Cybercrime


United Airlines Hacked by China Hackers That Hit US Government

United Airlines Also Hacked by OPM Hackers

The hackers previously breached the U.S. Office of Personnel Management and collected massive data....

Jul 30 2015, 6:45am CDT

Anonymous reacts on Charlie Hebdo Attacks, hacks French Jihadists Website

Anonymous reacts on Charlie Hebdo Attacks, hacks French Jihadists Website

Anonymous hacktivist group brings down ansar-alhaqq.net- a French Muslim jihadists website in retaliation of the terror attack...

Jan 12 2015, 8:10am CST

China to play an important role in the Sony-North Korean Cyber Attacks

China to play an important role in the Sony-North Korean Cyber Attacks

The hackers have admitted to taking offence by the Sony pictures’ new movie The Interview. China and US have been in a tense st...

Dec 22 2014, 12:38pm CST

Anonymous Targets World Cup

Anonymous Targets World Cup

In a story that reads a little bit like Robin Hood meets the internet, hacker group Anonymous Brasil says they are using Operat...

Jun 18 2014, 8:30am CDT

Govt report: Cyberattacks not coordinated

WASHINGTON (AP) — A multi-agency government task force looking into cyberattacks against retailers says it has not come across...

Feb 10 2014, 11:55pm CST

As Cyber Crime Matures, More Hacked Accounts Expected

As Cyber Crime Matures, More Hacked Accounts Expected

Last week’s arrest of Russian bank hacker extraordinaire Aleksander “SpyEye” Panin doesn’t mean online bank accounts are sudden...

Feb 3 2014, 11:47pm CST

Feds Take Down Hackers-For-Hire Who Provided Passwords To Suspicious Spouses

Feds Take Down Hackers-For-Hire Who Provided Passwords To Suspicious Spouses

If scouring Facebook for clues of infidelity isn’t sufficient, what else is a jealous lover to do but hack into his or her sign...

Jan 31 2014, 1:58am CST

FBI Anonymous Hackers Breach being Examined

FBI Anonymous Hackers Breach being Examined

The FBI has issued a statement regarding Anonymous Hackers. A breach in the government security system is being examined and th...

Nov 16 2013, 4:21am CST

Facebook Spammers Earn $200 Million per Year

Facebook Spam Yields $200 Million per Year

The spam content on Facebook is big business. It is reported to yield close to $200 million per year. Ways of eradicating this...

Aug 29 2013, 1:52am CDT

Twitter releases memo warning media of attacks

Twitter releases memo warning media of hacking attacks

Following the compromise of the Assosiated Press's Twitter account last week that enabled the account to tweet false bombi...

Apr 29 2013, 11:51pm CDT

Biggest Cyber Attack Ever Underway Slowing Down Internet

Biggest Cyber Attack Ever Underway, Slowing Down Internet

A Cyber Attack against Spamhaus is underway. Experts call it the biggest cyber attack in history. It is slowing down global int...

Mar 27 2013, 9:28am CDT

Beware: Emails from CitiBank, JPMorgan & More May be Phishing Attempts

Beware: Emails from CitiBank, JPMorgan & More May be Phishing Attempts

Epsilon, the world's largest email marketing firm, has been hacked....

Apr 3 2011, 1:01pm CDT

Google: "Spam is Up, We're Working On It"

Google: "Spam is Up, We're Working On It"

"Unless the spammers are friends of ours, of course."...

Jan 21 2011, 1:30pm CST

Marketers Threaten Twitter Over Spammers

Marketers Threaten Twitter Over Spammers

In a short span of time, Twitter has gone from a brand-new idea to a worldwide phenomenon. From Iranian revolutionaries to mour...

Jul 3 2009, 11:35am CDT

BBC buys itself a little Botnet

BBC buys itself a little Botnet

The BBC tech show Click bought a botnet to show how at risk we are for cyber crimes. The botnet the BBC crew acquired containe...

Mar 13 2009, 6:00am CDT

ISPs Close Spam Firm Reducing Spam by 70%

Spam is certainly the scourge of the Internet for most users. According to BBC News, the amount of spam has plummeted since ISP...

Nov 13 2008, 6:56am CST

MySpace Wins Record £165 Million from Spammer

According to Telegraph MySpace has won a record settlement against so called “Spam King” Sanford Wallace. The record £165 milli...

May 14 2008, 8:48am CDT

Today Marks 30 Years of Spam

Today Marks 30 Years of Spam

Today marks 30 years since the first spam message was sent and 15 years since the term spam was first coined. The term Spam is...

Mar 31 2008, 11:40am CDT

AOL On Treasure Hunt In Pursuit of Spammer Settlement

AOL On Treasure Hunt In Pursuit of Spammer Settlement

Here's one for the offbeat files. It seems that AOL has an interesting option to collect the money that's owed to them by a "r...

Aug 17 2006, 4:00am CDT

Spam Goes into this Colorful Spam Cube Over Here

Spam Goes into this Colorful Spam Cube Over Here

Fighting Spam is a noble cause. Spam Cube is offering a hardware gadget in the shape of a cube to make fighting spam easy for e...

Apr 14 2006, 3:55am CDT