Digital Savant: Hackathons are changing Austin one app at a time
If you've ever been nervous about being the least tech-savvy person in a room full of geeks, you'll know how Randy Rosens felt. On the weekend of June 1, the founder of the grass-roots organization Keep Austin Fed went to ...
Britain waives fitness test for cybersoldiers
Flabby keyboard jockeys, stringy coders, and out-of-shape hackers: The British military wants you.
Korean sites still down after war anniversary hack
(AP)—Several North and South Korean websites that went offline on a war anniversary remained shut down Wednesday, a day after what Seoul partly blamed on a hacking attack.
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.
A year on, Assange stays put in Ecuadorean Embassy
A year ago, Julian Assange skipped out on a date with Swedish justice. Rather than comply with a British order that he go to the Scandinavian country for questioning about sex crimes allegations, the WikiLeaks ...
Philippine president 'phone numbers' posted online
A Philippine hacker has posted online what he claimed to be the president's personal mobile telephone numbers, with Benigno Aquino's spokesman denouncing the act as "cyber vandalism".
Some companies looking at retaliating against cyberattackers
Frustrated by their inability to stem an onslaught of computer hackers, some companies are considering adopting the standards of the Wild West to fight back against online bandits.
Man linked to Anonymous pleads guilty to hacking
An Ohio man linked to the hacker collective Anonymous has reversed course to plead guilty under an agreement with the federal government to charges that he breached police-agency websites.
Two suspected in Danish police data hacking (Update)
The Swedish founder of the file-sharing site The Pirate Bay is suspected along with a Dane of hacking into a company handling sensitive information for the Danish police, officials said Thursday.
Obama to confront Xi on cyber spying
President Barack Obama will tell Chinese counterpart Xi Jinping that he must deal with cyber spying and hacking of US targets that originate inside his country when they meet for talks this week.
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.
Social networks hot targets for hackers: McAfee
McAfee Labs on Monday reported a surge early this year in malicious software aimed at stealing passwords at social networks such as Facebook and Twitter.
LinkedIn offers extra step to guard user accounts
LinkedIn is joining the crowd of Internet services tying account security to mobile phones.
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.