The SEA, believed to be made up of supporters of the repressive regime of Syrian President Bashir Assad, implied in a tweet that NPR should know why it was targeted.
The defendants are accused of selling vulnerable point-of-sale equipment to Subway franchises, and then hacking into the systems to add $40,000 in value to gift cards, which they sold or kept for themselves.
When it comes to credit card fraud, the hospitality industry has offered an attractive target for cyber criminals. Now, one trade group is helping these properties overcome security and compliance hurdles with a new framework.
Twitter's director of information security is helping other users not suffer the same fate as Burger King and Jeep.
The tech giant is crediting the drop with new security measures, in which login attempts to accounts such as Gmail are tested against 120 variables to ensure a person is who they say they are.
Hopefully the death of Aaron Swartz will lead to awareness and changes that prevents a future genius, who has so much more to offer internet users across the world, from a suicide by hanging.
In honor of Guy Fawkes Day, a group of online vandals took to the web and disfigured a number of highly trafficked sites.
As the probe deepens into the massive hack of the South Carolina Department of Revenue, forensic investigators have concluded that as many as 657,000 businesses may also have been impacted.
Unknown hackers stole an astonishing 3.6 million Social Security numbers in a state that has about 4.5 million residents.
Security researchers at RSA warned Thursday that a sophisticated plan is being hatched online to raid the bank accounts of customers at some 30 banks in the United States.
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.
The head of the NSA, the entity many consider to be the prime culprit in the "surveillance state," sought to persuade the crowd at the annual DefCon hacker gathering to enter government service.
Ashley Stephenson, EVP of Corero Network Security, visits the SC Magazine offices to discuss one of the most popular attack methods used by cyber criminals.
A 28-year-old Estonian man, part of global crime ring that hijacked tens of millions of credit card numbers from retailers and payment processors over the course of four years, will spend the next seven years in prison.
Accused U.S. government hacker Gary McKinnon has been given the opportunity to take another psychiatric exam to determine whether he is fit to stand trial in the United States.
Flame, Stuxnet, breach at LinkedIn and other security news
Stratfor plans to settle with its subscribers who filed suit against the global affairs company following a devastating breach committed by Anonymous.
The Federal Trade Commission is alleging that the hotel chain failed to implement basic security practices, which led to a number of costly data-leakage incidents.
A 23-year-old Pennsylvania man compromised two supercomputers belonging to the National Energy Research Scientific Computing Center.
SC Magazine's Dan Kaplan sat with the co-founder and CEO of CloudFlare, Matthew Prince, to discuss the company's stance on security when it comes to protecting its dynamic customer base.
Many of the emails sent to LinkedIn users alerting them of compromised passwords mistakenly were blocked as spam by the recipients.
While Global Payments investigated the breach of its North American processing system, it turned up another intrusion, this one impacting merchants.
Sensitive data belonging to people who made web-based purchases at the University of Maine's Orono Campus may have been stolen after the school's server suffered a security breach.
Accused Stratfor hacker Jeremy Hammond plans to fight the charges filed against him for the devastating breach of the global affairs firm.
A Russian national is in custody in Newark, N.J., facing charges of hacking into the web accounts of several brokerages to initiate sham stock trades that allegedly netted $1 million.
News briefs: LulzSec head Sabu worked with FBI, Extension in DNSChanger servers, Sony breached again, and more
Sony's big 2011 breach was followed up by another attack that siphoned the King of Pop's entire music catalog.
News briefs: The latest from the PCI Security Standards Council, Google, Anonymous, Facebook and others...
No single reported breach in recent memory better highlighted the risk that vulnerable third-parties present than when hackers last year raided Epsilon.
A letter addressed to the stolen email addresses of Stratfor customers claims to be a helpful reminder of malware scams, but is actually bait to spread the Zbot trojan.