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.
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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.
Under Yahoo, Tumblr has become the latest web-based service to offer two factor authentication for logins in order to provide additional security to users and counter unsolicited login attempts.
Popular Bitcoin exchange, Bitstamp, has announced that it has suspended withdrawals following a denial-of-service attack and will be cancelling transactions that took place over last two days as well.
Documents previously leaked by whistleblower Ed Snowden were further revealed yesterday by NBC News. The documents revelations include some of the "underground" tactics GCHQ implemented.
Comcast was recently hacked by the group NullCrew_FTS exposing user accounts and passwords for potentially millions of users. The security flaw was linked to their mail servers.
The FBI has released a confidential statement to retail companies warning them of future attacks, as well as the potential dangers of malware infections.
An Australian teenager may face arrest after being reported to police by the Melbourne Public Transport Department, after he helpfully reported a security hole in their website.
Target is once again in the news, this time announcing that up to 70 million addition people may be at risk after the recent security breach that exposed up to 40 million credit cards.
Cautious internet users often invest a lot of time in generating a secure password, but does it pay off? Microsoft has developed a program that will determine how hackable your password really is.
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.
A weakness in the Pinterest social network made it possible for someone to modify a URL and view the email address associated with any account, within minutes. Pinterest claims this to be fixed.
A young girl's parents were startled when they heard voices coming from their daughter's room. They found outthat someone had broken into the webcam and was verbally abusing the child.
What do you get when you cross data visualization with security breaches? A cool interactive map of security incidents that can be displayed by breach type and organizational sector.
GitHub, a major sharing site for developers, has been targeted for a Denial of Service attack. At present there is no clear evidence on what individual or groups are responsible for the action.
Intelligence services across the world are wary of products from Chinese tech manufacturing giant Lenovo, fearing the company has been including 'back-doors' that could be use to steal data.
Five men have been charged in what's being called the largest fraud hacking case ever in the US, as they are accused of stealing 160 million credit and debit card numbers.