A man from Connecticut, USA, admitted to hacking into the iCloud accounts of prominent female celebrities including "Red Sparrow" actress Jennifer Lawrence and more than 200 others.
The reputed state-sponsored North Korean hacking group Hidden Cobra has once again been caught in a malware attack against financial organisations.
New report also finds information stealing malware still vastly more popular among hackers than ransomware. Hacking attempts using brute force or dictionary attacks have increased 400 percent in 2017, according to a report.
Retina-X Studios, maker of several Spyware apps designed to help parents and enterprises keep tabs on children and employees, was hacked again, resulting in the compromise of sensitive data belonging to users.
The line between cyber-criminals and nation-state hackers is increasingly blurred. The volume and intensity of cyber-attacks hit a new high in 2017 alongside the increasing level of sophistication of hacks.
Mirai and Satori show the potential malicious actors can have when armed with malware and lots of unsecured IoT connected devices to target.
Researchers are reporting that an increasingly sophisticated North Korean hacking group is responsible for an attack campaign exploiting CVE-2018-4878, a critical use-after-free flaw in Flash Player that has not yet been patched.
China leads the hacking charts with the highest combination of impact factors ticked off on a matrix combining the potential capability and impact of possible attacker groups, thus presenting the highest risk.
Spanish researchers are developing a tool that will scan smartphones for 'electromagnetic emanations' that could be used to obtain encryption keys as part of an attack.
A letter written on behalf of a former Uber employee contains allegations that the transportation company illegally hacked and surveilled its competitors.
A tech CEO noticed the free Wi-Fi at his local Starbucks didn't exactly come without a price after discovering the network was secretly jacking his computing power to mine crypto-currency.
In the mid-season finale of Grey's Anatomy, titled "Out of Nowhere," Grey-Sloan Memorial Hospital itself was on life support after its network became infected with ransomware - how realistic was the portrayal?
A legal precedent will be set over the extradition of Lauri Love, a man with Asperger's accused in the US of hacking government computer systems, when a decision is made following presentations being made in the UK high court.
A group of UK MPs has beseeched Prime Minister Theresa May to block the extradition of hacker Lauri Love to the US, saying they fear for his mental health.
Richard Moulds takes a look behind recent crypto vulnerability headlines - the ability to calculate the private key of an RSA keypair purely by knowing the public key - and asks if they are a prelude to a 'cryptoapocalypse'.
The password on its own is not enough to protect an organisation's data, even if you follow best practice says Kevin Timms, adding passwords that are easily entered and remembered are inherently weak and easily compromised.
Companies seem to be slow to realise that their Twitter, Facebook or LinkedIn accounts and passwords require exactly the same protection as any of their high-risk or high-value internal systems says Jackson Shaw.
The founder of a professional networking site was sentenced to a year and one day in prison after hacking into a competitor's database and attempting to sell his site to the same company whose database he hacked.
A webshell used to harvest credentials from an unnamed Middle Eastern organisation appears to be targeting Israeli institutions and may possibly be linked to the Iranian APT group OilRig.
Researchers have demonstrated a way for remote attackers to exfiltrate data from and send malicious commands to air-gapped networks, using infrared surveillance cameras.
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Hackers leak more celeb nude pics - Dakota Johnson joins former sports couple Tiger Woods and Lindsey Vonn, actress Kristen Stewart, performers Miley Cyrus and Katharine McPhee, and model Stella Maxwell.
Cyber-attack on photovoltiac panels could bring down power and have a domino effect on the rest of the electricity supply, both nationally and potentially, continentally.
Is Malwaretech, aka Marcus Hutchins, innocent? The FBI says Hutchins wrote the code for the Kronos banking Trojan. Without seeing all the evidence from both sides, it's impossible to know for sure.
Older versions of Amazon Echo are vulnerable, and though physical access to the device is needed, this is more achievable with second hand devices.
It looks like China is the latest to apply quantum cryptology to create a supposedly unhackable network. But just how valid are these claims?
The group is known for attacking government, security and academic institutions around the world.
Research shows most security pros would disable security to allow employees more freedom to get their work done.
The agreement follows a number of high profile cyber-attacks on banking systems around the world, which has brought banking security to the top of the agenda.