Hackers have been using Amazon's powerful data center computers to scrape data from thousands of LinkedIn accounts in order to create fake profiles on the site, according to a new complaint the company has filed in the U.S. district court of Northern
The National Security Agency has implanted software in nearly 100,000 computers around the world that allows the United States to conduct surveillance on those machines and can also create a digital highway for launching cyberattacks.
Brendan Eich is the chief technology officer of the Mozilla Foundation, the non-profit behind the Firefox web browser.
When mass political protests erupted throughout Brazil in June, Miguel Freitas did what countless others did: He followed the news on Twitter. Tweets revealed information he couldn’t get anywhere else, including the mainstream media.
Target Corp and Neiman Marcus are not the only U.S. retailers whose networks were breached over the holiday shopping season last year, according to sources familiar with attacks on other merchants that have yet to be publicly disclosed.
Internet activist Aaron Swartz took his own life one year ago today. He was 26 years old and facing federal hacking and fraud charges for downloading millions of academic articles using MIT’s network.
What customer's credit card info and bank debit card pin number wasn't downloaded????
The internet is weak, yet we keep ignoring this fact.
AS IF G-men would tell us about state-sponsored badness, scoff AV firms
It's not as bad as you thought - it's much worse
Moderator: So that was your applause, Glenn! Welcome to the 30th Chaos Communication Congress, in Hamburg. The floor is yours!
Late last week it was learned that some 40 million charge cards were obtained using physical processing systems located in Target retail locations nationwide
You can think of them as the Bitcoin Santas. Every so often, they appear out of nowhere and bestow gifts on people across the globe, a bit like Santa Claus on Christmas Eve. The difference is that they always give bitcoins, the world’s most popular d
The hackers who attacked Target Corp and compromised more than 40 million credit cards and debit cards also managed to steal encrypted personal identification numbers, according to a senior payments executive familiar with the situation.
Late last week it was learned that some 40 million charge cards were obtained using physical processing systems located in Target retail locations nationwide.
Security researchers have successfully broken one of the most secure encryption algorithms, 4096-bit RSA, by listening – yes, with a microphone — to a computer as it decrypts some encrypted data.
Shoppers weren’t the only ones rooting through Target stores the week of Thanksgiving.
Americans at risk of enforced Cyprus-style bail-in
Is healthcare.gov selling your information?
The Hour of Code is simple. Just go to code.org and click the START button. Yes, it is really that simple. There are quite a few tutorials at several different levels and in several different programing languages.
A hacker and security analyst has published details on his SkyJack software that he says is engineered to “autonomously seek out, hack,...
The Federal Trade Commission has settled with the producer of a flashlight Android mobile app after it was revealed that the company was supplying users cellphone locations to third parties .....
From the What Could Go Wrong file, "serial hacker" Samy Kamkar has developed the hardware and software instructions to build a drone that "seeks out other drones in the air, hacks them, and turns them into conscripted army of unmanned vehicles under
Two guys on Reddit who were enraged when someone stole as much as $100 million in Bitcoins from "Sheep Marketplace," an illegal online drug sales web site, believe the thief has passed the cash through a Bitcoin wallet that at one point contained as
A computer security researcher has stumbled upon another huge file of stolen user names and passwords that was posted on the 'net for other hackers to enjoy.
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The goal is to cleanup and release the source code that was used to power Lavabit as a f/oss project with support for dark mail added.
Two gamblers who took advantage of a software bug to win a small fortune from casino video poker machines will enjoy Thanksgiving without the threat of federal prison hovering over them like a carving knife.
Motherboard's documentary on Occupy Wall Street, hacktivism, and the hackers trying to build a distributed network for the Occupy movement and beyond.
The American intelligence service - NSA - infected more than 50,000 computer networks worldwide with malicious software designed to steal sensitive information.