(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 ...
A member of a hacker collective claimed credit Monday for downing the Web hosting firm GoDaddy, which manages millions of websites around the world.
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.
British police working with the FBI arrested a 19-year-old man over attacks by a hacker group on businesses and government agencies including the CIA, US Senate and Sony, Scotland Yard said Tuesday.
Japan's pension service said Monday it suffered a hack attack that led to 1.25 million cases of personal data being leaked.
When a group claiming credit for the hacking of Sony Pictures Entertainment threated violence against theaters showing "The Interview" earlier this week, the fate of the movie's big-screen life was all but sealed.
North Korea's UN mission on Friday denied involvement in a cyber attack on Sony Pictures after the US FBI said it had evidence that Pyongyang was behind the hacking.
The Washington Post said Thursday its website was hacked by the Syrian Electronic Army, becoming the latest media organization victimized by the group that backs strongman Bashar al-Assad.
Computer and software giant Apple said it took its software developers website offline after it was hacked, warning that personal information about its users may have been stolen.
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.