Google Glass hacked and rooted—Google claims it was the plan all along
SplashData's annual list shows people still using easy-to-guess passwords
Hackers throw campus info caution to the wind
Hacker tricks Apple app pay system, posts YouTube how-to
(Phys.org) -- Apples 2012 Friday the Thirteenth turned memorable for the company yesterday with news outside Apple traveling fast and furious that a hacker was offering instructions on a YouTube video, telling iOS users how to wrest free access to paid iOS app c ...
Hackers keep trying new targets in search of easy data
The health care sector has become the hot target for hackers in recent months, according to researchers at Symantec, a leading cybersecurity company that says it's also seeing big increases in "spear-phishing," ...
Computer users face hard choice—pay ransom or lose files
It's a chilling moment: A message appears on a computer screen, saying the files are encrypted and the only way to access them is by paying a ransom.
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.
Hackers trick way into ICANN computers
The private agency that acts as a gatekeeper for the Internet on Wednesday said that hackers tricked their way into its computers.
Hacker group targets company financial info (Update)
A hacker group has tapped into email accounts of executives in more than 100 companies that could give them lucrative access to market-moving information, a US security firm said Monday.
Automakers aim to drive away car computer hackers
Against the team of hackers, the poor car stood no chance. Meticulously overwhelming its computer networks, the hackers showed that—given time—they would be able to pop the trunk and start the windshield ...
Russia hacking site spying webcams worldwide: Britain
Britain's privacy watchdog on Thursday called on Russia to take down a site showing hacked live feeds from thousands of homes and businesses around the world and warned it was planning "regulatory action".
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.
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.
Eyes on you: Experts reveal police hacking methods (Update 2)
Law enforcement agencies across the globe are taking a page out of the hacker's handbook, using targets' own phones and computers to spy on them with methods traditionally associated with cybercriminals, ...