Cybersecurity Experts: Update Your Device Software TodayChances are you own a smartphone or computer that contains a chip hackers could potentially exploit to get access to sensitive information.
'Starwars' And 'Password' Among Worst Passwords Of 2017, Study SaysThe company gave the dubious honor of 2017's worst password to "123456," which retained its top spot as the worst option for the second year in a row.
Equifax Reportedly Hacked Again, This Time With Fake Pop UpsAn independent security analyst claims that the company's website was compromised for several hours on October 11
Hackers Have Successfully Hidden Malware In Popular PC Cleanup ToolSecurity experts say the Trojan horse-style attack hackers launched affected over two million CCleaner customers who downloaded the product in August.
Feds: Russian Security Officers, Hackers Charged In Yahoo BreachThe United States has announced charges against two Russian security services officers and two hackers, accusing them of a mega data breach at Yahoo that affected at least a half billion user accounts.
Jennifer Lawrence Requests Investigation Into Theft Of Nude Pics Jennifer Lawrence has contacted authorities to investigate who stole and posted nude images of the Oscar winner online, a publicist for the actress said.
Report: California Businesses Targeted By Cyber CriminalsAttorney General Harris says state is a tempting target because of California's wealth.
Computer Whizzes Brainstorm Ideas At Legal 'Hackathons' Across The GlobeIt used to be that "hacking" was just a type of crime, a computer break-in. But today, the term is also part of a growing — and perfectly legal — mainstay of the tech sector.
Starbucks iOS App Stores Customer Information In Plain Text; Target For HackersStarbucks’ mobile app for iOS has a security flaw that could allow hackers to steal the users’ username and password directly from the phone without even knowing the users’ PIN.
Reuters Editor Denies Giving Anonymous Tribune Co. LoginA Reuters social media editor accused of conspiring with hackers to deface a Los Angeles Times story has posted a statement on Facebook saying he did not commit the crimes he's accused of.
Hackers Increasingly Targeting Public UtilitiesCalifornia utility officials are warning that hackers increasingly target utilities with cyberattacks that could leave millions of people without electricity, water and other vital services.
Hackers Gain Access To BART Police Union Site; Post Officer InfoHackers again have targeted a California transit agency that came under fire last week for turning off cell phone service in its stations to thwart a potential protest.