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.
Sands Casino website hack stole sensitive info
Casino giant Las Vegas Sands Corp. said Tuesday that hacking into their websites and internal systems last week went deeper than the company had previously known.
German watchdog kept mass cyber-crime alert quiet for weeks
Germany’s cyber crime watchdog said it learnt of the mass theft of 16 million digital identities through a criminal probe, but needed weeks before alerting the public.
Tech leaders warn of dire effects of US spying
Hi-tech industry bosses demanded authorities change their murky ways in the wake of revelations of a vast snooping campaign by the US and other governments
NSA developing computer to crack privacy codes: report
The NSA is trying to develop a computer that could ultimately break most encryption programs, whether they are used to protect other nations’ spying programs or consumers’ bank accounts.