Governments around the world are recruiting “cyber-mercenaries” - groups of skilled cyber professionals who target institutions such as banks and energy companies, British politicians have warned.
The threat of cyber attack loomed over the opening ceremony for the London Olympics last year, officials have revealed.
A sustained brute force cyber attack battered Nintendo’s defences for a month this summer - and allowed cybercriminals access to private data such as names, addresses and phone numbers for up to 24,000 accounts.
Investment research firm Morningstar says that personal information including credit card numbers for clients, email addresses and passwords may have been compromised during an intrusion into its systems in April 2012.
Many industries are now being targeted by well-tailored spear-phishing scams, the FBI has warned, with emails containing accurate information about victims, harvested from social networks or from previous intrusions into the same network.
Up to 900 million devices running Android could be affected by a new vulnerability which would allow cybercriminals “full control” over affected handsets, Bluebox Labs has warned.
Game publisher Ubisoft has fallen victim to a website hack, which exposed data including email addresses, user names and encrypted passwords.
Cybercriminals have targeted U.S. energy companies with a wave of brute force cyber attacks, according to the Industrial Control Systems Emergency Response Team (ICS-CERT).
Bitcoin is not the only crypto-currency targeted by malware now that a Trojan designed to steal Litecoins has been discovered. In this post we review recent discoveries in malware impacting digital money.
Every month, around 70 sophisticated cyber espionage campaigns target government or industry networks, Sir Iain Lobban, head of Britain's GCHQ spy agency said.
Hit movies such as Man of Steel and World War Z have been used as bait to lure victims to spam pages on sharing site Slideshare, according to a report in The Register this week.
The source code for banking malware Carberp has been released online - raising the possibility a new wave of attacks using variants of the sophisticated Trojan.
More people will be enjoying more digital devices on holiday trips this year than ever before, so we’ve rounded up the top tips for protecting your technology on the road, so you can enjoy a safer, less stressful vacation.
Blizzard, makers of the hit online game World of Warcraft, issued a security alert today after a spate of unauthorized logins and player reports of "money laundering" scams.
An investigation by a British talk radio station has shone light on the hackers who spy on young girls via webcams on compromised PCs.
Many companies are unprepared for data breaches and hacking incidents - and the percentage of companies without any form of crisis response plan has actually grown in the past year, says consulting firm Protiviti.
A simulated cyber attack with the Hollywood-esque title Quantum Dawn 2 will bombard the defenses of American banks on June 28 - in an exercise designed to test how Wall Street would endure a sustained hi-tech assault.
The British government has launched the first stage of a £4 million ($6.1 million) campaign to educate consumers and small businesses about the dangers of cyber crime.
Hackers could remotely attack security cameras commonly used in banks and prisons - and either spy on secure facilities or replace “real” video feeds with fakes, according to a U.S. security expert.
Microsoft has said that it has “liberated” two million PCs worldwide from Citadel botnets after an action on June 5 which targeted 1,400 networks.