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4 hrs ago | Customer Interaction Solutions
Via Acquire Media NewsEdge) ROYAL Bank of Scotland said its websites were victims of a cyber attack that left some customers unable to access their accounts in the group's second computer crash in less than a week.
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8 hrs ago | Mashable
Malicious hackers commonly use phishing emails to lure would-be victims into clicking a seemingly harmless link that will actually install malware on their computers, allowing the perpetrators to siphon data, or even spy on their victims.
12 hrs ago | Insurance Journal West
A U.S. senator has asked 20 of the world's biggest automakers for information on how they secure their vehicles from cyber attacks, in light of reports by security experts who say they have identified ways to hack into cars.
16 hrs ago | CIO
CSO - Hackers have exposed millions of passwords from Facebook, Google, and Twitter.
20 hrs ago | Dorsetecho.co.uk
A RETIRED accountant is warning email users of a scam that sent disturbing messages claiming he was stranded on an overseas trip and urgently needed cash.
A group of 13 defendants who had been charged in a cyber attack on PayPal's website pleaded guilty and admitted to the December 2010 attack over PayPal's suspension of WikiLeaks accounts.
A local man was charged in a Singapore court Friday for defacing the Prime Minister's website, in the latest crackdown against perpetrators of a recent spate of cyber attacks in the city-state.
Ulster Bank customers were unable to access its online services for a time on Friday - due to an apparent "cyber attack" on NatWest, which is owned by the same RBS parent group.
Royal Bank of Scotland said its websites were the victim of a cyber attack that left some customers unable to access their accounts in the group's second computer crash in less than a week.
A suburban Kansas City man has admitted taking part in a $725,000 fraud scheme that involved hacking into business computer systems and stealing customers' identity information.
In the past couple of months, security researchers have discovered huge numbers of hacked passwords for popular websites posted to the net, available for hackers to use and abuse.
Suddenly, it's not just about fake messages being posted to your social media accounts.
"Criminal botnet" sounds like something from a forgotten sci-fi serial from the 1970s, but turns out they're real, and they'll steal your passwords.
Symantec, the biggest maker of computer-security software, is replacing its technology chief with a Microsoft veteran as Chief Executive Officer Steve Bennett seeks to overhaul the company's offerings.
Two million Facebook, Gmail and Twitter passwords were recently stolen as a result of key logging software, maliciously installed on an untold number of computers around the world.
JPMorgan Chase & Co is warning some 465,000 holders of prepaid cash cards issued by the bank that their personal information may have been accessed by hackers who attacked its network in July.