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Nov 29, 2017
Canadian hacker pleads guilty to charges of being a co-conspirator in FSB-funded hack of over 500 mn Yahoo! accountsOn 28 November, one of the perpetrators of the former breach pleaded guilty to the crime, and claimed to have done so as an operative of the FSB.
Nov 07, 2017
Cybercrime most feared in US, 67 percent of American adults worry about losing personal information to hackersCybercrime has become the most feared crime in the US, with two-thirds of American adults worrying about becoming the victims, a survey showed.
Sep 07, 2017
Cyber War: EU defence ministers test responses in first computer war gameEach of the defence ministers tried to contain the crisis over the course of the 90-minute cyber war in a closed-door exercise in Tallinn.
May 23, 2017
Ukrainian hacker involved in insider trading gets prison sentenceA Ukrainian computer hacker who was involved in a global scheme of insider trading which led to $100 million of legal profit has been sentenced to prison.
Sep 23, 2016
Yahoo data breach: What does it mean for you?Yahoo has finally acknowledged a 2014 hack of their servers that resulted in the leak of login information belonging to an estimated 500 million users.
Apr 11, 2014
Heartbleed breaks SSL encryption, exposes passwords and credit card numbersAn alarming lapse in Internet security has exposed millions of passwords, credit card numbers and other sensitive bits of information to potential theft by computer hackers who may have been secretly exploiting the problem before its discovery.
Feb 12, 2014
Bitcoin hit by denial of service attack: Transactions not confirmingThe attacks are responsible for problems experienced by two bitcoin exchanges that caused them to temporarily halt withdrawals by customers who stored bitcoins in digital wallets provided by the exchanges,
Feb 03, 2014
Hackers sue German government over NSA spyingA group of computer hackers and human rights campaigners in Germany announced Monday that they are suing their government for allegedly breaking the law by aiding foreign spies.
Nov 16, 2013
Chicago hacker tied to Anonymous given 10 years in prisonA Chicago computer hacker tied to the group known as Anonymous was sentenced on Friday to 10 years...
Jul 29, 2013
Celebrated computer hacker Barnaby Jack dies in San FranciscoBarnaby Jack, a celebrated computer hacker who could force a bank ATM to spit out cash and sparked safety improvements in medical devices, was found dead in San Francisco..