PITTSBURGH (Reuters) - A hacker charged with helping to break into at least 77,000 computers through the online hacking forum Darkode pleaded guilty on Monday in U.S. District Court, prosecutors said. Eric Crocker, 39, of Binghamton, New York, was among 12 people charged in July when the international hacking forum was dismantled by U.S. Show More Summary
Cyber security firm Zimperium on Monday warned of a flaw in the world’s most popular smartphone operating system that lets hackers take control with a text message.
Best Buy really, really wants to make Black Friday / Cyber Monday in July a thing. Today it launched a one-day only sale on tons of stuff. While it appears to be a repeat of Friday's sale, the retailer actually sweetened the offers on...Show More Summary
Shawn Booth doesn’t believe that Kaitlyn Bristowe deserves any of the cyber bullying that she has endured during her time as the Bachelorette. On Tuesday, after the Bachelorette: Men Tell All special aired on Monday night, Shawn praised the contestants and audience members for sticking up for Kaitlyn. Show More Summary
Kaitlyn Bristowe has faced criticism and cyber-bullying throughout her journey as The Bachelorette. She and host Chris Harrison addressed the issue in an emotional segment of Monday night’s Men Tell All episode. Harrison hoped by discussing it openly, it would be a step toward making it stop. Show More Summary
TEL AVIV (Reuters) - Microsoft Corp plans to acquire Israeli cyber security company Adallom for $320 million, the Calcalist financial newspaper reported on Monday. Adallom, which develops cloud security platforms, is expected to become...Show More Summary
New Zealand is making online trolling and cyber bullying a criminal offence. Parliament passed the Harmful Digital Communications Bill last week and it’s expected to come into play on Monday. Under the legislation, online bullies could be fined or imprisoned for using threatening, intimidating or offensive language. Show More Summary
Secretary of Defense Ashton Carter emphasized the central role of electronic intelligence in future US strategy by appointing veteran master cyber-strategist Eric Rosenbach to be his chief of staff, he said in a statement on Monday.
In honor of the company’s 20th anniversary, Amazon is doing something massive next week. For one day that will rival both Black Friday and Cyber Monday, Amazon is hosting Prime Day on July 15 where the site will be rolling out massive deals every ten minutes, plus lightning deals and seven can’t-miss deals of the […]
The American Federation of Government Employees (AFGE) filed suit Monday against the Office of Personnel Management (OPM), two of its top officials and an agency contractor over the cyber theft of employees’ personal information. The lawsuit says OPM Director Katherine Archuleta and Donna Seymour, OPM’s chief information officer “repeatedly failed to comply with federal law […]
Some 64 percent of US citizens say that authorities are doing not enough to provide cybersecurity for government computers, a poll carried out by US Monmouth University said Monday.
The chief executive of Polish flagship airline LOT said on Monday that cyber attacks are an industry-wide problem that could confront any carrier at any time. Around 1,400 LOT passengers were grounded at Warsaw's Chopin airport on Sunday...Show More Summary
We all know about Black Friday and Cyber Monday. Chances are you also know about Giving Tuesday. Since it launched in 2012, this global day of giving has engaged over 10,000 nonprofit organizations worldwide. Not to mention the tensShow More Summary
LONDON (Reuters) - Rising costs for information technology infrastructure pose greater concerns for financial services firms than regulation or cyber attacks, a survey showed on Monday. IT costs came second only to macroeconomic concerns...Show More Summary
Cyber attacks on the U.S. government and private sector are only going to get worse, said President Obama on Monday, days after suspected Chinese hackers made off with 4 million federal workers’ records.
KRUEN, Germany (Reuters) - President Barack Obama said on Monday that the United States has old computer systems with "significant vulnerabilities" to cyber attacks and needs to be "much more aggressive" in stepping up defenses against hackers. Show More Summary
U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry singled out North Korea as a violator of Internet freedom and took the reclusive country to task for November’s hacking attack on Sony Pictures in a speech on cyber security in Seoul on Monday.
It's official: CSI will end its 15-season run a two-hour finale in the fall, CBS announced on Monday. Star Ted Danson will join CSI: Cyber after the series-ender, which will also reunite original cast members William Petersen and Marg Helgenberger. More details to come!... Read More >
Members of the extremist group Islamic State threatened more cyber warfare attacks against the US and Europe in a video released Monday. However, most people are laughing at rather than
ISIS announced a hack attack today at 2 PM in the US. Vocativ reported: A group of hackers affiliated with ISIS are threatening to carry out a cyber attack—dubbed “Message to America”—against a number of targets 2 p.m. EST today. … Continue reading ?