World News | Dino Grandoni, The New York Times | Tuesday July 21, 2015
The company behind Ashley Madison, an online dating service marketed to people trying to cheat on their spouses, said Monday that its site had been breached by hackers who may have obtained personal data about the service's millions of members.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Monday July 20, 2015
Hackers breached the online adultery website Ashley Madison and threatened to expose data on users in an effort to shut down the service which claims millions of members worldwide.
Agence France-Presse | Wednesday June 24, 2015
Pakistan's Digital Rights Foundation, a non-profit that campaigns for online privacy, made a statement Tuesday.
World News | Reuters | Friday April 17, 2015
Sony Corp's Sony Pictures Entertainment objected to the online release by WikiLeaks on Thursday of a searchable database of more than 30,000 documents that were obtained by hackers in a massive cyber attack last year.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Sunday March 22, 2015
The US Marine Corps on Sunday urged "vigilance" after a group claiming to be Islamic State hackers published what they said were the names and addresses of 100 military personnel and urged supporters to kill them.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Tuesday March 17, 2015
Somewhere on Earth a computer hacker types a malicious command and hits enter. Half a world away, an urban commuter train speeds out of control, derails and crashes into a building.
Associated Press | Thursday February 12, 2015
A growing number of companies, are giving their workers' a pop quiz, testing security savvy by sending spoof phishing emails to see who bites.
Associated Press | Tuesday January 27, 2015
The airline's site was down for at least seven hours *on Monday* before the company brought it back online by mid-afternoon in Malaysia.
Reuters | Saturday January 10, 2015
Canadian officials will be contacting ISPs and rights holders within days to put an end to the practice.
Agence France-Presse | Friday January 2, 2015
"PSN and some other gaming services were attacked over the holidays with artificially high levels of traffic..."
Thursday December 25, 2014
The online release comes a day after the studio reversed its previous decision not to show the movie after hackers stole internal documents and emails from Sony. The U.S. said North Korea was behind the hack. In "The Interview," Seth Rogen and James Franco play journalists tasked by the CIA with killing North Korean leader Kim Jong Un.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Thursday December 25, 2014
Google and Microsoft joined forces with Sony on Wednesday, using their online might to release "The Interview" film to online audiences despite threats from hackers.
Agence France-Presse | Wednesday December 24, 2014
Dyn Research said North Korea's online connection went offline at 1541 GMT and was restored just over an hour later.
Reuters | Friday November 28, 2014
Among media sites hit were London newspapers the Daily Telegraph, Independent and Evening Standard.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Thursday November 20, 2014
Hackers have accessed household webcams, baby monitors and CCTV cameras with footage appearing online on a website in Russia, Britain's privacy watchdog warned on Thursday.
Agence France-Presse | Saturday October 11, 2014
A huge trove of evidently intercepted Snapchat images and videos were exposed online Friday.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Friday October 10, 2014
A huge trove of evidently intercepted Snapchat images and videos were exposed online on Friday, raising fears about what may be revealed in messages intended to vanish seconds after beng viewed.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Monday October 6, 2014
Hong Kong police on Monday said they had arrested five people over hacking allegations, days after the online "hacktivist" group Anonymous declared a cyber-war against the southern Chinese city.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Friday September 5, 2014
Apple is ramping up iCloud defenses in the aftermath of hackers swiping nude photos of celebrities from the online digital vault, the Wall Street Journal reported late on Thursday.
Reuters | Friday January 2, 2015
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 News | 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 passwords in a series of Internet heists affecting 420,000 websites, according to Alex Holden, Chief Inform...
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.
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."