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.
A hacking crew that goes by the name of National Hackers Agency (NHA) has defaced 605 websites in one go after they managed to get access to a server from UK hosting firm DomainMonster.
David W. Kent pleaded guilty last week of hacking his former company to boost his current business, which he then tried to sell back to his former firm, together with the stolen data.
Security firm IOActive published research yesterday detailing security flaws in the in-flight entertainment systems developed by Panasonic Avionics, used by multiple airlines such as United, Emirates, Virgin, KLM, Etihad, Scandinavian, Air France, and many other more.
Administrators of the Ethereum Project have announced today a data breach that affected over 16,500 users of the platform's community forums. The breach took place last Friday, on December 16. The database backup the attacker managed to get his hands on was taken on April 2016.
FriendFinder Networks, the company behind 49,000 adult-themed websites, has been hacked and data for 412,214,295 users has been changing hands in hacking netherworlds for the past month.
Since the end of September, the DXXD Ransomware has been targeting servers and encrypting their files. In the past, Michael Gillespie was able to create a decryptor based on the encrypted files that were submitted to his ID-Ransomware service, but this was short lived when the developer modified the encryption algorithm.
As more and more devices and machines become connected, the world becomes a scarier place. This was shown yesterday, when the Keen Security Lab of Tencent posted a blog post on how they figured out a way to remotely attack Tesla cars.
An article was published today that details how insecure Redis instances on the Internet were being hacked to install a fake ransomware. After reading this article, I saw that there were striking similarities between the ransom notes that Duo Security described and the ones that were being created by the Fairware ransomware.
U.S. intelligence officials think hackers working for Russia perpetrated a series of alleged intrusions targeting reporters at The New York Times and other media outlets.
At the 25th Usenix Security Symposium, research will deliver a presentation that unveils two security vulnerabilities that together threaten the security of 100 million vehicles made by Volkswagen, Ford, and other well known car manufacturers.