A Romanian hacker known as Guccifer has been sentenced to 52 months in prison after breaking into Internet accounts of about 100 U.S. citizens, including government officials.
Stolen data obtained from music site Last.fm back in 2012 has surfaced, and it looks like hackers made off with accounts belonging to more than 43 million users.
Recent data breaches underline the need for Internet users to regularly update the passwords for all their Internet accounts.
A popular BitTorrent client called Transmission has again been found distributing Mac-based malware, months after it was used to spread a strand of ransomware.
A U.S. cybersecurity monitor has uncovered more breaches of election agencies on top of attacks described in an FBI report leaked on Monday.
The FBI has reportedly found evidence that foreign hackers breached two state election databases in recent weeks.
One security research company is taking a controversial approach to disclosing vulnerabilities: It’s publicizing the flaws as a way to tank a company’s stock.
A U.S. federal court has convicted a Russian hacker of stealing and selling over 2 million credit card numbers.
To spy on a human rights activist, government hired hackers may have gone as far to use three previously unknown vulnerabilities in Apple’s iOS.
A hack claims to have breached 25 million user accounts from forums belonging to Mail.Ru Group. But all of the stolen passwords are invalid, according to the Russian Internet company.
Twitter users aren’t the only ones checking the microblogging service for important updates. Android malware is starting to do so, too.
A vulnerability in a widely-used internet forum software is becoming a go-to method for hackers to steal data.
It’s never a good sign when a website markets itself with a phony security award. But that’s what Ashley Madison did prior to last year’s massive data breach.
A recent data breach at Epic Games may have been avoided if the company had simply installed a security patch.
Anonymous hackers probably gave away hundreds of thousands of dollars in potential sales when they leaked valuable cyberweapons allegedly stolen from the National Security Agency.