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.
The breach affects roughly 1-in-40 German citizens.
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
You may not be the New York Times or Washington Post, but recent attacks highlight weaknesses that all businesses should be aware of.
What is the Syrian Electronic Army? What are they after? Should you be scared? Read on for the answers.
Less than two weeks after suffering a prolonged website outage, the New York Times was knocked offline again on Tuesday--apparently as the result of a malicious hacking attack.
A Pennsylvania man and other hackers conspired to install backdoors into computer networks and sell root access to those networks, according to court documents.
Windows, with its greater levels of adoption, has long been the preferred target of hackers; for the mobile world, that dubious title clearly now goes to Android, security researchers say.
In addition to lax passwords, manufacturer lacks a effective way to get its patches and updates out to customers.
Cyber criminals will bank their Windows XP zero-day vulnerabilities until after Microsoft stops patching the aged operating system next April, a security expert argued today.