Adobe announces horrendous security breach

Over 2.9 million customers have their credit card and data compromised. That's a nice way of saying, stolen.  It looks like the breach has far reaching consequences because the attack went through Adobe's Coldfusion and there may be inherent weaknesses in the code. Coldfusion is widely used by many sites as a web application development platform and server.   

Android BitCoin wallets vulnerable to theft

What are your thoughts about BitCoin – “a new form of money that uses cryptography to control its creation and transactions, rather than relying on central authorities”?Well, watch out with your BitCoin wallet on Android. T3 is among those reporting a warning from BitCoin developers about an Android ...

Former AMD execs accused of stealing trade secrets

AMD has accused four former employees of stealing 100,000 confidential documents before jumping ship to work for Nvidia.

Burglar exploits hotel lock security flaw

A Texas hotel says that a spate of break-ins were carried out by hackers exploiting a security vulnerability in rooms' electronic locks.

Apple files theft detection patent

In future, Siri could shriek 'Help! Help', when someone tries to steal your iPhone from your pocket.

Hackers steal $250,000 from BitFloor exchange

The US's biggest BitCoin trading exchange, BitFloor, has been forced to temporarily shut up shop, after a virtual heist in which the equivalent of $250,000 was stolen.

Finders of iPhone prototype sentenced

The two men accused of selling a lost iPhone 4 prototype to Gizmodo last year have given up the fight and changed their pleas from 'not guilty' to 'no contest'.

HP's allegations of data theft 'fiction', says Oracle exec

HP's allegations that a former employee stole trade secrets are a pack of lies, according to the man's lawyer, who is asking for the case to be thrown out.

Hacker charged with stealing academic papers

A 24-year-old programmer has stolen millions of documents from MIT - or just been an over-enthusiastic reader, depending on who you listen to.

Who needs the cops when you've got Twitter instead?

An Oakland man whose laptop was stolen in March has finally got it back - courtesy of Twitter.

Five apprehended in California chip heist

Two months ago, almost 1.7 million Intel flash memory chips were stolen from a Unigen facility in California. The total value was initially assessed at $26 million, but since then, has increased to almost $37 million.

32% of Americans admit to "borrowing" unencrypted WiFi

In what USA Today likens to borrowing a cup of sugar, some 32% of those polled in a national survey admit to mooching off a neighbor’s unecrypted WiFi.

Hacker steals billions of Zynga game chips

A British hacker has admitted stealing 400 billion virtual poker chips from Zynga, valued at as much as $12 million.

Most workers prepared to steal company data

'Perfidious Albion' is about right: a new survey from security company Imperva has discovered that more than two thirds of Brits plan to filch corporate data from their workplace when they leave.

Ellison says he has proof that Apotheker knew about theft

Oracle CEO Larry Ellison says he can prove that HP's new CEO Leo Apotheker was in on a plot to steal large amounts of Oracle software during his time at SAP.

"Significant" amount of cash stolen from computer museum

A cash box and more than a dozen checks were stolen from the Computer History Museum, from a locked cabinet in a room that has no security cameras.

FBI probes Pennsylvania school district over webcam spy scandal

The FBI and federal prosecutors have joined an investigation of a Pennsylvania-area school district accused of spying on students with remotely activated webcams.