Eighty-eight percent of hackers surveyed at the 2016 DEF CON conference claimed they can compromise a target in less than 12 hours, while 81 percent said they can identify and exfiltrate a target's data in the same amount of time.
London's Metropolitan Police Service has charged four in-laws of celebrity chef Gordon Ramsay, including the famous curmudgeon's father-in-law, with computer hacking.
Russian officials continue to deny reports that hacker group Shaltay Boltay operated with the blessing of the security service FSB.
More than 100,000 WordPress web pages have been defaced, following last week's public disclosure of a patched vulnerability that allows attackers to remotely modify the content of pages and posts.
Evidence is popping up indicating the China-U.S Cyber Agreement may be pushing Chinese hackers to shift to targets in Russia and Belarus.
Anti-Trump protestors have brought their fight to the airwaves by exploiting a known vulnerability in low-power FM radio transmitters.
Fearing an election hack by a nation-state actor, the Dutch government will turn to pen and paper and not use a computer to tally the ballots in its national election next month.
An Israeli court accepted a guilty plea from Maagad Ben Juwad Oydeh for hacking into Israeli Defense Force drones as they flew reconnaissance missions over Gaza.
It is not yet clear if or how Trump's son-in-law Jared Kushner, Kellyanne Conway, Steve Bannon, Sean Spicer and others are using the email system.
Twitter accounts belonging to at least three celebrity personalities were compromised earlier this month to dispense spam, according to researchers.
Trump's prolific tweeting on his personal Twitter account could leave him vulnerable to hackers.
Citing increased risk and a lack of profit, the Shadow Brokers hacking group that has been attempting to sell cyber tools apparently stolen from the U.S. National Security Agency announced Thursday that it was going silent.
Researchers have discovered two connected advertising fraud campaigns that compromise legitimate web sites and abuse Google AdSense, using tactics that are almost polar opposites of each other.
A University of Alberta student was arrested for inserting malware into the school's network affecting 304 computers and potentially compromising passwords of 3,300 student, faculty and staff.
Automotive entertainment technology company Harman International demonstrated live how its new cybersecurity software can fight off a hack at the Consumer Electronics Show.
Millions of gamers were spared any downtime over Christmas as pre-holiday threats by LizardSquad, PhantomSquad and R.I.U. Star Patrol to take down PlayStation Network and Xbox Live proved hollow.
Retailer hacks like Target and Home Depot could prove disastrous for stores as a recent consumer survey found that many holiday shoppers would stop shopping at any retailer that suffered a similar attack.
Among the data nicked were birth dates, names, hashed passwords, email addresses, telephone numbers and even, at least in some cases, security questions and answers, some of which were encrypted.
Amid reports that a CIA assessment found that Russia meddled in the U.S. presidential election to sway voters to Donald Trump, lawmakers from both sides of the aisle pledge full investigations.
Hackers who break into the servers of websites that use OpenCart software can ensure future access to these sites' back-end systems by secretly modifying a particular file so that the log-in authentication process accepts any random credentials, Sucuri has reported.
Alonzo Knowles, 24, a Bahamian man who goes by the alias "Jeff Moxey," was sentenced on Tuesday for hacking into the email accounts of entertainment, media and sports professionals and stealing their digital property for profit.
A hand count is the only way to ensure the reliability of the vote and confirm that voting systems weren't hacked, experts said.
Nearly a million fixed-line network customers of German telecommunications company Deutsche Telekom AG on Sunday began experiencing service disruptions, possibly to due hacker sabotage, the company has announced.
Over a third of Brits are planning to gift an internet-connected device this Christmas. The two most popular gifts - smartphone/tablets and laptops - this year are also the two most easily and frequently hacked.
Forget about World War III, when it comes to cybersecurity it might just be World War II all over again.
President-elect Trump has tapped Rep. Mike Pompeo (R-Kan.) as CIA director, and retired Army Lt. Gen. Michael Flynn as national security advisor, and Sen. Jeff Sessions (R-Ala.) as attorney general.
"There's a crack in everything, that's how the light gets in." The 2016 presidential election certainly put truth to the late Leonard Cohen's poetic words in "Anthem."
Security researcher Samy Kamkar rolled out a hacking tool dubbed PoisonTap that can crack into a locked computer fully exposing the device to a myriad of potential hacking problems.
A hacking group went to trial Tuesday on charges of conspiracy to commit wire fraud in an alleged hacking scheme against the EA Sports video game FIFA.