According to a report from a cybersecurity company, Russian hackers have been using a Windows exploit found in almost all versions of the OS to spy on important institutions and governments.
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It has been reported that the Sears-owned Kmart retailer experienced a security breach today that may have given hackers access to customer credit card information.
Yahoo was alerted to a flaw in its servers by researchers scanning for Shellshock vulnerabilities, but said that attackers used a different vulnerability to compromise its servers.
Three weeks after the original round of leaks showing dozens of celebrities in compromising poses went online, it appears that another batch has leaked which include previous and other celebs.
Apple has broken their silence over the breached celeb accounts hack which resulted in dozens of celebrities having their most private moments put online for the whole world to see.
The PlayStation Network has suffered a DDOS attack on Sunday. Despite the attack, no personal information has been accessed and services are gradually being restored.
A Russian group obtained 1.2 billion usernames along with passwords and Hold Security, the firm that discovered the breach, claims the hack is the “largest data breach known to date”.
The website of the European Central Bank has been hacked and personal information of 20.000 users has been stolen. However no market data or internal banking systems have been compromised.
The massive attack that brought down the PlayStation Network is not yet forgotten. Sony has finally agreed to a $15m settlement, mainly giving away free games and services to affected users.
A new report has indicated that there are still over 300,000 unprotected servers running out-of-date versions of OpenSSL that is vulnerable to the critical Heartbleed bug from nearly two months ago.
A security issue in Gmail has been revealed that means hackers could have extracted the email address of every user with ease up until last year and sold them to spammers at huge prices.
Usernames and passwords of eBay users are being sold online to fraudsters and scammers by the hackers who attacked the site earlier this year and stole databases containing user details.
The TrueCrypt website is saying that the software is no longer considered secure and that users should use BitLocker instead. The question raging around the Internet is whether this is legit or not.
Security company Avast Software has announced that details of 400,000 forum users, including passwords in hashed form, have been stolen in an attack on the company over the past weekend.
Apple users across Australia are receiving ransom notes, after their devices were locked up by cyber-criminals. There's no response from Apple yet but the issue seems to relate to unsecured Apple IDs
Many users of the photo-sharing app Snapchat have reported that they are being sent spam messages of photos of smoothies with links that redirect to a recipe for a smoothie on AllRecipes.com.
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.
Snapchat users can rest a bit easier today, as the company has finally updated its mobile apps. Folks can now opt out of the feature that was used in the exploit that exposed 4.6 million accounts.
The former assistant director of the FBI's Operational Technology Division says this has been possible for years by using a malware delivery method which allows for a whole lot of snooping.
Almost half a million accounts were exposed by a server breach at JPMorgan Chase, possibly revealing card numbers, but the company says it does not believe other critical customer details were leaked.
Could this 12 year old Canadian boy be the new Julian Assange? The fifth-grade hacker appeared in court on Thursday after he was accused of aiding an Anonymous DDOS attack on government websites.
Sometimes the hacker life really is rewarding, some forty people (so far) have banded together to shower that first person who cracks the 5s fingerprint sensor with booze, cash and even a dirty book!
If you use an Android, Apple or even a Blackberry, the chances are the NSA can gain access to your phone. Der Spiegel reports contact lists, SMS messages and even users locations can be tracked.
The New York Times website has gone dark, but it's far from a spontaneous outage. The publication announced that it suspects the website has been compromised by a hacker.
The webpage for Google in Palestine has been attacked by an unknown group, calling for revolution in the disputed lands around Palestine and Israel. How they pulled off the hack is still uncertain.
After reports came out yesterday of Twitter being hacked and thousands of accounts being made public, the company has now gone on the record to clear things up: they weren't hacked!
An expensive robotic toilet suffers from a huge security flaw allowing anyone with an Android device to control it via Bluetooth. The toilet can remotely flush, spray, and play music.
A security researcher based in London has stepped forward and claimed responsibility for the hack that occurred almost a week ago on the Apple Developers website, which is still down.
Late last night the Ubuntu forums, which uses vBulletin was hacked and data stolen, including usernames, passwords and email addresses. At the time of writing the site is still down for maintenance.
Google Glass headsets have been slowly shipping to developers, which can only mean one thing: more information about the device. We now know that Glass has a dual-core CPU and 1GB of RAM.
When navigating to the Bing web site through a secure connection, a security certificate error message greets you in most browsers. At present, certificate providers are mostly likely to blame.
Google is determined to help folks who've had their website hacked. To that end they've set up a basic help center that provides info and suggestions to help victims of hacking.
Evernote has announced that they have been hacked, with user's email addresses, (encrypted) passwords and username data being stolen, although they claim documents weren't accessed.
Just days after a massive breach in their security Twitter might be working on a two-step verification for users. Similar to what banks and other companies use this would make user accounts safer.
Google quite frequently offers up cash to those who can find security holes in its software and If you are headed to Pwnium this year, you can walk away with a serious amount of cash.
Twitter is reporting that they have recently experienced an unauthorized access attempt, with attackers potentially stealing the data - including salted passwords - for around 250,000 accounts
A DNS change has put 284 webpages at a weakness to hackers. Among the pages defaced by a group of seemingly Turkish hackers are the eBay, Microsoft and Google sites. No groups claim responsibility.
A simple software tweak that allows Nexus 4 owners to force their devices to connect to LTE networks, therefore receiving 4G data, has been discovered by users over at XDA Developers.
Hackers identifying themselves as part of the Anonymous collective have admitted their guilt in an attack against PayPal, which the company alleges lost them £3.5 million during 2010.
Microsoft has announced it has now fixed a reported issue in its Skype service, which briefly allowed anyone to hijack a Skype account using a simple email method.
Using a simple method it was possible to hijack any Skype account with just the email address of the account holder, causing serious security concerns. The Skype team are currently on the case.
Former BFFs Anonymous and WikiLeaks are breaking up over an election themed paywall, and Anonymous says they'll no longer support WikiLeaks or Julian Assange because of their 'filthy and rotten' ways.
A service outage in parts of Europe has prompted one Anonymous member to say that he was behind the outage, claiming to have hacked the site via a vulnerability called cross-site request forgery.
It's not uncommon for security holes to be found in phone handsets, but a very real hole has been discovered that can wipe a Samsung Galaxy S III leaving the user with no choice but to watch and weep.
After a hack earlier this month were $250,000 worth of Bitcoins were stolen, BitFloor have announced that the service is back online, and they intend to pay back any one who was a victim of the theft.
An exploit has been video recorded which showcases ISOs for Metal Gear Solid: Peace Walker and Shining Blade loading and running on Sony's newest handheld console, the PlayStation Vita.
Most of us take our many gadgets for granted - but just one piece of technology can make a huge difference to some. One man used Microsoft Kinect to help his mother send email again after a stroke.
TechRadar accounts have been compromised, according to an email sent directly from TechRadar's publisher, Nick Merritt. This is one of several sites to have been compromised recently.
An Illinois woman has filed a lawsuit against LinkedIn after its password breach, citing the company's incorrect claims about its level of protection for users.
Microsoft is wanting users to embrace its Metro UI so much that it is removing code that will prevent users from re-installing the Start Button, Start Menu and various parts of the desktop interface.