UCSF Medical School Officials Pay Hackers $1.14 Million Ransom To Recover Stolen DataHackers who attacked computer servers at the University of California at San Francisco School of Medicine were paid a ransom of more than $1 million so researchers could regain access to data that had been maliciously encrypted by malware, according to university officials.
Civil Grand Jury Finds San Mateo County Election Channels Vulnerable to Cyber AttackSan Mateo County's online election information channels, such as its results website and official social media accounts, are vulnerable to cyber attacks, according to a new report issued Wednesday by the Civil Grand Jury.
States Re-Examine Security After Russia-Linked Malware Targets Utility In VermontVermont's Burlington Electric Department confirmed Friday it had found malware code used in a Russian hacking effort.
Internet Security Stocks Diving After Qualys Misses Revenue TargetWeaker than expected earnings from Qualys are impacting the entire online security sector.
Producers Say Latest James Bond Film Script Was Stolen In Sony Pictures Hack AttackThe producers of the James Bond films have acknowledged that an early version of the screenplay for the new movie "SPECTRE" was among the material stolen in the massive cyber attack on Sony Pictures Entertainment.
North Korea Denies Involvement But Calls Hack Attack On Sony Pictures 'Righteous Deed'North Korea released a statement Sunday that clearly relished a cyber attack on Sony Pictures, which is producing an upcoming film that depicts an assassination plot against Pyongyang's supreme leader.
Google Alerts Gmail Users Of Possible Hacker AttackGoogle has warned some Gmail users their accounts may fall victim to a well-financed, coordinated hacker attack.