Apple users report 'lost phone' cyber attack
Multiple Apple smartphone and tablet users have reported an unusual hack in which attackers have locked smartphones and demanded payment in return for unlocking them.
DDoS cyber attacks get bigger, smarter, and more damaging
Crashing websites and overwhelming data centers, a new generation of cyber attacks is costing millions and straining the structure of the Internet.
Cyber attacks hurt China’s credibility, says US
Cyber attacks against the United States from China are eroding the country’s credibility and scaring off potential foreign investors afraid of losing their intellectual property, a senior U.S. official said on Tuesday.
Obama to issue executive order against cyber-attacks
US President Barack Obama plans to release a long-awaited executive order aimed at improving the nation’s defenses against cyberattacks as early as Wednesday, according to sources familiar with the matter.
Hackers breach security firm Bit9, attack its customers
Security software maker Bit9 said that computer hackers have breached its network, then launched a second round of attacks against some of its customers.
Hackers breach US Federal Reserve Bank internal website
The Federal Reserve said that one of its internal websites had been briefly breached by hackers, though no critical functions of the U.S. central bank were affected by the intrusion.