Big DDoS Attacks Hit Record in 2014
Google Hacker Team to Hunt Bugs
Russian Hacker's Charges Revealed
Hackers Target Western Energy Firms
Android SMS Worm on the Loose
The number of distributed denial-of-service (DDoS) attacks set a record in the first half of 2014, according to a report by Arbor Networks. The number of attacks over 20 GB/sec doubled.
If it takes a thief to catch a thief, Google is hoping that it takes a hacker to catch a hacker. Project Zero is a team of top security researchers whose job is to track down zero-day vulnerabilities.
A Russian man arrested on bank fraud and other charges hacked into computers at restaurants in Washington, hundreds of other retail businesses, and even the Phoenix Zoo, authorities say.
A group of cyberattackers has been planting malware in the industrial control system software of energy companies in the U.S. and Europe to spy on their operations, according to researchers at Symantec.
Forget the selfies for a minute. If you're an Android user you should worry about a piece of mobile malware known as Selfmite that spreads using SMS by tricking users into installing a worm app.