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Carbanak malware offered criminals the chance to steal up to $10 million per heist.
Symantec wasn't the only company following Regin. Kaspersky and F-Secure have something to say about who was hit. Regin also spies on GSM cellular networks.
Symantec's revenue and earnings were both down from the same quarter last year, and the outlook for the next three months looks a bit soft.
Following a similar move by Hewlett-Packard this week, Symantec confirmed on Thursday that it will indeed split into two companies.
The maker of secretive FinFisher spyware -- sold exclusively to governments and police agencies -- has been hacked, revealing its clients, prices and its effectiveness across an unbelievable span of apps, operating systems and more.
A Russian man accused of hacking point-of-sale systems and stealing credit card information now faces charges in the United States.
A skirmish erupted last week when hacking group NullCrew successfully broke into tactical communications company Klas Telecom. The global government contractor had an interesting response to its attackers.
After hacking and humiliating Comcast in February, NullCrew is back with HorsemenLulz in a successful hack on the mail servers of the second biggest media company in the Arab world, Al Arabiya.
Hackers took over an Electronic Arts subdomain which they used to host a fake Apple ID login screen designed to steal credit card info.
Although organised online crime has largely been considered to be state sponsored, Symantec now claims that it has uncovered a highly organised 50- to 100-strong hacking group in China that can be hired out to conduct attacks globally.
Here's a headache that IT managers probably already knew about but can now confirm: a lot of employees don't care about protecting corporate data.
The Wall Street Journal is the latest US publication to come forth and claim that Chinese hackers have infiltrated its systems, searching for journalists' sources.
After one of the world's most famous newspapers points the finger at Symantec for failing to protect its network against a four-month long Chinese cyberattack, the security firm returns fire.
According to reports, Symantec will be cutting 1,000 jobs in company restructuring efforts.
As it becomes the 5th of November around the world, Anonymous announced a hacking spree that has claimed many websites and a few databases - plus a planned V For Vendetta reenactment at the Houses of Parliament.
Cybercriminals are distracting banks and other businesses with a DDoS attack while they quietly lay siege to sensitive data on the network, which they can use for credit card cloning and other fraud.
Is stealing 40GB data from a major company like AAPT, and then threatening to release it, the right way to change government policy?
Apple has announced iOS 6 will block the hacking of its In-App Purchase program. The company has also offered a temporary fix for app developers. If your app is affected, don't wait around for iOS 6.
Apple is starting to provide a solution to the hacking of its In-App Purchase program for iOS. The company has added unique identifiers to the receipts of purchases but there's still more to be done before app developers are protected.