Distributed denial-of-service attacks on financial services companies tripled in the first quarter of 2012 from the same period a year earlier, with most attacks coming from China, according to a recent security report.
Paul Brodeur, a Leviathan Security Group researcher, has developed a “No Permissions” app for Google’s Android mobile OS demonstrating that sensitive personal information from your device can still be accessed.
Days after the launch of Nokia’s newest Windows Phone handset, the Lumia 900, through AT&T, Nokia has announced that a data connectivity problem prompted the company to issue a software update.
A U.S. appeals court rejected the government's broad interpretation of a law that could have brought employees to court for playing Farmville at the office.
China Electronics Import & Export Corporation wants to sue the hacktivist known as “Hardcore Charlie,” saying he lied when he claimed he successfully attacked the company’s Intranet.
More than 181,604 Medicaid and Children’s Health Insurance Plan records were stolen, including 25,096 social security numbers, after hackers broke into the Utah Department of Health files, according to a department press release.
Microblogging site Twitter has sued five of the most aggressive tool providers and spammers, demanding compensation after it spent $700,000 on anti-spam efforts.
The British broadcaster Sky News, part-owned by Rupert Murdoch, admitted it hacked private e-mails as part of news gathering operations. With the executives’ approval, a journalist broke into e-mails on two occasions.
Anonymous hacked more than 480 Chinese in its first high-profile campaign against China, the group said on Pastebin, a site popular with hackers. Some sites are still struggling to recover from this week’s hits.