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Online gaming service Steam went down earlier today, following threats from a hacking collective known as SkidNP. Gamers fear a DDoS attack is behind the outage as more people begin to report issues.
The website of hacking collective Phantom Squad has been defaced by a rival hacking group, known as 'SKidNP' - although it initially appeared that the defacement was carried out by Lizard Squad.
The ISIS-affiliated Islamic Cyber Army has hit back in force against the "ISIS day of trolling" declared by Anonymous members, releasing personal info on numerous U.S. and French military officials.
An ex-executive of global finance and investment company Western Asset has been charged with illegally accessing his previous employer's email 100 times after leaving the company.
Following the recent hack involving VTech, it has been uncovered that the hacker was also able to obtain the headshots and chat logs of parents and children involved.
As part of Anonymous' promise of war against terrorist group ISIS, the hacktivist group defaced a website promoting jihadist propaganda, replacing it instead with an ad for Viagra.
ISIS has hit back in response to a declaration of war by hacking group Anonymous, calling them "idiots." The terror group, however, posted guidelines and urged its members to exercise caution online.
As part of hacktivist group Anonymous' promise towards ISIS who claimed responsibility over the Paris attacks, the iconic organization has taken down the terrorists' main communication forums.
Following the doxing of CIA director John Brennan by a teenager belonging to a hacking group, the FBI has sent out an advisory to law enforcement officials warning them of a similar risk.
In a recent video, Anonymous have declared their intent to renew their campaign against websites and Twitter users who support ISIS, the terror group operating in Iraq and Syria.
The U.S. and China are secretly negotiating what may be the world's first arms deal for cyberspace, establishing a formal ceasefire so that neither country can cripple the other during peacetime.
A public release, as well as internal emails, show that Vodafone Australia knew it had breached a reporter's privacy while conducting an investigation into the identity of a whistleblower.
iOS users beware! A new kind of malware called KeyRaider that targets only jailbroken devices is out in the wild and has already claimed over 250,000 Apple accounts.
The largest federal employee union has claimed in an internal letter that Chinese hackers in last week's attack stole the Social Security numbers and info of every single federal employee.
Chinese hackers have been blamed for an attack at the U.S. government's Office of Personnel Management which may have compromised the data of up to 4 million people in every federal agency.
In an effort to patch any possible vulnerabilities, United Airlines has launched a program which will reward up to 1 million free miles to anyone who finds a bug or security flaw in their website.
An unclassified US military network was breached earlier this year by Russian hackers who gained access to the network via an old unpatched vulnerability before being discovered hours later.
Netflix wants to prevent eavesdropping on its members by deploying HTTPS across its service over the next year, but the change will not be cheap with the costs said to be 'significant'.
The US State Department, the NSA, and the FBI have had no luck in removing or blocking hackers from the State Department's network in the three months since the breach was first reported.
The US National Security Agency has been caught eavesdropping again using the firmware of hard drives to host its own spyware, according to the Russian computer security firm, Kaspersky Lab.
A group of international cyber criminals has stolen up to $1 billion from 100 banks around the world over a two year period, according to the Russian computer security company, Kaspersky Lab.
Facebook has paid $12,500 to Laxman Muthiya, an Indian Security researcher for reporting a major vulnerability which could allow hackers to delete all the public photos on the social platform.
An early investigation into the recent Anthem breach, that might have exposed 80 million accounts, is starting to point to the usual suspects: the Chinese government and the DEEP PANDA hacking group
After hitting Xbox Live and PSN last year, Lizard Squad has struck again - this time targeting Malaysia Airlines, replacing its homepage with an image of a plane and the title '404 - Plane Not Found'.
Topface, a Russian dating site, has apparently had its servers hacked and the perpetrators are now auctioning off over twenty million usernames and e-mail addresses which can be used for future scams.
In the US trial against Mr. Ulbricht, prosecutors have stated that the alleged creator and operator of the Silk Road underground market operated like a traditional drug lord.
After the tragic events on 7 January, Anonymous has launched 'Operation Charlie Hebdo', an operation which seeks to shut down all websites related to terrorism and extremism.
A report from Germany confirmed that a cyberattack on the control systems of a steel plant has led to 'massive' damages. This is the second time a digital attack leads to physical damages.
In the lead up to the anniversary of Aaron Swartz's death, hackers have defaced MIT websites, which is seen as revenge for Swartz's arrest by MIT police for hacking that lead to his suicide.
The US government has sanctioned North Korea over the Sony hacks, saying the country tried to intimidate US businesses and artists from exercising their right of freedom of speech.
The fast-food chain has publicly admitted it may have been the target of hackers and credit card info may have been stolen from their systems, though they are still investigating the supposed breach.
US officials have admitted that North Korea lacks the capability to conduct the Sony hack itself as the attack was too sophisticated, but officials still thinks the country was involved.
Lizard Squad has claimed they gave the internal employee logins to the Sony hackers, which allowed them to break into Sony's systems, but it denied any role in the breach itself.
The Chaos Computer Club, a security research organization formed in 1981, has figured out a way to forge fingerprints by using only pictures of the fingers. What does this mean for biometric security?
Anonymous has leaked the personal details of one of the members of Lizard Squad, in response to the groups' attacks on Tor, which Lizard Squad said was only used by miscreants and pedophiles.
Amid a confrontation with the US over the Sony hacks, North Korea has experienced Internet outages, the cause is not yet known.
Official websites of the Afghan government have been found to be infected with malicious software, and a US firm said they have linked it to China.
Obama said the Sony hack was not an act of war by North Korea, but was a "very costly, very expensive" case of cybervandalism.
South Korea's nuclear plant operator said it was hacked, but only non-critical data was lost and there is no risk to the country's 23 nuclear reactors.
President Obama thinks Sony yanking the movie was a mistake and sets a bad precedent, saying "We cannot have a society in which some dictator someplace can start imposing censorship here."
Emails have emerged as a result of the recent Sony hack that reveal that Sony, along with the MPAA and other movie studios, made a plan, known as Project Goliath, to attack Google.
Chinese hackers are likely to blame for some disruptions at the National US Weather Service. According to a report the hackers breached the institutions network, which the agency also failed to report
The founder of Pirate Bay and his accomplice have been found guilty in what is now being called the the biggest hacking case in Danish history. Both could face a maximum of six years in prison.
Apple's CEO Tim Cook has announced in an interview that the company would be adding new security features to iCloud, including alerts that notify you if someone tries to change your password.
At this year's annual hacker's conference in Las Vegas, Def Con, a team of white hat hackers shows the world how vulnerable the most integral systems in a city are to simple hacking techniques
Another newly discovered bug in OpenSSL opens up the potential for an attacker to read and steal your information without you being able to detect it, but it's still nowhere near as bad as Heartbleed.
Apple has issued a statement regarding the latest security breach in Australia saying that iCloud has not been compromised, but the users should change their passwords to prevent any damage.
The FBI has charged three men for a series of cyber attacks against computer systems used by Microsoft and other companies and used them to get early builds of Xbox 360 and PC games.