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26 min ago | Asia News Network
A new type of cyber-attack that sends data to internet service providers' servers via home routers has caused internet failures in at least 4.8 million households since spring, The Yomiuri Shimbun learns.
4 hrs ago | ABA Journal
A federal judge in the U.S. territory of Guam ruled that the arrest in a foreign country of an accused Russian hacker was permissible under U.S. law and that he can be delivered to Seattle to face multiple charges, the Associated Press and the Moscow Times report.
8 hrs ago | ComputerWorld
A new program that encrypts files to extort money from users highlights that attackers don't need advanced programming skills to create dangerous and effective ransomware threats, especially when strong encryption technology is freely available.
12 hrs ago | Brandon Sun
The head of Canada's electronic spy agency says malicious hackers are "constantly probing" federal computer systems so they can break in and steal valuable information.
15 hrs ago | KMIZ
A report shared exclusively with CNNMoney shows that the 2014 Jeep Cherokee, 2015 Cadillac Escalade and 2014 Toyota Prius were the most "hackable" of 20 car models reviewed by automotive security researchers.
19 hrs ago | Mediaite.com
After months of denial , the CIA admitted this morning that it had hacked into the computers of Senate staffers to monitor their investigations of the agency's interrogation programs, National Journal reports .
Electronic medical records let doctors have all of your patient information at their fingertips, but they may also allow hackers the same privilege.
Police: Cyber attack compromised credit card info in MD A recent cyber attack targeted credit-card processing companies, including one with contracts in Maryland.
Cornell, 55, also will become chairman, the Minneapolis- based company said today in a statement.
China's foreign ministry accused Canada on Thursday of making irresponsible accusations lacking any credible evidence after Canada singled out Chinese hackers for attacking a key computer network and lodged a protest with Beijing.
A software vulnerability forced the shutdown of Canada Revenue Agency's electronic tax filing system in April.
The same tools that help millions of Americans work from home are being exploited by cybercriminals to break into the computer networks of retailers like Dallas-based Neiman Marcus and Target.
The Tor anonymous encryption service offers internet users a way to surf the web with anonymity and prides itself on the level of security it offers.
Hackers attacked the infrastructure of Tor, the anonymizing service, earlier this month in an incident that may have compromised a number of hidden services, according to an announcement posted today by the Tor Project's director, Roger Dingledine.
THE VIDEO GAMES INDUSTRY is at the mercy of a large scale advanced cyber attack campaign designed to steal source code, Dell's security arm Secureworks has revealed .
The recent cyber attack against Canada's National Research Council was not first time that foreign and domestic entities have been accused of illegally infiltrating Canadian corporate or government computers.
We're constantly being told that the internet of things is set to revolutionize the world we live in.
Updated: Fri Aug 01, 2014 11:20 pm
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