Cyberwarfare


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

Hackers can Completely Control a Sniper Rifle

Hackers can Completely Control a Sniper Rifle

Married couple display how automatic computer run rifle system can be hacked with just a Wi-Fi connection....

Jul 30 2015, 6:39am CDT

Plex Forum Servers Hacked

Plex Forum Servers Hacked

Movie streaming service Plex hacked and the hacker wants ransom or will release all the private information....

Jul 3 2015, 9:06am CDT

German Bundestag is Under Cyber Attack

German Bundestag is Under Cyber Attack

Breaking News. The German Bundestag has been target of a Cyber Attack....

May 15 2015, 9:48am CDT

United Airlines Offers Bounties to Anyone who Finds Security Bugs

United Airlines Offers Bounties to Anyone who Finds Security Bugs

Chris Roberts gets arrested for tweeting about his hacking activities on-board United Airlines Boeing 737-800 from Chicago to S...

May 15 2015, 9:09am CDT

Google's April Fools prank accidentally broke website's own security

Google's April Fools prank accidentally broke website's own security

The prank inadvertently broke the website’s security but things got patched up before hackers figured out the loopholes...

Apr 19 2015, 6:19am CDT

China's 'Great Cannon' Lets Internet Censors Hack Sites Abroad

The attacks have the ability to knock out international websites offline...

Apr 10 2015, 1:51pm CDT

Russia Likely Hacked White House in 2014

Russia Likely Hacked White House in 2014

A security breach in the White House computer system is believed to have given an unidentified group of Russian hackers access...

Apr 8 2015, 9:17am CDT

Barack Obama talks on the possibilities of Cyber Threats

Barack Obama talks on the possibilities of Cyber Threats

The increased use of technology has made the country more vulnerable for the outside rival forces...

Apr 2 2015, 2:22pm CDT

Millions of Online Shoppers’ Confidential Information Is Visible to Hackers Due

Millions of Online Shoppers’ Confidential Information Is Visible to Hackers Due to Weak Security

Millions of Google and Apple subscribers’ confidential details are highly vulnerable to a hack....

Mar 4 2015, 12:41pm CST

Gemalto Confirms It Was Hacked

Gemalto Confirms It Was Hacked

Gemalto, the world’s largest manufacturer of SIM cards, is confirming that its computer networks were indeed attacked by a soph...

Feb 25 2015, 9:12pm CST

Taylor Swift pokes Fun at Hackers

Taylor Swift pokes Fun at Hackers

Taylor Swift’s twitter and Instagram accounts got hacked but after getting her accounts back she tweeted the message that the h...

Jan 28 2015, 4:16am CST

China's Censorship System ‘Upgrade’ hits VPNs

China's Censorship System ‘Upgrade’ hits VPNs

The move has affected the usage of at least three popular VPN services and attacked others with more vigor than usual....

Jan 23 2015, 12:35pm CST

China denies stealing Designs of U.S. Jet Fighter F-35 Stealth

China denies stealing Designs of U.S. Jet Fighter F-35 Stealth

China's denial for stealing U.S. jet fighter F-35 Stealth designs is also supported by Pentagon's statement....

Jan 21 2015, 2:55am CST

NSA spying on North Korean Networks before Sony Attack

NSA spying on North Korean Networks before Sony Attack

It seems that the one who have been accused of spying have themselves been spied on since a long time....

Jan 19 2015, 6:19am CST

North Korea faces Internet Outage for Nine Hours

North Korea faces Internet Outage for Nine Hours

The state has one internet provider called China Unicom. The outage was followed by an on and off connectivity....

Dec 23 2014, 10:02am 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

North Korea Threatens U.S. Government Admit Sony Allegations

North Korea Threatens U.S. Government Amid Sony Allegations

Sony has "not caved" to hackers...

Dec 21 2014, 7:54pm CST

FBI announces that North Korea Hacked Sony

FBI announces that North Korea Hacked Sony

The FBI issued a statement today saying that North Korea is behind the hacker attack on Sony....

Dec 19 2014, 1:32pm CST

FBI will help Sony Pictures as Hackers Leak Sylvester Stallone, Brad Pitt, Julia Roberts, Daniel Craig, Natalie Portman and Other Celebs

FBI will help Sony Pictures as Hackers Leak Sylvester Stallone, Brad Pitt, Julia Roberts, Daniel Craig, Natalie Portman and Other Celebs

Hackers have released private information of many Hollywood celebrities....

Dec 9 2014, 7:49am CST

Sony Pictures is not Blaming North Korea for Hack Attack

Sony Pictures is not Blaming North Korea for Hack Attack

Sony Pictures is still not sure who is behind the leaked details. However, the company said in a statement that it is not blami...

Dec 4 2014, 5:05am CST

Sony Pictures employs Services of Mandiant after Cyber Warfare

Sony Pictures employs Services of Mandiant after Cyber Warfare

Sony has employed the services of Mandiant after incidents of cyber warfare erupted....

Dec 1 2014, 5:25am CST

GCHQ and NSA are linked to Regin Malware that has been infecting Belgacom since 2008

GCHQ and NSA are linked to Regin Malware that has been infecting Belgacom since 2008

Rumor has it that British intelligence along with US intelligence have developed a complex malware known as Regin. The main tar...

Nov 25 2014, 3:27am CST

New Malware Used for Surveillance in 10 Countries

New Malware Used for Surveillance in 10 Countries

The malware also targeted the telecommunications and hospitality industries...

Nov 24 2014, 6:11am CST

iCloud Hacked

iCloud Hacked

Apple’s cloud service has been hacked by Chinese users...

Oct 22 2014, 7:33am CDT

China is staging a nationwide attack on iCloud and Microsoft accounts

China is staging a nationwide attack on iCloud and Microsoft accounts

Chinese firewall is blocking all local connections to iCloud.com, redirecting those connections to a dummy site designed to loo...

Oct 20 2014, 11:54pm CDT

SnapSaved Confirms that The Snappening File is from their Server

SnapSaved Confirms that The Snappening File is from their Server

The Snappening is still drawing huge interest despite turning out to be nothing. The operators of SnapSaved have issued now a s...

Oct 14 2014, 4:54am CDT

Hackers Take Down Destiny and CoD:Ghost Servers

Hackers Take Down Destiny and CoD:Ghost Servers

Lizard Squad claiming responsibility for the weekends attacks....

Sep 21 2014, 9:39pm CDT

iCloud Hack Photos of Celebs cause a Furor in Cyberspace

iCloud Hack Photos of Celebs cause a Furor in Cyberspace

The hack photos obtained from the Apple iCloud have caused quite a furor in cyberspace....

Sep 2 2014, 6:40am CDT

UK spies have scanned the internet connections of entire countries

UK spies have scanned the internet connections of entire countries

UK's GCHQ intelligence agency is mapping the internet connections of whole nations...

Aug 17 2014, 3:24am CDT

Russian Hackers in possession of 1.2B Usernames/Passwords

Russian Hackers in possession of 1.2B User Accounts

A Milwaukee firm Hold Security revealed that a group of Russian hackers are currently in possession of 1.2 billion web credenti...

Aug 6 2014, 3:54am CDT

The World Needs Google Project Zero to be Real

The World Needs Google Project Zero to be Real

If someone does something altruistic in security most stand up and applaud. But these days, such actions also tend to attract p...

Jul 16 2014, 6:10am CDT

Russian Hacker Broke Into CNET Servers

Russian Hacker Broke Into CNET Servers

One of the world’s most popular technology review websites CNET had to clean a Russian hacker out of some of its servers over t...

Jul 14 2014, 3:40am CDT

Chinese hackers infiltrated computers of U.S. government agency

Chinese hackers infiltrated computers of U.S. government agency

The hacking incident happened in mid-March, a representative of the Office of Personnel Management said....

Jul 10 2014, 3:31am CDT

Luuuk Trojan stole over $680,000 in just a Week, then disappeared

Luuuk Trojan stole over $680,000 in just a Week, then disappeared

Luuuk is the name of a mysterious Trojan that was discovered in early 2014 after having allowed its creators to steal more tha...

Jun 26 2014, 1:20am CDT

AT&T customer records compromised

AT&T customer records compromised

More than 500 people affected...

Jun 15 2014, 1:07pm CDT

Evernote Hit By Aggressive Cyber Attack

Evernote Hit By Aggressive Cyber Attack

Evernote, the note taking service with over 100 million users, has been pounded by an aggressive distributed denial of service...

Jun 11 2014, 10:02am CDT

Top Smartphone Risks

Top Smartphone Risks

The world has reached a technological advancement at monumental levels. This development has aided people, businesses, and life...

Jun 11 2014, 4:28am CDT

China calls on United States to stop unscrupulous Cyberspying

BEIJING (AP) — China called for a halt Tuesday to what it called unscrupulous U.S. cyberspying, saying that a monthslong invest...

May 27 2014, 12:55am CDT

Where Are The US Tech Heroes?

Where Are The US Tech Heroes?

This column first appeared in securitycurrent.com It has been three months since the world learned that the NSA’s Signals Intel...

Apr 7 2014, 9:00am CDT