Hacking News, Articles and Updates
Kosovo native Ardit Ferizi was sentenced in federal court in Alexandria, Va. after pleading guilty to providing aid to the Islamic State.
A new bill before Congress would require that all voting machines leave a traceable paper trail and require a secure connection to the web for vote-tabulating machines to prevent electoral tampering.
General Colin Powell offered up several rather negative, yet bipartisan, opinions of the Democratic and Republican presidential candidates in a series of leaked emails that were just made public,
The U.K. voice over IP provider VoIPtalk has emailed a notification to customers warning of the potential compromise of user login credentials.
Updated! The claim by the hacking group The Shadow Brokers that it has pilfered surveillance tools from another group, allegedly associated with the National Security Agency (NSA), is being called bogus by security experts, but Kaspersky Lab believes there is a connection.
Chris Valasek and Charlie Miller hung up their car hacking spikes today at Black Hat announcing at the end of their presentation that they were moving on, but not before revealing a few more vulnerabilities in a Jeep Cherokee.
Republican National Committee (RNC) Chairman Reince Priebus may have tossed down a gauntlet to hackers when he declared that his organization's data is safe and he does not expect to be hacked.
Iran's second largest mobile operator, Irancell, lost the personal information of 20 million customers in a data leak last week but denies being hacked.
Cyber-criminals are investing up to 40 percent of their stolen funds in improving and modernising their techniques and criminal schemes according to a recent report issued by cyber-experts at the Russian Ministry of Communications.
Published reports are using an odd methodology in an attempt to decipher exactly how much the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI)paid to unlock the iPhone 5c belonging to one of the San Bernardino terrorists.
Not all hackers are evil, some of them do fight to keep the internet safe. Most of the good guys do it for the bounties offered by major brands and net companies.
Finland's foreign ministry computer network has been infiltrated by spies, foreign minister Erkki Tuomioja has revealed to the media.
A German hacker who rose to fame after hacking Apple's TouchID has revealed a method where iris images taken from a distance with a high-resolution camera can be recreated with a laser printer.
UK graduate student Lauri Love is using a new tactic in his attempt to fight extradition to the U.S.
When nabbed by authorities, self-described private investigator Timothy Sedlak said he was researching Muslim charities to see if they were inadvertently funding extremists.
China's U.S. ambassador warned that any sanctions imposed against Chinese interests could negatively impact Chinese President Xi Jinping's upcoming Washington visit.
American Airlines denied involvement in an apparent security incident at its one-time subsidiary Sabre, but is redoubling its own security measures as a precaution.
Four months after it revealed that hackers had breached its non-classified email system, the State Dept. said it would take some systems offline temporarily to bolster security.
This month's news briefs cover a preliminary settlement Sony will bear for the exposure of 77 million customers, and more.
The separate attacks were carried out by at least two foreign entities, who might have been able to access sensitive documents and details on U.S. critical infrastructure.
Coordinated attacks on Israeli websites were confirmed this weekend, but none of the attacks caused serious damage.
The Russian Foreign Ministry lodged a protest with the U.S. Embassy in Moscow, demanding the return of Roman Seleznev.
Multiple CNET servers containing more than one million usernames, emails and encrypted passwords were compromised this past weekend.
International hackers search for phone lines with unsecured voicemail ports, and then harness those lines to handle their customers' calls.
The 16-year-old boy faces multiple counts of second-degree computer theft for unlawfully accessing and altering data and one count of hindering apprehension.
The Chinese government is pushing government-owned banks to replace IBM servers with those made locally, according to reports.
Five members of the People's Liberation Army were indicted for stealing trade secrets from several large U.S. companies including Alcoa.
Foreign attackers took down Antiwar.com early Wednesday morning but the site is running smoothly again.
Jose Bautista allegedly confessed to his high school principle that he changed his grades and those of four classmates.
A default "admin" password left in place by Optus for remote administration can allow hackers to access subscribers' home phones and networks.
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- Education sector bullied by ransomware and can barely defend itself, report
- IoT assault, connected devices increasingly used for DDoS attacks
- 185M incidents bypassed perimeter defenses - report
- Microsoft Office 365 hit with massive Cerber ransomware attack, report
- CEO sacked after aircraft company grounded by whaling attack
- DōTERRA breach exposes customer info; including SS, DOB, and addresses
- UPDATE: Petya ransomware leverages Dropbox and overwrites hard drives
- Some U.S. Bancorp workers' W-2 info exposed in ADP data breach
- FBI investigating hacked mobile phones of Democratic officials
- 70% of IDTMs want UK gov to do more so young people enter tech field
- 69% of office professionals in the UK hoard data
- 86% of over-55s worldwide think they're safe from cyber-criminals
- Facebook can no longer share data of German users on WhatsApp