A US senator has asked leading car manufacturers to explain how they secure their vehicles against cyber attacks. Democrat Edward Markey asked 20 leading car makers to respond to a set of questions about vehicle security including how they test modern electrical systems and onboard wireless networks.
Singapore police have arrested a man they claim is "The Messiah."
They allege he's responsible for recent hacks against websites in Singapore, including the blog of a journalist who didn't report his original hacking threats as precisely as he liked.
Edwin Vargas was charged with using PayPal to hire someone to hack login details for at least 43 personal email accounts, including those of 20 current or former NYPD officers.
With phone hacking and NSA leaks making the front pages, cyber security is getting more attention from the mass media than ever before. But is the public becoming more informed - or misinformed?
The fifth grader from Montreal pleaded guilty to DDoS, website defacement and accessing databases by exploiting security holes. He wasn't politically motivated, his lawyer said, and swapped his ill-gotten information for video games.
A US government contractor was given an order that allowed it to seize his hard drive without warning, largely because the ex-employee started a new software company whose site said "We like hacking things and we don’t want to stop."
Former US Vice President Dick Cheney's doctors disabled his pacemaker's wireless capabilities to thwart possible assassination attempts, he said in an interview with CBS's "60 Minutes".
Organised crime is becoming increasingly entwined with hacking, creating a "service-orientated industry" and making the internet "the single most important" factor facilitating major organised crime and drug trafficking, according to the head of Europol.
For at least the past two months, scammers have been hawking football shirts, Ugg shoes and Armani perfume from hacked US government pages that are actually supposed to provide services such as mental health counseling, suicide prevention and help for drug addicts.
Britain is building an army to wage war by hurling computer hackers at its enemies. Defence Secretary Philip Hammond said the country is recruiting "hundreds" of hackers at a cost of up to £500 million ($909 million).
John Anthony Borell III, aka "@ItsKahuna", admitted to attacking a slew of police sites in an operation that included exposing the personal details of thousands.
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Last weekend featured more wireless networks than I've ever seen, a flying drone, Python, a lot of Raspberry PIs and a whole load of talented young people - all in the aid of the Cyber Security Challenge.
What do you do if Facebook doesn't take your vulnerability report seriously? This security researcher decided the best way to get Facebook to listen was go right to the top - he hacked Mark Zuckerberg's page.
The FBI is investigating Wolf's claims that her webcam was hacked and that an extortionist demanded money to keep nude photos out of the public eye. She's only one of many victims, but she's turned her alleged victimization into a platform from which to educate teens about the dangers of cybercrime and how they can protect themselves.
A hacker took over a baby monitor in a home in the US city of Houston, Texas, to spy on a 2-year-old girl, to broadcast obscenities at the child, to swivel the camera so as to watch her shocked parents as they came in, and to then call the parents insulting names.
A US Attorney has announced charges against five men in connection with one of the biggest global data theft campaigns ever seen. Accused of working alongside Albert Gonzalez, currently serving 20 years in jail for his role in several waves of data breaches, the gang's activities may have cost their targets hundreds of millions of dollars.
The Apple Dev Centre data breach has taken an intriguing turn, with a self-styled security researcher calling himself Ibrahim Balic taking the credit. He's even made a video showing what he did.
But will he end up shouldering the blame? Tell us what you think...