We wrote about ransomware attacks almost a year ago, warning they would become more prevalent. Now, the United Kingdom's National Health Service (NHS) has suffered massive disruptions as a result…
Yahoo has confirmed it has suffered the largest data breach in history, potentially affecting 500 million user accounts.
We outlined numerous privacy concerns with the 2016 Australian census recently.
You might remember the LinkedIn hack of 2012. Their password encryption was extremely poor, and it was easy for anyone who obtained the leaked password files to retrieve the original passwords.
We recently reported that the SWIFT financial network for international bank transfers was compromised. Now there has now been another SWIFT hack.
You might remember the infamous Jeep hack last year, in 2015. In a scary demonstration, Charlie Miller and Chris Valasek demonstrated their ability to remotely control almost everything, including steering and braking.
Banks have agreements with certain other banks in the network, and so when a payment instruction is received, payments are made. In theory, outsiders shouldn't have access and so SWIFT should be difficult to hack.
Last week we reported that the FBI thought that they may be able to unlock the infamous iPhone without the help of Apple. Apparently, they were approached by a third party who had a solution.
We recently posted about the VTech hack, in which millions of user account details were stolen from the Chinese toymaker. We noted that account passwords were hashed using MD5, making it easy to retrieve passwords.
Details of a damaging hack of British phone and broadband provider TalkTalk's customer database are emerging.