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"Strong growth of DDoS prevention appliances continues in 2013 as non-stop attacks plague a wide variety of industries, and large enterprises and service providers look to protect their users and data from a new wave of sophisticated DDoS attacks," notes Jeff Wilson , principal analyst for security at Infonetics Research .
A Pennsylvania man who hacked into multiple corporate, university and government computer networks and tried to sell access to them -- including access to supercomputers from a U.S. national security laboratory -- has been sentenced to 18 months in prison.
Queen Elizabeth II was so annoyed by police officers eating nuts laid out at Buckingham Palace that she marked a line on the bowl to monitor the level, jurors heard Thursday at Britain's tabloid phone hacking trial.
WEB users in Castle Cary were urged not to visit the town's website after it was hacked by a group claiming to be "The Nigerian Cyber Army" earlier this week.
Minnesota Public Radio reports the MNsure website is vulnerable to "rogue access points."
Sydney, Dec. 12: Hackers used nude pictures of former French First Lady Carla Bruni to break into the computer systems of dozens of diplomats.
Targetbase , a leading U.S.-based Customer Engagement Agency and Marketing Services Provider known for its data-driven, customer-centric approach, today announced that Anil Varghese has joined the agency as Chief Security Officer.
Think all of those advertising cookies installed on your browser are being used by the government to track people and hack into their computers? You're not paranoid you're right.
Let's say you're a spy working for a major international power, and you'd like to gain access to the internal deliberations of a certain group of foreign ministries.
A woman accused of hacking into the computer of Parliament's chief operations officer appeared in the Bellville Specialised Commercial Crime Court, Cape Town, on Wednesday.
Ransomware is a type of Trojan malware used by criminals to block access to target computers so they can demand payment for restoring access.
Some of those problems have been identified in the past but were left unresolved, the Lawrence Journal-World reported.
A third-party advertising framework integrated in hundreds of Android apps contains a vulnerability that could allow hackers to steal sensitive information from users' phones, according to security researchers from antivirus firm Bitdefender.
Hackers attacked the L.A. Gay & Lesbian Center's computer systems over a period of about two months in an effort to steal credit card, Social Security and other financial information, but there is no evidence any data was compromised, the center announced Tuesday.
Chinese hackers have accessed the servers of several foreign ministries in Europe, using one of the oldest tricks in the book.