Claim: Bitcoin exchanges less likely to fail, but more likely to suffer breach

Online exchanges that trade hard currency for Bitcoin reportedly have a 45 percent chance of failing - often taking their customers’ money with them. The above-mentioned claim is based on a new computer science study that applied survival analysis to examine the factors that prompt Bitcoin currency exchanges to close.

Anonymous infiltrates Department of Justice server

Hackers linked to the Anonymous collective have breached the digital perimeter protecting the Department of Justice (DoJ) network. 

FBI says it is "reviewing" PSN security breach

The Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) is currently "reviewing" a recent security breach that compromised user data and downed the PlayStation Network (PSN) for over a week.

Corporate America scrambles to contain Epsilon hack fallout

Suits and ties across corporate America are engaging in frenetic damage control after an embarrassing hack highlighted the perils of marketing decadence for all to see.

Iranian Cyber Army breaches Voice of America website

The Iranian Cyber Army (ICA) has managed to breach the digital security perimeter surrounding the Voice of America (VOA) website. 

The rather embarrassing infiltration - which occurred on Monday - allowed the shadowy group to replace the official VOA homepage with a banner displaying an Iranian flag alongside a AK-47 assault rifle.

Feds want better protection for healthcare data

US Senators Mark Pryor (D-AR) and Jay Rockefeller (D-WV) have moved to pass legislation that would ensure the "robust" protection of sensitive healthcare data.