Chinese Hackers Spied on EU Officials
Microsoft Strikes Massive Botnet
Hack Puts Social Media Users at Risk
Report: NSA Infected 50,000 Networks
Stuxnet Now Reveals Double Payload
Prior to the G20 summit in September, Chinese hackers sent e-mails laced with malware to the ministry computers of at least five European officials, according to research firm FireEye.
Microsoft is once again flexing its cybercrime-fighting muscles. For the third time this year, Redmond’s Digital Crimes Unit has disrupted a dangerous botnet that has impacted millions of consumers.
A massive hack has served up the user names and passwords of nearly 2 million Facebook, Twitter, Google and Yahoo accounts. The database breach was made possible by the Pony Botnet Controller.
The NSA has infected 50,000 networks with malware to steal data, according to a Dutch newspaper provided with leaked information by former NSA contractor Edward Snowden.
The Stuxnet virus that damaged Iran’s Natanz nuclear facility was worse than we thought. Ralph Langner, a security expert, described it as "far more dangerous" than previously known.