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No patch for human stupidity: hackers

Hackers at DefCon have long understood that there is no patch for human stupidity. Last week, security researchers uncovered yet another strain of malicious software aimed at smartphones that run Google's ...

dateAug 08, 2011 in Internet
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Second computer worm 'hits Iran'

Iran has been hit with new malicious software as part of cyber attacks against the country, a military officer told Mehr news agency on Monday without specifying the target.

dateApr 25, 2011 in Internet
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Gawker hack underscores flaws with passwords

The fallout from a hacking attack on Gawker Media Inc. a week ago underscores a basic security risk of living more of our lives online: Using the same username and password for multiple sites is convenient, but costly.

dateDec 19, 2010 in Internet
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Hackers strike at MasterCard to support WikiLeaks

(AP) -- Hackers rushed to the defense of WikiLeaks on Wednesday, launching attacks on MasterCard, Swedish prosecutors, a Swiss bank and others who have acted against the site and its jailed founder Julian ...

dateDec 08, 2010 in Internet
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Stuxnet virus could target many industries

(AP) -- A malicious computer attack that appears to target Iran's nuclear plants can be modified to wreak havoc on industrial control systems around the world, and represents the most dire cyberthreat known to industry, ...

dateNov 17, 2010 in Internet
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Computer attacks linked to wealthy group or nation

(AP) -- A powerful computer code attacking industrial facilities around the world, but mainly in Iran, probably was created by experts working for a country or a well-funded private group, according to an analysis by a leading ...

dateSep 26, 2010 in Internet
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