Goodwill, feds investigate possible data breach
Nonprofit organization Goodwill Industries Inc. is working with federal officials to investigate a possible security breach.
Tokyo police make arrest in massive data leak case
Tokyo police said Thursday they had arrested an engineer for allegedly stealing massive amounts of personal data from an educational services firm, a leak that may ultimately affect more than 20 million people.
Researchers crack unassailable encryption algorithm in two hours
(Phys.org) —A protocol based on "discrete logarithms", deemed as one of the candidates for the Internet's future security systems, was decrypted by EPFL researchers. Allegedly tamper-proof, it could only ...
NEC goes ultra-thin with 0.3mm-thick batteries
Kaspersky Lab spots mobile malware interest on bank accounts
FBI cyber expert is ex-discount furniture salesman
J. Keith Mularski's world has expanded greatly since he stopped selling discount furniture to join the FBI in 1998. Now recognized as a foremost expert on cybercrime, Mularski's profile has risen since the U.S. Justice Department ...
Chip and pin terminals shown to harvest customer info
SplashData's annual list shows people still using easy-to-guess passwords
An old mathematical puzzle soon to be unraveled?
(Phys.org) —It is one the oldest mathematical problems in the world. Several centuries ago, the twin primes conjecture was formulated. As its name indicates, this hypothesis, which many science historians ...
Russian accused of hacking US retailers held for trial (Update)
A Russian national accused of hacking into US retail computer systems was arrested and ordered to face criminal charges, officials said Monday.
Hackers steal data from 2.9mn Adobe customers
Software titan Adobe Systems warned that hackers stole credit card numbers and other information relating to nearly three million customers.
Cybercriminals entrenched in 'Dark Web', researchers says
Cybercriminals are settling into a comfortable place in the "Dark Web" where they test, refine and distribute malware for online thievery.
Kickstarter says hackers got customer data (Update)
Online fundraising site Kickstarter says hackers got some of its customer data.