Computer security researchers will unveil a new malicious software program next week at the Black Hat computer security conference in Las Vegas that could steal peoples’ online profiles and logon information from web sites like MySpace, Facebook, eBay and Google. The software relies on a new hybrid computer file that is recognized as different things […]
US federal court officials are warning that hackers are emailing fake subpoenas that contain malware to corporate executives in an effort to steal private corporate data. Thousands of top US executives have received the fraudulent emails that contain web links which, when clicked on, install malware on the user’s PC, letting hackers take control of […]
A group of German hackers have threatened to publish German Chancellor Angela Merkel’s fingerprints in protest of the government’s use of biometric information in passports. The hackers are part of Germany’s oldest and biggest hacker group, called the Chaos Computer Club. Last Saturday the group published German Interior Minister Wolfgang Schaeuble’s fingerprints in their magazine. […]
In this short YouTube video, CNN interviews Chinese hackers, who claim to have broken into high-level private and government websites, including a Pentagon website. The hackers claim that they have been paid by the Chinese Government to conduct these security breeches.
Wired.com’s Threat Level blog has posted news on a white hat phone hacker that goes by Lucky225, who got into Paris Hilton’s voice mail and then called to inform her of his intrusion as well as give her helpful advice for securing her voice mail and cellphone account. Although we are not interested in giving […]