Millions of debit and credit cards prone to getting hacked by malware
Millions of debit and credit cards prone to getting hacked by malware

A malware that had infected Target's cashiering system late last year is back in the news once again, leading to the susceptibility of millions of credit and debit cards getting hacked on a larger scale.

9 out of 10 websites found vulnerable to hackers

A new research shows that more than 90 percent of the websites are vulnerable to hackers, including some of the biggest brands.

Russian hackers steal over 1 billion usernames, passwords

A US security firm has affirmed that a Russian crime ring has stolen an estimated 1.2 billion passwords, user names, email addresses and other online credentials from some 420,000 websites.

Canada says China hacked science agency computers

Canada accused China on Tuesday of hacking into the computers of its research and development arm, which Beijing strongly denied.

Hacking virus `Bladabindi` prowling in Indian cyberspace

yber security sleuths have alerted Indian Internet users against hacking attempts of a clandestine multi-identity virus--Bladabindi-- which steals sensitive personal information of a user for nefarious purposes.

Wall Street Journal takes computers offline after hacking

The Wall Street Journal took some of its computers housing news graphics offline after they were hacked, publisher Dow Jones & Co said.

CERT-In reports over 62,000 cyber attacks till May 2014: Govt

Government`s cyber security arm Computer Emergency Response Team-India (CERT-In) reported 62,189 cyber security incidents in the first five months of the current calendar year, Parliament was informed today.

China, US say committed to managing differences

China and the United States need to manage their differences, the leaders of both countries said on Wednesday at the start of annual talks.

US Senate Intelligence Committee approves cybersecurity bill

The US Senate Intelligence Committee approved a bill on Tuesday to encourage companies to exchange information with the government on hacking attempts and cybersecurity threats, officials said.

China dismisses claims of links to hackers targeting US Iraq experts

China on Tuesday disputed claims by a US security firm that linked years of hacking by a secretive local group it calls "Deep Panda" to unnamed government officials of that country, saying the firm was merely seeking publicity.

Chinese hackers turned focus to US experts on Iraq: Security firm

CrowdStrike Inc said that the group is one of the most sophisticated of the 30 it tracks in China and that its operations are better hidden than many attributed to military and other government units.

Wilmer Valderrama shuts down twitter account over hacking

Actor Wilmer Valderrama has closed his Twitter page after a hacker took over his account and posted intimate pictures of him and girlfriend Demi Lovato.

No cases of hacking of websites came to our notice: UP govt

Declining reports of hacking of some government websites, Uttar Pradesh government Thursday said that no such incidents have come to its notice.

European bank faces cyber theft worth 500,000 Euros: Report

Kaspersky Lab has reportedly detected a server used to co-ordinate an attack that appeared to have stolen over 500,000 Euros in a single week, from a European bank.

UK spy agency says to share cyber threat data with private firms

Britain`s GCHQ intelligence agency said on Tuesday it would start to share classified cyber threat information with private companies amid concerns over increasingly sophisticated targeting of businesses by hackers.

Accused Russian hacker claimed authorship of ``Zeus`` malware: FBI

A Russian man charged by U.S. authorities on Monday with controlling a hacking gang that locked up hundreds of thousands of computers to steal banking credentials and commit cyber extortion claimed in online chats to have written one of the most effective pieces of malicious software ever detected, according to an FBI affidvavit.

Hacker turned FBI informant `Sabu` walks free

A convicted computer hacker Hector Xavier Monsegur, popularly known as Sabu, has walked free after he helped the US authorities foil hundreds of cyber attacks.

Hacker helped thwart 300 cyberattacks: Prosecutors

A prolific computer hacker who infiltrated the servers of major corporations later switched sides and helped the US government disrupt hundreds of cyberattacks on Congress, NASA and other sensitive targets, according to federal prosecutors.

Mobile banking apps a hacker`s paradise

Love fund transfers or bill payments via mobile banking as you think two-step authentication process is secure? This may not be the case.

US, South African police smash cybercrime network

South African police today said they have smashed an international cybercrime network operating out of Pretoria which led to 20 arrests in a joint operation with the United States.