Internet hackers took over fast food chain Burger King’s Twitter feed early Monday. Changing the Burger King logo and user name to that of competitor McDonald’s, the hacker or hackers were posting throughout the morning.
In the latest online attack, Twitter said hackers may have gained access to information on 250,000 of its more than 200 million active users.
A Northern California man charged with hacking two men to death with an ax used to split logs has pleaded not guilty by reason of insanity.
The U.S. Department of Homeland Security is advising people to temporarily disable the Java software on their computers to avoid potential hacking attacks.
Yahoo Inc. said Thursday it’s investigating reports of a security breach that has purportedly exposed nearly half a million users’ email addresses and passwords.
Google has warned some Gmail users their accounts may fall victim to a well-financed, coordinated hacker attack.
For computer users, a few mouse clicks could mean the difference between staying online and losing Internet connections this summer.
About 50 Berkeley High School students will be suspended and up to four could be expelled for a recently discovered scheme in which students hacked into the school’s attendance system and sold cleared absences to classmates.
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 hacker group Anonymous appears to have posted the addresses and other personal information of Oakland city officials to the Internet.