Hackers exploit aging Telnet protocol

A recently published report warns that an increasing number of hackers are exploiting Telnet as a method of gaining access to corporate servers.

Trapster issues warning over possible security breach

Trapster has confirmed that the passwords of over 10 million users may have been hijacked by nefarious hackers.

Sony starts legal fight against PS3 hackers

Sony has asked for a restraining order against the hackers who published a jailbreak for the PlayStation 3, freeing it up to run unauthorized games.

Hackers hit Gawker in revenge for anti-4Chan comments

Gawker Media, the publisher of a number of technical blogs, has been hacked in what appears to be a revenge attack for comments critical of 4Chan.

Report: Cybercriminals create 57,000 malware sites per week

Frenetic cybercriminals are reportedly creating 57,000 malware-based websites per week to exploit high-profile brand names.

Halo: Reach leaks on Xbox Live

Do you remember downloading 0 day warez on your 14.4k modem while blasting Nine Inch Nails and watching The Crow? Well, OK, nothing will ever compare to those times - but this story may come close.

YouTube hackers direct Bieber fans to porn

Hackers targeted a number of Justin Bieber YouTube pages yesterday, redirecting users to porn sites and a video suggesting that the teenage heart-throb had died.

FTC raps Twitter over critical privacy lapse

The US Federal Trade Commission (FTC) and Twitter have reached an agreement over charges that the latter entity failed to protect users from security breaches which allowed hackers to access a number of accounts.

VeriSign refutes security vulnerability claim

VeriSign has denied claims of an alleged security vulnerability recently identified by Comodo.



Hackers target XP zero-day vulnerability

Malicious hackers are reportedly exploiting a Windows XP zero-day vulnerability recently disclosed by Google engineer Tavis Ormand.

AT&T says sorry for iPad security breach



AT&T has issued an official apology to 114,000 iPad users whose e-mail addresses were inadvertently leaked by the carrier.

Rooted HTC Evo 4G spotted in the wild

Three hackers have managed to successfully root the HTC Evo 4G 11 days before the smartphone's official release date.

Is the FBI winning the war against cybercrime?

The Internet Crime Complaint Center (IC3) was established in May 2000 as a partnership between the National White Collar Crime Center (NW3C) and the Federal Bureau of Investigation.

Hackers target WordPress in large scale attack

Hackers have reportedly targeted a number of websites powered by the popular WordPress platform.


Oracle patches critical Java vulnerability

Oracle has issued an emergency patch to seal a critical Java vulnerability that allowed hackers to install malicious software on Windows-based systems.

National newspaper hacked by the ticked off

Angry eastern europeans have taken over the pages of one of England's largest newspapers.

Hackers engage in "brute force" attack against Apache servers

A team of unknown hackers recently engaged in a "brute force" attack against Apache's servers.

Microsoft confirms yet another critical IE vulnerability

Microsoft has identified and confirmed a critical vulnerability in Internet Explorer 6 and 7 that has already been exploited by hackers.

Ubisoft blames hackers as gamers locked out

Ubisoft has apologised to gamers for the fact that its servers went down over the weekend, saying it was attacked by a hacker.

Criminal hackers skim PIN numbers from gas pumps

Criminal hackers have reportedly managed to install electronic "skimming" devices at 180 gas stations across the state of Utah.