An attacker, claiming to be aligned with Anonymous, dumped data online including students' names, email addresses and phone numbers after the university refused to give into extortion threats.
The two Romanian nationals installed the skimmer at a Brooklyn Chase branch and were arrested after two hours.
Crytocurrency exchange Poloniex announced on Tuesday that a hacker had successfully made away with 12.3 percent of its Bitcoins.
Researchers have discovered a Gameover variant of the Zeus trojan that has been modified to include the Necurs rootkit, which makes the malware tougher to detect and remove by protecting files on the disk and memory.
Personal information on multiple patients was compromised after a Wisconsin hospital unknowingly faxed their records to an Oregon man.
Police in South Korea have arrested two men believed to have launched a cyber attack on KT Corp., stealing data on 12 million customers.
A police department used a "stingray" cell phone tracking device without a judge-issued warrant to pinpoint a suspected criminal's location.
In the wake of a December data breach, Target's CIO steps down and the company reorganizes its information security and compliance group.
The most prevalent threat vector that drives mobile device users to malware are web ads, according to a recent study by Blue Coat.
Twitter accidentally sent out password reset emails to thousands of users due to a system error.
The security community will vy for up to $300,000 in prize money as part of Cisco's Internet of Things Security Grand Challenge,
Citing "sources familiar with the matter," independent technology news site Re/code is reported on Friday that Yahoo has tapped Alex Stamos to become its new CISO.
Russia's biggest news channel website, Russia Today (RT), was compromised and defaced by hackers on Friday.
Sears Holding Corporation has yet to find any indication of a possible data breach on its systems.
From October 2012 to February 2013, Lauri Love allegedly worked with other hackers to steal and publicly distribute personal information housed on the Federal Reserve network.
A spoofing scam uses real Verizon Wireless tech support number on phone's call ID to trick customers into divulging personal information.
Mt. Gox announced on Friday that it has filed for bankruptcy protection in Japan after hackers took advantage of weaknesses in its computer systems to purloin hundreds of thousands of bitcoins.
A hacker has defaced the website of the EC-Council, a member-supported organization that offers training for the Certified Ethical Hacker (CEH) program.
In a move to bolster privacy, LinkedIn has added a feature that allows users to block other users on the networking platform.
Months after its initial discovery, mobile dating app Tinder has patched a vulnerability that could have allowed attackers to pinpoint users' exact locations
A U.S. District Court judge meted out punishment to co-conspirators who installed skimming devices on Chase ATMs in Connecticut and New Jersey.
The price of Target credit cards available for sale in underground online markets is rapidly declining, according to a recent report.
Security researchers discovered new documents online containing details about equipment and network firewall passwords that put multiple nursing homes' electronic medical records and payment information at risk.
A new bill intended to increase security for the personal information of students in California will be presented by a noted state lawmaker Thursday.
Futbol Club (FC) Barcelona is the latest high-profile entity to have its Twitter account hijacked by the Syrian Electronic Army.
The creators of Wurm Online are offering 10,000 Euro for information leading to a conviction of the party responsible for carrying out a distributed denial-of-service attack against the game's hosting provider.
Officials are investigating an 11-minute video posted on YouTube that shows new information attackers may have obtained after hacking websites and internal systems belonging to Las Vegas Sands Corp.
All future hackers, aged five to 17, can register for The HacKid Conference - a family friendly event being held at the San Jose Tech Museum of Innovation.
Jacob Wilkens was sentenced to 24 months of probation and ordered to pay $110,932.71 in restitution for his role in a distributed denial-of-service attack against Koch Industries.
Experts have discovered new Android malware that sets itself up on a device via drive-by download and allows for remote code execution.
The associations will explore options for improved information sharing and implementation of card security technology.
HP scans show dating mobile apps sent out unecrypted information, putting users at risk of simple attacks.
Hackers were able to access the credentials for more than 7,000 file transfer protocol (FTP) sites and, in some instances, upload malware to affected FTP servers.
The Syrian Electronic Army (SEA) has hacked Forbes, gaining access to their WordPress admin to steal login credentials, as well as posting fake stories on its website.
Hackers reportedly posted the sensitive information of company employees on defaced sites.
The website of the UK's Ministry of Justice was taken offline for several hours as a result of a distributed denial-of-service (DDoS) attack on Wednesday.
Attackers in the Target breach used phishing emails containing malware to steal system credentials from Fazio Mechanical Services, according to technology journalist Brian Krebs.
Only nine days after first launching on the web, a Silk Road copycat known as Utopia Marketplace has been seized by Dutch police.
For the first time in months of Snapchat spam tracking, Symantec has observed a campaign involving the compromise of legitimate accounts.
At Black Hat Asia security conference in March, security researchers Javier Vazquez-Vidal and Alberto Garcia Illera will be presenting a device that allows an attacker to take over an automobile.
The player has been updated to version 184.108.40.206 for Windows and Mac systems.
Northern Ireland's Department of Justice has been handed a fine of more than $240,000 by the Information Commissioner for a data breach that involved the personal information of terrorist attack victims.
Multiple companies, groups and legislators are examining internet privacy policies this week and coming together to pressure the U.S. government to reexamine its practices, especially with regards to the National Security Agency.
The San Francisco Airport - South San Francisco Embassy Suites hotel is notifying an undisclosed number of guests that their payment card information may be at risk after skimming devices were discovered on two computers.
Whistleblower Edward Snowden used a simple and low-cost web crawler to tap into the troves of government data he leaked.
Two Florida-based men were arrested last week for allegedly using Bitcoins in a money laundering scheme. This could be the first case in which Bitcoin vendors are prosecuted under state anti-money laundering laws.
At least 2,000 Barclays customers might be affected by a data breach on the bank's defunct financial planning branch.
The new security implementation would be mandatory by Jan. 1, 2015. All phones sold in California after that date would have to have a kill switch installed.
Google must post a notice on its French homepage stating that it has been fined more than $200,000 for privacy violations.
Researchers with cyber intelligence company IntelCrawler have discovered a new point-of-sale malware known as JackPOS, which is said to have code similar to the RAM-scraping POS malware known as Alina.
Foursquare - a social networking company that relies on users checking in on mobile devices from locations around the world - announced a partnership with Microsoft on Tuesday.
A new bill approved by Turkish Parliament will ensure government control over the internet.
More than 1,000 Minnesota-based healthcare workers' personal information might have been compromised after an attack on a medical center's employee database.
All Android users could soon benefit from a new Facebook security tool after the tech giant has decided to share it with the open-source community.
A division of the British spy agency deployed a distributed denial-of-service (DDoS) attack to uncover identities of Anonymous members.
The Bank of England has released the results of Waking Shark II, a Nov. 12, 2013, four-hour simulated cyber attack in London involving hundreds of financial institutions that was designed to test the city's cyber security readiness.
Tumblr users looking for extra blog protection can now opt for SSL security.
Approximately 31 percent of enterprises are already implanting or expanding upon app stores, and one-third plan to instate an enterprise store in 2014, according to a report.
Contrary to reports, famed Belgian cryptography professor, Jean-Jacques Quisquater, is questioning whether the National Security Agency (NSA) and the Britain's GCHQ compromised his PC and extracted encrypted data.
A French mobile provider, Orange, admitted personal information of 800,000 customers was breached in mid-January.
Apple executives had a discussion with FDA Commissioner Margaret Hamburg in mid-December.
European hacker association Chaos Computer Club is suing the German government for allegedly breaking the law and aiding foreign intelligence agencies to spy on citizens.
A group of technology industry experts will meet this Thursday to discuss facial recognition technologies and take the first steps toward establishing guidelines for future technology.
Microsoft tops other IT security vendors in the number of critical vulnerabilities in its products. Adobe and Oracle come in second and third place, respectively, according to Skybox Security.
The popular source code sharing website has announced its new bug bounty program, enticing researchers to find vulnerabilities in its products and services.
Visa is urging card issuers to adopt chip cards instead of cards relying on magnetic stripes after a slew of retail stores' data breaches, including Target and Neiman Marcus.
More than a million Android mobile devices worldwide are now infected with a crafty bootkit trojan known as Android.Oldboot.1.origin - a number that has more than tripled in a week.
Hackers defaced the website of the popular mobile game Angry Birds on Tuesday in response to allegations that the National Security Agency used the app to gain users' information.
GoDaddy admitted that an employee was social engineered into giving up information that resulted in Naoki Hiroshima being extorted for his rare Twitter username.
The U.S. Department of Justice is investigating retail chain Target's recent data breach. U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder confirmed the department's involvement in a Senate Judiciary Committee hearing.
More than one piece of malware is to blame for the recent cyber attack that affected 1.1 million Neiman Marcus customers.
The National Security Agency hired its first privacy and civil liberties officer this week in response to an order from President Obama.
The news comes in response to November claims that Parliament members' communications were being monitored by U.S. spies.
A growing number of U.S. credit and debit card holders have spotted a specific fraudulent charge for $9.84 on their card statements.
Two internet service providers (ISP) were ordered to unblock the popular torrent website The Pirate Bay after deciding that its ban was an ineffective tactic against privacy.
Charlie Shrem, the CEO of BitInstant, was arrested in a New York airport on Sunday.
iTunes 11.1.4 for Mac and Windows platforms was released last Wednesday.
After compromising Microsoft's official blog and one of its Twitter accounts last month, the Syrian Electronic Army sifted through employees' emails to acquire documents related to law enforcement inquiries.
Researchers at Barracuda Labs discovered that the toy and game website was infected.
An advanced remote access trojan known as Xtreme RAT has been identified by Seculert Research Lab as the malware used in an attack on Israeli organizations that impacted 15 machines.
Edward Snowden's stay in Russian could be longer than expected after a Russian legislator alluded to the country possibly extending his asylum.
Canada-based Medicentres Family Health Care Clinics announced on Wednesday that the personal information of roughly 620,000 is at risk after a laptop belonging to an IT consultant was stolen.
Two California men have been arrested for hacking into email accounts and stealing explicit images to post on a "revenge porn" website, according to an FBI release.
Vulnerabilities in Chrome exist that could allow for a computer microphone to be turned on just by passing through a malicious website, but Google has not done anything about it in the four months since it was reported.
The Federal Trade Commission has charged 12 companies with falsely claiming to comply with the U.S.-EU Safe Harbor Framework.
An IT worker at Korea Credit Bureau has been arrested for allegedly stealing the data.
Researchers have revealed that Russia is behind hundreds cyber espionage campaigns targeting American, European and Asian companies.
A data breach affecting 16 million German internet users was announced this week by the country's Federal Office for Information Security (BSI).
The Department of Veterans Affairs eBenefits website experienced a software defect that possibly resulted in a compromise of medical and financial information.
The attack on Neiman Marcus point-of-sale systems dates back to July 2013 and the threat was not completely mitigated until Sunday, unnamed people briefed on the retailer's investigation told the New York Times.
Target, as well as law enforcement officials and other witnesses, will testify in front of the Commerce, Manufacturing, and Trade subcommittee in the first week of February to discuss data breaches and their effect on consumers.
The National Cybersecurity and Critical Infrastructure Protection Act of 2013 was introduced last month in a bipartisan effort by four lawmakers.
A vulnerability in the Starbucks iOS mobile payment app is putting user account information at risk.
The incident, which also impacted the integrity of information found on Google Maps and Google Search, changed the website links listed under hotels on Google+.
Google is appealing a $204,000 fine for allegedly violating France's privacy laws. The company also requested the suspending the fine until an appeal ruling is made.
Wickr - a free iPhone and Android mobile app that allows users to send self-destructing text, audio, picture, and video messages - has introduced a vulnerability rewards program that could earn bug bounty hunters up to $100,000.
Adobe released updates to Flash, AIR, Reader and Acrobat on Tuesday to address vulnerabilities that can cause crashes and allow attackers to take control of affected computers.
The House of Representatives banded together to pass the Health Exchange Security and Transparency Act, which mandates two-day notification where PII is compromised under the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act.
National Security Agency surveillance has done little to stop terrorism, according to a study released on Monday by New America, a public policy institute.
A defunct escrow firm is suing its former bank after losing more than $1 million to cyber criminals this past August.