Hackers' group claims that it has attacked PrivatBank owned by Ukrainian oligarch Igor Kolomoisky, the notorious sponsor of the so-called National Guard waging a war on self-defense fighters and civilians in southeastern Ukraine.
Andy Coulson, a former top aide to British Prime Minister David Cameron, will face a retrial on some of the charges in his phone-hacking trial, prosecutors said on Monday. Coulson, former editor of the Rupert Murdoch-owned News of the World tabloid, is to be tried again on charges of conspiring to commit misconduct in a public office by paying a police officer for royal directories.
US army that operates from a secret base in Arizona, to start a war on independent media through hacking and blocking communications.Computer security teams cooperating with Veterans Today traced a pattern of attacks to Fort Huachuca, headquarters of the US Army Intelligence School, Press TV reports.
Prime Minister David Cameron apologized to parliament on Wednesday for hiring former tabloid editor Andy Coulson who has just been convicted of phone hacking but the British leader faced fresh embarrassment as the judge rebuked him for speaking out about the case. Cameron said it had been the "wrong decision" to make the News of the World editor his media chief in 2007 though denied ignoring warnings about Coulson's activities at the tabloid, which Rupert Murdoch shut down in disgrace in July 2011.
The Anonymous group of hactivists is threatening to launch a cyber attack this week against Middle East oil firms and oil-rich Arab governments in the Gulf.
The Facebook page of Russian Minister of Energy Aleksandr Novak has been hacked, the minister's press service says.
A Romanian using the online moniker "Guccifer" was indicted Thursday on US charges of hacking into email accounts of high-profile people including family of former presidents George H.W. and George W. Bush.
The hacker group Anonymous is preparing a cyber-attack on corporate sponsors of the World Cup in Brazil to protest the lavish spending on the soccer games in a country struggling to provide basic services, said a hacker with knowledge of the plan on Friday.
Human Rights Watch demands immediate action from Ukraine, eBay has been hacked with criminals gaining access to the user database, Russian Finance Ministry to discuss operating conditions with Visa and Mastercard, Russia is developing a new space strategy to replace the International Space Station, West Antarctic ice collapse to have far-reaching impact, Thailand military announced coup.
Two alleged members of international hacker group Anonymous were charged by Australian authorities on Thursday with targeting local and Indonesian government websites.
E-commerce company eBay Inc said a database was compromised in a hacking attack between late February and early March, and clients' non-financial information was stolen.
China's defense ministry on Tuesday denounced the US for "hypocrisy and double standards" after a first-ever US indictment of Chinese military officers for alleged cyber-espionage.
China summoned US ambassador Max Baucus over Washington's indictment of five Chinese military officers it says were involved in cyber-espionage, state media said Tuesday.
According to the new documents, an informant working for the FBI coordinated hundreds of cyber attacks overseas during a 2012 campaign, the New York Times reports. It remains unclear whether the FBI directly ordered the attacks.
The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) is ready to use its drones for an entirely different reason—to set up wireless hotspot zones. Though the execution of this idea is far more than plausible, the risk of tech-espionage might run high in the US for users connecting to the net in this fashion. Devices could be left in a vulnerable state, with the possibility of data being stolen or worse DARPA draining personal information from those who decide to sign into one of its hotspots.
AN encryption tool used by a large chunk of the internet is flawed, potentially exposing reams of data meant to be hidden from prying eyes. The bug, nicknamed Heartbleed by researchers at Google and cybersecurity firm Codenomicon, could have affected two-thirds of active websites when it was disclosed today, they said.
Windows XP has turned into a zombie operating system which means hackers are ready to execute an unknown number of violent attacks. No new patches will be made for the operating system that billions are said to still be using. What is even worse—financial institutions, government organizations, and educational facilities might be working with this system, where Microsoft has cut off customer support for Windows XP.
OpenSSL, a technology used to provide added encryption of an estimated 66 percent of all servers on the public Internet, has seen a significant glitch, which puts nearly all the web protection at risk. Never used online banking service? This is surely not the right moment to set about it.
The US has killed the freedom of press after journalist Barrett Brown's ruling in court turned sour. The man ended up behind bars for simply sending a hyperlink and even though he signed a plea deal with the US government, he still must stay in prison. Even though he reportedly struck a deal with federal agents, he could be stuck in the slammer for another year. Brown was taken into police custody in 2013 after being indirectly tied to a hack on the Stratfor intelligence firm and was facing more than 12 charges against his actions. Then, in March of 2014, the US government decided to dismiss some of the charges.
Cyber criminals have their hands on new lethal tricks of the trade, and tools to keep their virtual violations off of the radar from police. A report on the evolution of cybercrime, released by RAND Corp., unveils that the dark side of the Internet is a sophisticated system with enough clever tools to outsmart law enforcement.