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Pirate Bay co-founder gets reduced sentence on appeal

The Swedish Svea Court of Appeal has overturned a verdict against Gottfrid Svartholm Warg for intrusion and fraud against Nordea bank, but has upheld the verdict finding him guilty of hacking IT firm Logica.

How your identity gets swiped even if you're careful

LexisNexis, Kroll, and Dunn & Bradstreet have been thoroughly pwned by identity stealing hackers. Who pays the price? You and me.

Iran accused of hacking into U.S. Navy computers

Hackers backed by Iran have penetrated an unclassified U.S. Navy network in one of the most serious incidents of cybercrime yet by the Middle East nation, according to a report Friday.

PC security, NSA-style: 7 tips from the spymasters

Some of the agency's countersurveillance tips are easy for anyone to implement.

'HoneyDocs' lays irresistible bait for hackers

Police in Austin, Texas, set up sting operations with cars they have under surveillance, watching for thieves to break into them. Marcus J. Carey's Web service, HoneyDocs -- born in the same city -- uses the same concept, only with computer files.

How to protect your PC against devious security traps

From phishers to hackers to all sorts of attackers, here's what you need to know to stay safe on the Web.

Mobile hacking contest offers $300,000 in bug bounties

HP TippingPoint's bug bounty program today said it will again sponsor a mobile-only hacking contest this fall, when it will put up $300,000 in prize money for researchers who demonstrate successful attacks against mobile services and browsers.

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Massive hack compromises data of two million Vodafone Germany customers

The breach affects roughly 1-in-40 German citizens.

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High-profile hack attack offers a lesson for other at-risk sites

The Syrian Electronic Army hit multiple targets last week, including Twitter and the New York Times, and it should be a warning to other web businesses that remain at risk

Hack of New York Times holds a lesson for all businesses

You may not be the New York Times or Washington Post, but recent attacks highlight weaknesses that all businesses should be aware of.