Reuters | Tuesday August 26, 2014
Sony said PSN had been taken down by a DDOS-style attack which did not intrude onto the network or access any of its 53 million users' information.
World | Associated Press | Thursday August 7, 2014
The hackers are a tight knit group, 10 or 11. They live in a Russian town, and have real jobs. But in their down time, the cybercriminals have spent the past seven months gathering a hoard of personal data, stealing 1.2 billion user names and passwor...
Associated Press | Wednesday August 6, 2014
The thievery was described in a New York Times story based on the findings of Hold Security, a firm that has a history of uncovering online security breaches.
World | Reuters | Wednesday July 30, 2014
Three Israeli defense contractors behind the Iron Dome missile shield and related systems were robbed of hundreds of documents by hackers linked to the Chinese government starting in 2011, a US-based computer forensics expert said on Tuesday.
Associated Press | Wednesday July 23, 2014
Here are five ways you can avoid becoming a victim of identity theft-even if your data has been compromised.
Press Trust of India | Tuesday July 22, 2014
"With rise in the cybercrime, businesses are increasingly facing impacts not only on the financial front but also irreversible damage to their brands and market reputations."
Associated Press | Wednesday June 25, 2014
Citizen Lab's work, along with the report published by Moscow-based Kaspersky Lab, helps complete the picture of state-sanctioned surveillance.
Reuters | Wednesday June 25, 2014
State officials said Social Security numbers and other personal information was compromised, but the full extent of damage from the intrusion was unclear.
World | Reuters | Monday June 16, 2014
Hackers have stolen data on more than 600,000 Dominos Pizza Inc customers in Belgium and France, the pizza delivery company said, and an anonymous Twitter user threatened to publish the data unless the company pays a cash ransom.
Reuters | Saturday May 24, 2014
eBay has come under fire over its handling of the cyberattack, in which hackers accessed personal data of all 145 million users.
World | Reuters | Wednesday May 21, 2014
E-commerce company eBay Inc said hackers stole email addresses, birthdays and other identity information between late February and early March in a data breach that may have affected a "large number" of accounts.
Agence France-Presse | Thursday April 17, 2014
It appears to be the first report of an attack using a flaw in software known as OpenSSL.
Agence France-Presse | Wednesday April 16, 2014
Web browsers may be overloaded by the overhaul of security certificates, leading to error messages and impacting Web performance.
Reuters | Tuesday April 15, 2014
The breach allowed hackers to extract social insurance numbers, which are used for employment and gaining access to government benefits, and possibly some other data, the Canada Revenue Agency said.
Reuters | Monday April 14, 2014
The reason: Prosecutors brought the case in the wrong state.
Agence France-Presse | Thursday March 27, 2014
According to a study by Juniper Networks, the world of cybercrime has evolved into a functioning market-based economy that is mature and specialised.
Associated Press | Thursday March 20, 2014
The report by the California Attorney General says criminals are focusing on the state because of its wealth and innovation.
Reuters | Friday February 28, 2014
Charges were announced four months after he was arrested, accused of hacking into various US government computer systems.
Associated Press | Wednesday February 19, 2014
A video posted online appears to catalogue stolen information that goes much further.
Reuters | Wednesday February 19, 2014
According to the researcher, it is not clear how successful the hackers were in efforts to breach Snecma's network.