A security researcher has poured through file dumps of leaked Adobe password info, and surprise! Millions of people use utterly atrocious passwords.
The shuddering effectiveness of the DNS reflection DDoS attack on Spamhaus this March is a forewarning of a growing criminal interest in the technique, new figures from mitigation firm Prolexic have suggested.
The Finnish government's computer networks have been breached by malware for years.
If you use the open-source Mongo database, be aware that its hosting/support arm has been compromised by attackers.
A California-based artificial intelligence startup claims to have written software that cracks CAPTCHA images with 90% accuracy.
Buffer, a service for scheduling social media posts, said Sunday it has strengthened its security after spammers gained access to its network.
Convicted computer hackers could be recruited to join the government's new Joint Cyber Reserve, the unit's chief has said.
In a rare move, a federal court in Idaho ordered a software developer's computer seized and its contents copied without prior notice because the developer described himself as a 'hacker' on his website.
The cloud software vendor's “hackathon,” will present $1 million to the developer or team who creates the top prize-winning mobile app with Salesforce.com technology.
Sophisticated attackers could soon adopt an innovative technique for bypassing one of the most effective mechanisms for preventing a Windows security breach, researchers say.