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Dairy Queen stores hacked by 'Backoff' malware, payment card data stolen

The systems were accessed using account credentials from a third-party vendor, Dairy Queen said

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Hackers launch Apple ID phishing campaign playing on iCloud security worries

Phishing emails masquerade as security alerts from Apple about rogue iTunes purchases, researchers from Symantec said

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Your living room is vulnerable to cyber attacks

A Kaspersky Labs researcher hacked his own home and found a number of serious security concerns.

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Survey: Most hackers do it for the lulz

A majority of hackers are in it for the thrill, and hardly any think they'll get caught.

Anonymous spying on US government

A private FBI memo suggests that the hacktivist group may have compromised the security of several government agencies.

Hackers behind iPhone ransom attacks arrested in Russia

A man and a teenaged boy are accused of using phishing and social engineering attacks to hijack Apple IDs and lock iOS devices

Avast: Windows XP users already attacked 6 times more often than Windows 7 users

And that's BEFORE Microsoft discontinues Windows XP security support on April 8.

Banks enlist smartphones to help battle online fraud

To ward off cyber-crooks trying to break into customers' accounts, banks are expanding their security efforts beyond desktops and onto iPhones and other mobile devices.

Kickstarter hacked; logins, encrypted passwords accessed

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User data was stolen, though credit card information remained intact, Kickstarter said.

Artificial Intelligence startup may have cracked CAPTCHA

A California-based artificial intelligence startup claims to have written software that cracks CAPTCHA images with 90% accuracy.