A hacker group managed to discover the Bangladesh Banks codes for facilitating foreign remittances and perpetrated one of the biggest bank robberies of all time - but were discovered by a typo.
In an advisory released last week, the company confirmed that a section of code allowed attackers to inject a false route into a network and blackhole or intercept traffic.
The cloud storage platform has moved quickly to dismiss suggestions that it has been hacked, claiming that the credentials leaked online were stolen from third-party sites.
The latest update to Facebook's mobile app has fixed a security flaw that could have seen users' mobile phone bills suddenly increase.
UK government intelligence agencies such as GCHQ are now immune from prosecution for hacking into computers and mobile devices after Parliament quietly amended the law.
A security vulnerability that affects the OpenSSL cryptography library has led web firms to advise customers to change all passwords in order to prevent being duped.
A government scientist advisor has warned that an upgrade to a hi-tech signalling system in control of all Britain’s train has the potential to be hacked and cause a serious crash.
Believe it or not, the cloud is not a magical wonderland that protects your data, nor does it have any unique and unheard of risks. Of course, when something is ‘over there’, it feels like it’s less your problem. So many things that would have perhaps been a nagging feeling about a server you set...
As you may have seen yesterday, Carphone Warehouse has been hit by a major hacking incident, and the Information Commissioner’s office is now looking into the matter.
The Great Firewall of Britain (also called The Great Firewall of Cameron) has blocked internet users in the United Kingdom from accessing Chaos Computer Club’s (CCC) website.
Researchers have uncovered a two-year old bug in OpenSSL that could allow attackers to sneak in and change encryption keys, effectively giving them access to all data passing through.
Ten flights were cancelled yesterday, and another 12 delayed, after a cyber-attack forced Poland’s national airline LOT to take action.
A discovery by security firm Rapid7 has revealed that the heavy machinery at more than 7,000 industrial complexes is operating on easily-hackable software that could be remotely controlled.
In a new BBC Panorama interview, Snowden claims that GCHQ ‘Smurf’ programs were used by the agency to invade targeted mobiles. Is he right? (And how would we know?)
Organised Criminal Gangs (OCGs) are now conducting a rapidly growing number of increasingly sophisticated cyber-attacks on all major forms of transport – primarily air travel, shipping and trains.
A number of suspected cyber criminals have been arrested in the UK, as part of a co-ordinated “strike week.”
The UK and the US will together simulate large-scale cyber-attacks in a bid to better prepare for an actual cyber-attack, following an unprecedented assault on Sony Pictures, as well as newer attacks on the US government’s social media profiles.
A total of 12 different contractors were breached by the hackers and the companies targeted deal with US military logistics such as transportation of weapons and personnel.
In response to Safer Internet Day 2016, Kaspersky Lab has released research showing that just over one in ten of 16 to 19 year olds in the UK know someone who has engaged in a cyber- activity that could be deemed illegal.
Retail and hospitality industries have been the most hacked sectors since 2010, the reason - their electronic point of sales systems. Find out how.