Some 30 percent of people confessed they wouldn’t refrain from opening e-mails even if they seemed suspicious, a TNS Global for Halon study finds, as reported by the PCWorld.
Users of the Emory University network are urged to change their passwords after the Georgia-based education center got hacked again, according to a security alert. The University is investigating the breach of its IT infrastructure, which it considers similar to other hacking incidents of academic institutions and large organizations.
US authorities charged five people for operating one of the largest-ever hacking attacks against corporate networks with estimated losses of hundreds of millions of dollars and the theft of over 160 million bank card numbers.
People instinctively keep their wallet close. It holds identity on a card, their credit cards and lots of hints of their personal life in the form of business cards, receipts, gift or membership cards, or photos.
Anonymous hacked and published Filipino President's private mobile number, urging voters to confront their leader directly, according to the Associated Press. A member of the hacktivist group claims he managed to steal three telephone numbers belonging to the president Benigno Simeon Cojuangco Aquino III.
American teenagers prefer Facebook to other social media platforms despite being most frustrated by this particular online social medium, a new report by the Pew Internet & American Life Project finds.
When it comes to hacking, search engines turn out to be the tools that get your work half done, or so is the case with a team of reporters from Scripps News who stumbled on a huge pool of customer data via Google Search.
A new privacy bill aims to empower US citizens to ask for and receive year-long data that’s been collected on them by various companies and corporations.
Over 4,000 bank executives saw their personal data leaked after Anonymous hacked a new governmental website was hacked, according to ZDNet.
Using history sniffing technology to secretly spy on users, the New York-based Epic Marketplace ad network settled on a complaint by the Federal Trade Commission.
An employee of a medical billing company illegally accessed the ambulance system and leaked individual account information to cyber-criminals, according to SecurityManagement.com.
Skype gave the personal information of a 16 year-old Anonymous hacker who allegedly broke PayPal servers, reports Dutch publication Nu.nl. The chat tool division of Microsoft handed over the data to Dutch security company iSIGHT Partners, which was hired by PayPal to investigate the breach.
Don’t keep hot memories on tape or disk. That’s the conclusion of a study revealing that 88 percent of homemade pornography ends up on the Internet without the owner’s knowledge or consent.