A piece of malicious software spotted by Trend Micro uses the note-taking service Evernote as a place to pick up new instructions.
The damages caused by a virtual attack would need to be as serious as those in a real world, or kinetic, attack.
Legal experts are stepping in to help hacker Andrew Auernheimer appeal his 41 month prison sentence for illegally accessing emails and other data belonging to about 120,000 iPad subscribers of AT&T's networks.
Cyber threats from larger, more advanced nations that have diplomatic relations with the United States focus on cyber espionage and theft. But Iran is a more irrational actor and is building a cyber capability that is retaliatory in nature.
U.S companies and government agencies can learn from the large-scale disruptions that have hit several banks and media outlets in South Korea in the last 24 hours, security analysts said.
A federal judge Monday sentenced a hacker to 41 months in prison for illegally accessing email addresses and other data belonging to more than 120,000 iPad subscribers from AT&T's networks.
A denial of service attack shut down Brian Krebs' website while at the same time police showed up at his door, pointed guns at him and threw him into handcuffs.
The U.S. Congress may need to create stiffer penalties for criminal computer hacking to deter the growing number of attacks on U.S. government agencies and businesses, some lawmakers said Wednesday.
If your company's site has been hacked, there's a new Google resource that offers help.