Hacking


12 Russians Charged With U.S. Election Hacking

The Justice Department announced charges Friday against 12 Russian intelligence officers for hacking offenses during the 2016 presidential election. The indictments were announced by Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein as…

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IDF Unveils Identity, Data Theft Scam

The IDF in recent months has put a halt to a massive case of identity and data theft executed by Hamas. The data was stolen from IDF soldiers via applications…

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Data Breach Hits Saks Fifth Avenue, Lord & Taylor

A data breach at department-store chains Saks Fifth Avenue, Saks Off Fifth and Lord & Taylor has compromised the personal information of customers who shopped at the stores. The chains’…

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U.S. Charges Nine Iranians in Massive Hacking Scheme

The Trump administration announced criminal charges and sanctions Friday against Iranians accused in a hacking scheme to pilfer sensitive information from hundreds of universities, private companies and American government agencies.…

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Researchers Spot Baby Hacking Threat

A range of consumer devices such as baby monitors, home security and web cameras, doorbells, and thermostats have been found highly vulnerable to hacking, according to cybersecurity researchers at the…

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Identity Thief Caught Selling Personal Info to Police

Among the material hackers seek when they raid databases is personal information about individuals in that database – such as names, telephone numbers, identity numbers or other personal information. Such…

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