As wireless technologies and electronic controls are increasingly built into cars, vehicles could become vulnerable to hackers - either stealing information, or injecting malware, a U.S. Senator warned - inspiring debate on how real this threat is.
Only weeks after Microsoft unveiled a global Cybercrime Center armed with new, hi-tech tools to combat crime, it announced it had carried out a global action leading to "significant disruption" of the Siferef botnet, a network controlling up to two million "zombie" PCs.
Personal information for up to 465,000 customers of JP Morgan, Chase & Co. may be at risk after hackers breached its network in July, the bank has admitted. Some reports claim that hackers had access to unencrypted, private information.
One of the ‘dark marketplaces’ offering illegal and semi-legal services via the anonymized web browser Tor has shut down, according to reports - with a user fleeing with millions of dollars worth of Bitcoin.
Systems at Harborview Medical Center and University of Washington Medical Center were infected with malware in October after an employee opened an infected email. This put thousands of patients' data at risk.
The survey found that just 14% of top firms even took cyber risks into account at board level, according to a survey from the UK's Department for Business, Innovation & Skills. Only a quarter see cybersecurity as a top priority.
The European Parliament has switched off its public Wi-Fi system after an anonymous hacker broke into the personal emails of several Members of the European Parliament (MEPs) from outside the building, using only a laptop.
A large-scale “heist” targeting Bitcoin site BIPS led to the theft of $1 million in Bitcoin - the second such major attack this month. BIPS was blasted with a massive DDoS attack two days before the theft on November 15.
A major British horse racing website has been hit by an “aggressive” and “malicious” cyber attack - and user details have leaked, including some passwords which the owners warn “could be deciphered.”
Dating site Cupid Media left personal details and plain text passwords for 42 million users exposed after an attack earlier this year. The details included names, emails and birthdays for users of the dating service, according to reporter Brian Krebs.
CME, described by Bloomberg as the world’s largest futures trader, said in a statement that “to date” there was no evidence that the unknown attackers had affected trades on CME Globex, but customer information had leaked.
Embattled handset maker BlackBerry has faced another blow, after the company warned users of a security bug affecting the software used to link its BB10 handsets to PCs.
Microsoft has opened a new Cybercrime Center - a war room where the tech giant’s lawyers and security experts will use bleeding-edge technology and industry expertise to battle crime online.
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Half of the world's 50 biggest banks have faced security incidents affecting their web applications. Fifteen per cent of those incidents were classified as “high” or “critical” risks, a new study has revealed.
Cyberattack on reward scheme company exposes credit card details for up to 376,000 European shoppers
Hackers have accessed full card details for at least 376,000 people in a cyberattack on a “reward scheme” company, Loyaltybuild - as well as phone numbers and addresses for more than a million others.
Facebook users who used the same email and password on their Adobe and Facebook accounts have been offered a helping hand by Facebook in the wake of the recent massive breach at Adobe, which leaked account data for 38 million users.
More vulnerabilities have been discovered in a D-Link router, leaving the device vulnerable to attacks via its web interface - only weeks after the discovery of a "backdoor" in other D-Link devices.
One of the largest cyber 'war games' ever created tested thousands of banking staff across London’s investment banks against the ‘worst case scenario’ - a major cyber attack on stock exchanges.
A cyberheist targeting a bitcoin "bank" website has netted thieves more than 4,100 bitcoins, worth $1.2 million. The hack is among the largest thefts in the currency’s four-year history.