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.
A Sergeant in the Richmond Police Department is facing criticism for a tweet directed at the president of the Ultimate Fighting Championship that critics claim supports gun violence.
The KCBS Technology Analyst offers tips in the aftermath of a hacking that has left 24 million Zappos.com customers’ personal info compromised.
CNET Editor at Large Brian Cooley said that a new study has found that the devices are susceptible to a hacker attack.
Santa Clara University and the FBI are investigating who may have hacked into the university’s computer system and changed some undergraduate students’ grades.