A security expert from Google has found a link between the global ransomware attack known as WannaCry and the hacker group Lazarus, who have been accused of working on behalf of North Korea.
Hospitals, universities, tech companies, Petrochina, and numerous government offices are a part of the nearly 30,000 Chinese establishments affected by the recent ransomware attacks.
Donald Trump has issued another executive order, this time, for a review of the country's cyber security. It comes on the back of media stories surrounding alleged Russian and Chinese hacking.
At the annual Pwn2Own hacking contest, Microsoft Edge emerged as the least secure browser after being hacked at least five times. On the other hand, Google Chrome arose unscathed.
The DoJ is looking to indict four people who were allegedly involved in at least one of the attacks that left hundreds of millions of Yahoo user accounts exposed. Three of them are living in Russia.
Porn peddling website YouPorn has joined forces with HackerOne to help the firm identify software vulnerabilities on its platform, with a maximum reward of $25,000 for the most serious weaknesses.
Cybersecurity firm CrowdStrike reported that Russian hackers used an Android malware variant to track and report on Ukrainian artillery movements, as well as Democratic emails during the US election.
Researchers have uncovered a security flaw, that would let an attacker guess the numbers and security details of a credit card simply by using legitimate online shopping sites.
The European Commission became the target of a massive distributed denial of service on Thursday. No data was breached, though internet service was taken out for the better part of the day.
The target list includes journalists from the New York Times, GQ, Politco and other publications but also diplomats, professors and security researchers. The attacks took place over the last month.
India's 'Forensic Science Laboratory' has purchased the tools used in the famous #ApplevsFBI San Bernardino iPhone case and offer its services to international law enforcement agencies.
A new study by Terbium Labs has shown that the majority of the dark web, accessible through Tor, is in fact legal content. Drugs make up, by far, the largest section of illegal content.
Activists from Fight for the Future have launched a new tech support hotline for non-technology-savvy members of Congress who are clueless about last week's DDoS attacks.
Waves of DDoS cyber attacks have hit at least two internet service providers this morning, causing popular websites like Netflix, Twitter, and Reddit to go offline for an extended period of time.
Earlier this year, a hacking group claimed to have infiltrated some NSA systems and stolen the agency's cyber-weapons. Now the feds are quite sure, the sensitive files were leaked by contractor.
A data dump of exploits supposedly taken from the NSA has revealed security flaws in Cisco's products. The company admitted the flaws are real but only one has been patched until now.
A group of hackers claim to have hacked another group of hackers, the latter of whom are strongly tied to the NSA. If real, this is one of the few times the NSA has been publicly compromised.
A new report says that while malware and ransomware risks remain too high for comfort, the number of infections dropped dramatically - by 47.3% in the first half of 2016.
A hacker is claiming to have stolen around 655,000 healthcare records from three US-based companies. The records were stored in plaintext and are now up for sale for other cyber criminals.
Despite claims that the Democratic National Committee's servers were hacked by a lone individual called Guccifer 2, researchers have confirmed that the attack originated from Russian intelligence.
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Russia has arrested a ring of 50 hackers for stealing over 1.7bn rubles ($25 million) by spreading malware which allowed them to access users' PCs and steal their bank information.
A new report details an organized deep web-based Russian ransomware campaign which has targeted thousands of corporations, from hospitals to hotels, and netted ringleaders exorbitant salaries.
Microsoft and Adobe are warning users against two zero-day vulnerabilities that are being used in the wild. Microsoft already patched its software with yesterday's Patch Tuesday.
The US Supreme Court has ruled in favor of changes to some of the rules governing how the government can hack into devices. The new rules allow judges to give warrants outside of their jurisdictions.
Hacktivist collective Anonymous is warning the terrorist group, ISIS, to be afraid, after attacks in Brussels earlier this week. Anonymous says it's continuing its campaign against the terrorists.
Google has updated its Chrome Rewards program with a $100K prize, up from $50K for hackers who can compromise a Chromebook or Chromebox remotely in Guest Mode.
Hacking collective Anonymous has launched its #OpTrump operation, in which it declares a 'total war' against US presidential candidate Donald Trump. They call for the shutdown of his campaign.
In a BBC Radio interview, Gates gives a 42 minute overview of his accomplishments in life. Interestingly while at school, he and Paul Allen 'hacked' the computer so Gates could be in all-girl classes.
On New Year's Eve, the website of the BBC was taken down via a DDoS attack. And recently, a group called 'New World Hacking' has claimed responsibility over the infiltration.
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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.