Security researchers discovered a vulnerability on the Hilton HHonors website, making it straightforward to hijack any other user’s account.
This weekend, the BBC’s website went offline. The first conclusion many people jump to? It must be the work of Anonymous hacktivists angry about the suspension of Jeremy Clarkson. But how likely is that?
An attempt to silence feminism blog Femsplain backfires on DDoS attackers, as they only help to raise its profile.
Hillary Clinton might be in hot water after it is revealed that she never had an official email account, but was instead using a personal one. That’s potentially a breach of federal law, but it’s definitely a security risk.
Even if you’re not a customer of health insurer Anthem, your data could have been put at risk. Be on your guard.
Law enforcement agencies shouldn’t be above the law.
Find out if the UK’s GCHQ illegally spied on you…
That message you received from a sexy Russian lady calling you Mr Dependable? Sorry to burst your bubble, but it’s too good to be true.
It’s Safer Internet Day. But millions of devices which have not been designed with security in mind are connecting to the internet. Shouldn’t we be able to tell the manufacturers that enough is enough?
Modern cars are more and more dependent on computer systems. And guess what? They can be hacked.
Your internet-enabled Samsung Smart TV could be listening to everything you say, and sharing it with third parties.
A cat leads to a notorious death threat hacker finally being caught and jailed in Japan.
Use HipChat? Be aware that hackers have accessed the names, usernames, email addresses and encrypted passwords for some users.
Police have arrested a man who allegedly hacked into computer systems and stole unfinished versions of songs from Madonna’s upcoming “Rebel Heart” album.
The Syrian Electronic Army strikes again. Are you using two-factor authentication? You should be.
Lizard Squad failed to encrypt its database of LizardStresser’s registered users – storing details of their usernames and passwords in plaintext. A schoolboy error if ever I heard one.
The end of mainstream support for Windows: Don’t repeat the mistakes of the past, and be prepared. Especially if you’ve only just got rid of all the Windows XP computers in your company.
A security researcher describes how malware could infect your Mac’s boot ROM, and spy on your activities, with little chance of you ever realising.
Twitter and YouTube accounts run by the US military’s Central Command are hijacked by hackers claiming to back Islamic State.
Moonpig, the online personalised card company, has been accused of a shockingly sloppy attitude to security, after apparently leaving a serious hole in its security unpatched.