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More than a dozen local governments in Texas have been hit by ransomware attacks. They're being called the largest coordinated attacks on cities and come amid a rise in attacks against businesses and... governments. Wired staff writer Lily Hay Newman joins CBSN's Elaine Quijano to discuss what kind of damage these attacks cause and why we're seeing more of them.
It looks like this week is dead set on proving that old superstition about bad omens: They always come in threes.
Hackers breached servers at a contractor for Russia's Federal Security Service (FSB), SyTech, and stole about 7.5 terabytes of data after gaining access to the company's entire network earlier this... month, ZDnet reported on Saturday.
Late on Friday night, the Twitter account of London's Metropolitan Police Service began tweeting unusual announcements. "XEON IS THE BEST FIGHTER IN SCOTLAND," it proclaimed, alongside the challenge:... "what you gonna do call the police?"
In one case, they stole the location and call record data of 20 specific individuals.
A Norwegian aluminium producer is recovering after hackers took thousands of computers offline and demanded a ransom.
An attempted hack, a USB drive infested with malware and a fake Uber drive show why internet users need to verify every move before going forward.
From the Marriott and Facebook meltdowns to state-sponsored assaults, 2018 was an eventful year for cybercrime.
The sophisticated campaign has targeted dozens of companies, most of which are based in the US.
Data breach traced to a Chinese intelligence-gathering effort, the New York Times reports.
Other stolen personal data includes names, email addresses, and direct messages.
There's good news and bad news about the Marriott breach.
A Microsoft exploit made public last year after being pinched from the National Security Agency has now been used by hackers to compromise more than 45,000 internet routers, according to researchers.
The donut giant first noticed the attack Oct. 31.
Two Iranian hackers charged Wednesday in a federal indictment were accused of attacking the computer networks of hospitals and other targets in 43 states, a broad criminal extortion campaign that... walloped a heart hospital in Kansas and disrupted one of the nation's largest diagnostic blood testing companies in North Carolina.
Opinion: The government needs to step up in calling out cyber-attackers. Otherwise, we risk playing into their hands.
Computer giant says hackers targeted only user names, email addresses and hashed passwords.
The company will also provide at least two years of credit-monitoring and identity theft protection insurance for around 200 million people.
The credit-monitoring company had "no excuse" for its failures, a UK watchdog says.
Pyongyang warned that the allegations could harm denuclearization talks with the US
Director of National Intelligence Dan Coats has warned of the intensifying threat of cyberattacks against the U.S. He called Russia "the most aggressive" offender. Elizabeth Palmer reports.
Escaping the isolated and oppressive regime of Kim Jong Un's North Korea requires a harrowing effort, but even getting out of the country may not be enough to escape its reach. New research from... McAfee suggests hackers in North Korea are targeting defectors with malware-infected Android apps.
Cybercriminals who ran off with info on five million debit and credit cards from Saks Fifth Avenue (including its discount brand) and Lord & Taylor databases appear to be preparing to sell them on the... dark web, according to a Sunday report from Gemini Advisory.
The WannaCry computer virus struck Boeing on Wednesday, but the company says production was not affected by the attack. The Seattle Times reports Mike VanderWel, chief engineer at Boeing Commercial... Airplane production engineering, sent on an urgent memo, saying he was concerned about the virus, which was "metastasizing rapidly," and could hit the equipment used to test planes or "spread to airplane software." Boeing later released a statement late Wednesday afternoon saying it determined a "limited intrusion of malware" affected a "small number of systems. Remediations were applied and this is not a production and delivery issue." WannaCry targets computers using Windows, and after gaining access to a network, locks users out until they pay a fee. Mitchell Edwards, a cyberthreat...
No matter how much mystique a hacker persona has, the individual or group behind it inevitably makes operations security errors sometimes.