An online attack on a German steelworks caused massive damage to the infrastructure, according to reports.
Gamers have become major targets for hackers - from large-scale attacks against gaming companies, to small-scale scams carried out via game chat channels. But a few easy security steps should help keep your precious rig at full speed - and safe.
Technology might evolve, but cyber gangs rely on tried-and-tested tactics. With a bit of care and attention, it’s easy to sort the genuine bargains from the too-good-to-be-true fakes.
Since the discovery of Stuxnet several years ago, there has been a parade of targeted malware that may have been created or sponsored by nation states. Does an average person or business really need to worry about these things?
Using password managers is often recommended as good practice in order to prevent overusing the same logins, but a new malware has been uncovered that specifically targets the password managers that hold all the variants.
The long-term health effects of electronic cigarettes - or E-cigarettes - are still open for discussion - but the devices could harm your computer, at least if one report is to be believed.
Cybercriminals once again had gamers in their sights this week, with leaks of multiple account details and a new Steam scam - but there was good news in the form of upgraded security on Whatsapp, and dawning awareness on privacy.
A team of Israeli researchers has demonstrated a way to hack into an ultra-secure air-gapped network, install malware, and retreive information - without using hardware such as USB keys.
Gamers on the popular Steam gaming service have been targeted with phishing scams via the service’s popular Marketplace - with apparent ‘bargains’ offering a sting in the tail.
The BadUSB malware which potentially turns any USB stick into a 'unpatchable' malware carrier doesn't quite have the potential for mayhem it was originally feared, according to the researcher who uncovered the exploit.
The Sednit espionage group, also known as the Sofacy group, APT28 or “Fancy Bear”, has been targeting various institutions for many years. We recently discovered a component the group employed to reach physically isolated computer networks -- “air-gapped” networks -- and exfiltrate sensitive files from them through removable drives.
A new malware has been discovered that targets both Apple Mac computers and iPhones, Neowin reports. It is the first known malware that can infect iPhones that have not been jailbroken.
City University professor Dr David Stupples and a team of researchers are looking into ways of minimizing the risk of hacking planes in the future.
A carder like tool for cybercriminals that promises to use stolen credit card details in a more 'human way' to bypass fraud detection has been found on sale for as little as $180, according to The Register.
A new strain of malware that uses Gmail drafts in an invisible Internet Explorer window, has been discovered. According to Network World, the malware uses the drafts folder as "the command and control to steal data."
IT security staff have spent the last few weeks fighting hackers in the White House, after a computer network was breached. But can we tell who was behind the attack?
An exit node on the Tor network has been discovered to be slipping malware on top of downloads, according to The Register. The server, based in Russia, has been flagged as bad by The Tor Project, but this "would not prevent copycat attackers from the more than 100 exit nodes in operation."
An army of the undead, wreaking havoc on the Internet – it's a nightmare scenario that has played out many times as the population of humans online has exploded. Some zombie plagues have been particularly troubling, and we will take a look at the worst of the worst.
Cybercriminals taking advantage of a 'malvertising' attack on big name sites including Yahoo!, Match.com and AOL were making in the region of $25,000 per day, according to Forbes.
Malware or malicious computer code has been around in some form or other for over 40 years, but the use of malware to take control of a group of computers that are then organized into something called a botnet is more a twenty-first century phenomenon.