Twitter says it mistakenly reset the passwords of some users as part of a routine security check-up.
The shadowy underworld of Internet hackers was rocked by news Tuesday that one of the world’s most-wanted and most-feared computer vandals has been an FBI informant for months and helped authorities build a case against five alleged comrades.
The personal banking data from thousands of City College of San Francisco students, faculty and staff may be at risk because of a virus that infiltrated one computer lab – perhaps years ago.
CNET Editor at Large Brian Cooley said that a new study has found that the devices are susceptible to a hacker attack.
Dozen of protesters gathered on a Bay Area Rapid Transit platforms in downtown San Francisco on Monday evening in response to the agency’s interruption of cellphone service to prevent another protest last week.
Bay Area Rapid Transit prepared for renewed protests Monday, a day after hackers broke into a BART user website and posted contact information for more than 2,000 customers.
A security researcher who is diabetic has identified flaws that could allow an attacker to remotely control insulin pumps and alter the readouts of blood-sugar monitors. As a result, diabetics could get too much or too little insulin, a hormone they need for proper metabolism.
14 people have been arrested for allegedly mounting a cyberattack on the Web site of San Jose-based PayPal in retaliation for suspending the accounts of WikiLeaks, according to the Justice Department.
The San Jose Tech Museum said that someone broke into three files on its system and stole the names, e-mail addresses, home addresses and phone numbers of up to 800 people who created an account on the museum website.