Twitter confirms vulnerability resulted in over 5 million accounts exposed
Twitter released a statement on Friday confirming that a vulnerability they had patched earlier this year was, in fact, used in a malicious ......
Hacker uploads 20 GB of Intel's internal documents to Kim Dotcom's cloud storage
World's leading chip manufacturer Intel has been a target of hacking, says a swiss software engineer and leak hobbyist Till Kottmann. Kottmann ......
Massive leak: Hotel chain's servers hacked, up to 500M compromised accounts
Hotel chain Starwood Hotels has released a statement today saying their database system was compromised. As a result, hackers have gained access ......
WhatsApp exploit found, allows snooping private group chats
WhatsApp became quickly the world's largest instant messaging platform, and for a good reason. The company has offered early on such important ......
Hackers hit HBO, leaked information about Game of Thrones (no spoilers)
Home Box Office, more familiarly known as HBO, a cable TV network owned by Time Warner Cable was hacked earlier this week. The hackers apparently ......
Hackers threaten to DDoS Xbox Live and PSN on Christmas
A group of hackers that recently took down Tumblr have threatened to attack gamers next. The group called R.I.U. Star Patrol has said that the ......
MetroPCS had flaw on site that left personal information vulnerable
According to security researchers Eric Taylor and Blake Welsh, over 10 million MetroPCS subscribers were vulnerable to having their personal information stolen via a flaw in their site's payment page.
Pirate Bay founder freed from jail in Sweden
Pirate Bay founder Gottfrid Svartholm has finished serving his time in Danish and Swedish jails following his convictions for hacking and copyright crimes.
Russian national pleads guilty to largest hacking scheme in U.S. history
Vladimir Drinkman, a Russian national arrested in the Netherlands in 2012 and extradited to the U.S., has plead guilty to the largest hacking scheme ever prosecuted in U.S. history.
Your baby monitor is currently being hacked
According to a new report, a few of the most popular web-connected baby monitors are extremely vulnerable to being attacked as they lack even the most basic security features.
U.S. DOJ indicts man on hacking charges, identity theft for stealing pre-release films back in 2010
The U.S. DOJ has indicted 28-year-old Dutchman Joey Vogelaar, accusing the man of stealing copies of “How Do You Know,” Rango and “Megamind” back in 2010 before they were released in theaters.
Former revenge porn king Hunter Moore pleads guilty to ID theft, hacking charges
Hunter Moore, once dubbed 'the most hated man on the Internet,' has plead guilty to ID theft and hacking charges and will face two-to-five years in prison.
Police arrest alleged member of Lizard Squad following massive DDoS on Sony, Microsoft
Authorities in the UK have arrested 22-year-old Vinnie Omari on suspicion of fraud, less than a week after the group Lizard Squad took down Sony's PlayStation Network and Microsoft's Xbox Live on Christmas via a large DDoS attack.
FBI: Even government defenses could have surrendered to the Sony hackers
The malware that penetrated the cyber defenses of Sony and allegedly captured terabytes of data was a difficult one to deal with, says FBI official ......
Pirate Bay co-founder sentenced to 42 months in prison for hacking conviction
Gottfrid Warg, co-founder of infamous torrent tracker The Pirate Bay, has been sentenced to 42 months in prison for his part in Denmark's largest ever hacking case.
Hacker who stole George Bush e-mails is jailed
A Romanian man who hacked into the Bush family's e-mails, as well as accounts of celebrities and officials, has been jailed.
Weev goes free after hacking convictions get thrown out
Last year, Andrew Auernheimer aka 'Weev,' was convicted and sentenced to 41 months in jail for exploiting AT&T and revealing data from over 114,000 iPad 3G owners.
Israel sees a new cyberattack by pro-Palestinian 'Anonymous' hacktivists
The infamous hacktivist group Anonymous has launched another attack on the Israel government, a year after their first such attack.
WhatsApp, AVG, Avira hacked with pro-Palestine message left by attackers
The Anonymous-affiliated pro-Palestinian group KDMS has attacked the websites of WhatsApp, AVG, Avira and Alexa over the last 24 hours.
The Pirate Bay co-founder facing more hacking charges
Gottfrid Svartholm Warg, infamous as one of the co-founders of The Pirate Bay torrent tracker, is facing even more hacking charges, this time in Denmark