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.
Security experts warn of new 'almost indestructible' TDL-4 botnet threat
US power grid costs rise, but service slips
America's power grid is like an old car. It gets the job done, even if its performance is slipping. But the repair bills go up every year and experts say only a major overhaul will reverse its decline.
Science fiction-style sabotage a fear in new hacks
When a computer attack hobbled Iran's unfinished nuclear power plant last year, it was assumed to be a military-grade strike, the handiwork of elite hacking professionals with nation-state backing.
Security experts warn of risky attacks on tech-loaded cars
Communities advance when computers speak their language
Citizens in remote rural areas in 11 Asian countries are leaping over language barriers and into the Internet age. They may now access government services online, and submit college applications without making ...
Report: Stuxnet cyberweapon older than believed (Update)
The sophisticated cyberweapon which targeted an Iranian nuclear plant is older than previously believed, an anti-virus company said Tuesday, peeling back another layer of mystery on a series of attacks attributed by many ...
Bigger US role against companies' cyberthreats?
(AP) -- A developing Senate plan that would bolster the government's ability to regulate the computer security of companies that run critical industries is drawing strong opposition from businesses that say ...
Neuroscience joins cryptography
Computer forecasting matched rises, ebbs in Afghanistan violence
In August 2010, shortly after WikiLeaks released tens of thousands of classified documents that cataloged the harsh realities of the war in Afghanistan, a group of friends - all computer experts - gathered at the New York ...
Hackers claim to breach NATO security
A group of computer hackers on Thursday claimed to have breached NATO security and accessed hoards of restricted material.
Assange: WikiLeaks film script leaked to WikiLeaks
If you're making a movie about WikiLeaks, this is the kind of thing you probably see coming.
UK spy agency asks academics to tackle cyber risks
(AP)—Britain's government says a new research institute partly funded by the country's eavesdropping spy agency will ask mathematicians and computer scientists to join the fight against cyber threats.
NY Times says Chinese hacked paper's computers (Update)
Chinese hackers repeatedly penetrated The New York Times' computer systems over the past four months, stealing reporters' passwords and hunting for files on an investigation into the wealth amassed by the family of a top ...