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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.
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"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.
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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.
A man accused of hacking into a University of Nebraska database pled guilty Tuesday to one count of intentionally damaging a protected computer and causing loss in excess of $5,000.
Layers of software protect data on your desktop and internet security applications ward off viruses plus hackers.
A U.S. senator has asked 20 of the world's biggest automakers for information on how they secure their vehicles from cyber attacks, in light of reports by security experts who say they have identified ways to hack into cars.
As appliances become smarter and smarter, the increase in technology might open up security risks for things that previously would not have been an issue.
For the last few years, Filipino hackers have been targeting government websites, defacing homepages or sending enormous amounts of illegal traffic to crash web servers.