Bank-stealing malware returns after US crackdown
Malicious software used to steal millions from bank accounts has re-emerged a month after US authorities broke up a major hacker network using the scheme, security researchers say.
Philippines arrests 44 from China, Taiwan in Internet fraud
Forty-two Taiwanese and two Chinese suspects have been arrested in the Philippines over a sophisticated Internet scam targeting compatriots back home, police said Thursday.
US disrupts hacking schemes that stole millions
A band of hackers implanted viruses on hundreds of thousands of computers around the world, secretly seized customer bank information and stole more than $100 million from businesses and consumers, the Justice Department ...
Without safeguards, smart home can be a dumb choice, expert says
Smart technology can perform all sorts of tasks in our homes. Turn on our lights. Unlock our doors. Crank up our thermostats. And quite possibly, give someone access to our valuables or our bank accounts.
US charges nine in million-dollar bank hacking case
US officials said Friday that nine people, including three Ukrainians and a Russian, were charged in a scheme that stole millions of dollars by hacking into online bank accounts.
People who die can be virtually immortal in social media
The Facebook page of Bill Watkins' mother lights up at least twice a year, on her birthday and on the anniversary of her death.
Security firm finds 300,000 home routers hacked
Kaspersky Lab spots mobile malware interest on bank accounts
Russian man who created SpyEye pleads guilty (Update)
A Russian man pleaded guilty to a conspiracy charge Tuesday after federal authorities say he created a computer program that has been used to drain bank accounts.
Quantum physics could make secure, single-use computer memories possible
(Phys.org) —Computer security systems may one day get a boost from quantum physics, as a result of recent research from the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST). Computer scientist Yi-Kai ...
Car-hailing app Uber to take PayPal
Car-hailing app Uber is now letting its users pay for their rides using PayPal.
Latvia to extradite computer hacker suspect to US (Update)
Latvia's government on Tuesday approved the extradition of a man accused by the United States of helping create a virus that affected over a million computers worldwide, including many at NASA, and that allowed ...
2.5 million Californians exposed in data breaches
A state report reveals 2.5 million Californians have had Social Security numbers, credit card and bank accounts and other sensitive information exposed in 131 data breaches since 2010.