The US has charged Chinese businessman Su Bin with hacking security systems of a number of large companies with an aim of obtaining secret information of military departments, the British broadcast corporation BBC reports Saturday.
North Korea has almost doubled the number of elite hackers over the past two years in an effort to launch mass cyberattacks, the South's Yonhap news agency reported Sunday citing military sources.
The anonymous hacker movement Cyberberkut states that it has organized a DDoS attack on the website of the Ukrainian branch of the Russian Radio, which employees had collected aid for Ukrainian law-enforcers.
Turkish authorities blocked access to social networking site Google Plus on Thursday.
After recent revelations that the US Government engages in massive hacking, the planting of malware and spyware to gain control and access to computers and engages in massive internet surveillance one has to take all accusations by the US of hacking with a grain of salt.
A number of Google websites in China have been blocked ahead of this week's 25th anniversary of the 1989 crackdown on pro-democracy demonstrators around Beijing's Tiananmen Square, a Reuters reports quoting censorship watchdog.
A top Hungarian court ruled Wednesday that website operators are responsible for abusive internet comments made on pages under their control, even if the questionable statements are moderated or removed on request.
The use of home-made servers in Beijing's national banks may prevent inclusion of hidden backdoors that facilitate intelligence gathering by the US National Security Agency, according to expert in the US-China relations, RIA Novosti reports.
Two days before the presidential election in Ukraine scheduled for May 25, the CyberBerkut hackers group, which has repeatedly posted on the Internet documents incriminating the new Kiev authorities, stated that they had destroyed the electronic system of the Ukraine's Central Election Commission.
China will begin checking computer systems used in government departments to protect "sensitive data," the official Xinhua news agency said via its microblog on Thursday, amid a row over cyberspying with the United States.
Google said Friday it could take weeks to comply with a European Court of Justice ruling that it honor requests to be "forgotten."
Even as Europe powered up its most ambitious ever cybersecurity exercise this month, doubts were being raised over whether the continent's patchwork of online police was right for the job.
Washington is displaying restless cyber effort against other countries, Bill Blunden a computer security researcher and author told RIA Novosti Friday, commenting on the previously secret documents that suggest FBI using hackers to gather intelligence abroad.
New Swiss survey claims that Internet is on the verge of cyber disruption, the one "similar to the 2008 financial crisis." According to the study of Zurich Insurance, there is a define correlation between the mortgage market problems, which led to global financial crisis seven years ago, and a failure of one of cloud providers. Zurich Insurance states that the consequences of this might be severe.
The Cologne-based Aviation and Cosmonautics Center (DLR) in Germany has suffered a cyberattack, the Spiegel magazine reported on Sunday.
The internet will kill less than five percent of the 7,000 languages spoken today says a paper titled "Digital Language Death," just published in PLOS One.
Japan’s largest organized crime syndicate, Yamaguchi-gumi, now has its own website which it intends to use to assist the authorities’ anti-drug efforts. The gang’s godfather Kozuo Taoka reportedly holds that narcotics should be eliminated from society.
Cyber thieves can make more money out of stolen Twitter credentials than from stolen credit card data on the black market, a report by the Research and Development Corporation (RAND) says. The survey called "Markets for Cybercrime Tools and Stolen Data" was commissioned by Juniper Networks.
The Russian Foreign Ministry's website suffered yet another hacker attack on Saturday. By now, access to the website has been restored and steps are being taken to modernize its security.
The top lawyer for the National Security Agency told a civil liberties oversight board on Wednesday that companies such as Google, Yahoo, Apple, Microsoft and Facebook knew all about the NSA surveillance program PRISM, the Guardian reported.