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.
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.
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, two computer security ...
IBM on Monday moved deeper into defending business computers with a new service aimed at thwarting hackers before they do damage.
Apple said Monday it was developing a security fix for its Mac OS X computer operating system after a patch released for its iPhones and iPads to thwart hacker attacks.
Legislation unveiled Friday in the state of California would require smartphones and other mobile devices to have a "kill switch" to render them inoperable if lost or stolen—a move that could be the first of its kind in ...
Facebook said Friday that hackers accessed personal data of 29 million users in a breach at the world's leading social network disclosed late last month.
The security breach revealed on September 28 by Facebook affected tens of millions of accounts at the social network, which boasts more than 2.2 billion monthly users.
An elite group of North Korean hackers has been identified as the source of a wave of cyberattacks on global banks that has netted "hundreds of millions" of dollars, security researchers said Wednesday.