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An increasing number of hackers are breaking into major retailer's data systems.
A Canadian court denies bail to a man accused by the U.S. Department of Justice of hacking into defense contractor Boeing's network.
On July 23, law enforcement officials arrested seven suspects, from Russia to New York, after they allegedly hacked into more than 1,000 StubHub accounts and placed orders for over 1.6 million tickets.
A critical vulnerability found recently in a popular newsletter plug-in for WordPress is actively being targeted by hackers and was used to compromise an estimated 50,000 sites so far.
Hackers have stolen user contact information, including email addresses and phone numbers, from the website of the European Central Bank and attempted to extort money from the institution.
Cyber security sleuths have alerted Indian Internet users against hacking attempts of a clandestine multi-identity virus - Bladabindi - which steals sensitive personal information of a user for nefarious purposes.
The European Central Bank said on Thursday its website had been hacked and some email addresses and other contact information stolen but insisted no market-sensitive data were affected.
Board members heard information Wednesday night about a possible insurance policy that would protect details like student and faculty information.
StubHub , the eBay-owned online service for buying and reselling tickets, has been compromised by cyber crime, with 1,600 accounts hacked and $1.6 million in tickets bought fraudulently, USA Today reports.
Six people have been indicted for their roles in an international crime ring involving online ticket-reseller StubHub, officials announced Wednesday.
Hackers found their way into more than 1,000 of StubHub's customer accounts and fraudulently bought tickets through the online seller, the Associated Press reports.
Despite all the news about hackers infiltrating major corporations, most businesses continue to leave themselves woefully unprotected.
Hackers continue to play havoc with our computers and networks. Many viruses and other traps are designed primarily to damage your system in some way-by, say, corrupting your data, scrambling the operating system, or crashing the system somehow.
Two security experts who a year ago exposed methods for hacking the Toyota Prius and Ford Escape say they have developed technology that would keep cars safe from cyber attacks.
The global struggle against terrorism has "entered a new and dangerous phase" with growing threats posed by foreign fighters returning from the civil war in Syria and the vulnerability of critical systems to cyber attack, the original authors of the 9/11 Commission report concluded in a new analysis.
NEWS ANALYSIS: The Wall Street Journal and MSNBC were victims of hackers. The attacks show insecurity on major media platforms that can potentially be fixed.
Updated: Fri Jul 25, 2014 05:51 am
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