Jordan Robertson Symantec, the biggest maker of computer-security software, said a person claiming to be part of the Anonymous group tried to extort $US50,000 to keep it from posting stolen source code on the...
The United States and Israel jointly developed the Flame computer virus that collected intelligence to help slow Iran's nuclear program, says a report.
Richard Spencer, Dubai 'Supervirus' called Duqu shares properties with another virus apparently created by Mossad.
Josh Halliday LONDON: The ''hacktivist'' group Anonymous claims to have access to the sophisticated computer virus reportedly developed as a joint Israeli-US cyber attack against Iran's nuclear facilities.
THE NSW government says it will launch an inquiry into a glitch that shut down the paramedic computer dispatch system.
Jim Finkle Security firm Symantec took the rare step of advising customers to stop using one of its products, saying its pcAnywhere software for accessing remote PCs is at increased risk of getting hacked after...
Adam Turner With just a little bit of effort and carefully clever passwords, you can protect yourself from hackers.
Ben Grubb NATHANIEL CAREW makes a living protecting computer systems. In his spare time, he hacks into Google.
Small businesses have embraced the internet but 16 per cent don't use anti-virus software and 30 per cent don't use a protective firewall, a new study shows.
Dirk Averesch There are some good programs out there that don't cost a thing.
Samantha Murphy Although a nasty piece of malware called DNSChanger was set to kick thousands of Mac and PC users off the internet on Monday, no major companies experienced issues related to the so-called "Doomsday...
Michael Lallo News website Crikey has been hacked with editors warning readers not to visit its home page until it has been fixed.
Mark Russell SHE has no idea who they were or why they would target her but Sasha Mathers feels violated by Facebook hackers.
Patrick Wintour and Dan Sabbagh, London Detectives lead investigation into hacking of former Northern Ireland secretary's computer.
One morning this week, Facebook told me a friend had used a dating application the night before, one called Are You Interested? It told not just me, but all those it recognises as his friends.
As more people switch from traditional cell phones to smart phones, worries have increased that users will fall prey to the same virus and malware problems that can plague personal computers.
Lia Timson Mass indiscriminate computer attacks are giving way to highly targeted individual attempts in a new wave of professional cyber crime, experts say.
Lia Timson Ever wondered what could happen to that email you sent the travel agent with all your personal information, including a scan of your passport so they could book your tickets?
With more Macs installed globally, laying traps for Mac users is now more worth their while.
Conrad Walters Each week, nearly 3200 mobile phones are reported lost or stolen, although it's usually not the phones themselves we mourn so much as the information they hold.