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Russian hackers amass 1.2B stolen Web credentials

The hackers collected data on a massive scale, 'so it affects absolutely everybody,' security firm says.

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FCC will push network providers on cybersecurity, Wheeler says

If private companies don't improve their security efforts, the agency will step in with regulations, the FCC's chairman said.

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What data breaches teach us about the future of malware: Your own data could dupe you

Targeted social engineering schemes are on the rise and your security suite can't protect you.

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How the Internet of Things opens your home to cyber threats

Thanks to a growing array of Internet-connected conveniences, your PC is not the only thing in your house at risk of being hacked.

Crime pays very well: Cryptolocker grosses up to $30 million in ransom

The Cryptolocker crew has raked in a reported $30 million in ransom - and seems to be running their illegal data hijacking ring like a legit business.

Anti-theft software could be exploited, Kaspersky reports

Kaspersky Lab's research has revealed millions of computers running anti-theft software could be at risk of being hijacked by cyber attackers.

Retailers must guard against craftier hacks, senators say

Members of the U.S. Senate Judiciary Committee point to the failure of the retail industry to implement stronger measures against hacking.

Most cybercrime comes from a few core groups, report says

Reports on under-reported Russian activity

Silk Road bust gave a bitcoin windfall to US agencies

A New York court has forced Ross Ulbricht to forfeit 29,655 bitcoins and the Silk Road website.

Turns out young people want to be actors, not cyber security professionals

According to a new study by Raytheon, far too few are interested in a career in cyber security.