Infosecurity News

Serious Fraud Office in Serious Trouble With ICO

Serious Fraud Office in Serious Trouble With ICO

Privacy watchdog fines SFO £180,000 after breach

Silk Road Investigators Charged With Stealing Bitcoins

Silk Road Investigators Charged With Stealing Bitcoins

Two federal special agents accused in complaint issued last week

Beijing May Target Foreign Websites in New DDoS Campaign

Beijing May Target Foreign Websites in New DDoS Campaign

Rights group claims Great Firewall is now imposing Chinese censorship on users globally

Google on the Hook for UK Lawsuits over Secret Tracking

Google on the Hook for UK Lawsuits over Secret Tracking

Google will be subject to suits over gathering personal data without user knowledge, including surfing habits, social class, race and ethnicity.

Anonymous Pledges 'Electronic Holocaust' Against Israel

Anonymous Pledges 'Electronic Holocaust' Against Israel

The group is pledging a massive #OpIsrael attack for April 7 to protest "segregationalist Zionism."

Slack Hack: A Lack of Preparedness?

Slack Hack: A Lack of Preparedness?

An intrusion in February allowed hackers to obtain access to user names, email addresses, Skype IDs, phone numbers and more.

UK Online Banking Fraud Jumps 50% in 2014

UK Online Banking Fraud Jumps 50% in 2014

Fraudsters ramp up activity against consumers and businesses

Aussie Government Red-Faced After Major G20 Privacy Breach

Aussie Government Red-Faced After Major G20 Privacy Breach

Personal information of 31 world leaders was emailed to the wrong person

Massive DDoS Takes Out Anti-China GitHub Pages

Massive DDoS Takes Out Anti-China GitHub Pages

Beijing suspected once again as developer platform struggles

UN Creates Privacy Watchdog to Go After Government Surveillance Programs

UN Creates Privacy Watchdog to Go After Government Surveillance Programs

An expert will be tasked with investigating the privacy implications of member countries’ cyber-spying programs.

Twitch Botnets-for-Hire Inflate Video Views

Twitch Botnets-for-Hire Inflate Video Views

Attackers have been compromising users’ computers to add them to botnets, which are rented out to artificially inflate Twitch channel audience numbers.

Retail, Financial Sectors Team Up on Formal Info-Sharing

Retail, Financial Sectors Team Up on Formal Info-Sharing

They have created an intelligence-sharing portal that will link the two industries’ key players.