US State Dept blocks thousands of hack attacks every day
The State Department faces thousands of cyber attacks every day, a top US official said Friday, refusing to confirm that hackers who breached their system in November were reportedly still lurking in the network.
Google Glass hacked and rooted—Google claims it was the plan all along
Hackers throw campus info caution to the wind
Hacker tricks Apple app pay system, posts YouTube how-to
Over 100 banks hit by sophisticated cyberattack: report
A sophisticated global cyberattack struck more than 100 banks in 30 countries stealing hundreds of millions of dollars, The New York Times reported Saturday.
Criminologist 'hacks' the hacker, explores meaning of hacking
We often view hackers as evil geniuses, but perhaps a more accurate depiction would be a talented—though sometimes mischievous—craft worker, according to a Kansas State University researcher.
Team Prosecco dismantles security tokens
SplashData's annual list shows people still using easy-to-guess passwords
US State Department network shut after cyber breach (Update)
The US State Department said Monday it shut down its unclassified computer network over the weekend after evidence emerged that it could have been hacked.
BMW fixes security flaw that exposed 2.2M cars to break-ins
German automaker BMW says it has fixed a security flaw that made 2.2 million of its vehicles vulnerable to break-ins.
Chrome OS thwarts attack attempts in Pwnium challenge
US warns shops to watch for customer data hacking
The US Department of Homeland Security on Friday warned businesses to watch for hackers targeting customer data with malicious computer code like that used against retail giant Target.
Security firm finds 300,000 home routers hacked
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.