Email
Password
Remember meForgot password?
    Log in with Twitter

Hacking News

Global cybercrime costs $600 bn annually: study

Washington - The annual cost of cybercrime has hit $600 billion worldwide, fueled by growing sophistication of hackers and proliferation of criminal marketplaces and cryptocurrencies, researchers said Wednesday.

N. Korea cyber threat 'more aggressive than China': US firm

Seoul - North Korean hackers are becoming more aggressive than their Chinese counterparts, a leading US cybersecurity firm warned Tuesday, as it identified a Pyongyang-linked group as an "advanced persistent threat".

Kremlin 'categorically' denies Russia behind NotPetya cyber-attack

Moscow - The Kremlin on Thursday denied an accusation by Britain that the Russian military were behind last year's "NotPetya" cyber-attack that started in Ukraine and Russia before spreading globally, affecting thousands of computers.

Japan's crypto exchange Coincheck sued after massive heist

Toukyo - Cryptocurrency traders filed a lawsuit Thursday against Japanese exchange firm Coincheck, seeking repayment after hackers raided hundreds of millions of dollars in digital assets.

Thousands of websites infected by 'crypto mining' malware

Washington - Thousands of websites around the world, including many operated by governments, have been infected by hackers using the sites' computing power to "mine" cryptocurrencies, security researchers said.

Marathon Kim Dotcom case back in New Zealand court

Wellington - Internet mogul Kim Dotcom's legal case returns to court in New Zealand Monday for what may be the Megaupload founder's final chance of avoiding extradition to the United States.

New raids on Japan crypto exchanges after Coincheck hack

Toukyo - Japan said on Friday it had carried out raids on a number of cryptocurrency exchanges following a massive hack that saw thieves steal $530 million in virtual currency.

UK judges block US extradition of alleged hacker Lauri Love

London - British judges on Monday agreed to block the extradition to the United States of a man accused of hacking into thousands of American government computers in a ruling that could set a precedent for similar pending cases.

UK judges block US extradition of alleged hacker Lauri Love

London - British judges on Monday rejected a US request for the extradition of a man accused of hacking into thousands of US government computers, an AFP reporter in the court said.

Dutch spies watched as Russians hacked US Democrats: report

Den Haag - Dutch intelligence services have provided "crucial evidence" to US counterparts about Russian meddling in the 2016 elections, Dutch media reported Friday.

NSA contractor pleads guilty in embarrassing leak case

Washington - A former contractor for the US National Security Agency's elite hacking group has agreed to plead guilty to removing classified documents in a case that highlighted a series of disastrous leaks of top-secret NSA materials.

New vulnerability exposed for smartphones

Hackers can easily guess your phone PIN using its sensor data, according to new research into mobile device security vulnerabilities from Nanyang Technological University.

Two Romanians charged with hacking US capital police cameras

Washington - Two Romanian nationals have been arrested and charged with hacking into computer systems which controlled surveillance cameras for the Metropolitan Police Department in the US capital earlier this year, officials said Thursday.

Romania arrests five suspected members of major ransomware gang

Den Haag - Romanian law authorities have arrested five suspected members of an internet-based ransomware gang responsible for infecting tens of thousands of computers across Europe, the United States and Canada, Europol said on Wednesday.

North Korea's new front: cyberheists

Seoul - The messages are alluring, the pictures are attractive. But the women seeking to beguile South Korean Bitcoin executives could actually be hackers from Pyongyang in disguise, experts warn.

White House blames North Korea for cyberattack

Washington - The White House on Tuesday publicly accused North Korea of launching a massive cyberattack that hit 150 countries last May -- hobbling networks from Britain's public health system to FedEx.

US declares N. Korea led huge WannaCry cyberattack

Washington - The United States officially accused North Korea late Monday of carrying out the massive WannaCry attack that infected some 300,000 computers in 150 countries earlier this year.

Three plead guilty in Mirai botnet attacks

Washington - US officials unveiled criminal charges Wednesday against a former university student and two others in the Mirai botnet attacks which shut down parts of the internet in several countries starting in mid-2016.

Hackers could get even nastier in 2018: researchers

Washington - After a year marked by devastating cyber attacks and breaches, online attackers are expected to become even more destructive in 2018, security researchers said Wednesday.

Should Uber users be worried about data hack?

Paris - The theft of the personal data of 57 million Uber riders and drivers highlights how vulnerable we make ourselves when we install apps on our mobile phones and tablet computers. What happened?

Hackers stole data from 57 million Uber riders, drivers: CEO

San Francisco - Uber said Tuesday that hackers compromised personal data from some 57 million riders and drivers in a breach kept hidden for a year.

N. Korea denies involvement in WannaCry cyberattack

Seoul - North Korea has slammed Britain for accusing it of being behind a global ransomware attack that hit the National Health Service, calling the allegation a "wicked attempt" to further tighten international sanctions against Pyongyang.

New malware attack hits parts of Europe

Kiev - A cyber attack hit a Ukrainian international airport and three Russian media outlets Tuesday before also being detected by IT experts in Germany and at least two other European states.

Many security cameras vulnerable to hacking

Businesses and other services dependent upon security solutions have been urged to upgrade their security cameras due to risks that such cameras can be hacked. A big risk arises from malware which leads to leakage of sensitive information.

Google to offer stepped-up security for 'high risk' users

Washington - Google said Tuesday it would offer stronger online security for "high risk" users who may be frequent targets of online attacks.

Flaw in WPA2 protocol leaves Wi-Fi vulnerable to attack

Belgian researchers have discovered a flaw in a widely used system for securing Wi-Fi communications that could allow hackers to read information that was previously understood to be encrypted, or infect websites with malware, they said on Monday.

N. Korea hacked Seoul's war plan: report

Seoul - North Korean computer hackers have stolen hundreds of classified military documents from South Korea including detailed wartime operational plans involving its US ally, a report said Tuesday.

North Korea gets second web connection via Russian firm

Seoul - A state-owned Russian company has opened up a second internet connection for North Korea which could strengthen Pyongyang's cyber capabilities and undermine US efforts to isolate the regime, security experts said.

Seoul says N. Korean hackers tried to steal bitcoins: Yonhap

Seoul - Police investigations have pointed to North Korea as responsible for recent attempts to hack South Korea's virtual currency exchanges, a report said Wednesday.

N. Korea hackers 'suspected of stealing bitcoins'

Seoul - North Korea is suspected of intensifying cyber-attacks to steal virtual currency in order to obtain funds and avert tightening sanctions, according to security experts.
  1 2 3 4 5 6 ... 12 Next»

Set up a news alert for

Hacking


Hacking Image

Untitled
Carlos E. Jean-Gilles
Who watches you surf?
Who watches you surf?
Mikey G Ottawa
Three men have pleaded guilty to US charges stemming from the Mirai botnet attacks that shut down pa...
Three men have pleaded guilty to US charges stemming from the Mirai botnet attacks that shut down parts of the internet last year
DAMIEN MEYER, AFP/File
Members of Anonymous protest a Scientology  church
Members of Anonymous protest a Scientology "church"
Wired
Runa Sandvik demonstrates for Wired how a TrackingPoint rifle can be hacked
Runa Sandvik demonstrates for Wired how a TrackingPoint rifle can be hacked
Wired/screenshot
A still from the film We Are Legion about the Anonymous hacktivists
A still from the film We Are Legion about the Anonymous hacktivists
Courtesy Hot Docs
Online hackers have taken credit for an online service outage of Sony's PlayStation and Microso...
Online hackers have taken credit for an online service outage of Sony's PlayStation and Microsoft's Xbox game consoles on December 25, 2014
Stephane de Sakutin, AFP/File
Untitled
Thomas Samson, AFP/File
Heather Mills  the former Mrs McCartney  testifies to the Leveson Inquiry on February 9  2012.
Heather Mills, the former Mrs McCartney, testifies to the Leveson Inquiry on February 9, 2012.
Untitled
Facebook
A still from the film We Are Legion about the Anonymous hacktivists
A still from the film We Are Legion about the Anonymous hacktivists
Courtesy Hot Docs
Screenshot from the Mr. Robot TV show
Screenshot from the Mr. Robot TV show
Courtesy USA Networks
Screen capture of hacked website
Screen capture of hacked website
Screen capture of hacked website
The logo to represent the hacking community LulzSec
The logo to represent the hacking community LulzSec
LulzSec logo
LORAN Station Malone  Florida: View of middle section of transmitter banks.
LORAN Station Malone, Florida: View of middle section of transmitter banks.
Unknown
Untitled
Andrew CABALLERO-REYNOLDS, AFP/File
Screenshot from the Mr. Robot TV show
Screenshot from the Mr. Robot TV show
Courtesy USA Networks
New Chinese operating system named NeoKylin OS  looks almost exactly like Windows XP.
New Chinese operating system named NeoKylin OS, looks almost exactly like Windows XP.
DJC
The CIA can infiltrate network traffic
The CIA can infiltrate network traffic
Negative Space / Pexels
From the implantable device (pacemaker)  data flows to the physician s office  or in the case of an ...
From the implantable device (pacemaker), data flows to the physician's office, or in the case of an implanted defibrillator, the data can go from the operating room to the physician programmer and on to the patient support network. But all aspects of the system are vulnerable.
WhiteScope