A popular website was downed after attackers launched a distributed denial-of-service attack using more than 162,000 WordPress sites.
This month, five security updates, two which are rated "critical," address vulnerabilities in Windows, IE, and Silverlight.
Massive distributed denial-of-service attacks plagued Mt. Gox in early February, not long before the former world's biggest Bitcoin exchange was hit by an alleged separate attack that bankrupted the company, according to a report.
Android users are tricked into installing a spurious "security" app, which allows fraudsters to bypass one-time password authentication for online banking.
Jenaro Blalock was handed a 12-year prison sentence - along with three years of supervision following his release - on Friday after he pleaded guilty in 2013 to heading up an identity theft ring.
Online statistics portal Statista discovered a vulnerability in its administrative system that allowed an attacker to steal personal information on an estimated 50,000 customers.
Information on more than 2,000 individuals leaked outside a secure network because, since 2008, two employees with the Iowa Department of Human Services used personal online accounts and storage devices.
More than 168,000 clients of the Los Angeles County Department of Health Services are being notified that computers containing their personal information were stolen.
Today marks my final day at SC Magazine after more than 7-1/2 years.
Ideas are needed on ways to improve the public's perception of computer security hackers who have no malicious intentions.
An investigative report shows the Obama administration's insider threat program is far more expansive, and troubling, than even critics had thought.