Unisys Corporation (NYSE: UIS) announced today that participants in a recent ethical hacking event sponsored by the University of Hawaii failed to access a computerised document protected by Unisys Stealth – or even detect its presence on the network.
Yuan Wei considered himself one of a legion of China’s so-called “ethical hackers” — computer programmers who spend their free time prowling corporate servers trying to detect security vulnerabilities in order to help fix them.
Now he’s sitting in jail.
The Internet is often associated with freedom and adventure — a cyber space where we can be anyone or anything. We’ve been under the impressionable influence of 90’s optimism for far too long. It was the general belief of coders,
Ransomware might be lucrative for some cybercriminals, but there are those who condemn holding hospitals to ransom.
Ransomware attacks against hospitals represent a growing threat which is becoming increasingly lucrative for some cybercriminals — even while other hackers are openly
In cities and towns across lower Michigan, officials have found 68 credit card skimmers, installed by scammers meaning to steal personal information.
The Michigan Department of Agriculture, tasked with responding to service stations and removing the devices, provided MLive
Yoo Ho-gyun, 24, had trouble every time he went out because there are limited numbers of public toilets in Songdo, Incheon, and the ones that are in public buildings are usually locked, available only for store owners and their customers.
Lincoln Davidson is a research associate for Asia Studies at the Council on Foreign Relations.
Over the last few years, Chinese President Xi Jinping has made improving cybersecurity a major policy goal. And yet the Chinese leadership is moving towards
The US healthcare hacking spree continues as a group of hackers reportedly leaked a massive amount of sensitive patient data and internal documents. The data dump, which reportedly consists of over 100,000 stolen files, includes names, addresses, phone numbers and
A group claiming allegiance to a far-right Ukrainian political party appears to have hacked the Central Ohio Urology Group’s patient information database.
The Twitter page of a group that identifies with Pravy Sektor, or Right Sector, was used Tuesday to
Hong Kong-based Bitcoin exchange Bitfinex reported that hackers have stolen some 119,756 Bitcoin, or about $65m in cash at current prices – the latest security compromise involving cryptocurrency, in what is turning out to be a testing year.
The founder of an “ethical hacking” community in China, Fang Xiaodun, was arrested by Chinese authorities a week ago according to Chinese news outlet Caixinwang.
With up to 5,000 members, Wooyun was considered to be China’s largest community of white-hat
Although originally referring to a more innocent though mostly defiant pursuits, “hacking” has taken a negative character, especially in mainstream media. Now associated more with unauthorized intrusions into servers, websites, and computers, hacking is mostly regarded as an activity that
Frozenbox Network, the developer behind Parrot Security OS, has announced the release of final Parrot Security OS 3.0 “Lithium” computer operating system as reported by Marius Nestor from Softpedia.
For those who don’t know, It’s a cloud-friendly distribution based on
Businesses and government organisations are starting to recruit ethical hackers to ensure their security processes are up to scratch.
Hackers have long held the reputation of gaining unauthorised access to computers for criminal-related activities, such as stealing money, identity, or
Twenty-five year-old hacker Saket Modi has got the support of Snapdeal’s former chief product officer, Anand Chandrasekaran, to build a platform that will give CEOs and senior leaders a bird’s-eye view of how secure their companies, especially banks, are
The team over at ArchAssault, a GNU/Linux operating system based on the famous Arch Linux distro and designed for ethical hackers, announced a few minutes ago on their Twitter account that they are changing the OS’ name to ArchStrike.
With a name like Open Air, having one’s security breached would be the last thing on the mind of someone looking for a free Wi-Fi connection to check email or update a Facebook profile.
I connected to that network knowing
NEW YORK– There’s a vibrant underground market for tools to hack you, but one company is making offers out in the open.
Last year, Zerodium publicly offered $1 million for a powerful, new hack that would remotely sneak into an
FBI Director James Comey said Wednesday that the government had purchased “a tool” from a private party in order to unlock the iPhone used by one of the San Bernardino shooters.
“Litigation between the government and Apple over the San
Joe Trentacosta not only encourages a hack into Southern Maryland Electric Cooperative’s computer network—the co-op foots the bill for it.
And other co-ops would do well to follow suit, said Trentacosta, senior vice president and chief information officer at the