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Hackers have stolen usernames and passwords for nearly two million accounts at Facebook, Google, Twitter, Yahoo and others, according to a report released this week.
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A security researcher has released software and technical instructions for modifying a drone so that it can identify and hijack other drones.
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German police say they have arrested two people and seized illegally generated bitcoins worth more than 700,000 euros in an investigation of computer fraud.
A man accused of hacking into a University of Nebraska database pled guilty Tuesday to one count of intentionally damaging a protected computer and causing loss in excess of $5,000.
Layers of software protect data on your desktop and internet security applications ward off viruses plus hackers.
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.
As appliances become smarter and smarter, the increase in technology might open up security risks for things that previously would not have been an issue.
For the last few years, Filipino hackers have been targeting government websites, defacing homepages or sending enormous amounts of illegal traffic to crash web servers.
NEWS ANALYSIS: As the value of the Bitcoin currency rises above $1,000, the risk of security exploits and attacks are also likely to climb.
Before you mail holiday gifts to faraway friends and relatives, back up your most important computer files.
A Wisconsin man was sentenced on Monday to two years probation after he admitted taking part in a cyber attack sponsored by the hacker group Anonymous against Kansas conglomerate Koch Industries in February 2011, federal prosecutors said.
A Wisconsin man has been sentenced to two years federal probation and ordered to pay $183,000 in restitution for taking part in a cyber-attack on Koch Industries.
As millions of consumers click their way through holiday shopping for Cyber Monday, so too are hackers, cyber scammers and con artists gearing up to rip off American buyers.
It is still a dangerous world out there, with many who wish to disrupt society and the critical infrastructure that makes this connectivity possible.
'Tis the seasons for getting monster deals online. But just because Cyber Monday lacks the threat of being trampled to death by a hoard of penny pinchers doesn't mean you're safe.
Encrypted email, secure instant messaging and other privacy services are booming in the wake of the National Security Agency's recently revealed surveillance programs.
An internal government memo obtained by The Associated Press shows administration officials were concerned that a lack of testing posed a "high" security risk for President Barack Obama's new health insurance website.