Iran media report new cyberattack by Stuxnet worm
(AP)—An Iranian semi-official news agency says there has been another cyberattack by the sophisticated computer worm Stuxnet, this time on the industries in the country's south.
Cyberattack—the silent nightmare
In Michigan's worst techno-horror story, the state's major utilities get hacked in the wintertime. Power in the state shuts down, and nobody can figure out how to regain control of the systems needed to turn it back on. Millions ...
UK student convicted of denial of service attack (Update)
(AP)—A London jury convicted a 22-year-old student and member of the hacking group Anonymous on Thursday of taking part in cyberattacks on several major companies' computer systems.
For banks, cyberattacks lurk as constant threat
When denial-of-service cyberattacks were jamming up major bank websites in September, the public disruption made headlines.
Google service disrupted in China
Google on Friday reported unexplained disruptions to its service in China.
In emails to UK police, Anonymous seeks solidarity
(AP)—The online movement known as Anonymous has made an unusual appeal to British police: "Stand with us."
Cyber war targets Middle East oil companies
Middle Eastern oil and gas companies have been targeted in massive attacks on their computer networks in an increasingly open cyber war where a new virus was discovered just this past week.
New version of Flame virus uncovered: researchers
A new cyberespionage tool linked to the Flame virus has been infecting computers in Lebanon, Iran and elsewhere, security researchers said Monday.
Israel facing 'increasing number of cyberattacks'
Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Sunday said Israel was facing an increasing number of cyberattacks, just days after Washington issued a veiled warning to Iran over digital attacks on its interests.
US thinks Iran behind cyberattack in Saudi: ex-official
The United States believes Iran was behind a major cyberattack on Saudi Arabia's state oil company and a Qatari gas firm, a former US official who has worked on cybersecurity issues said.
WikiLeaks fundraising stunt draws Anonymous ire
(AP)—A fundraising campaign by secret-busting website WikiLeaks drew the ire of many within the Anonymous movement Friday, sparking an online spat which suggests a rift between WikiLeaks chief Julian Assange and some of ...
Huawei's global ambitions come under a cloud (Update)
Chinese telecom firm Huawei's ambitions to become a global brand rivalling Apple and Samsung have been hit by a US report claiming that the company, founded by a former Chinese soldier, posed an espionage ...
Cyberattacks against US rising unchecked: study
The number of cyberattacks targeting US organizations has doubled over the past three years, leading to hefty losses, a study released Monday showed.
Swedish Internet sites unreachable after warning from Anonymous
Several Swedish government websites could not be accessed Friday after they had received a warning the evening before from a group claiming to be the Anonymous collective, which supports fugitive WikiLeaks ...