The individual had been connected to a hacking group known as The Dark Overlord, which had taken credit for the theft of television shows and medical files.
An Alabama Public Charter School Commission meeting was flooded with pornographic images and references to Adolf Hitler, moments after a group of elementary students exited the Zoom conference.
Sources say there have been attempted breaches of strategy firm SKDKnickerbocker, which is linked to the Democratic Party.
If your password is only four or five characters (regardless of whether they are just numbers or a combination of numbers, letters and symbols), there's a very high chance that it will be hacked instantly.
Investigators believe Christopher Allen Freeman stole explicit videos from phones that had been brought to his store for repair.
Congress is on the brink of passing a very important piece of cybersecurity legislation.
"China's vaccine research is currently at the forefront," top Chinese virologist Shi Zhengli said in an interview with CGTN, a state-controlled media outlet.
Chaos over mail-in ballots and distrust of the results could trigger an existential crisis for American democracy.
"We shouldn't be surprised these attacks are happening. What would be surprising is if they stopped," cybersecurity expert Stefan Tanase told Newsweek.
Some verified users on Twitter have been locked out of their accounts for hours.
"Throughout 2020, APT29 has targeted various organisations involved in COVID-19 vaccine development in Canada, the United States and the United Kingdom," according to a new intelligence report.
The hacked tweets claim that the cryptocurrency groups are donating 5,000 Bitcoins (roughly $46,015,500) to community healthcare partners.
Cybercriminals with links to a state-sponsored unit known as "Hidden Cobra" were breaking into the websites of large U.S retailers since at least May last year, cyber researchers say.
Millions of users of the popular internet browser are believed to have been affected by a widespread spying and data-theft scheme. Here's what we know.
Coronavirus has highlighted how the federal government still has a lot of work to do, when it comes to cybersecurity.
The California-based video-calling company enjoyed an influx of new users as the coronavirus outbreak pushed countries into lockdown, but its security and privacy policies have come under fire.
In light of the rumors about hacking that are circulating on Twitter, here's a step-by-step guide to ditching your Houseparty account.
The zombie network was linked to a slew of malicious activity over the years, including pump-and-dump stock scams, fake pharmaceutical spam email, Russian dating scams, and ransomware.
If successfully downloaded, attackers can "run programs and access victims' data including sensitive personal and financial information," Proofpoint researchers warned.
"By making a tiny sticker-based modification to our speed limit sign, we were able to cause a targeted misclassification of the MobilEye camera," McAfee researchers said in a blog post.
"The Kim regime has developed a model for using and exploiting the internet that is unique—it is a nation run like a criminal syndicate," the Recorded Future report said.
The kingdom and its crown prince obviously don't believe the rules about how to behave in to the international community are something they need bother about.
Crown Prince of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia Mohammed bin Salman allegedly hacked the mobile phone of Jeff Bezos, the owner of The Washington Post, according to a report from The Guardian.
Burisma Holdings, the Ukrainian gas company for whom Hunter Biden once worked, has been hacked by the same Russian intelligence agency that stole emails regarding Hillary Clinton's 2016 presidential campaign, according to a report in The New York Times.
The homepage for the U.S. Federal Depository Library Program was altered to show a picture of a bloodied President Donald Trump being punched in the face before the website was taken down.
On Tuesday afternoon, singer Mariah Carey's Twitter was hacked by members of the Chuckling Squad. Over 50 tweets were posted before being cleaned off of her timeline.
"Companies like Amazon are stoking fear, convincing us that we need these devices to keep us safe from the outside world. They know that these devices are not safe," one expert told Newsweek.
A suspected cyberattack has prompted the shutdown of all city government computers in New Orleans.
"A compromised account would allow the hacker to remotely use Ring's built-in two-way chat feature and access all Ring devices associated to that account," one security expert told Newsweek.