No slowdown in sight for cyber attacks, experts say
Cyber attacks are accelerating at a pace that suggests the Internet - already a risky environment - is likely to pose a steadily growing threat to individuals and companies for years to come.
Def Con hackers reach for digital wallets
Hackers at a notorious Def Con gathering that ends here Sunday have come up with ways to reach into digital wallets.
Microsoft pays big to strengthen software defense
As hackers from around the world converged on Las Vegas, Microsoft doled out a quarter million dollars in prize money to researchers who found ways to thwart attacks on its software.
Black Hat presentation shows iris-scanning breach
Hackers could haunt global air traffic control: researcher
Air traffic control software used around the world could be exploited by hackers to unleash squadrons of ghost planes to befuddle those entrusted to keep the skies safe, a security researcher said Thursday.
Apple pitches gadget security to hacker crowd (Update)
Apple pitched security measures in its mobile gadgets on Thursday during its first presentation at a premier gathering of hackers and those intent on thwarting cyber attacks.
Cyber defenders urged to go on the offense
Computer security champions on Wednesday were urged to hunt down and eliminate hackers, spies, terrorists and other online evildoers to prevent devastating Internet Age attacks.
'Control-Alt-Hack' game lets players try their hand at computer security
Do you have what it takes to be an ethical hacker? Can you step into the shoes of a professional paid to outsmart supposedly locked-down systems? Now you can at least try, no matter what your background, with ...
Computer hackers and defenders mix in Las Vegas
Rival factions from the Internet security world will mix warily this week at a pair of Las Vegas conferences gathering computer security experts and software savants who make sport of hacking them.
McAfee warns of hacker threat to autos
Cars made smarter with Internet technology are zooming into perilous hacker territory, according to a report by US computer security giant McAfee.
Insulin pump maker identified after hacking talk
(AP) -- When Jay Radcliffe revealed three weeks ago that he'd found serious security holes in a popular type of insulin pump that diabetics wear, he kept two important details secret: the pump maker's name, ...
Facial recognition software could reveal your social security number
ICANN hires hacker to keep Internet safe
The agency in charge of the world's Internet addresses on Thursday appointed veteran hacker Jeff Moss to be its chief of security.
Hacker breaks into ATMs for good, not evil
I'd just bought Barnaby Jack a pint of Harp when it hit me: Shouldn't he be buying my beer? Jack, as you might know, is the good-guy hacker who figured out a way to digitally hijack ATMs and command them to spit out $20 bills. ...