'REvil' Cyber Attack Leaves U.S. Businesses Scrambling on July 4 WeekendBusinesses around the world rushed Saturday to contain a ransomware attack that has paralyzed their computer networks, a situation complicated in the U.S. by offices lightly staffed at the start of the Fourth of July holiday weekend.
FBI Warns U.S. Colleges of China Security Attacks, Intellectual Property TheftThe FBI has been reaching out to colleges and universities across the country as it tries to stem what American authorities portray as the wholesale theft of technology and trade secrets by researchers tapped by China.
Experts Warn GPS Vulnerable to Time-Tampering TerrorismSecurity experts warn that, using simple tools, hackers or terrorists could "warp" GPS-based time signals and thereby throw the global information and navigations system into chaos.
What Happened and What Comes Next in Facebook Data BreachFor users, Facebook's revelation of a data breach that gave attackers access to 50 million accounts raises an important question: What happens next?
GPS System Vulnerable to Hacking Attack That Could Cripple Bay Area EconomyA Northern California congressman is pushing a plan to create a land-based backup for the GPS satellite system which, he says, is a prime target for attack by cyber warriors.
Federal Government Says Russia Tried To Hack 21 States' Election SystemsThe federal government on Friday told election officials in 21 states that hackers targeted their systems before last year's presidential election.
Hackers Break Into Centralized Password Manager OneLoginHackers have gained access to OneLogin, an online password manager that offers a single sign-on to multiple websites and services.
Hacker Releases Stolen 5th Season Of 'Orange Is The New Black'The hacker, who goes by the name The Dark Overlord, announced the move on Twitter early Saturday.
Hacker 'Dark Overlord' Threatens To Release Stolen Copies Of Hit Netflix SeriesA hacker claims to have stolen the upcoming season of Netflix's hit series "Orange Is The New Black," and is asking for ransom to withhold its release online.
SF Muni Investigating Cause Of Fare Machine Malfunction at Subway StationsThe malfunction, which began sometime Friday, caused the fare machines at underground stations to display the message "you hacked,"
Yahoo Waited 18 Months Before Investigating Massive Security BreachA regulatory filing raised further questions about why it took Yahoo so long to realize the severity of a 2014 hacking attack.
SF Congressional Leader Pelosi Warns Democrats Hacker Attacks Are 'Electronic Watergate'House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi warned fellow Democrats to change their cellphone numbers and not let family members read their text messages after personal and official information of Democratic House members and staff was posted online.
Bay Area News Websites Hacked By Group Associating Itself With 'Anonymous'Hackers took control of the five news websites of Palo Alto-based Embarcadero Media Group on Thursday night, according to the media outlet.