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Businessman who hacked 900 phones as "revenge" is jailed

He was a vengeful former business partner who deliberately hacked right into the middle of a demo to a prestigious customer...

Meet "SexyCyborg" and her high-heeled shoes... with hacking tools inside!

Meet "SexyCyborg" and her high-heeled shoes... with hacking tools inside!

American TV show, Mr Robot, inspires Chinese web developer to create her own hacking toolkit - hidden away in her high heels.

32 hackers and traders charged with $100m in "insider trading" using stolen press releases

According to the charges, even a document stolen just 36 minutes before its official release was enough to make $500k in "insider trades."

Hacked: yup, even your skateboard isn't safe

Hacked: yup, even your skateboard isn't safe

Security researchers have revealed the latest IoT security blunder by hacking electric skateboards via a Bluetooth controller.

How (not) to pay yourself a $14m bonus - 60 Sec Security [VIDEO]

Our weekly 1-minute security video...news with some fun in it!

SSCC 208 - (Cyber)crime and Punishment [PODCAST]

Join us for the weekly Chet Chat!

In this episode: Cybercrime (and punishment), crimeware, the Angler exploit kit, and how the Fourth Amendment applies to social networks.

Lauri Love rearrested, faces extradition to US on hacking charges

Lauri Love rearrested, faces extradition to US on hacking charges

The DOJ's demand for extradition in a previous UK-US hacking case was overruled; they may not wish to be so easily thwarted this time.

Hillary Clinton: China hacks 'everything that doesn't move' in the US

Hillary Clinton: China hacks 'everything that doesn't move' in the US

In the wake of the OPM breach, Hillary Clinton attempts to show presidential credentials by going on the offensive against Chinese hackers.

Private eye jailed for hacking email of Scientology critics and others

Private eye jailed for hacking email accounts of Scientology critics and others

Eric Saldarriaga pled guilty to prying open the accounts of over 50 people, including prominent Scientology critics Mike Rinder and Tony Ortega.

SSCC 202 - They hacked the US Army? Are you SURE? [PODCAST]

Join Sophos security experts Chester Wisniewski and Paul Ducklin for this week's security podcast.

Apple, Microsoft, patching, hacking the army (sort of), and 49 arrests in a Europol action against bank fraudsters!

Canadian hacker, 22, gets 18 months in prison over US trade secrets theft

Canadian hacker, 22, gets 18 months in prison over US trade secrets theft

A Canadian member of the gang who hacked into the US Army and Microsoft is believed to be the first foreign hacker to be convicted of stealing trade secrets in the US.

Gone in 10 seconds: Man hacks kids' toy to open garage doors

Hacked kids' toy can open a garage door in seconds

Independent security researcher Samy Kamkar has hacked a kids' toy to open garage doors.

Security researcher barred from United Airlines flight after hack tweet

Security researcher barred from United Airlines flight after hack tweet

The fallout from Chris Roberts' airplane hack tweet continued when United Airlines stopped him boarding his flight to San Francisco and the RSA Conference.

Could a hacker *really* bring down a plane from a mobile phone in seat 12C?

A recent document about Air Traffic Control from the US Government Accountability Office has caused quite a stir.

Could a passenger get the plane to do a barrel roll without even turning off the in-flight movie?

Baby cam plays creepy music, moves of its own accord

Man in a hoody

Yes, the wireless cam was possessed - by the spirit of whoever hijacked the Foscam IP device to spy on a Minnesota couple's baby.

NYPD cop arrested for hacking into FBI, traffic databases

NYPD. Image courtesy of pisaphotography/Shutterstock.

The NYPD cop installed a hidden camera and hacked into databases containing personal information about victims of traffic accidents so he could pose, among other things, as an attorney who could help them with legal claims.

Alleged US Army hacker Lauri Love wants his computers back

Alleged US Army hacker wants his computers back

A man arrested on suspicion of hacking into the computer systems of the United States Army and other federal agencies is petitioning for the return of his encrypted computers and storage devices.

Hackers force closure of Canadian Bitcoin exchange Cavirtex

Broken Bitcoin. Image courtesy of Shutterstock.

Canada's largest Bitcoin exchange - Cavirtex - has announced its closure, saying the latest in a string of hacking attacks may have left hashed passwords and 2FA "secrets" compromised.

Baby monitor hijacked; change default password urges Foscam

Baby monitor hijacked; change default password urges Foscam

A nanny was spooked last week by a cyber creep peeping in on her via a baby monitor while she changed a baby's diaper.

Anonymous journalist Barrett Brown sentenced to 63 months in jail

Anonymous journalist Barrett Brown sentenced to 63 months in jail

Barrett Brown has been sentenced to 63 months in prison on charges related to the Stratfor hack.