In an era where technology boosts the speed and extensiveness of knowledge turnover within the society, it’s hard to deny the fact that modern technologies such as social media platforms have influenced the human lives. As the digital age continues,
If you think companies and individuals have your data under lock and key, then think again. With hackers becoming more sophisticated and rarely ever getting caught, we’ll likely see more and more breaches in the future.
That’s at least according
There’s been no shortage of high-profile hacks over the last few years — think Target, Sony and Ashley Madison — but one sector that hasn’t made as much news for breaches is financial. According to the Identify Theft Resource Center,
They are alleged to have used fake identification to obtain a new debit card and make more than $9,000 in purchases.
New York State Police are investigating an identity theft that occurred in April of 2016 at the Chase
A North Korean intelligence officer has defected to the South, according to South Korea’s Yonhap news agency. This is the highest ranking officer to ever defect.
The colonel was a member of the Reconnaissance General Bureau. The man is believed
Hackers can break into your Facebook, Gmail, Hotmail or Yahoo account for just $129, says Dell
According to an annual report from Dell SecureWorks on underground hacker marketplaces, hiring a hacker to compromise an account with a popular email or
The extradition of Romanian hacker “Guccifer” to the U.S. at a critical point in the FBI’s criminal investigation of Hillary Clinton’s email use is “not a coincidence,” according to an intelligence source close to the case.
One of the notches
Shedding EMC’s content management unit would help the companies soften the financial blow of Dell’s $67 billion bid to buy the storage vendor.
Dell, which already is selling its services business for $3 billion and still has its Quest and
Months after being hacked and getting all its secrets leaked online, the spyware vendor Hacking Team is still in business—but struggling to survive. Now, the Italian government has dealt the embattled company another blow.
The government authority who oversees the
A Santa Fe man will spend three years and four months behind bars for his role in what a judge described as an “ongoing crime wave of identity theft and fraud.”
Johnny Moreno, 41, on Tuesday pleaded guilty to 14
Along with you and your passengers, there is something else riding along in your vehicle. It’s a powerful computer and in short, that means your car or SUV can be hacked. It’s possible, but don’t be too alarmed that hackers
Australians have been warned that all mobile phone and email communications are constantly vulnerable to being hacked by “foreign adversaries”.
“None of our networks are safe,” said Devin Nunes, a congressman who heads the intelligence committee in the US House
Online hacking group Anonymous is taking responsibility for breaching U.S. Census Bureau databases and posting what looks like personally identifiable information on various federal and state government employees.
In a tweet Wednesday, the collective posted a link to a website
If anybody is still labouring under the mistaken belief that anything online can remain private and secure, this week should have seen them finally admit defeat. In the US, UCLA Health reported) that 4.5 million health records had been compromised.
This past Tuesday, federal officials announced that four men had been arrested based on an investigation in to a pump and dump penny stock scheme as well as Bitcoin operation. After the announcement of the arrests, with the individuals being
While computers bring great benefits they come with drawbacks too – not least, as news stories reveal every day, the insecurity of often very private data connected to the public internet. Only now that computers are appearing in practically everything,
BlackBerry Ltd (NASDAQ:BBRY) (TSE:BB) took the stage to demonstrate the way in which a terrorist could access an infusion pump inside a hospital and give patients a lethal morphine dose. The demonstration was held in New York City, during the global
As a member of the House Select Committee on Intelligence, I am reminded every day that we live in a dangerous world. It is violent and chaotic, and it’s becoming more so all the time.
But among the many national
Retailer Target offered up a look into the day-to-day operations of its new “Cyber Fusion Center.”
In a Tuesday (July 21) article on the company’s web site, Target said its data security efforts — part of the $1 billion the
According to local newspaper Nikkei, Japan’s Ministry of Internal Affairs and Communications has put forward a set of cyber-security proposals in relations to the Games, and intends to request around 20 billion yen (£103 million) in government funding over the