TheDarkOverlord claims to have stolen 10 million patient records and is selling them on the black market. But in the meantime, the hacker has also been trying to extort his victims with the promise that the data will never be sold, if a ransom is paid.
A newly discovered fake Pokemon Go game will actually lock your phone and then secretly run in the background, clicking on porn ads.
A new Trojan that can steal your payment data will also try to stymie you from alerting your bank.
Privacy advocates, especially those outside the U.S., can rest a little easier now. A federal court has rebuked the U.S. government’s attempt to access emails stored on a Microsoft server in Ireland.
Since the Pokemon Go game launched last week, a throng of unofficial apps have tried to piggyback on the title’s success. And many of them are hungry for users’ private information.
A website that offered access to hacked servers for as little as $6 is back online.
3D printers can churn out toys, clothing and even food. But the technology also shows potential for use in industrial sabotage, researchers warn.
The creator of Megaupload plans on reviving the infamous file sharing site on Jan. 20, five years after the U.S. government shut it down.
The hit game Pokemon Go could end up becoming bait for hackers wanting to take over your phone.
The war against the cyber criminals won’t be won alone. To keep the hackers at bay, more security vendors have been trying to foster cooperation, and share data on the latest threats – even as it might spark concerns over trust and competition.
The encryption methods used to secure today’s internet won’t be impenetrable forever. More powerful “quantum computers” in the future could very well crack them.
A Romanian hacker's claim that he broke into Hillary Clinton's private email server back in 2013 is a lie, according to the FBI.
A data breach that hit Wendy's fast food restaurants targeted customer credit card information and was more than three times bigger than originally disclosed.
A muffled voice hidden in an innocuous YouTube video could issue commands to a nearby smartphone without you even knowing it.
The company behind Ashley Madison, the adultery website that was hacked last year, is reportedly facing an investigation from the U.S. Federal Trade Commission.