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Sony denies its PlayStation Network was hacked, but will watch closely
Sony denies its PlayStation Network was breached in cyberattack.
US government worried China could down US power grids with cyberattack
US military officials are concerned China could disrupt US power grids, potentially even shutting them down.
FBI becoming more active in fight against malware, cybercrime efforts
FBI and DOJ will help Internet Advertising Bureau in its constant fight against online malware.
81% of enterprise security staff ready to 'guarantee' data security
Remember all those data breaches in 2013-2014? Don't worry, most IT professionals are willing to "personally guarantee" they can keep customer data secure.
DarkHotel targets vulnerable Wi-Fi networks, victimizing company execs
DarkHotel is taking aim at users in several countries, with a specific focus on corporate espionage at C-level executives.
US State Department computers hacked, email system shut down
Hackers have taken aim at the US State Department, forcing the US government to temporarily shut down its own email service.
Chinese authorities arrest three suspects for creating WireLurker
Beijing police arrest three suspects likely involved in the creation and distribution of the WireLurker malware.
FBI confirms arresting cybercriminals difficult, but fight isn't over
FBI says arresting and convicting cybercrime is difficult, but the war is far from over.
Apple urges consumers to download apps only from authorized sources
Apple urges users to be careful where they download and install apps from, as cyberattacks aimed at OS X and iOS increase.
US needs to treat cyber warfare as a real threat to security
Dispersive Technologies believes US needs to step up its cybersecurity efforts to defend against foreign state-sponsored attacks.
Cybercriminals taking interest in targeting Apple iOS, Mac OS X
Apple iOS and Mac OS X are still secure, especially compared to rival software, but cybercriminals are becoming more inventive in their attack strategies.
Lessons learned from JPMorgan Chase data breach, as attacks increase
JPMorgan Chase suffered a major data breach over the summer, with millions of its customers at risk - and the industry learned a brutal lesson
White House suffered cyberattacks, but problem has been addressed
The White House endured a cyberattack, and while the threat has been addressed, it's unknown which nation or group is behind the attack.
Gallup poll: Americans fear hackers more than any other crime
It only took a year of significant data breaches, but it appears Americans are finally aware of hackers compromising users.
Staples hit by data breach, with customers in Northeast hit
Staples is the latest U.S. company hit by a data breach, with customers in the Northeast targeted, according to reports.
Hackers targeting free software, shaking confidence among consumers
Security experts warn that free and open source software, which remains under attack by cybercriminals, has shaken confidence in a popular software segment.
Europol: Just 100 cybercrime kingpins worldwide, as threats increase
There are believed to be around 100 cybercriminal kingpins in the world, with many of them in Russian-speaking regions, according to Europol.
Hackers to post thousands of stolen Snapchat photos to 4chan
Snapchat users are at risk if they used a third-party app service, which has been hacked, with thousands of photos and videos stolen.
Researchers: Electricity smart meters used in Spain can be hacked
Electricity smart meters used in Spain can be hacked, leaving millions of homes at risk, security researchers say.
Home Depot breach leads to stolen customer payment information
Home Depot is the latest brick and mortar retailer to suffer a data breach, with customer debit and credit card information stolen.
Celebrity hacker responsible for leaking nude photos hunted by FBI
Hacker responsible for posting stolen photos of celebrities online is now being hunted by the FBI.
NOAA Joint Polar Satellite System ground station vulnerable to attack
The NOAA is taking far too long to resolve minor security vulnerabilities, neglecting to update software and install new security patches.
Kaspersky Lab outs "Machete" malware targeting Spanish speakers
The "Machete" malware largely found victims in South America, though also compromised users in the U.S. and throughout Europe.
Universities struggle with cybersecurity efforts to keep data safe
Universities understand the importance of keeping data safe, but are struggling to keep employee and student information secure from hackers.
Hackers could compromise smartphones by using device's gyroscope
Researchers have revealed a snooping technique that uses a smartphone's gyroscope to somewhat accurately snoop on users.
The fight to keep consumers safe online is important and difficult
Consumers need to be more aware of online threats, with criminals largely able to compromise victims, stealing their personal data and causing mayhem.
Cyberwar building between warring factions in Iraq as tensions build
There has been an uptick in cyberattacks within Iraq, as groups fighting for control of the country try to steal data from one another.
Dailymotion hit by attack, leaving video viewers vulnerable
Dailymotion compromised with cybercriminals able to install malware victimize users - but everything seems to be back to normal again.
Microsoft battles against malware crime groups in Algeria, Kuwait
Microsoft has a legal civil suit against two individuals and a company, in an effort to clamp down on malware that hit millions of Internet users worldwide.
Cybercriminals update Pony Loader malware to steal your bitcoins
Updated malware designed to compromise users and steal bitcoins, as users find it difficult to keep their digital currency safe online.
Multi-state tax scam aimed at medical professionals causing headaches
Healthcare professionals in at least 10 states and Puerto Rico have reported tax scams, and it's possible there are even more victims.
Feds, local law enforcement increasingly able to bust Tor users
Federal and local law enforcement have found different ways to break through Tor's anonymity, putting once secure users at risk.
Report from CA Attorney General notes cybercrime as real threat
California Attorney General release lengthy report of organized gang and criminal behavior, with cybercrimes offered great insight.
Users are first line of PC security defense, but fail miserably
Users can't simply rely on anti-virus and anti-malware software, needing to be more careful about daily PC activities.
Microsoft Unveils state-of-the-art Cybercrime Center