A security researcher has released the usernames and passwords from 10 million real user accounts online for ‘research purposes’.
A new and sophisticated piece of malware that targets infrastructure operators government organisations has been discovered by security firm Symantec.
Over the years there has been many security breaches, with companies such as eBay and Sony being targets. This infographic shows the eight biggest security breaches in history and covers how and why we should be careful – no system is impregnable.
Russian hackers have stolen 1.2 billion usernames and passwords from thousands of websites, in what is believed to be the biggest data breach in history.
A number of users of Apple iPhones and iPads in Australia have reported having their gadgets “hijacked” with a message demanding money to allow their owners access to their devices.
Redmond-based software giant Microsoft is rushing to patch a newly discovered flaw in its Internet Explorer web browser, that has left millions of users potentially at risk.
Researchers from Liverpool and Belfast have developed a new type of computer virus that could be as contagious as the “common cold”.
Some pages on the NHS.gov website appear to have been hacked, and redirect users to using a circumspect googleaspis.com domain. The issue was first spotted by Reddit user Muzzers in the early hours of this morning, who found that 836 pages were infected, with the list at the bottom of the article. The NHS have […]
AngryBirds.com, the website for the Rovio’s popular Angry Birds game has been hacked, with the website calling itself “Spying Birds” after recent revelations about the NSA and GCHQ feasting on data allegedly leaked by the app.
Snapchat, the rapidly growing disappearing messaging service, has been the target of a hack which revealed the username and phone numbers associated with 4.6 million accounts.