At the request of the US, Malaysia has arrested a man on charges of hacking personal data of more than a thousand US officials and handing it to Islamic State militants in Syria so they could target the individuals.
The man, 20-ye
A Bahraini human rights group said it had been targeted by anti-government hackers shortly before it was due to attend a major meeting of the United Nations Human Rights Council (HRC) in Geneva.
The Bahrain Human Rights Watch Soci
The US government warned iPhone and iPad users on to be on the alert for hackers who may exploit a vulnerability in Apple's iOS operating system that would enable them to steal sensitive data.
There was the potential for hacks
In an unprecedented, three-year cyber espionage campaign, Iranian hackers created false social networking accounts and a fake news website to spy on military and political leaders in the United States, Israel and other countries, a cyber intel
Hackers could face up to 10 years behind bars as Bahrain plans to introduce a new cybercrime law.
The information technology bill will also carry fines of up to BD300,000 ($787,360), which has already been appr
Bitcoin bank Flexcoin said on Tuesday it was closing down after it lost bitcoins worth about $600,000 to a hacker attack.
Flexcoin said in a message posted on its website that all 896 bitcoins stored online were stolen on Sunday.
A hacker has gained access to one of Vodafone Germany's servers and has stolen the personal data of about 2 million customers, the company said on Thursday.
The hacker had access to customers' names, addresses and bank acc
Social engineering attacks are 99.5 per cent effective as over-reliance on technology and poor employee awareness leaves gaps in human firewalls, an expert said, adding that it is favoured by cyber criminals as it involves minimal cost and risks
Several government websites in Saudi Arabia were sabotaged in a series of heavy cyber attacks from abroad in recent days, disabling them briefly until the attacks were repelled, the government said.
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Hundreds of thousands of websites appear to have been compromised by hi-tech criminals using a well-known attack vector that exploits security loopholes on other sites to insert a link to their website.
Those visiting the criminals' webpag