Claim to have recorded you watching porn
Hackers have launched a new ‘sextortion’ scam in which they terrify victims by claiming to have recorded them watching porn.
Hit nearly 75 per cent of large companies
Cyber attacks have targeted nearly 75 percent of large companies across Europe and North America over the last 12 months.
For wealthy cybercriminals who want a special service
Researchers at Intezer and IBM X-Force have detected an unconventional form of ransomware that's being deployed in targeted attacks against enterprise servers.
Putin is helping us to win why should we stop him?
The Republican-controlled Senate has defeated a push by Democrats to set aside an additional $250 million for states to upgrade their voting systems to protect against hacking and other cyberattacks.
High Court will not extradite hacker
The UK's High Court will not send Lauri Love to face trial in the US for hacking government computer systems. Instead it has issued a final refusal to overturn Love's successful appeal of his extradition which kills the US attempt to sentence the hacker for a hundred years in one of its private prisons down the loo.
Feel the wrath of the Apple fanboy
A North Korean cyber espionage group which has customarily only been interested in South Korea’s government and private sector deepened its sophistication and hit further afield including in Japan and the Middle East in 2017, security researchers said.
It appears they got away with it
Unknown hackers stole $6 million from a Russian bank last year in an attack using the SWIFT international payments messaging system, the Russian central bank said.
She was also a seven-time double Jeopardy winner
Stephanie Jass, a record-setting, seven-time winner on Jeopardy, has been charged with two felonies for accessing the email accounts of two executives at the college where she worked as an assistant professor.
20 year old geezer scored personal data of 57 million users
A 20 year old Florida man who was responsible for the large data breach at Uber last year was paid by Uber to destroy the data through a so-called “bug bounty” programme.