Piggybacks on consumer tracking tools
AllThingsD’s Kara Swisher is reporting that popular daily deals site LivingSocial “has suffered a massive cyber-attack on its computer systems.”
At 1:07 p.m. on Tuesday, the Twitter feed of the Associated Press told us that Barack Obama had been injured in an explosion at the White House. The tweet was fake.
As a rule, if a sensational headline about some dangerous new hacking threat seems too scary to be true, it probably is.
In a story in this week’s magazine, TIME profiles Wan Tao, once one of China’s most feared hongke, or red hackers, cyberwarriors motivated by patriotism to attack foreign digital victims.
Apple, Facebook and Twitter have all fallen victim to the same attack by hackers over the past few weeks. Here’s what you need to know about the recent attacks, and how to stay safe.
Reuters reports that Apple has revealed it was “attacked by the same hackers who targeted Facebook” last month.
A group of hackers claims to have stolen 12 million Apple device IDs and other user information from an FBI agent’s laptop, and has posted some of the information online.
The group, dubbed AntiSec, posted 1 million Unique …
Talk about helicopter parenting. It’s one thing to do your children’s homework for them. But when you decide to take matters into your own hands and change their grades yourself, well, that’s when law enforcement gets involved.
Yesterday, I wrote about a researcher “hacking” into Stephen Hawking’s mind with a new device called the iBrain. But for most scientists, hacking the brain doesn’t mean bypassing the physical body — it means making sense of the …
It looks like Virgin Media may be the latest victim of a site takedown by Anonymous: The hacktivist group is claiming that it targeted the Internet service provider’s website in response to Virgin Media’s block of popular torrent …
A security industry blog warned on Friday of a potentially “massive” data breach affecting as many as 10 million Visa and MasterCard accounts.