China-based hackers are suspected of breaking into the computer networks of the U.S. government personnel office and stealing identifying information of at least 4 million current and former federal workers, American officials said.
The people who chose to look at nude celebrity photos that hackers posted committed “a sexual offense,” actress Jennifer Lawrence says in an exclusive interview with Vanity Fair in its November issues
Senate investigators are blaming China for nearly two dozen successful hacker break-ins of computer networks belonging to Pentagon contractors.
The theft of nude photographs from celebrities’ online accounts has thrown a spotlight on the security of cloud computing, a system used by a growing number of Americans to store personal information over the Internet.
The internal records of Homeland Security Department employees were compromised after a computer break-in at a federal contractor.
Family members of a Russian man charged with hacking in the United States insist he is innocent and fear he will die in custody if he doesn’t have his medication.
The University of Maryland says someone hacked into its computer network and obtained personal information for the second time in four weeks.
The U.S. is the juiciest target for hackers hunting credit card information. And experts say incidents like the recent data theft at Target’s stores will get worse before they get better.
U.S. Treasury Secretary Jacob Lew pressed Chinese leaders over computer hacking and for help with North Korea during two days of talks that ended Wednesday.
A notorious hacking group claims on Twitter that it hacked Facebook’s website which caused outages and slowdowns for a few hours Thursday night.