Smart cities must design utilities systems with custom defence solutions that protect smart meters and smart grids from cyber-attacks such as home tampering and utilities hacking, a report said.
While wearable personal technology
Names, addresses, phone numbers and email addresses of the holders of some 83 million households and small business accounts were exposed when computer systems at JPMorgan Chase were recently compromised by hackers, making it one of the biggest
Four members of an alleged international computer hacking ring were charged with stealing more than $100 million worth of software and data - some of it used to train military pilots and some related to Microsoft Corp's Xbox gaming console -
Multiple users on Apple's online support forum and Twitter have reported an unusual smartphone and tablet hack in which cyber attackers were said to have locked Australian users' smartphones and demanded payment in return for unlocking t
EBay's description of how hackers got access to its entire database of 145 million user records leaves many questions unanswered as to how cyber criminals orchestrated what appears to be the second-biggest data breach in US history.
Yahoo said it had detected a "coordinated effort" to gain unauthorized access to Yahoo Mail accounts using malicious computer software.
The company said on its official blog that it believed that the attackers were attem
Russian government spied on hundreds of manufacturing and construction firms in the Middle East, the US and Europe for alleged economic - rather than political - gains, a US cybersecurity firm said.
According to the firm, CrowdStr
Cybersecurity company FireEye has acquired Mandiant Corp, the computer forensics specialist best known for unveiling a secretive Chinese military unit believed to be behind a series of hacking attacks on US companies.
Microsoft Corp said on Tuesday it is paying a well-known hacking expert more than $100,000 for finding security holes in its software, one of the largest such bounties awarded to date by a high-tech company.
The software maker als
Media companies, including the New York Times, Twitter and the Huffington Post, lost control of some of their websites Tuesday after hackers supporting the Syrian government breached the Australian Internet company that manages many major site