Hackers claim to take down US tear gas maker site
The "Anonymous" hacking group on Tuesday claimed to have shut down the website of security firm Combined Systems, which it accused of providing the tear gas used in crackdowns on protests.
High-tech devices leave users vulnerable to spies
"You could now listen in 100 percent completely undetected" - that's the promise one company makes on its website to anyone who wants to eavesdrop on someone else's cellphone.
Social site Formspring hacked, passwords disabled
(AP) Social networking site Formspring said Tuesday that it was disabling nearly 30 million registered users' passwords after hundreds of thousands of them were leaked to the Web in their encrypted form.
Facebook adds 'app' passwords to site security
Facebook is ramping up security by giving people the option of setting passwords for games or other third-party applications added to pages at the leading online social network.
73,000 Finnish web users' details hacked: police
The login details of 73,000 users of a popular Finnish family-oriented discussion forum were stolen and posted online in the latest in a series of widespread hacking attacks, police said Monday.
Hackers hit videogame giant Electronic Arts
US videogame giant Electronic Arts (EA) on Friday revealed that hackers had looted user data in "a highly sophisticated" attack.
Hackers target British anti-crime agency website
Hackers who have hit the websites of the CIA, US Senate, Sony and others during a month-long rampage claimed on Monday to have knocked the site of Britain's Serious Organized Crime Agency (SOCA) offline.
A fresh perspective on internet security
People dont do enough to protect themselves on the Internet. They dont use good passwords. Theyre poor at recognizing the URL of phishing sites. They ignore certificate errors.
Large-scale data theft fazes Finnish police
Finnish police on Monday called on users of online services to change their passwords after nearly 15,000 user names and passwords were stolen and published on the Internet.
Nokia developer community hacked
(AP) -- Nokia Corp. says hackers have breached the security on its developer community discussion site and accessed forum members' email addresses.
Google's Street View starts mapping India
Google launched its "Street View" project in India on Thursday aiming to collect panoramic images of the vast country ranging from its palaces to its slums.
Few more days until PlayStation Network restored
Sony said Tuesday that it will be at least a few more days before it restores the PlayStation Network, which has been offline since it was targeted by by hackers last month.
Hackers claim stealing SonyPictures.com passwords
Hackers claimed on Thursday to have stolen more than one million passwords, email addresses and other information from SonyPictures.com in the latest cyberattack on the Japanese electronics giant.
TripAdvisor email list hacked, passwords secure
TripAdvisor said Thursday that hackers had stolen a portion of the online travel site's email list and warned members of the possibility of receiving junk mail messages.