New year, time to update your passwords
The most popular passwords of 2020 were easy-to-guess number combinations, such as 123456, the word password, qwerty, iloveyou, and other uncomplicated options.
Houseparty denies security breach as users accuse app of hacking accounts
The popular face-to-face video hosting service has been accused of hacking users' other accounts, a claim Houseparty disputes.
Australian women-focusd hackathon #SheHacks expands across Victoria
Women-focused hackathon #SheHacks, run by Girl Geek Academy, will take place statewide across Victoria, Australia from February to April.
Teens prove IoT device vulnerabilities by hacking them
After two teens managed to hack hundreds of thousands of printers around the world, KYOCERA Document Solutions has some tips for businesses.
NASA got hacked (again)
The compromised servers stored personally identifiable information (PII) belonging to current and former NASA employees.
Surprise - the PyeongChang Winter Olympic Games were hacked
Games organisers have reportedly admitted that its servers had been attacked, forcing them to shut down the official website.
Mega breach: 800,000 Swisscom customers’ data stolen via hacked partner
Experts say while Swisscom may be playing the huge breach down, the implications of the breach will be far and wide.
How to keep your company safe from complex cyber threats
An advanced persistent threat is a set of stealthy and continuous computer hacking processes, designed to be evolving, polymorphic and dynamic...
Carbon Black and IBM Security tighten partnership with rapid response tool
An expanded partnership between Carbon Black and IBM Security aim to provide increased cyberattack visibility and accelerated incident response times.
Yahoo's 2013 data breach hit all three billion user accounts
Yahoo’s entire user base of more than three billion people were affected by Yahoo’s colossal data hack in 2013, despite initial reports.
Security firm reveals Asia connections behind the CCleaner hack
The attack was never intended for consumers, but instead went after companies such as NEC, Samsung, Asus, Fujitsu, Singtel, Intel and VMware.
Oh, sweet revenge: White hat hacker floods scammers' phone lines
What happens when you put cold call scammers up against a seasoned programmer? You get sweet revenge, if the case of one security developer.
GovHack 2015 – Innovating with government data
What do Twitter, GroupMeet and Facebook’s Like button all have in common? They all were invented at a hackathon.
Software developer duo hack Dropbox
Cloud storage provider Dropbox has reportedly been hacked by two software developers, who bypassed its two-factor authentication.
How to bork your hard drive with HTML5
Discover how an HTML5 glitch, made public by Michael McKinnon of AVG, could fill your hard disk, revealed at http://www.filldisk.com/.
Frequent Facebook hacks no big deal
Social networking site dismisses notions of data breaches following 'sophisticated attack' last month.
Twitter hacked - up to 250,000 accounts compromised
Twitter blogged yesterday that an attack took place over 'just a few moments' before it was noticed by Twitter staff and shut it down.
New Zealand's Enterprise Tech Summary: Week ending Sat 2nd Feb 2013
Another exciting week has wrapped up here at NZET, Here's a summary of the news stories that were biggest in NZ this week.
Shock, horror: Mobility and social networking the new target for cyber miscreants
In what should come as no surprise at all, it appears the new frontiers opening up for the malcontents of the connected world are smartphones and social networking sites.
HACKER’S DELIGHT: HACKS YOU CAN DO IN 5 MINUTES OR LESS
Here are ten (plus a few more) hacks that will get you well on the way to becoming a bona fide hacker in no time.
Attacks on Google linked to schools
The spate of online attacks on Google and many other US<br />companies and organisations has been linked to two educational institutions in<br />China, one with ties to the military.
On a war drive
We retrace our steps to find out how easy wi-fi is to hack<br />It’s called war driving – cruising the streets with a laptop running a free program you can download from the Internet.
Tech site hacked twice
Popular technology news Web site TechCrunch has been hacked, proving that even sites staffed by techies are vulnerable.
DSL lines vulnerable to attack
For just $1000 a corporate spy can buy equipment to hack into a business’s DSL connection and access – even change – highly confidential information.