Apple readies security fix for Mac after iOS flaw
Apple said Monday it was developing a security fix for its Mac OS X computer operating system after a patch released for its iPhones and iPads to thwart hacker attacks.
Hacker threats rise, with defenders lacking, report says
A Cisco security report released on Thursday showed that hacker threats reached "startling levels" last year and that the world is suffering from a shortage of skilled computer defenders.
Britain may hire hackers for cyber-defence
Britain may recruit convicted computer hackers to a new military unit dedicated to combatting cyber-attacks, Defence Secretary Philip Hammond said.
Finn hacker steals personal info in cyber strike
(AP)—Helsinki Police say they detained a hacker last weekend suspected of accessing thousands of usernames and passwords of visitors to more than 300 websites.
Hacking attack blamed for Network Solutions outage
(AP)—Network Solutions, a company that provides tools for companies, groups and individuals to operate websites, says a hacking attack caused service disruptions to its customers.
As cyber attacks detonate, banks gird for battle
It's a war game, Wall Street style.
Microsoft offers bounties for novel hacker tactics
Microsoft on Wednesday posted bounties of up to $100,000 for "truly novel" ways to hack the latest version of its Windows software for powering computers.
NATO to set up cyber-defence rapid reaction teams (Update)
NATO defence ministers agreed Tuesday to set up rapid reaction teams to help defend the military alliance against a growing number of cyber-attacks, many of them blamed on China.
Australia spy chief says new building safe
Australia's spy chief has declared the nation's new intelligence headquarters secure after reports Chinese hackers stole the building's top secret blueprints.
Hackers attack Saudi official websites: reports
Cyber hackers attacked several official Saudi websites on Saturday, posting an Algerian flag on their homepages that later vanished, local media reported.
Italian police raid hackers who took on Vatican
Italian police on Friday arrested four alleged hackers believed to belong to the activist group Anonymous for attacking websites, including those of the Vatican and the parliament in Rome.
E! Online's Twitter, texting accounts hacked
E! Online says hackers compromised its Twitter and text messaging accounts, sending out erroneous news alerts about Justin Bieber and Angelina Jolie.
UK: Guardian newspaper's Twitter feeds hacked
The Guardian newspaper said Monday that its Twitter accounts have been hacked, and it cited a claim of responsibility from the group calling itself the Syrian Electronic Army.
Cyberattack suspect had bunker in Spain (Update)
A Dutch citizen arrested in northeast Spain on suspicion of launching what is described as the biggest cyberattack in Internet history operated from a bunker and had a van capable of hacking into networks anywhere in the ...