Britain's Internet regulator, the Information Commissioner's Office (ICO), has fined the city council of Gloucester with £100,000 ($125,000) after local authorities failed to apply a security update for almost three months.
After a two-week hiatus, WikiLeaks dumped new files as part of the Vault 7 series that supposedly contains CIA-made hacking tools the organization claims it received from hackers and agency insiders.
The Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP) have arrested and charged a Canadian woman for hacking into the email of a local company's CEO and redirecting 52,000 Canadian dollars ($38,600) to her own bank account.
Today we are going to take a quick look at a new ransomware called RSAUtil that was discovered by Emsisoft malware researcher xXToffeeXx. RSAUtil is distributed by the developer hacking into remote desktop services and uploading a package of files.
There is an insane amount of industrial robots connected to the Internet, and even worse, thousands are left with no form of user authentication whatsoever, open to attack from anyone skilled enough to know how to sabotage their mode of operation.
Yapizon, a South Korean Bitcoin exchange, announced last week it lost 3816.2028 Bitcoin (over $5.5 million) after an unknown hacker breached its system and stole funds from its server.
A hacker, or group of hackers, has set off all 156 tornado sirens in the city of Dallas, Texas, on the night between Friday and Saturday, April 7 and 8.
A former sysadmin is facing up to ten years in prison and a fine of up to $250,000 after he used a backdoor account and sabotaged his former employer on the day he was fired.
An Oregon sportswear company is suing its former IT administrator, alleging he left backdoor accounts on their network and used them more than 700 times to search for information for the benefit of its new employer.
Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer announced she'll forgo her annual bonus ($2 million) and equity grant ($14 million), which she'll be redistributing to Yahoo employees instead.