Four million federal employees have had their personal data stolen from the Office of Personnel Management, according to a statement on its website.
Just six percent of British employees have received training in dealing with phishing attacks, a survey has revealed.
The average ‘low-end’ cost of a major cybersecurity breach has more than doubled from £600,000 (~$917,000) to £1.46 million (~$2.2 million) in the last year.
The Home Depot has called upon a federal court to dismiss a lawsuit brought about by consumers claiming they were hurt by last year’s data breach.
At the Google I/O event in San Francisco, the company announced a number of changes to its Android mobile operating system, including the option to deny any app individual permissions.
One of India’s most popular music streaming services, Gaana, was pulled offline after a hack resulted in a leak of data affecting more than 10 million users.
An exploit has been discovered that causes iPhones and iPads to reboot when sent a string of malicious text.
Researchers from Nanjing University have found a way in which hackers could track a smartphone user on the subway – even when limited reception is available.
A research paper from Google has looked into the difficulties of standard ‘forgotten password’ personal information verification.
Casual dating website ‘Adult FriendFinder’ has been hacked, leaking data from as many as 3.9 million accounts, according to an investigation by Channel 4 News.
Researchers have developed a system to protect password databases, allowing hackers to believe they have cracked the file, only to be given fake credentials.
Windows expert Aryeh Goretsky discusses threats to Windows past, present and future. Will Windows 10 mean hackers have to work harder?
The British government has passed legislation amending the Computer Misuse Act to prevent GCHQ, the police and intelligence services from prosecution over any hacking into mobile phones and computers.
Apple has filed a court objection against the sale of RadioShack customer data for those who had purchased its products, reports Ars Technica.
A year after Google introduced its controversial ‘right to be forgotten’ feature, the search giant has published some statistics about its implementation.
A quick-thinking Florida mother used an online takeaway order to raise the alarm, after her partner took the woman and her three children hostage.
A Russian hacking group planned on launching cyberattacks against several banks around the world, according to SC Magazine.
September’s breach of Home Depot that saw 56 million sets of credit and debit card data stolen was not the only thing lost in the leak, the company has revealed.
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