The Pwn2Own contest, a hackathon run by security firm Trend Micro’s Zero Day Initiative (ZDI) in Japan sees this year’s winners in Keen Lab, a popular crew of Chinese hackers who hacked Apple’s iPhone and Google’s Nexus device.
BOSTON — The Latest on a man who acknowledges launching a computer network attack against Boston Children’s Hospital (all times local):
A Massachusetts man charged in a 2014 computer network attack against Boston Children’s Hospital fell to the
Hacker attempting to rebuild life but criminal record is preventing LulzCart from getting a normal job
Have you ever wondered what happens to an Anonymous hacker after his arrest and sentencing? Softpedia caught up with LulzCart, a prodigious hacktivist that
Web-connected gizmos played a major role in Friday’s attack that took down retailer, social media and other websites.
(Bloomberg)—Are you looking forward to the day when your sleeping baby’s diaper tells you it’s wet before the wetness wakes your baby?
ST. LOUIS, MO (KTVI) – Last Friday, October 21, a massive cyber attack paralyzed several popular internet sites in the United States, including Twitter, Amazon, CNN, and Netflix.
Director of National Intelligence James Clapper believes that this was a non-state
The hacker known as the Jester left a message on a Russian Ministry of Foreign Affairs website Friday.
“Comrades! We interrupt regular scheduled Russian Foreign Affairs Website programming to bring you the following important message,” he wrote. “Knock it
The U.S. National Highway Traffic Safety issued recommendations to automakers on Monday on how to protect connected and automated vehicles from cyber attacks. The agency’s guidelines are suggestions, but cannot be enforced.
“Cybersecurity is a safety issue, and a top
Gardaí, along with Europol and the FBI, have yet to discover who was behind the cyber attack on a number of Government websites earlier this year.
The head of the Garda Cybercrime Unit, detective superintendent Michael Gubbins, said that Irish
There is a major trend to connect everyday items to the internet — everything from remote access cameras, security systems, baby monitors, lights and refrigerators to personal tracking tools and other monitoring systems, but a recent distributed denial of service
There had been speculations about the possible occurrence of World War 3. This theory is formulated after different countries acquire high-caliber weapons from Russia. But it appears like the war will start in an unexpected way.
Recently, different websites shut
Linux users are being warned that a dangerous and pervasive security flaw has been discovered inside the kernel that allows an attacker to easily gain full access. Dubbed “Dirty COW”, the exploit has reportedly been around for many years, but
On Friday, Oct. 21, hackers used millions of everyday internet-connected devices such as printers, refrigerators, cameras and so on to launch an unprecedented attack on a critical part of the Internet.
Last Friday’s Internet Attack
According to Fortune, last Friday’s
LONDON, Oct 24 (Reuters) – A group of 105 British members of parliament (MPs) have asked President Barack Obama to withdraw a warrant for the extradition of an autistic Briton who is accused of hacking high-security U.S. state computers.
Major websites were inaccessible to people across wide swaths of the United States on Friday after a company that manages crucial parts of the internet’s infrastructure said it was under attack. Users reported sporadic problems reaching several websites, including Twitter,
The American vigilante hacker known as Jester (whose signature graphic is shown above) took a swipe at Russia for hacking U.S. sites. The self-described “gray hat” hacker who calls himself “Jester” hacked the Russian Ministry of Foreign Affairs website Friday
Chinese hackers tried to steal information from a US aircraft carrier patrolling in the South China Sea when the country was under pressure to withdraw its claim over the waters.
USS Ronald Reagan, a nuclear-powered aircraft carrier, was on patrol
Hackers have perpetrated numerous attacks on iMessage users, bombarding unsuspecting Apple desktop and iPhone owners with messages in Chinese in a supposed attempt to steal personal information.
The attack begins as a text message in Chinese from an unknown foreign
SIX MONTHS AGO, Hector Monsegur hit send on an email to about a dozen new hires on the IT staff of a certain Seattle-based tech company whose names were carefully chosen from social media. The email, as he describes it,
RAYNHAM – More than 700 debit card customers of HarborOne Bank have been impacted by “fraudulent activity,” HarborOne Senior Vice President Dave Tryder told the Taunton Daily Gazette Wednesday afternoon.
HarborOne has teamed up with local police and the FBI
Mikko Hyppönen told the audience at WIRED Security that the vast majority of hackers are part of organised crime syndicates
Forget the cliché of lonely figures in hoodies crouched over laptops, feverishly bashing out lines of code. Online crime is