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.
Hackers managed to steal a database containing customer credentials and contact information from PR Newswire, a major press release distribution service that's used by tens of thousands of companies and public relations agencies.
The vulnerability allows attackers to abuse the vBulletin configuration mechanism to create a secondary administrative account, the researchers said Wednesday.
Russian authorities have arrested the main developer of the notorious Blackhole exploit kit, one of the most popular attack tools used to infect Web users with malware.
Hosting provider LeaseWeb became the latest high-profile company to have its domain name taken over by attackers, highlighting that DNS (Domain Name System) hijacking is a significant threat, even to technically adept businesses.
Most malware is mundane, but these innovative techniques are exploiting systems and networks of even the savviest users
Police secretly arrested a London-based teen last April in connection with the huge DDoS attack on anti-spam organization Spamhaus.