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Hacker avoids maximum 440-year sentence, hit with misdemeanor instead
Fidel Salinas avoided a potential 440-year maximum sentence.
Anonymous releases dox with KKK leader's credit card info, SSN
The KKK is losing a battle of online wits with the Anonymous hacker collective.
Insight into the mind of a former NSA programmer/hacker
Cybersecurity specialists working for the NSA and GCHQ get burned out quickly, and easily find employment in the private sector, report says.
CoinVault ransomware allows victims to decrypt one file for free
The CoinVault ransomware adds a new twist to ransomware, with cybercriminals allowing victims to decrypt one file for free.
Sony Pictures targeted in attack, as cybercriminals try to get to Sony
Sony Pictures Entertainment has been targeted in a cyberattack, with "secrets" reportedly stolen.
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.
Report says DoJ uses airplane flights to help better snoop on citizens
The US Marshals Service can better track down suspects, and snoop on ordinary American citizens, when they use airplane flights, a new report indicates.
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.
Pew research finds many users don't trust Internet privacy anymore
Americans are concerned about online privacy, and they feel that they don't have control of it any more, according to a new survey.
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
'State sponsored' Russian hacker group is attacking geographic rivals
A hacker group likely sponsored by the Russian government is being blamed for launching attacks against geographic rivals.
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.
Estonian hacker that stole $9.4M receives 11-year prison sentence
A federal judge in Atlanta sentenced a hacker to 11 years in prison for his role in stealing $9.4 million.
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 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.
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.
Repeated cyberattacks targeting French site Rue89, website staff
The French news outlet Rue89 has undergone multiple cyberattacks by an Israeli-based hacker, according to media reports.
Most data breach victims located in the U.S., Trustwave finds
There is a growing urgency to try and defend against data breaches, with significant media attention and focus by cybersecurity experts.
University of California, Irvine breached, student information at risk
University of California, Irvine students could be at risk with malware found on a computer in the student health center.
Miss Teen USA hacker sent to slammer for 18 months
Teenage hacker sent to prison for 18 months for his illegal hacking behavior.
Smucker's online store compromised, company apologizes to customers
Beloved jam and jelly company Smucker's was hit with what likely was a Trojan, stealing information during customer online checkout.
Preorders open for the Pirate3D Buccaneer 3D Printer on November 1st
Pirate3D will kick off pre-orders for its Buccaneer 3D printer on November 1st for just $697.
Security experts suggest removing 3rd party apps from Twitter
Security experts are suggesting that all Twitter users log-in and remove all third party application access after Islamic hacker nabs OAuth keys.
Gary McKinnon hacked NASA looking for proof of UFOs, won't be extradited to the US due to Asperger's
NASA hacker won't be extradited to the US due to Asperger's.
Hacker wants $1 million in Bitcoin or they'll release Mitt Romney's tax returns
Anonymous hacker has Mitt Romney's tax returns, demands $1 million in Bitcoin.
New Java security exploit means that you should probably disable Java
Security hole in Java 1.7 allows hackers to break into computers and install malware--disable Java!
LulzSec disbands after '50 Days of Lulz'
Or so it 'apparently' would seem..... for now.
Hacker selling access to government websites for under $500
Hacker selling access to government websites.