One subreddit posted a tweet by someone claiming to be responsible for the hack, allegedly named "calvin goh and Melvern." In a tweet, the hackers threatened to hack r/worldnews and r/pics. It also threatened violence against a Chinese Embassy.
Two Chinese nationals allegedly hacked computer systems around the world repeatedly starting in 2009. Their latest targets were companies developing COVID-19 vaccines, according to an indictment released earlier this month.
The company said the investigation was still underway, but most affected users should have access to their Twitter accounts now.
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Hackers gained access to customers' email addresses and travel details, with some also having their credit card details exposed.
The FBI warned the public on Monday that video conferences being are interrupted by "pornographic and/or hate images and threatening language."
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China's Computer Virus Emergency Response Center says malware was found to be circulating via email and the social networking platform WeChat. Experts say it may only get worse.
A Japanese hotel chain apologized and acknowledged that it had been possible for persons to gain unauthorized access to its in-room robots at Henn na Hotel Maihama Tokyo Bay.
A student in Pennsylvania's Downingtown Area School District hacked into a computer system to collect addresses for their targets in Senior Water Games.
Researchers were recently given unprecedented physical access to an expensive flight system used in U.S. F-15 fighter jets. They found critical cybersecurity bugs.
"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."