Eugene Kaspersky Says the Worst Case Hacking Scenarios Probably Won't Happen
"I'm paranoid, but optimistic," says the infosecurity legend about the looming threat of a Hackpocalypse.
Those 68 Million Hacked Dropbox Account Details Are Free to Download
Motherboard previously reported that hackers had stolen over 60 million accounts in a 2012 breach.
Voter Records Get Hacked a Lot, And You Can Just Buy Them Anyway
The recent hack of two state election databases is small fry compared to others, and voter records are legally available too.
Smart Electrial Sockets Could Be the Next Botnet
Researchers found a vulnerability that poses both physical and online security risks for the user.
The FBI Wants Backdoors Because Hacking Is Hard
The Bureau is getting big bucks to fight encryption, but complains it can’t compete in the hacking department.
FBI Warns About Ransomware Attacks Infecting Whole Networks
Ransomware isn’t just about pinching money from your granny anymore.
How to Report On a Hack
Often, reporting on hacks is a patchwork of different techniques, in an attempt to provide as accurate a picture as possible.
Another Day, Another Hack: 20 Million—MILLION—Accounts on Taobao, China's Amazon
Hackers acquired a database of 99 million user names and passwords from other sites, and found plenty that worked on Taobao too.
A Giant Malware Sandbox Is Europol's Secret to Fighting Hackers
The Europol Malware Analysis System is a sandbox system designed to automatically detect and analyse malware.
The Internet of Things Is Making Oil Production Vulnerable to Hacking
"What we’re seeing is a real revolution taking place inside all manufacturing types, especially oil and gas."
Ker-Ching: One Group of Hackers Was Apparently Making $30 Million a Year
That’s a serious payday.
Big Banks Worked with Hacking Team, Which Also Sells Spy Tools to Dictators
After a colossal hack, details of Hacking Team's business deals with big banks have emerged.