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Hacker Attempts To Poison US City Water Supply

Real world risk to people's health from hackers demonstrated, after cyber attack attempted to poison water supply for an entire…

4 weeks ago

Twitter Appoints Famed Hacker As Security Head

Peiter Zatko, otherwise known by hacker handle 'Mudge' will report directly to CEO Jack Dorsey after conducting review of Twitter…

4 months ago

Tesla Wins Case Against Former Staffer Who Stole Data

Tesla wins court case against former employee at Tesla's Giga Nevada factory, who hacked systems and supplied data to unknown…

6 months ago

Twitter Account Of Indian Prime Minister Hacked

The official Twitter account of Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi has been hacked, asking for a cryptocurrency donation

6 months ago

Teenager Pleads Not Guilty To Organising Twitter Hack

Not me, gov'nor. Florida-based teenager pleads not guilty to masterminding major hack of Twitter's internal systems for bitcoin scam

7 months ago

Twitter Admits 130 High Profile Accounts Targeted, As FBI Investigates

Hackers targeted 130 Twitter accounts, as the FBI investigates how the unprecedented hack compromised the firm's internal systems

8 months ago

Hackers Compromise Twitter Accounts Of Major Public Figures

Bitcoin scam sees Twitter accounts of Elon Musk, Jeff Bezos, Bill Gates, as well as Barack Obama, Joe Biden and…

8 months ago

Hacker Forums Contain Over 15 Billion Stolen Credentials

Sheer scale of stolen user data available online on hacker foums revealed in a report from data loss detection firm…

8 months ago

Angela Merkel Slams ‘Outrageous’ Russian Hacking

German Chancellor Angela Merkel confirmed she was targeted by hackers, linked to Russia's military intelligence (GRU) agency

10 months ago

UK Readies ‘National Cyber Force’ To Tackle Terrorists, Hostile Nations

Specialist 'National Cyber Force' for the United Kingdom to be launched in the spring to tackle hostile nation states and…

1 year ago

Hacker Who Tried To Blackmail Apple Receives No Jail Time

Londoner Kerem Albayrak threatened to factory reset 319 million iCloud accounts in 2017 – but authorities say he was only…

1 year ago

Judge Spares Jail Time For Parents Of TalkTalk Hacker

Suspended jail sentences for 'misguided' parents of TalkTalk hacker Elliott Gunton

1 year ago

Former Yahoo Engineer Hacked Accounts For User Porn

Reyes Daniel Ruiz pleads guilty after hacking 6,000 accounts, targetting younger women, to search for porn

1 year ago

Texas Ransomware Hackers Demand $2.5 Million

Ransomware attack on small local government systems in Texas collectively demands $2.5m

2 years ago

Capital One Suspect ‘Breached 30 Other Organisations’ – Report

Former Amazon worker turned Capital One hacker is alleged to have also stolen data from 30 other businesses

2 years ago

NHS Needs Urgent Investment In Cybersecurity

Outdated computers, lack of investment, and sparsity of skills means the NHS remains vulnerable to hackers

2 years ago

Florida City Agrees To Pay Ransomware Demand

No, no, no! Riviera Beach City pays hackers $600,000 after ransomware attack three weeks ago

2 years ago

TalkTalk Hacker Gets Four Year Sentence

One of the youngsters behind TalkTalk detained for four years, despite depression and Asperger claim

2 years ago

US Government Identifies North Korean Hacking Tool

New malware from North Korea used to raise much needed funds has been identified by FBI and DHS

2 years ago

Chinese Citizens Charged For Infamous Anthem Hack

US Justice Department has indicted Chinese citizens for Anthem hack and other attacks on US businesses

2 years ago

Israel Hits Back At Hamas Cyber Attack With Airstrike

Ultimate cyber defence? Israeli warplanes stop attempted Hamas cyber attack, with airstrike that 'removed' its HQ

2 years ago

Pharma Giant Bayer ‘Contains’ Cyber Attack

German firm detected hacker code and covertly monitored it for over a year, before clearing it from network

2 years ago

Singapore Health Hackers Identified By Symantec

Hacking group that inflicted Singapore with its worst ever cyber attack, has been identified by Symantec

2 years ago

Russian Hackers Hitting European Democratic Institutions, Warns Microsoft

Russian hacker group Fancy Bear behind attacks on Germany, Poland, Romania and Serbia

2 years ago

US Ballistic Missile System Riddled With Cyber Vulnerabilities

Hackable ICBMs? America's ballistic missile system is poor secured and includes an unpatched vulnerability from 1990

2 years ago

Facebook Hack May Result In GDPR Penalty

Irish regulator says 10 percent of the hacked 50 million Facebook accounts are based in Europe

2 years ago

Superdrug Admits Disclosure Of Personal Data

But pharmacy chain adamant its systems were not compromised as hacker attempted to extort money

3 years ago

Russian Political Hack Halted By Microsoft

Attack by 'Fancy Bear' hacking group to steal steal data from American think tank organisations foiled by Redmond boffins

3 years ago

Apple Network Hacked By Australian Teenager

Trouble from the land down under for iPhone maker, as Aussie fanboy breaks into Apple's main network

3 years ago

IBM DeepLocker Turns AI Into Hacking Weapon

Artificial intelligence can power a new generation of malware that can bypass top tier cyber defences

3 years ago