Bay Area Startup Says Russian Military Unit Is Hacking Ukrainian Gas CompanyA Russian military unit has conducted sustained cyberattacks against the Ukrainian gas company at the center of the Trump impeachment, according to Area 1 Security, based in Redwood City.
NSA Finds Major Security Flaw In Windows 10, Free Fix IssuedThe National Security Agency has discovered a major security flaw in Microsoft’s Windows 10 operating system that could allow hackers to intercept seemingly secure communications.
Dublin Teen Uses URL Sleuthing Trick To Scoop CNN's Iowa PollCNN unveiled a much-anticipated Iowa Democratic primary poll, but Dublin High School senior Arjav Rawal had already done it for them, tweeting out the numbers 20 minutes earlier. How?
Two Plead Guilty To Cyber Ransom Plot In Massive 2016 Uber Users Data BreachA Florida man and Canadian citizen pleaded guilty in San Jose federal court Wednesday to attempting to extort cyber ransoms from Uber and LinkedIn's Lynda.com after stealing customer data from the companies storage clouds.
Alleged Cryptocurrency Thief 'Psycho' Charged In Brazen Digital SchemeAn alleged digital hacker has been arraigned on charges stemming from a scheme to hijack a cryptocurrency exchange and drain at least $1.4 million from its accounts.
Hundreds Of Millions Of Phone Numbers Once Tied To Facebook Accounts Posted OnlineA feature that Facebook shut down in the wake of last year's Cambridge Analytica scandal came back to haunt it on Wednesday.
Twitter Temporarily Suspends Ability To Tweet Via Text Message After CEO HackedTwitter is temporarily suspending the ability to tweet via text messages, days after CEO Jack Dorsey's account was hacked.
Personal Data Of 100 Million Capital One Credit Card Customers HackedThe personal information of 100 million Capital One account holders in the United States and Canada was obtained by a hacker who has been arrested by the FBI.
Cyber Attack At Contra Costa Elections Department Started With An EmailFederal officials are investigating after a hacker attempted to access the election internet system for the Contra Costa County Clerk and Recorder’s office.
Facebook Staff Had Access To Millions Of User PasswordsFacebook revealed on Thursday it didn't properly mask the passwords of hundreds of millions of its users and stored them in an internal database that could be accessed by its staff.
Family Claims Nest Hacker Hurled Insults, Raised ThermostatAfter a Bay Area family claimed they were terrorized by someone hacking their Nest camera, an Illinois family says a hacker watched them and spoke to them through their Nest system.
BevMo Website Breach Affects Thousands Of Customers' Credit DataThousands of customers' credit card data was compromised during a data breach of BevMo's website, according to a notice filed to the California Attorney General's Office.
Man Hacks Wi-Fi Camera Network, Threatens To Kidnap BabyA Texas couple says someone hacked into the Nest WiFi wireless camera network they use to keep an eye on their infant son and pretended to kidnap the baby.
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.
UK Fines Facebook Over Data Privacy Scandal, EU Seeks AuditBritish regulators slapped Facebook on Thursday with a fine of 500,000 pounds ($644,000) — the maximum possible — for failing to protect the privacy of its users in the Cambridge Analytica scandal.