A hacking group brought Christmas misery to gamers over the holidays and the pain with a Distributed Denial of Service attack.
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The London-based privacy group alleges the UK signals intelligence agency, working with the US National Security Agency, used "unlawful hacking" efforts.
Microsoft gets the all clear to continue its attack on Google's privacy credentials in the UK.
When exploits can be sold for money, it was only a matter of time before hackers started attacking each other to undermine their competitors' businesses.
Nearly 15 years after founding SuperGroups.com, Mark Weinstein is back with Sgrouples and says it’s time privacy becomes the hallmark of social networking.
The Australian Privacy Commissioner has opened an investigation into AAPT and Melbourne IT, following Anonymous' attack late last month.
Apple recently announced iOS 6 will block the hacking of its In-App Purchase program. The Russian hacker behind the attack has declared that Apple's fix will indeed block his circumvention technique. He's leaving his service open until iOS 6 is released, however, and pushing onwards with his Mac in-app hack.
Only 3 in 5 users in country concerned about mobile cybercrime, more care about losing contact information than invasion of privacy, Symantec survey finds.
With Internet Explorer 10, Microsoft is turning the Do Not Track option on. Some see it as an attack on the online advertising industry, especially Google. But in reality it's just the latest in a consistent series of moves that respect online privacy.
Telstra has revealed that a third-party company responsible for its GameArena and Games Shop websites has fallen victim to a hacking attack, spilling the details of up to 35,000 customers.
Two teenage boys have been arrested in connection with the alleged hacking of the UK's Anti-Terrorist Hotline on Thursday.The attack in question had been claimed by the TeamPoison hacker group, which previously targeted the United Nations, the Home Office and RIM.
The Vatican has confirmed a second attack against its website by the Anonymous hacking group, and an infiltration of its radio database.The Vatican has confirmed a second hack on its systems by the Anonymous activist group.
After hacking into Facebook, Glenn Steven Mangham has been jailed for eight months. The attack cost the company $200,000, and resulted in an investigation by the FBI and British law enforcement.
Hackers broke into Nortel's computer networks more than a decade ago and over the years downloaded technical papers, research-and-development reports, business plans, employee emails and other documents.
The FBI has confimed that hackers intercepted a conference call to discuss the Anonymous hacking group with Scotland Yard and other cybercrime officers, after obtaining an email setting up the call
Private investigators working on behalf of UK newspapers may have hacked into the emails of Gordon Brown, according to reports.Operation Tuleta, the cybercrime strand of the police response to last year's News International phone hacking scandal, has uncovered the potential hacking of the former prime minister and others, The Independent reported on Monday.
A man has been arrested by officers working on Operation Tuleta, a police investigation into computer hacking and other breaches of privacy connected with the phone-hacking scandal.The Metropolitan Police said on Thursday that the 52-year-old man had been arrested in Milton Keynes on suspicion of Computer Misuse Act offences.
Sony Computer Entertainment (SCE) Australia wasn't on the wrong side of the law when it experienced a massive data breach due to a cyber attack earlier this year, according to Australian Privacy Commissioner Timothy Pilgrim.
The Linux Foundation has pulled its sites offline due to a security breach that occurred on 8 September, which it believes was in connection with an attack on kernel.org.
Distribute.IT has claimed that the 25-year-old man arrested in Cowra yesterday for allegedly hacking wholesale internet provider Platform Networks is believed to be the perpetrator behind the disastrous attack on Distribute.IT in June that led to the loss of data for over 4000 customers.
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