Raytheon buys cybersecurity firm in $1.9 bn deal
US defense contractor Raytheon announced Monday it is investing $1.9 billion to create a cybersecurity firm to combat growing threats in the business sector.
Cybercrime now 'number one' threat: Europol chief
Cybercrime has become as big a threat to Europe's security as terrorism, the head of the continent's policing agency warned Friday.
Iran poses growing cyber threat to US
Iran poses a growing threat to America's computer networks and has launched increasingly sophisticated digital attacks and spying on US targets, according to a new report released Thursday.
Iran oil sector hit by 'cyber attack'
A voracious virus attack has hit computers running key parts of Iran's oil sector, forcing authorities to unplug its main oil export terminal from the Internet and to set up a cyber crisis team, according ...
London-based banks simulate giant cyber-attack
Dozens of London-based banks joined other financial institutions in the capital on Tuesday for a giant exercise to test their defences against a cyber-attack, officials said.
Chevron says hit by Stuxnet virus in 2010
Oil giant Chevron was struck by the Stuxnet virus, a sophisticated cyber attack that tore through Iran's nuclear facilities and is believed to have been launched by the United States and Israel.
Researchers develop algorithm to rapidly track down malicious cyber content
Cyber attacks are the primary domestic security threat facing the United States, FBI Director James Comey told the Senate Homeland Security Committee last year. In our brave new world, traditional warfare is now inextricably ...
Chinese hackers targeted SE Asia, India for last decade: report
A cyber espionage group most likely sponsored by China has been snooping on governments and businesses in Southeast Asia and India undetected for the last ten years, Internet security company FireEye said ...
App firm say it may be source of Apple breach
A digital publisher said Monday it was likely the source of a data breach which resulted in the leak of personal data from as many as 12 million Apple iPhone and iPad users.
New technology protects against password theft and phishing attacks
New technology launched today by Royal Holloway University, will help protect people from the cyber attack known as "phishing," believed to have affected 37.3 million of us last year, and from online password theft, which ...
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.
Authorities: Hackers busted when 1 turns informant (Update 2)
The shadowy underworld of Internet hackers was rocked Tuesday by news that one of the world's most-wanted and most-feared computer vandals has been an FBI informant for months and helped authorities build a case against five ...
Facebook network hit by 'sophisticated' attack
Facebook said Friday its computer system was "targeted in a sophisticated attack" last month, but that it found no evidence any user data was compromised.
US Energy Department was hacking victim
The US Department of Energy on Monday confirmed it was the target of a cyber attack in January, which stole employee and contractor data, but said no classified data was compromised.