"If a hacker had exploited the flaws, they could have taken over a legitimate Origin user's entire account," one researcher told Newsweek. Luckily, the bugs were never exploited.
"While it is a very expensive lesson for us, it is nevertheless a lesson," the company CEO responded.
Meanwhile, a family in Texas was threatened with baby kidnapping after their Nest was hacked.
"We will not sit idly by while you take advantage of the misinformed," the hacker group proclaimed.
The group uses booby-trapped websites in an attempt to steal Windows usernames and passwords.
A sham website advertising penetration-testing job roles even listed U.S. hacking victims as "clients."
Operatives are installing malware that could give them remote control of parts of the country's power network.
It was the first known attempt to interfere in 2018 elections.
Senator Claire McCaskill of Missouri was one of three candidates recently targeted by a notorious Russian hacking unit.
Britain's National Cyber Security Centre has also issued a warning to the public.
The notorious hacker group has allegedly extorted hundreds of thousands of dollars from its victims.
u/rubinjer frequented r/The_Donald and r/HillaryForPrison. The account has now been linked to a Russian troll farm.
The Kremlin plotted to send trained athletes to agitate at rallies and bribe the media to cover the events.
Iranian hackers are often underrated, but they are probably among the best in the world.
It is not just the election that Russia has been accused of hacking.
The cryptocurrency platform said the mystery hackers were "well organized."
McAfee believes North Korean hackers are in the "data-gathering stage" for future heists.
Microsoft found the trojans were linked to Dofoil, also known as Smoke Loader.
The price of bitcoin tumbled to under $10,000, half of what it was worth only three months ago.
Hackers use phishing for one simple reason: it works.
Thousands of websites were compromised to secretly hijack the computers and smartphones of any visitors.
A cybersecurity expert explains to Newsweek how criminals are taking advantage of compromised cash machines.
A lucky break from Dutch spies led to the infiltration of one of Russia's most notorious hacking groups.