In an unprecedented, three-year cyber espionage campaign, Iranian hackers created false social networking accounts and a fake news website to spy on military and political leaders in the United States, Israel and other countries, a cyber intel
Hackers could face up to 10 years behind bars as Bahrain plans to introduce a new cybercrime law.
The information technology bill will also carry fines of up to BD300,000 ($787,360), which has already been appr
Bitcoin bank Flexcoin said on Tuesday it was closing down after it lost bitcoins worth about $600,000 to a hacker attack.
Flexcoin said in a message posted on its website that all 896 bitcoins stored online were stolen on Sunday.
A hacker has gained access to one of Vodafone Germany's servers and has stolen the personal data of about 2 million customers, the company said on Thursday.
The hacker had access to customers' names, addresses and bank acc
Social engineering attacks are 99.5 per cent effective as over-reliance on technology and poor employee awareness leaves gaps in human firewalls, an expert said, adding that it is favoured by cyber criminals as it involves minimal cost and risks
Several government websites in Saudi Arabia were sabotaged in a series of heavy cyber attacks from abroad in recent days, disabling them briefly until the attacks were repelled, the government said.
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Hundreds of thousands of websites appear to have been compromised by hi-tech criminals using a well-known attack vector that exploits security loopholes on other sites to insert a link to their website.
Those visiting the criminals' webpag
A 28-year-old college dropout pleaded guilty in a Boston court to charges that he stole tens of millions of payment card numbers by breaking into corporate computer systems.
Albert Gonzalez told a federal judge in Boston that he engineered
Twitter and Facebook suffered service problems from hacker attacks on Thursday, raising speculation about a coordinated campaign against the world's most popular online social networks.
The attacks, which came a month after the White House
The iPhone and Apple Inc.'s desktop computers may be vulnerable to hackers due to a flaw in their Web browser, according to a security firm.
The firm said it had found a way to hack into the iPhone.
Baltimore-based Independent Secu