Hackers steal data from 2.9mn Adobe customers
Software titan Adobe Systems warned that hackers stole credit card numbers and other information relating to nearly three million customers.
Hacker steals data of 2mn Vodafone Germany customers
Mobile phone operator Vodafone Germany said Thursday a hacker had stolen the personal data of two million customers, and that a suspect had been identified.
Cyber attacks hit New York Times, Twitter (Update 2)
The New York Times and Twitter have been hit with cyber attacks, with credit quickly claimed by a group backing embattled Syrian strongman Bashar al-Assad.
Software developer questions why Google Chrome allows for display of saved passwords in plain text
Latvia to extradite computer hacker suspect to US (Update)
Latvia's government on Tuesday approved the extradition of a man accused by the United States of helping create a virus that affected over a million computers worldwide, including many at NASA, and that allowed ...
Morningstar: Client credit card data may be leaked
Morningstar Inc. says it discovered an illegal intrusion into its systems that may have compromised some of its clients' personal information, including email addresses, passwords, and credit card numbers.
Player information swiped in hack of Ubisoft system
Videogame titan Ubisoft on Tuesday warned that hackers swiped names, email addresses and other information about users of its online gaming community.
SKorean presidential website loses data in hacking
South Korea says personal information was stolen from its presidential website in a cyberattack last week that coincided with a shutdown of North Korean websites.
Feature stops apps from stealing phone users' passwords
Imagine downloading a NetFlix app to your phone so that you can watch movies on the go. You would expect the app to request your account's username and password the first time it runs. Most apps do.
'Password fatigue' haunts Internet masses
Looking for a safe password? You can give HQbgbiZVu9AWcqoSZ mChwgtMYTrM7HE3ObVWGepMe OsJf4iHMyNXMT1BrySA4d7 a try. Good luck memorizing it.
Most parents monitor kids on Facebook, study finds
Some two-thirds of American parents monitor their children's Facebook activities, but a large percentage say they trust their youngsters to manage on their own, a study showed Thursday.
Google has ideas for funny-face device authentication
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.