As typical with most breaches initially underestimating the overall impact of a cyber-security "incident," the hack of the Massachusetts Department of Revenue in the US was more than twice as large than originally anticipated.
Amazon is issuing a security patch for its "Key"services shortly after a researcher posted a video demonstration of them claiming to hack the Amazon device using a Raspberry Pi.
Apps on Google Play and others could steal money and personal data from victims. App stores are hosting 661 blacklisted Bitcoin apps which leave users open to hackers, accoriding to a recently published report.
New Golden Ticket technique could allow hackers to authenticate themselves with cloud services and enable any level of privilege.
Researcher uncovers method of hijacking the functionality of some AV tools in order to compromise endpoints. Trend Micro, Emisoft, Ikarus, Kaspersky, Check Point's ZoneAlarm and Malwarebytes have fixed their offerings.
A Boeing 757 airliner was successfully hacked by a team of public and private security professionals, according to a US Department of Homeland Security (DHS) official.
Krack attackers need to be within range of the targeted Wi-Fi network, so widespread data loss is unlikely, but do add fixes when available as this vulnerability would allow anyone to read traffic from mobile and laptop to Wi-Fi devices.
It took Equifax 141 days to discover a breach that exposed the data of 143 million US consumers with hackers likely accessing the credit monitoring firm's systems in March, a full two months before Equifax originally said they did.
Bluetooth technology is overlooked by security experts and bug hunters in comparison to other protocols. The highly eclectic and fragmented nature of devices relying on Bluetooth means that some may never issue secure updates.
The 500 A-list celebrities whose Instagram accounts have been hacked, and whose contact details are for sale on the dark web, have now been identified.
Grey hat hackers pranked soccer fans by hacking the Real Madrid Twitter accounts and posting tweets announcing the signing of rival player Lionel Messi.
Security researchers have discovered a flaw in Skype that could enable hackers to run code on a target system, phish for credentials and crash applications.
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The PlayStation Network (PSN) is reportedly down worldwide on the same day as the launch of Battlefield 1, one of the network's biggest games.
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Cyber-criminals extract financial information using website product pictures
During Sunday's presidential debate, Donald Trump said Hillary Clinton doesn't know if Russia is behind hacks of the DNC and others.
Sources close to Russian presidency tell SC's Russia correspondent they can put a stop to Fancy Bear's attacks on World Anti Doping Agency (WADA) if an investigation of Russian sport is halted and atheletes pardoned.
This Week: Dropbox data dump, Minecraft fansite data dump, one click iOS exploitation, more encryption means more cyber-attacks and two the voter databases of two separate US states get breached by hackers
Financial institutions advised to tighten security further
A hacker has stolen around 808,000 accounts from two forums run by Epic Games, the games maker has confirmed the hack and is investigating what happened.
As the Pwnage summer heat rages on, hackers find 64 holes in popular publishing platform, WordPress
Developers wrong to choose simplicity over security
Iran's second largest mobile operator, Irancell, lost the personal information of 20 million customers in a data leak last week but denies being hacked.
Unfortunately, the GoToMYPC service has been targeted by a 'very sophisticated password attack', says GoToMYPC
The uncertainty about the TeamViewer breach has many sysadmins worried about steps to take to reinforce their security around this tool, so here's a free script that might help.
A hacker named Guccifer 2.0 has come out to claim responsibility for the recent hack on the Democratic National Committee