A 27-year-old California man was arrested Tuesday for allegedly owning and operating ugotposted.com, a "revenge porn" site that made him money through extortion.
A Wisconsin man was sentenced to two years of federal probation and fined $183,000 for his part in a distributed denial-of-service (DDoS) attack organized by Anonymous.
The NSA is taking advantage of the same technology used to gauge consumer behavior online, to bolster its surveillance of suspicious individuals.
The privacy of millions of Chinese hotel guests is at risk after hackers posted their personal data online.
Chinese hackers spied on five European ministries' computers by way of a phishing attack at September's G20 Summit, according to new research.
The Royal Bank of Scotland (RBS) experienced a distributed denial-of-service attack last week that shut down its site and prevented customers from accessing their bank accounts.
An Android vulnerability that allows a rogue app to remove all existing securities activated by a user of the popular mobile operating system was discovered by researchers in Berlin.
Users looking to find out whether their accounts were compromised in recent major breaches, including Adobe's, can check through haveibeenpwned.com.
A UK man pleaded guilty to hacking RuneScape accounts, stealing virtual items and then selling the video game goods for real money.
The botnet is reportedly behind the compromise of more than 20,000 payment cards in recent months.