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TalkTalk, one of the UK's largest ISPs and pay-TV providers, says its website was subjected to a major cyberattack, adding that customer info and credit card/banking details "may have been accessed".
Major UK-based smartphone retailer, Carphone Warehouse was recently attacked by cybercriminals who may now have access to the data of millions of customers including credit card details of some.
A non-classified Pentagon email system used by thousands of personnel working for the Joint Chiefs of Staff was successfully targeted in a cyber-attack - and fingers are now being pointed at Russia.
A class-action lawsuit over a data breach that occurred within Target back in 2013 has finally found a resting point as the company agrees to pay $10 million
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.
The threat of cyber attacks and connection misuse has never been greater than what we have today. Norse provides a fascinating map of these that looks like a shooting gallery.
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.
As Sony continues its efforts to find the culprits behind Sony Entertainment Pictures being hacked, the company faces yet another attack from the hacking group calling itself #GOP.
The cyber attack on Sony last week by the hacking group #GOP has caused alarm among US businesses. The FBI has reportedly been sending 'flash' warnings to many companies regarding destructive malware.
The hackers that recently attacked Sony seem to be at it again, this time posting online internal documents that contain private finances of some of the company's top level executives.
A "researcher" has found himself in a bit of hot water after bragging to a co-worker about his escapades of inflating gift cards values without actually using any funds.
Spotify has announced that one of its customers' user data has been accessed without authorization and as a precaution will release a new version of its Android app in the next few days.
The Attorney General of the United States, alongside other senior officials, are bringing criminal charges against China's military for economic espionage. This will set an important precedent.
AOL announced Monday that its email service has been hit with a cyber attack which it claims affectes 2 percent of its accounts. It has urged all of its users to change their passwords.
The Syrian Electronic Army hacker group has struck again, attacking the Forbes website and claiming that it has taken 1 million user names and passwords from the outlet
A security researcher has found a flaw in Snapchat which allows hackers to crash users' phones through DoS attacks. This comes only months after 4.6 million accounts were breached through the app.
16 million email addresses and passwords that are based in Germany have reportedly been exposed due to a malware attack that infected computers in the country.
The Syrian Electronic Army hacker group claims that it "didn't finish our attack" on Microsoft, while the company has admitted the SEA hacked into a "small number" of its email accounts.
After several days of being shut down, Microsoft's official Skype blogs are back online after being hit with a cyber attack by the Syrian Electronic Army that defaced the site.
Microsoft is still not allowing access to their official Skype blogs one day after an attack by a hacker group defaced the site, along with highjacking their Twitter and Facebook accounts.
Retailer Target has now confirmed that "encrypted PIN data" was taken as part of the recent theft of 40 million credit card numbers from its database, but added the encryption key has not been removed
Retailer Target has announced that 40 million credit card numbers have been taken from its database, with the incidents starting on November 27th and continuing through December 15th.
Facebook has admitted today that a number of its employees had their laptops infected with malware due to a "zero day" Java exploit. Facebook says the company's user data was not affected.
The hacker group known as GNAA has claimed responsibility for a cyber attack that has infected thousands of Tumblr sites with racist messages. Tumblr is still working to fix the issue.
A South Carolina employee who clicked on a link in an email was the first step for hackers to later obtain millions of Social Security numbers and bank accounts from the state's servers.
The South Carolina Department of Revenue has announced that a cyber attack has exposed over 3.6 million of the state's Social Security numbers, along with 387,000 credit and debit card numbers.
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When Dropbox customers starting receiving Spam on email addresses used only for that service, it seemed likely that they too had fallen victim to a server breach, as it turns out, nope!
Eight million passwords and email addresses from the Gamigo online gaming service founded their way to a public website earlier in July, after the company announced their servers had been hacked.
Dropbox is the latest target for hackers. As well as an (unrelated) outage in some countries of Europe, users also suffered a large scale spam attack, just to add insult to injury
The European division of Riot Games' League of Legends has admitted that one or more hackers have gained access to their personal player database. No financial information was accessed.
The official LinkedIn blog made a rare weekend post for an update on how it the company is dealing with its recent security breach that caused over 6 million passwords to be leaked to the Internet.
eHarmony is the latest website to fall victim to data theft, this time around 1.5 million passwords were stolen, or according to the online dating website: "a small fraction of our user base".
Some LinkedIn accounts that were lifted from the company's servers in a cyber attack are already being used by criminals to send emails that link to scam websites.
A new report claims that a poster on a Russian message board has released over 6.4 million hashed passwords from LinkedIn members, with over 300,000 of the weaker passwords already cracked.
Cryptic Studios has confirmed that a cyber attack occurred back in 2010 on the game developers' online servers and that personal information might have been disclosed.
Credit card companies Visa and MasterCard have reported that a data breach at a US-based processor has recently occurred and may have exposed up to 10 million credit card numbers.
A cyber attack on the dating web site militarysingles.com has been claimed by a hacker group that calls itself LulzSec, a few weeks after the leader of that group assisted law enforcement teams.
Microsoft has now admitted that financial information may have been exposed in a recent cyber attack on the Microsoft India Store web site.
The newly launched software security firm CrowdStrike has said that Windows Phone device cannot be affected by the exploit it discovered on Android-based smartphones last week.
A newly revealed software security firm claims it has found a bug in Android-based smartphones that could leave them open to attack and have them controlled by outside users.
The official web site for the NASDAQ stock market was hit by a denial of service attack on Tuesday that kept the site shut down for several hours. Trading on the stock exchange was not affected.
A new report claims that Nortel's PC network was breached by Chinese hackers for years and that Nortel not only knew about the problem but failed to report it when it went into bankruptcy in 2009.
The hacker group Anonymous has claimed responsibility for shutting down the Central Intelligence Agency's web site today in just the latest chapter in its series of cyber attacks.
More information about a cyber attack on Steam has been revealed, including word that those responsible may have accessed a backup file with Steam transaction information.
The hacker group Anonymous has continued its run of cyber attacks inspired by the Megaupload shutdown by hacking and defacing the Federal Trade Commission's online security site
The official web site for the mixed martial arts company UFC was the victim of a cyber attack on Sunday, apparently due to the organization's support of SOPA and PIPA.
The hacker group Anonymous continued their cyber attack war on a number of web sites due to the raid on the Megaupload site, claiming they briefly shut down the CBS.com web site on Sunday.
Symantec has now admitted that the source code obtained by hackers for its line of anti-virus software was obtained in 2006 from its own servers, rather than from a third party.