Sony’s PlayStation Network was back online and the information of its 53 million users safe, despite a weekend-long cyber attack, and a reported bomb threat which caused the diversion of a flight carrying a Sony executive.
A new tactic where waves of Bitcoin wallet phishing emails are targeted at corporations has proved a success for the criminals behind it – with nearly 2.7% of victims clicking on the malicious link embedded in the two waves of 12,000 emails.
Young people are targeted for data theft at 35 times the rate of adults – they are considered an easy target for both digital and physical theft. You can make going back to school an easier transition by ensuring your data and devices are secure both at school and at home.
This week saw two of the scariest targets for hacks ever – nuclear plants and city-wide traffic systems. Tthe traffic-light hack could basically have paralyzedany one of 40 American cities, and America’s Nuclear Regulatory Commission was successfully attacked three times within the past three years.
But some things on Facebook haven’t changed – namely, the scams. It’s not that cybercriminals are unoriginal – it’s just that there are a few Facebook scams which work again and again. Here’s why.
Do you trust the internet with your secrets? Perhaps you shouldn’t, even if you’re using an app which professes to “deliver anonymously” secrets to your friends, and their circles, without identifying you as the originator…
The most famous traffic light ‘hack’ in history is in the classic film, The Italian Job (1969), where the heist involves paralyzing Turin via its traffic control system – but the reality is much easier.
America’s Nuclear Regulatory Commission was successfully attacked three times within the past hree years, by unknown attackers, some foreign – and largely using standard phishing emails.
One of England’s greatest-ever cricketers, Sir Ian Botham, appeared to have been the victim of a Twitter hack yesterday as an obscene picture unexpectedly appeared on the sportsman’s feed.
Video games have gone since the late 1970s and early 1980s from being a small offshoot of the “traditional” computing industry to becoming a full-fledged multi-billion dollar industry – with its own brand of criminal.
You don’t need to buy a tablet for every member of the family. Our insider tips will help you share a tablet rather than having to buy more than one device.
Blackphone, billed as a privacy tool to keep the puplic safe ruled the headlines when it was is hacked in five minutes, Meanwhile, Wi-Fi routers were also shown up – and Android users face a toothy new threat,
Sick-hearted scammers have proven themselves to have no morals once again, exploiting the death of Robin Williams with their latest Facebook scam.
There may be red faces in Red Square, after Russian prime minister Dmitry Medvedev had his Twitter account hacked.