Sony’s online PlayStation store and Microsoft’s Xbox site suffered disruptions to users on Christmas Day in the latest possible cyber-attacks on the companies.
The detective work blaming North Korea for the Sony hacker break-in appears so far to be largely circumstantial, The Associated Press has learned. The dramatic conclusion of a Korean role is based on subtle clues in the hacking tools left behind and the involvement of at least one computer in Bolivia previously traced to other attacks blamed on the North Koreans.
As the nation waits for the grand jury to decide whether to indict a Ferguson, Missouri police officer of the shooting death of Michael Brown, the hacker activist group Anonymous has gone after the Ku Klux Klan’s Twitter accounts.
26-year-old Blake Benthall has agreed to be transferred in custody to New York to face multiple charges for allegedly running the Silk Road 2.0 underground website.
Cyber-crime is big business in the digital age, so a Bay Area security firm has hired a sophisticated group of hackers to break into computer systems.
The people who chose to look at nude celebrity photos that hackers posted committed “a sexual offense,” actress Jennifer Lawrence says in an exclusive interview with Vanity Fair in its November issues
JPMorgan Chase said that names, addresses, phone numbers and email addresses were stolen from the company’s servers, but only customers who use the websites Chase.com and JPMorganOnline and the apps ChaseMobile and JPMorgan Mobile were affected.
How To Check If Your Google Account Is Among 5 Million Usernames, Passwords Leaked To Russian Bitcoin Site
Nearly five million Google usernames and passwords have been posted to a Russian website, according to a number of published reports.
Home Depot confirmed on Monday that its payment systems have been hacked in a data breach that could affect millions of shoppers who used credit and debit cards at its more than 2,000 U.S. and Canadian stores.
Several days after hackers flooded the internet with nude photos stolen from dozens of celebrities, Apple CEO Tim Cook said it plans to add new features to keep hackers out of iCloud accounts.