| Dec 29, 2013
| 2:30 PM
LONDON -- A notorious Russian hacker offered to sell access to a secret BBC computer server on Christmas Day.
The hacker, known by the monikers "HASH" and "Rev0lver," placed notices on underground cyber-crime forums stating that it had hacked a BBC...
| Dec 30, 2013
| 9:29 AM
BOSTON (Reuters) - A hacker secretly took over a computer server at the BBC, Britain's public broadcaster, and then launched a Christmas Day campaign to convince other cyber criminals to pay him for access to the system.
While it is not known if the...
| Jan 3, 2014
| 8:45 AM
Fans of the television series "Lost" are licking their lips in anticipation of a new cyber-themed spy thriller called "Intelligence." The show, which premieres on CBS on Tuesday, stars Josh Holloway, who stole hearts and won accolades for his portrayal of...
| Jan 2, 2014
| 5:53 PM
Days after being warned of a security weakness in its popular app, Snapchat became the target of a widespread cyberattack that affected millions of users, a black eye for a local start-up with sky-high hopes of becoming the next social media juggernaut....
| Jan 10, 2014
| 7:45 AM
Target Corp. on Friday said that last month's data breach affected up to 110 million customers and that the data theft was broader than originally thought.
The Minneapolis-based retailer said that as as many as 70 million customers' information, which...
| Jan 10, 2014
| 5:48 PM
The data breach at Target Corp. is dramatically larger than first estimated, affecting as many as 110 million consumers and deepening a public relations nightmare for the beleaguered retailer.
The Minneapolis company said Friday that the personal...
| Jan 14, 2014
| 3:24 PM
Officials, banks and consumers all want a piece of Target and Neiman Marcus, filing lawsuits and launching investigations against the two retailers after they reported data breaches.
A letter from Sens. Claire McCaskill (D-Mo.) and Jay Rockefeller (D-W....
| Jan 16, 2014
| 11:22 AM
These days, even a refrigerator can fall prey to a cyber attack.
That's what security firm Proofpoint is reporting Thursday after uncovering one of the first Internet of things cyber attacks, meaning it involved so-called smart appliances that are...
| Jan 20, 2014
| 2:09 PM
It's easy these days to picture a gang of caffeine-fueled hackers attempting to crack their way into your bank account using a network of computers, but things get even more disturbing when their target -- and weapon -- of choice is a kitchen appliance....
| Jan 20, 2014
| 7:26 PM
Authorities investigating the massive holiday-season hack into Target Corp.'s systems arrested two Mexicans trying to enter the U.S. in McAllen, Texas, with scores of fraudulent credit cards.
The arrests of Daniel Dominguez Guardiola and Mary Carmen...
| Jan 22, 2014
A recent Pew poll found that Americans are more afraid of a cyber attack than they are of Iranian nuclear weapons, the rise of China or climate change. Such fears are not only out of proportion to risk; if they take hold, they could threaten the...