A California oil company that lost thousands after being attacked by hackers has won $350,000 in a legal settlement after suing its bank.
As the World Cup heads into its third week, there’s a new phishing scam to be aware of. EA Games’ FIFA 14 Ultimate Team has been targeted – not for the first time – by scammers offering new downloadable players.
Ancestry.com has become the latest site to be taken down by a distributed denial-of-service (DDOS) attack. The genealogy website was shut down from Monday-Tuesday this week, along with its sister site, Findagrave.com.
A hacker has reportedly harvested over $600,000 in digital currency, using a network of hijacked machines, in what is believed to be the largest fraud of its kind.
A dangerous new strain of malware has been discovered, able to steal banking credentials without alerting users to the interception.
Note-taking and archiving app Evernote has announced that its discussion forum has been hacked, compromising some users’ passwords, dates of birth and email addresses.
AT&T has revealed that customers’ personal information might have been leaked, exposing social security numbers and dates of birth.
Cybercriminals could buy their way into your computer for less than a dollar, a new study has found. The study, led by Nicolas Christin at Carnegie Mellon University, examined how much money they would have to offer home users to install software onto their computers or other devices.
A Department of Commerce committee will meet for the first time this Thursday to begin discussions on a standard of guidelines for facial recognition software.
It is now possible to enable HTTPS secure browsing on every website using Firefox for Android, the Electronic Frontier Foundation has announced.
Eleven high school students have been expelled after being caught bugging their teachers’ computers with a key logger device to change their grades.
The key to beating hackers might not just lie in stronger security measures and ‘unbreakable’ passwords. Now, it seems like an element of trickery is required – almost beating hackers at their own game. Two independent security researchers have developed a system which they call ‘Honey Encryption’, which promises to make it harder for hackers
Independent security research has revealed that several 3G and 4G USB modems have security flaws which allow hackers access for phishing scams.
The FBI has announced the arrest and charge of Alexsandr Panin, 24, a Russian hacker who developed the SpyEye trojan and used it to steal financial information and money from around the world.
The Blackberry 10 operating system has been updated to include a ‘photo password’ mechanism, as well as stronger message filtering capabilities.