A group of DDoS extortionists using the name of Phantom Squad has sent out a massive spam wave to thousands of companies all over the globe, threating DDoS attacks on September 30, if victims do not pay a ransom demand.
Heating, ventilation, and air conditioning (HVAC) systems can be used as a means to bridge air-gapped networks with the outside world, allowing remote attackers to send commands to malware placed inside a target's isolated network.
The FBI and Montana law enforcement is looking for a hacker who's been terrorizing local high schools for the past five days, threatening both students' families and teachers alike.
A judge sentenced a Texas man to 27 months in prison for hacking his former employer so he could use company resources to buy at least 11 iPad Air tablets for himself.
In one of the most epic fails of epic fails, a malware dev used the same Skype ID to advertise his IoT botnet, but also to apply for jobs on freelancing portals.
Daniel Kaye, a 29-year-old hacker known under the nicknames of BestBuy and Popopret, will appear in a UK court today to face hacking charges related to his activity as master of one of the biggest Mirai botnets ever assembled.
A Russian television station — TV Rain — claims to have obtained insider information about the arrests of Sergey Mikhailov, a Russian intelligence agent that lead the FSB's Center for Information Security, and Dmitry Dokuchayev, also an FSB agent and Mikhailov's deputy.
One lone hacker operating out of Lagos, Nigeria was able to hack into over 4,000 organizations across the globe using basic techniques and antiquated tools, according to an investigation by researchers at Check Point.
After getting locked out of their Toyota Estima minivan for almost two months, a Canadian family has regained access to their car after a hacker agreed to help them.
Jason Needham, 45, of Arlington, Tennessee was sentenced last week to 18 months in prison and two years of supervised release for hacking his former company's FTP server and the email account of one of his former colleagues.
Earlier today, a hacker group named 31337 Hackers has leaked personal details and files belonging to a security researcher working for Mandiant, FireEye's breach investigation unit.
Over 45,000 users have left one-star reviews on a company's Facebook page after the business reported a security researcher to police and had him arrested in the middle of the night instead of fixing a reported bug.