NSA director: China can damage US power grid

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China and “one or two” other countries are capable of mounting cyberattacks that would shut down the electric grid in the U.S…

US State Dept computers hacked, email shut down

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U.S. State Department has shut down its entire unclassified email system as technicians repair possible damage…

US confirms climate agency websites hacked

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National Oceanic and Atmospheric Agency confirmed that four websites were “compromised by an Internet-sourced attack…

5 million Gmail addresses and passwords leaked

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A list of 5 million Gmail addresses and passwords appeared on a Russian Bitcoin forum Wednesday…

Home Depot confirms breach in US, Canada stores

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Home Depot is confirming that its payment data systems have been breached, and says the hack could affect customers …

Target faces big costs related to security breach

The hit to TJX Cos. was minimal after it disclosed in 2007 a massive data breach of customer information at its T.J. Maxx, Marshalls and HomeGoods stores…

Target data breach pits US banks against retailers

Banks and America’s big retailers are locked in a debate over the massive breach of millions of consumers’ data that gripped Target Corp. during the holiday season…

Yahoo email account passwords stolen

Yahoo says usernames and passwords of its email customers have been stolen and used to access accounts…

Infographic: Target data breach

Infographic: Target data breach

Two abbed at Texas border in credit card fraud case

Two Mexican citizens who were arrested at the border used account information stolen during the Target security breach to buy tens of thousands of dollars’ worth of merchandise…

Target: 40 million credit card accounts may be breached

U.S. retail chain Target says that about 40 million credit and debit card accounts may have been affected by a data breach…

Guilty plea in Miss Teen USA extortion case

A 19-year-old computer science student pleaded guilty Tuesday to hacking the computers of Miss Teen USA and other women and secretly photographing them with their own webcams.

US firm alleges China has resumed cyberattacks

A private US based technology security firm on Monday alleged that Chinese hackers are again targeting the US and other countries…

Sources say Twitter to bolster security after AP hack

According to sources obtained by Bloomberg, Twitter Inc. are planning to step up its security after the Associated Press account was hacked…

China defence ministry slams US hacking accusations

China’s military said on Thursday that overseas computer hackers targeted two of its websites an average of 144-thousand times per month last year…

China responds to NYT hacking

The Wall Street Journal and New York Times have both accused Chinese hackers of infilitrating their computers…

McAfee predicts rise of The “Hacktivist” in 2012

We saw great changes in mobile threats, hacktivism, client-side exploitation, social-media exploitation, and targeted attacks…

Security flaw in printers

Researchers claim that they have discovered security flaws in printers and it can impact millions of users…