A security researcher has poured through file dumps of leaked Adobe password info, and surprise! Millions of people use utterly atrocious passwords.
The shuddering effectiveness of the DNS reflection DDoS attack on Spamhaus this March is a forewarning of a growing criminal interest in the technique, new figures from mitigation firm Prolexic have suggested.
Buffer, a service for scheduling social media posts, said Sunday it has strengthened its security after spammers gained access to its network.
Convicted computer hackers could be recruited to join the government's new Joint Cyber Reserve, the unit's chief has said.
In a rare move, a federal court in Idaho ordered a software developer's computer seized and its contents copied without prior notice because the developer described himself as a 'hacker' on his website.
Sophisticated attackers could soon adopt an innovative technique for bypassing one of the most effective mechanisms for preventing a Windows security breach, researchers say.
Hackers managed to steal a database containing customer credentials and contact information from PR Newswire, a major press release distribution service that's used by tens of thousands of companies and public relations agencies.
Police secretly arrested a London-based teen last April in connection with the huge DDoS attack on anti-spam organization Spamhaus.
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