A new zombie army of hacked Internet of Things devices forced thousands of Brits offline, as hackers tried to expand the reach of their botnet.
The UK internet providers TalkTalk and Post Office confirmed that some of their customers experienced
The Congress’s website was on Thursday taken down and hundreds of e-mail and Twitter accounts of its members, including those of several senior leaders, were disabled following a series of massive cyber attacks on the server that hosts the services.
The proliferation of fake news has shone a light on another murky corner the web, the practice of typosquatting.
These are the URLs that pass for common ones — say Amazoon.com instead of Amazon.com — if the user isn’t paying
Using nothing more than a laptop and an internet connection, hackers can guess credit card information in as little as six seconds, new research has found.
A research team at Newcastle University in the United Kingdom found that simple guesswork
The San Francisco rail system was “hijacked” last Saturday by a hacker who demanded ransom in exchange for not releasing important data of the agency. Now, the tables have turned.
After holding the Muni hostage, the hacker is now the
More than a million Android phones are infected with Gooligan, a strain of malware Google is fighting in earnest. Cybercriminals used the spyware to steal 1.3 million Google accounts in the last four months, researchers warned. (AP Photo/Paul Sakuma)
With the new patch on the PTR, has also come a new set of tools for Blizzard to catch hackers. This has caught out a major wave of hackers utilizing aimbot programs such as Highnoon and Overjoint.
Karma is a bitch. The hackers who infiltrated SFMTA’s computer system last weekend got hacked themselves, according to this Forbes story. After the Forbes reporter contacted the hacker via the email address in the hacker’s error message display, the reporter
Users names, address, dates of birth and account transaction history was stolen by the hackers
ALMOST 27,000 National Lottery players have had their online accounts hacked – and some have even had their personal information stolen.
It was announced this
Just two weeks ago, hacked data on more than 412 million users of FriendFinder Networks’s adult websites was dumped online. Now hackers have reportedly compromised another popular adult website, xHamster.
The hack only impacted a fairly small portion of
Carleton University has become the latest victim of a ransomware attack, with hackers demanding the school pay up in bitcoins if it wants access to its computer network.
In a warning posted to its webpage Tuesday, the university’s computing and
Germany’s foreign intelligence chief has warned that Russia could seek to disrupt next year’s German elections with cyber attacks.
Bruno Kahl said his agency was aware of cyber attacks with no other purpose than “causing political uncertainty”.
“Europe is in
Some San Francisco public railway riders had a little more to be thankful for during the Thanksgiving weekend: free rides.
That’s according to Fortune, which reported hackers infiltrated a computer network used by San Francisco’s public railway system during the
Tiny Lichtenstein is known for its adorable castles, alpine vistas and, until recently, being an unabashed tax haven for billionaires. However, some customers may regret stashing any funds in the principality because of a hack at the Valartis Bank, according
Among the growing list of security threats expected to expand in the coming year are hackers probing emerging software-defined infrastructure for vulnerabilities.
According to a security forecast released this week by Intel Corp.’s (NASDAQ: INTC) McAfee Labs, exploits targeting the
Newscasts on Israeli Channels 2 and 10 were temporarily disrupted on Tuesday evening by hackers suspected to be pro-Palestinian Arab activists, Haaretz reports.
During the disruption, which lasted about half a minute, images of Muslim holy sites were shown with
The Austrian Foreign Ministry’s website has been subjected to a massive DDoS attack, which was reportedly carried out by a Turkish group of hackers. The attack was allegedly provoked by Austria’s tough stance on Turkey.
The DDoS attack took place
Japanese government officials have denied reports that a secure network used by the country’s defense forces was attacked earlier this year.
An attacker was able to break into the Ground Self-Defense Force’s computer systems, sources at the Japanese Ministry of
The most concerning thing revealed so far about the cybercriminal attack on the San Francisco light rail system at the Thanksgiving weekend was that the virus was able to infect so much of the system, said cybersecurity experts.
The Defense Ministry and Self-Defense Forces were targeted by a sophisticated cyberattack in September that may have compromised the Defense Information Infrastructure, Japan’s internal military network, ministry sources say.
The attacker, possibly a state actor, initially penetrated the Ground Self-Defense