For honest voting, write a message the 'man in the middle' can't intercept
(Phys.org)—In the run-up to the last election warnings about computer hacking were rampant. Experts demonstrated how the hardware in voting machines could be modified. Touch-screen machines visibly changed votes. One possibility ...
British LulzSec hackers admit CIA cyber attacks
Two British members of the hacking group LulzSec admitted Monday carrying out cyber attacks against the CIA and Rupert Murdoch's British newspaper group News International.
Anonymous says it hacked Chinese government sites
(AP) -- China was struggling Thursday to restore several government websites that international hacking group Anonymous says it attacked in an apparent protest against Chinese Internet restrictions.
Feds: Harvard fellow hacked millions of papers
(AP) -- A Harvard University fellow who was studying ethics was charged with hacking into the Massachusetts Institute of Technology's computer network to steal nearly 5 million academic articles.
US Justice Department wants Internet, cell records held longer
The US Justice Department wants Internet service providers and cell phone companies to be required to hold on to records for longer to help with criminal prosecutions.
Swede indicted for hacking NASA, Cisco computers
A 21-year-old Swede was indicted on charges of hacking into the computer systems of NASA and US networking giant Cisco, the US Justice Department said.
Swedish malware creator jailed 57 months in New York
A Swedish man who created a malware program that infected half a million computers around the world was jailed for 57 months in New York on Tuesday for computer hacking.
China, US to discuss cybersecurity at forum
China is ready to discuss strengthening cybersecurity with U.S. officials at a high-level forum next week and wants Washington to help settle territorial disputes in East Asia, officials said Friday.
Seven charged in $6B online money laundering case
Calling it perhaps the biggest money laundering scheme in U.S. history, federal prosecutors charged seven people Tuesday with running what amounted to an online, underworld bank that handled $6 billion for ...
LulzSec hacker leader arrested in Australia
A self-proclaimed leader of the LulzSec international hacking group has been arrested in Australia, police said, charging him with attacking and defacing a government website.
US spy agency holds contest to find young hackers (Update)
Bored with classes? One of the U.S. government's top spy agencies and Carnegie Mellon University want to interest students in a game of computer hacking.
China foreign minister rejects hacking accusations
(AP)—China's foreign minister on Saturday rejected accusations that the country's military was behind massive hacking attacks on U.S. and other foreign targets and called for more international cooperation ...
China: 'leading bad actor in cyberspace,' experts say
China's full-throated denials of hacking and counter-accusations of its own do nothing to allay growing concern over large-scale cyberspying alleged in a bombshell report this week, Western analysts said.
UK police arrest 6 people in phone hacking probe
(AP)—British police investigating computer hacking and privacy offenses by the media have arrested six people allegedly involved in intercepting voice mails for the defunct News of the World tabloid.