Australia's federal government has issued a warning over the spate of recent website hacks claiming to have links with extremist group ISIS.
The Computer Misuse Act has resulted in an average of just one criminal conviction per month for the past 23 years, according to UK Home Office ministers.
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.
Organizers of the Linux Australia conference have revealed that personal data of delegates may have been exposed after a hacker was able to gain access to a server, reports Security Affairs.
An Indiana teen has pleaded guilty to his involvement in a hacking ring that is said to have stolen data worth more than $100 million from major gaming developers.
President Barack Obama has issued an executive order allowing economic sanctions against hackers outside the United States.
Online retailers battling with fraud prevention are losing out on genuine sales by treating their customers like criminals, according to a new report by ThreatMetrix.
The voting system used by the Eurovision Song Contest was briefly forced offline after a suspected cyberattack caused an "extreme" surge in activity,.
The Irish government's Freedom of Information (FOI) website has been targeted by hackers claiming to be connected to the ISIS terror group.
The House of Representatives Intelligence Committee has introduced a new threat sharing bill designed to let businesses share details of security treats without fear of litigation, reports Gizmodo.
Many UK businesses are unequipped to respond to potential data breaches, according to two new independent reports published this week.
A hacker going by the name of 'Bitcoin Baron' has issued a threat to the city of Detroit after a Wayne County Circuit Court Judge dismissed a police manslaughter charge.
USB drives have been known to carry viruses and malware, but a Russian electronics expert has now created a thumb drive that will literally fry your computer's circuit board with a high voltage surge.
Wondering how secure your Android smartphone is? Well, a 9-year-old cybersecurity expert has demonstrated how hackers could steal contacts, call logs and messages within just 15 minutes.
This weekend, the BBC's website went offline. The first conclusion many people jump to? It must be the work of Anonymous hacktivists angry about the suspension of Jeremy Clarkson. But how likely is that?
While there may still be only a handful of women in Information Security, they can be found in increasing numbers in important, high-profile positions. In this post we look at how three women in Federal cybersecurity got their start.
The Obama administration wants greater power to shut down botnets, responding to the growing threat of cybercrime and increasingly complex, modern techniques.
Around 80 percent of global merchants including retailers, financial institutions and hospitality firms have failed interim tests which show they are not in compliance with card data security standards.
The United States' military is looking to hire 3,000 cybersecurity professionals to man its infosec unit over the next nine months.
The US Department of Justice has charged three men with what is being described as “one of the largest reported data breaches in US history,"