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2 hrs ago | The Wichita Eagle
Some of those problems have been identified in the past but were left unresolved, the Lawrence Journal-World reported.
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7 hrs ago | ComputerWorld
A third-party advertising framework integrated in hundreds of Android apps contains a vulnerability that could allow hackers to steal sensitive information from users' phones, according to security researchers from antivirus firm Bitdefender.
11 hrs ago | Patch.com
Hackers attacked the L.A. Gay & Lesbian Center's computer systems over a period of about two months in an effort to steal credit card, Social Security and other financial information, but there is no evidence any data was compromised, the center announced Tuesday.
12 hrs ago | Government Executive
Chinese hackers have accessed the servers of several foreign ministries in Europe, using one of the oldest tricks in the book.
14 hrs ago | CBS Local
A Wisconsin man who joined an Anonymous hacker attack for one minute has been sentenced to two years of federal probation and ordered to pay $183,000 in restitution to Koch Industries.
18 hrs ago | Al Bawaba
A financially-linked cyber attack is reported every 14 seconds in the GCC, according to the Saudi Monetary Agency Three in 10 consumers in Saudi Arabia have experienced cybercrime in the past year, with bank customers across the Gulf "vulnerable" to identity theft and financial loss, according to a survey released on Monday.
A Glendale man who admitted hacking into hundreds of Facebook, Skype and email accounts, then coerced women to strip for him by threatening to release nude or embarrassing photos he found on their computers, was sentenced Monday to five years in federal prison.
Chinese hackers eavesdropped on the computers of five European foreign ministries before last September's G20 Summit, which was dominated by the Syrian crisis, according to research by computer security firm FireEye Inc The hackers infiltrated the ministries' computer networks by sending emails to staff containing tainted files with titles such as ... (more)
Prosecutors say Kazaryan illegally accessed the accounts and found nude photos and personal passwords that women had stored online.
An intermediate certificate authority registered to the French Ministry of Finance issued rogue certificates for several Google domains without authorization.
The outlook cites that one major data breach will occur every month next year, and advanced mobile banking and targeted attacks will accelerate.
A group of defendants belonging to the hacktivist group Anonymous have pleaded guilty in federal court to a cyber attack on Paypal's website.
Online media reports indicate hackers have stolen usernames and passwords for nearly two million accounts on popular email and social media websites.
Today, Russian police and computer security experts released additional details about this individual, revealing a much more vivid picture of the cybercrime underworld today.
The latest issue is personal information of around 6,000 Louisiana taxpayers and another 7,000 or so in Connecticut.
And according to a new report from The Washington Post , that's exactly what the FBI did.
A new report on FBI surveillance techniques has revealed some interesting details on the hacks the Bureau is using to keep tabs on suspected criminals.