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12 min ago | West Australian
A group of 13 defendants who had been charged in a cyber attack on PayPal's website pleaded guilty and admitted to the December 2010 attack over PayPal's suspension of WikiLeaks accounts.
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3 hrs ago | Suria
A local man was charged in a Singapore court Friday for defacing the Prime Minister's website, in the latest crackdown against perpetrators of a recent spate of cyber attacks in the city-state.
7 hrs ago | UTV
Ulster Bank customers were unable to access its online services for a time on Friday - due to an apparent "cyber attack" on NatWest, which is owned by the same RBS parent group.
11 hrs ago | Thurrock Gazette
Royal Bank of Scotland said its websites were the victim of a cyber attack that left some customers unable to access their accounts in the group's second computer crash in less than a week.
14 hrs ago | KFVS12
A suburban Kansas City man has admitted taking part in a $725,000 fraud scheme that involved hacking into business computer systems and stealing customers' identity information.
In the past couple of months, security researchers have discovered huge numbers of hacked passwords for popular websites posted to the net, available for hackers to use and abuse.
Suddenly, it's not just about fake messages being posted to your social media accounts.
"Criminal botnet" sounds like something from a forgotten sci-fi serial from the 1970s, but turns out they're real, and they'll steal your passwords.
Symantec, the biggest maker of computer-security software, is replacing its technology chief with a Microsoft veteran as Chief Executive Officer Steve Bennett seeks to overhaul the company's offerings.
Two million Facebook, Gmail and Twitter passwords were recently stolen as a result of key logging software, maliciously installed on an untold number of computers around the world.
JPMorgan Chase & Co is warning some 465,000 holders of prepaid cash cards issued by the bank that their personal information may have been accessed by hackers who attacked its network in July.
It estimates that, on average, consumers will lose 255 in video, photo and music files because they have failed to either secure them or back them up.
Katriona Guthrie-Honea is hoping to rekindle that thrill for people of all ages with Seattle's first do-it-yourself biotech lab.
Hackers have stolen usernames and passwords for nearly two million accounts at Facebook, Google, Twitter, Yahoo and others, according to a report released this week.
A security researcher has released software and technical instructions for modifying a drone so that it can identify and hijack other drones.
German police say they have arrested two people and seized illegally generated bitcoins worth more than 700,000 euros in an investigation of computer fraud.