Nvidia: 400,000 coded passwords may have been hit
U.S. semiconductor maker Nvidia Corp. says up to 400,000 users of its forums have had their encrypted passwords compromised in attacks dating back to early July.
Japan Anonymous pick up litter to protest download laws
About 80 masked people, calling themselves allies of the global hacker group Anonymous, picked up litter in Tokyo Saturday in a novel protest against Japan's tougher laws against illegal downloads.
Malware may knock thousands off Internet on Monday
Despite repeated alerts, tens of thousands may still lose their Internet service Monday unless they do a quick check of their computers for malware that could have taken over their machines more than a year ...
Foreign spying against US companies on the rise, FBI says
Driven in part by the global financial crisis, foreign intelligence services, corporations and computer hackers have stepped up efforts to steal technology and trade secrets from American companies, the FBI's top spy hunter ...
Team Prosecco dismantles security tokens
2 UK LulzSec hackers plead guilty in London court
(AP) Two British hackers linked to the notorious Lulz Security group pleaded guilty to a slew of computer crimes Monday, the latest blow against online miscreants whose exploits have grabbed headlines and embarrassed ...
Internet life in spotlight at global TED gathering
The TED conference, known for taking an innovative look at cutting-edge issues, will delve into whether the Internet is making the world more open or closed at a gathering in Scotland on Monday.
UK hacking suspect Cleary indicted on US crimes
A suspected LulzSec hacker group ally arrested in Britain faces charges that he took part in cyber attacks on companies in the United States, court documents show.
'Anonymous' hackers to protest Indian Internet laws
Indian demonstrators supporting the global hacking movement Anonymous took to the streets on Saturday to protest against what they consider growing government censorship of the Internet.
Some LinkedIn, eHarmony passwords leaked online (Update 3)
(AP) Business social network LinkedIn and online dating service eHarmony said Wednesday that some of their users' passwords were stolen and millions appear to have been leaked onto the Internet.
3Qs: Analyzing the cybersecurity threat posed by hackers
Two weeks ago, Anonymous, a global group of hackers, successfully infiltrated the Department of Justices system and released stolen data. At the same time, al-Qaida, ...
Anonymous targets Montreal Grand Prix to back students
The global group of computer hackers known as Anonymous threw its support behind Quebec students protesting hikes in tuition fees by threatening to disrupt the Montreal Grand Prix.
Armenia jails Russian computer virus 'mastermind'
A court in Armenia on Tuesday gave a four-year jail sentence to the alleged Russian mastermind behind a computer virus crime group which infected some 30 million computers worldwide.
Facebook to kick off IPO the hacker way: reports
Facebook will go public hacker style with an all-night software bending bash to culminate with co-founder Mark Zuckerberg remotely ringing the Nasdaq opening bell on Friday, reports said.