The blogging and website design site WordPress is under attack by hackers wielding an army of botnets -- compromised computers working in tandem to break into targeted sites.
As cyber security becomes an increasingly important factor in our world, a security consultant by the name of Hugo Teso has built an Android app that highlights how vulnerable some of our basic infrastructures are. Called PlaneSploit, the hack is capable of remotely hijacking an airplane.
A dozen A-list celebrities and politicians have become victims of a major cyber hacking which exposed details about their financial and personal records. The list includes Jay-Z, Beyonce, Ashton Kutcher, Mel Gibson, Kim Kardashian and Paris Hilton. Hilton
A new hacking technique has been discovered that allows unauthorized users to bypass the device lockscreen on Android smartphones.
Customer service provider Zendesk is in some hot water today after a significant security breach. The intrusion affects users of Twitter, Pinterest, and Tumblr, currently three of the biggest social media platforms. Zendesk has stated that a hacker downloaded the email addresses of users who have recently contacted the support teams of those three websites, as well as the email subject lines used.
The New York Times revealed on Wednesday that Chinese hackers, possibly connected to China’s military, have been infiltrating the newspaper’s website for the last four months.