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THE big winners of the NBN will be data-hungry households downloading TV shows, as research reveals the Coalition's plan will deliver the country $18 billion.
We hear stories on the news about hackers getting into a store's database and stealing a customer's credit card information.
A recent spam campaign encouraged Russian speakers to install malware on their computers to participate in DDoS attacks, researchers said The cybercriminal gang behind the Kelihos botnet is tricking users into installing malware on their computers by appealing to pro-Russian sentiments stoked by recent international sanctions against the country.
One of the most terrifying realities of cyber crime is that it's now easier than ever to become a cyber criminal.
Singapore on Tuesday announced new measures to strengthen cyber security to prevent a recurrence of attacks on government websites incuding those of its president and prime minister.
As smartphones become the new laptop, we're using them for everything; from taking pictures, to accessing emails, and even checking bank account information.
Toshiba America Medical Systems, Inc.'s MR systems have received approval to operate with the U.S. Air Force.
Hackers attacked Sony's PlayStation Network and disrupted the travel plans of a top company executive by going on Twitter to suggest that there was a bomb on his American Airlines plane.
The malware responsible for the Target and Supervalu data breaches could have hit more than 1,000 other businesses, according to the Secret Service.
Alleged hacker James Raj Arokiasamy was slapped with 105 additional charges of computer misuse on Monday, bringing the total he faces to 162.
The human body has the potential for amazing feats, but it also has built-in limitations - we can't hear certain tones, we see a limited range of colors, and we can't feel magnetic and electrical fields around us the way some animals do.
Internet Party founder Kim Dotcom says his comments yesterday about hacking the German Prime Minister's credit rating had nothing to do with the hacking of the Whale Oil blog.
In the latest breach of privacy and Internet security, a cyber attack originating in China hacked into the computers of Community Health Systems Inc., one of the largest U.S. hospital groups, resulting in the theft of Social Security numbers and other personal information of 4.5 million patients.
The security of home and work computers is important in this day and age when hackers could be lurking on the other side.
Remember the massive data breach Target suffered late last year, where hackers compromised the credit card data of over 40 million Target customers and cost the retail giant millions of dollars? Well, the federal government says that attack might just be the beginning.
Updated: Wed Aug 27, 2014 12:09 am
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