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A financially-linked cyber attack is reported every 14 seconds in the GCC, according to the Saudi Monetary Agency Three in 10 consumers in Saudi Arabia have experienced cybercrime in the past year, with bank customers across the Gulf "vulnerable" to identity theft and financial loss, according to a survey released on Monday.
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A Glendale man who admitted hacking into hundreds of Facebook, Skype and email accounts, then coerced women to strip for him by threatening to release nude or embarrassing photos he found on their computers, was sentenced Monday to five years in federal prison.
Chinese hackers eavesdropped on the computers of five European foreign ministries before last September's G20 Summit, which was dominated by the Syrian crisis, according to research by computer security firm FireEye Inc The hackers infiltrated the ministries' computer networks by sending emails to staff containing tainted files with titles such as ... (more)
Prosecutors say Kazaryan illegally accessed the accounts and found nude photos and personal passwords that women had stored online.
An intermediate certificate authority registered to the French Ministry of Finance issued rogue certificates for several Google domains without authorization.
The outlook cites that one major data breach will occur every month next year, and advanced mobile banking and targeted attacks will accelerate.
A group of defendants belonging to the hacktivist group Anonymous have pleaded guilty in federal court to a cyber attack on Paypal's website.
Online media reports indicate hackers have stolen usernames and passwords for nearly two million accounts on popular email and social media websites.
Today, Russian police and computer security experts released additional details about this individual, revealing a much more vivid picture of the cybercrime underworld today.
The latest issue is personal information of around 6,000 Louisiana taxpayers and another 7,000 or so in Connecticut.
And according to a new report from The Washington Post , that's exactly what the FBI did.
A new report on FBI surveillance techniques has revealed some interesting details on the hacks the Bureau is using to keep tabs on suspected criminals.
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.
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.
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.
CSO - Hackers have exposed millions of passwords from Facebook, Google, and Twitter.