Law enforcement agencies have dismantled a major cybercriminal network responsible for malware-based attacks that have been harassing victims across the globe for years.
Saudia Arabia’s government agencies were hit with a cyber attack that security researchers are blaming on a worm-like malware that can wipe computer systems, destroying data.
The latest strain of Mirai, the malware that’s been infecting internet routers from Germany’s Deutsche Telekom, has spread to devices in at least 10 other countries, according to security firm Flashpoint.
A new version of Mirai -- a malware that’s been enslaving poorly secured IoT devices -- has found a new victim: vulnerable internet routers from Germany’s Deutsche Telekom.
It may take several years or even decades, but hackers won’t necessarily always be human. Artificial intelligence –- a technology that also promises to revolutionize cyber security -- could one day become the go-to hacking tool.
Michael Flynn, the man President-elect Donald Trump plans to name as U.S. national security advisor, believes the government is falling behind on cybersecurity.
Apple may have refused to help the FBI unlock the iPhone used by the San Bernardino shooter, but the tech industry is still better off working with the U.S. government on encryption issues than ducking away, according to a former official with the Obama administration.
Is the outsourcing of IT jobs a form of discrimination? A group of laid-off IT workers at the University of California, San Francisco may raise this very question as part of a possible lawsuit meant to fight outsourcing at the school.
Audrey Hatten-Milholin has worked at the University of California, San Francisco for 17 years. But come February, her job in the IT department as a system architect will be taken over by a worker in India. Even worse, Hatten-Milholin has been asked to train her replacement.
A consumer protection group in China is asking Apple to investigate problems with iPhone 6 and iPhone 6s units randomly shutting down.
Hotel and restaurant chains, beware. A notorious cybercriminal gang is tricking businesses into installing malware by calling their customer services representatives and convincing them to open malicious email attachments.
A U.K. official has ordered the extradition of a British man to the U.S. on charges of hacking government computers belonging to NASA and the Department of Defense.
Hours after Donald Trump won the presidential election, a suspected Russian cyberespionage team was blamed for targeting several U.S. think tanks with phishing emails designed to fool victims into installing malware.
When President-elect Donald Trump officially takes office, he’ll inherit a powerful U.S. surveillance apparatus, including the National Security Agency, that’s already been accused of trampling over privacy rights.
The malware behind last month's massive distributed denial-of-service attack in the U.S. appears to be losing its potency. Ironically, hackers are to blame for diluting its power.