IBM deepens move into computer defense
IBM on Monday moved deeper into defending business computers with a new service aimed at thwarting hackers before they do damage.
Student devises novel way to detect hackers
Patricia Moat gets a thrill from protecting people. As a youngster, she trained in martial arts. Later, she ran into burning buildings as a volunteer firefighter. Now she's finding new ways to protect American computer networks.
S. Korea detects suspected N. Korea hacking attempt
South Korea detected a suspected North Korean hacking attempt Thursday to steal military data by using a journalist's notebook computer, defence ministry officials said.
Students to hack hardware, software and data to build security skills
Come fall, students at Case Western Reserve University and Cleveland State University will begin hacking computers—for credit.
Bitcoin exchange MtGox faced 150,000 attacks per second: report
Bitcoin exchange MtGox faced massive hacker offensives last month, coming under some 150,000 DDoS attacks per second for several days ahead of its spectacular failure, a report said Sunday.
NSA website down, spy agency investigating: US official
The National Security Agency's website went down Friday and the US spy service known for hacking into computer networks said it was investigating the outage, a spokesperson said.
Britain may hire hackers for cyber-defence
Britain may recruit convicted computer hackers to a new military unit dedicated to combatting cyber-attacks, Defence Secretary Philip Hammond said.
Hack attacks, explained
Computer network hackers calling themselves the Syrian Electronic Army earlier this week disrupted The New York Times' website for nearly a day and electronic publishing on the Twitter social network for se ...
'Zero knowledge' may answer computer security question
(Phys.org) —In the age of the Internet, it's getting harder and harder to keep secrets. When you type in your password, there's no telling who might be watching it go by. New research at Cornell may offer a pathway to more ...
New hardware design makes data encryption more secure by disguising cloud servers' memory-access patterns
Cloud computing—outsourcing computational tasks over the Internet—could give home-computer users unprecedented processing power and let small companies launch sophisticated Web services without building ...
US Army reviews rules of engagement over cyber threat
The US military is reviewing its rules of engagement to deal with the growing threat of cyber crime, military chief Martin Dempsey said Thursday.
Italian police raid hackers who took on Vatican
Italian police on Friday arrested four alleged hackers believed to belong to the activist group Anonymous for attacking websites, including those of the Vatican and the parliament in Rome.
Cyber attack targets Dutch government websites
Dutch government websites were paralysed for several hours overnight after a mass cyber attack which targeted several ministerial sites, a spokesman said on Wednesday.
Cyberattack suspect had bunker in Spain (Update)
A Dutch citizen arrested in northeast Spain on suspicion of launching what is described as the biggest cyberattack in Internet history operated from a bunker and had a van capable of hacking into networks anywhere in the ...