North Korea’s access to the Internet has been hit with outages and is offline today, according to a network-monitoring company, days after the U.S. government accused the country of hacking into Sony Corp.’s files.
Trend Micro Incorporated, has released its annual security predictions report, “Trend Micro Security Predictions for 2015 and Beyond: The Invisible Becomes Visible,” and the company’s threat defense experts are highlighting the report’s forecast that targeted attacks will become rampant from more countries as hackers from the usual suspects have found success targeting victims around the world. Additionally, the report breaks downs seven other cybersecurity threat predictions for 2015 including banks and payment systems.
Popular online storage locker and cloud storage Dropbox appears to be the among the latest in a series of high profile target’s being hacked and to have the contents dumped online. A series of posts made available on PasteBin is said to contain the login credentials for hundreds of Dropbox accounts. (more…)
Getting hacked, whether on a desktop or smartphone, pretty much sucks. In a way, your entire digital life is an open book and even the control of your devices can be wrenched away from you. But imagine it’s not a smartphone getting ripped from your hands but rather your car’s steering wheel. (more…)
White House sources partly confirmed an alarming report that U.S. government computers — reportedly including systems used by the military for nuclear commands — were breached by Chinese hackers. (more…)
Frustrated by their inability to stop sophisticated hacking attacks or use the law to punish their assailants, an increasing number of U.S. companies are taking retaliatory action.
Using an inexpensive phone and open source software, the researchers were able to track the location of cell phone users without their knowledge on the Global System for Mobile Communications (GSM) network, the predominant worldwide network.
Zappos.com an online clothing and shoe retailer owned by Amazon.com warned it’s users of a Massive Data Breach exposing details for 24 million of it’s customers.
A war of words and website hacks appears to be underway between Israeli and Saudi hackers.