Internet users, beware: new security research has revealed that 40-50 million network-enabled device can be hacked and controlled remotely, with vulnerable products including cameras, printers and routers.
The Pentagon will expand its cyber security force from 900 personnel to a massive 4,900 troops and civilians over the next few years following numerous concerns over the dangerously vulnerable state of their defenses, according to US officials.
Hacktivist group Anonymous took control of the U.S. Sentencing Commission website Friday, January 25 in a new campaign called "Operation Last Resort." The first attack on the website was early Friday morning. The second - successful - attack came ar
Federal investigators looking into disclosures of classified information about a cyberoperation that targeted Iran’s nuclear program have increased pressure on current and former senior government officials suspected of involvement.
Two British hackers affiliated with the group Anonymous, have been given prison terms for cyber-attacks, which reportedly cost PayPal $5.6 million.
The suicide of 26-year-old Aaron Swartz has spurred calls to reform the federal anti-hacking law used to prosecute him for illegally downloading millions of academic articles at the MIT campus.
Aaron Swartz called me in early May 2011 — I was an editor at Wired then covering privacy, crime, and security – asking if he could give me some information under embargo.
computer virus attacked a turbine control system at a U.S. power company last fall when a technician unknowingly inserted an infected USB computer drive into the network, keeping a plant off line for three weeks, according to a report posted on a U.
Let us start by dismissing the prosecution’s ludicrous charge that any programmer as talented as Aaron Swartz would dedicate his life to stealing an archive that dispenses its academic papers for a few dollars apiece to the public or for free to stud
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The father of information activist Aaron Swartz blames US prosecutors for his son’s death, RT’s Andrew Blake reports from an emotional Tuesday morning funeral outside of Chicago.
Officials at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology declined to support a petition last fall from Aaron Swartz's attorneys that could have helped the well-known Internet activist avoid prison, one of his attorneys told The Huffington Post Monday.
Russian Internet security firm Kaspersky Labs reports that the newly discovered 'Red October' malware has infected servers worldwide, but Russia and other former Soviet states are worst hit.
One of the prosecutors investigating Reddit co-founder Aaron Swartz, who committed suicide this weekend, has also been accused of driving another hacker to kill himself.
Prominent American blogger and computer prodigy Aaron Swartz, who spoke against US President Barack Obama’s “kill list” and cyber attacks against Iran, has been found dead in New York.
The UK’s military and economic and industrial assets are at risk of being “fatally compromised” by cyber attack because the government has not fully grasped “the opportunities and vulnerabilities that” the cyber world presents, say MPs.
The National Security Agency's Perfect Citizen program hunts for vulnerabilities in "large-scale" utilities, including power grid and gas pipeline controllers, new documents from EPIC show.
On the eve of what some believe will be the end of the world, hackers are preying on doomsday curiosity with a malicious PowerPoint file that purports to be a presentation on the Mayan-based prediction.
Hacktivists with the Anonymous movement and other online groups have waged a war on the Westboro Baptist Church following news that the group plans to demonstrate on the site of the Shady Hook Elementary School massacre.
A security expert thinks the hacktivist movement Anonymous is planning an imminent cyberattack against the United Nations' International Telecommunication Union.
Researchers have shown how to teach a password subconsciously, then pluck it back out.
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The United States used U.S.-Israeli spy software to hack into the French presidential office earlier this year, the French cyberwarfare agency has concluded, according to the newsmagazine l’Express.
Officials say there have been more than 44 million hacking attempts on government websites since Gaza airstrikes began.
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Skype has just fixed a Skype security flaw that may have been circulating on Russian hacker forums for months. The flaw made it possible for anyone to change a user's password with only the victim's email address.
The 15-year-old UG Nazi hacker known as Cosmo* or Cosmo the God was sentenced in juvenile court on Wednesday in Long Beach, California.
Hackers have discovered a new way to part computer uses with their money. They plant malware on a computer that threatens to report the computer user to the police for viewing or distributing porn.
A worldwide day of protests and cyber attacks against governments, banks and security firms has been launched by Hacker collective Anonymous to mark Guy Fawkes Day.