The Wall Street Journal reports that Verizon Communications is investigating similar security breaches at two more as-yet-unnamed retailers that occurred around the same time as the massive Target credit card hack late last year. The two retailers affected by the newly-discovered attack have not yet announced the…
Back in 2010, Google caught a bit of flak when a "rogue engineer" used Street View cars to harvest personal Wi-Fi data. Now it's poised to catch some more; Authorities in the UK found Google's been holding onto some of it for the past two years.
The IMF, earth's global financial Voltron, was walloped by a huge hack over the weekend—and it's doubtful a criminal group was behind the attack. What's that mean? A foreign power probably backed the digital raid. Bad (diplomatic) news.
Seems hackers have broken into Lockheed Martin and other weapons manufacturers and may now know about existing and future U.S. weapon systems. Uh, quick, hide the JDAMs?
In 2008, a foreign intelligence agency slipped a flash drive into a U.S. military computer, sneaking malicious code onto classified military networks: "A rogue program operating silently, poised to deliver operational plans into the hands of an unknown adversary." Gulp.