Hacking News, Articles and Updates
The Shadow Brokers is finding that its claim to have stolen the National Security Agency's (NSA) hacking tools is a tough sell with the hacking group being forced to change its sale methodology.
A report by the Australian Cyber-Security Centre says that the misuse and over-hyping of cyber-security terms has hampered the public's ability to understand cyber-security issues.
The Obama administration will deliver what is being described as a "proportional" response against Russia in retaliation for that country launching a series of cyberattacks against U.S. political targets.
The security firm InfoArmor believes the Yahoo! data breach far exceeds the 500 million number, that the hack was accomplished by a cybergang, not a nation-state, and that overall about 3.5 billion user records have been stolen over the years.
FBI Director James Comey told the House Judiciary Committee on Wednesday that his agency has spotted outside entities attempting to hack voter registration sites in several states.
Edward Majerczyk on September 27 pleaded guilty in a Chicago court to one count of unauthorized access to a protected computer to obtain information bringing to a close a case dubbed Celebgate.
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.