Last week, users of Lizard Squad’s DDoS-on-demand service were feeling the heat after arrests were made by UK police. This week, it’s the UK’s National Crime Agency which has found itself the victim of a denial-of-service attack.
British police have today announced the arrest of six people in connection with distributed denial-of-service (DDoS) attacks that attempted to bring down websites belonging to – amongst others – a national newspaper, a school and a number of online retailers.
An alarming number of computers in the Welsh National Health Service (NHS) are running Windows XP.
Is that really an appropriate level of security for computers that could be holding patients’ medical information?
Moonpig, the online personalised card company, has blocked the accounts of an unspecified number of customers after users’ details were published online.
Yellow Jersey wearer targeted by critics who claim he has been using performance-enhancing drugs.
Breaking into the music business is one thing. Breaking into Madonna’s computer without permission is quite another.
Cars which are capable of receiving instructions via the internet (such as software updates) are potentially more at risk of being hacked or meddled with than those which don’t.
An ingenious team of Israeli security researchers at Tel Aviv University have discovered a way to steal secret encryption keys using a gadget so small it can be hidden inside some pita bread.
Hackers, supportive of the Assad regime in Syria, have successfully compromised content displayed on the US Army’s website, popping up messages to visitors
A new worm is infecting routers in order to commit social networking fraud, hijacking victims’ internet connections in order to “like” posts and pages, “view” videos and “follow” other accounts.
Guild Wars 2’s security team serves tough justice on teleporting hacker.
Is a hacker really to blame for unflattering comments posted on a wedding photographer’s Facebook page?
Hacktivists have launched a distributed denial-of-service attack against the website of TMT (Thirty Meter Telescope), which is planned to be the Northern hemisphere’s largest, most advanced optical telescope.
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Twitter hackers hit the account of TV reality star Kendall Jenner, posting tweets about her father and Justin Bieber. Kendall Jenner is the latest member of the Kardashian Klan to have suffered at the hands of hackers.