Hackers

News and Articles About Hackers

Staples Data Breach May Have Hit More Than 1 Million Customers
Security

Staples Data Breach May Have Hit More Than 1 Million Customers

New details have been released about the retailer's October breach.
Report: Virus That Struck Sony Wasn't Very Complex
Hackers

Report: Virus That Struck Sony Wasn't Very Complex

Entitled WIPALL, it also likely festered within the company's computers for months before wiping out all data and crashing the system within a matter of minutes.
Geoff Weiss
FBI: North Korean Government Was Indeed Responsible for Sony Hack
Cyber Attacks

FBI: North Korean Government Was Indeed Responsible for Sony Hack

The U.S. officially says the tools and infrastructure used in the attack were similar to previous activity from North Korea.
U.S. Considers 'Proportionate' Response to Sony Hacking Attack
Sony

U.S. Considers 'Proportionate' Response to Sony Hacking Attack

The attack was an example of 'destructive activity with malicious intent that was initiated by a sophisticated actor,' a White House spokesperson said.
Texas Theater Takes on North Korea With Team America
Marketing

Texas Theater Takes on North Korea With Team America

After Sony's 'The Interview' is cancelled, a theater finds a creative marketing hook to fight back.
Ray Hennessey
More Than 100,000 WordPress Websites Reportedly Infected by Russian Malware
Hackers

More Than 100,000 WordPress Websites Reportedly Infected by Russian Malware

Google has already flagged 11,000 malicious domains -- though it is likely that many more than that have been compromised by a mysterious virus called 'SoakSoak.'
Geoff Weiss
5 Lessons Leaders Can Learn From the Sony Hacking Scandal
Leadership

5 Lessons Leaders Can Learn From the Sony Hacking Scandal

Professionals in any industry can learn from the most dramatic story to come out of Hollywood in years.
Carly Okyle
Presented by
North Korea Says Its Supporters May Be Behind Sony Attack
Cyber Security

North Korea Says Its Supporters May Be Behind Sony Attack

The country says accusations that it was to blame are nothing but 'wild rumor.'
In North Korea, Hackers Are Handpicked to Be Part of Elite Spy Agency
Hackers

In North Korea, Hackers Are Handpicked to Be Part of Elite Spy Agency

North Korea has reportedly poured resources into a sophisticated cyber-warfare cell called Bureau 121.
Get This: Sony Hack Reveals Company Stored Passwords in Folder Labeled 'Password'
Passwords

Get This: Sony Hack Reveals Company Stored Passwords in Folder Labeled 'Password'

The security breach brings to light some of the worst password-protecting practices.
Nina Zipkin
FBI Warns U.S. Businesses of 'Destructive' Cyberattacks
Security

FBI Warns U.S. Businesses of 'Destructive' Cyberattacks

The alert comes after a devastating breach last week at Sony Pictures Entertainment.
How to Prepare Your Small Business's Technology for the Holiday Season
Cyber Security

How to Prepare Your Small Business's Technology for the Holiday Season

While business owners always have to expect the unexpected, here are four things you can do to prepare your business technology for the holiday season.
Keith Tanaka
Cyber Ring Stole Corporate Secrets for Gaming U.S. Stock Market
Security

Cyber Ring Stole Corporate Secrets for Gaming U.S. Stock Market

The operation is said to have compromised sensitive data about dozens of publicly held companies.
Why Competitors Should Collaborate More on Cyber Security Issues
Cyber Security

Why Competitors Should Collaborate More on Cyber Security Issues

More companies should follow the lead of a financial industry consortium that shares information to avoid security risks.
Eric Basu
Delivered by