gang that infiltrated Google in 2010 is continuing to target intellectual property housed by U.S. companies, but its using new web-based tactics to maximize its effectiveness.
Recently arrested prisoners had their Social Security numbers accidentally posted to Facebook during a software update snafu at a sheriff's office in Maine.
A new attack method, automatic transfer system (ATS), is being used in conjunction with popular crimeware kits to create "man-in-the-browser" assaults on bank accounts.
Debate» Sharing security data is the best way to raise the cost of entry and lower ROI for criminals and spies.
With the London Olympics set to kick off in July, U.S. security officials are warning about the event being a target for cyber criminals.
A recent survey indicates that successful targeted attacks end up costing companies more than $200,000.
One of the masterminds behind the infamous "Operation Phish Phry" was sentenced by a district judge to five years in prison for her part in the international ring.
Debate: Identifying the culprits behind Koobface will diminish the gang's activity.
A 21-year-old Ohio man has pleaded innocent to charges he hacked into the websites of the Utah Chiefs of Police Association and the Salt Lake City Police Department to release sensitive data, which included crime tips and personal information about officers.
CeCOS VI: The Counter eCrime Operations Summit: A cybercrime conference I can't get to, but heartily recommend
The purveyors of the pernicious Zeus trojan, which traditionally have targeted corporate bank accounts, have found a new cash cow: payroll accounts.
Network monitoring solutions for the enterprise should be holistically integrated with the complete security suite...
Is jail time for the crime of visiting the wrong websites the answer to terrorism?
The threat posed by politically motivated attackers, known as hacker activists, or hacktivists, is far-reaching, yet authorities are finding it difficult to take down a structurally decentralized movement.