The website of the Department of Education is still down after a cyber attack by hackers believed to be sympathetic with Taiwan in its row with the Manila government over the killing by the Philippine Coast Guard on Thursday last week of a Taiwanese fisherman in the Balintang Channel.
Warnings about the zombie apocalypse may seem pretty amusing, but officials say they’re dead serious about figuring out who hacked into the U.S. public warning system to broadcast such messages in a handful of states.
Twitter confirmed Friday that it had become the latest victim in a number of high-profile cyber-attacks against media companies, saying that hackers may have gained access to information on 250,000 of its more than 200 million active users.
For computer users, a few mouse clicks could mean the difference between staying online and losing Internet connections this summer.
Hackers attacked the official website of the University of the Philippines System, forcing the state university to temporarily bring down the site.
Local telecom firms lose millions of pesos in revenues annually to hundreds of illegal operators that bypass global payment systems to convert long-distance calls to domestic.
Online porn venue Digital Playground was recovering on Monday after hackers looted credit card numbers, email addresses and other sensitive member information.
Saboteurs stole passwords and sensitive information on tipsters while hacking into the websites of several law enforcement agencies worldwide in attacks attributed to the collective known as Anonymous.
The shadowy online hackers group Anonymous blocked access to the websites of the Mexican Senate and the Interior Ministry Friday to protest a proposed law to fine people who violate copyright online.
The computer hacker group Anonymous attacked websites of Brazil’s federal district Saturday as well as one belonging to a Brazilian singer to protest the forced closure of Megaupload.com.
FINOWFURT – With hammocks hanging from trees and the smell of marijuana lingering in the air, the summer camp organised by Germany’s Chaos Computer Club (CCC) almost felt like Woodstock. But instead of hippies it was computer hackers who had flooded this year’s summer camp. And instead of flower power the talk was of the [...]
LAS VEGAS- Hackers showed Thursday how to turn mobile payment service Square into a convenient tool for criminals to pump cash from stolen credit card numbers. Adam Laurie and Zac Franken of computer security firm Aperture Labs used a homemade software program and an easily bought iPad audio wire to trick Square in a way [...]
HARTFORD, Connecticut — Hackers who claimed responsibility for online attacks against Sony Corp. and the CIA said they compromised the security of more than 1,000 accounts of an FBI partner organization, hours before releasing a web manifesto calling for “war” on governments that control the Internet. The online collective Lulz Security said it attacked a [...]