"Don't open that attachment!" warns Sophos security analyst Graham Cluley. If you get an email appearing to be from world-famous jeweler Tiffany's, saying something like, "Kindly open to see export License and payment invoice attached," it likely contains a malicious Trojan horse, designed to infect and compromise your computer.
One of the first times hackers tried to infiltrate Danny O'Brien through his email inbox, it was in the guise of a human-rights event invitation from what appeared to be a friend.
The move comes after a number of hacks of high-profile Twitter accounts, including The Onion , the Associated Press and E! Online .
Twitter is adding an extra security measure to users' accounts following a series of high-profile breaches by hackers hitting media organisations and others.
More than 1,400 people who booked sessions online have been contacted by New Forest District Council following the discovery that someone has hacked into its website.
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Scripps reporter Isaac Wolf has been accused of hacking after his research turned up personal customer data that was publicly available on the websites of TerraCom Inc.
Whistle-blowers' information on crime has been downloaded when the official South African Police Service website was hacked into, says Sita.
Detective accused of hiring hackers to obtain webmail access credentials for 30 targets, accessing federal crime-information database without authorization.
The Will County Courts website is currently experiencing down time, following a recent cyber attack, Sun-Times Media reports .
Los Alamos National Laboratory Director Charlie McMillan said the importance of securing the nation's electrical grid is becoming more serious as hackers invade computer systems linked to the nation's infrastructure.
The House Ways and Mean Committee proposal varies from a Senate bill – as well as recommendations from a state-hired consultant – that would keep computer work at individual state agencies while centralizing security in a S.C. Budget and Control Board division.
Chinese hackers who breached Google's servers several years ago gained access to a sensitive database with years' worth of information about U.S. surveillance targets, according to current and former government officials.
Just because you don't see it, doesn't mean it's not there. Students at Monte Vista High School in Danville got a lesson in that axiom during an educational presentation last Thursday.
An NYPD detective hacked into computers to collect private e-mail accounts and passwords of 21 fellow officers and nine other people, said authorities after arresting the man Tuesday.
A slew of attorneys are available to answer questions from residents who may be concerned about their information being compromised during last week's cyber attack on the city's website.
NEWS ANALYSIS: The Chinese Army added to its cyber-warfare arsenal and is attacking U.S. networks that haven't been strengthened since the last attacks.