Facebook has announced that it paid out $1.3 million last year to 'white hat' hackers, as part of a bounty initiative that rewards developers for spotting flaws in the social network.
Archives - February 2015
What is an exploit and why are they important?
How can phishing exploits and botnets affect a business?
The Ramnit botnet that is said to have affected 3.2 million computers has been shut down by European police.
Chinese computer manufacturer Lenovo has been victim to a website hack, with Lizard Squad claiming responsibility.
The FBI has offered a record $3 million reward for information leading to the arrest of a cybercriminal, reports the BBC.
Responsible for a great deal of the hacking, spamming and malware every day: here are some of the worst botnets of all time.
Even if you're not a customer of health insurer Anthem, your data could have been put at risk. Be on your guard.
A report by HP has found that 44 percent of all of the breaches in 2014 were caused by known vulnerabilities, between two and four years old.
A 51 year old man is facing a lengthy prison sentence in the United Kingdom after admitting to a series of distributed denial of service attacks against social housing, social services and crime prevention websites.
The online queuing system for the 40,000 tickets to the Burning Man festival was hacked by 200 people accessing a 'technical backdoor' to virtually queue jump, according to Computer World.
Kris Jenner is reportedly being blackmailed over a naked video that was stolen from her iCloud and could be released in the public sphere.
With so many data breaches happening these days, Americans are getting a lot of breach notification letters and emails, but do they deliver useful, readable content, other than a general warning to remain vigilant?
Lenovo's installation of a security-breaking app called Superfish on some computers has customers justifiably angry, but some folks are now unnecessarily confused by false positive detection.
Lenovo has issued a public apology, admitting it "messed up badly" by selling laptops with a controversial tracking software pre-installed.
Jamie Oliver's website was affected by a malware issue, a spokesperson for the British celebrity chef has told the BBC.
WWE superstar Antonio Cesaro was the victim of a Twitter hack this week, as a wrestling fanatic hacked his account to vent against company chairman and CEO Vince McMahon.
Possible 2016 Republican presidential candidate Jeb Bush has has had to retroactively redact over 12,000 personal details from emails published in the name of transparency
Law enforcement agencies shouldn't be above the law. Find out if the UK's GCHQ illegally spied on you...
Google has extended the disclosure period for vulnerabilities uncovered in its Project Zero program by an additional two weeks, if a vendor is planning a patch in the two weeks following the deadline.