Less than a week after a major cyber security flaw left millions of people wondering if their passwords, credit card numbers and even bank account numbers are safe, a University of Texas-Dallas professor says he has come up with a way to put the fear into hackers.
Two banks have teamed up to file a class action lawsuit against Target over its data breach.
It does not surprise experts that some debit and credit card numbers stolen from Target’s computer systems may have surfaced during a bust along the Texas border this week.
The credit card processing company for Neiman Marcus informed the retailer in mid-December about a possibility of customers experiencing unauthorized payment card activity after making purchases at Neiman Marcus Group stores.
Snapchat plans to put out a more secure version of its app following a breach that allowed hackers to collect the names and phone numbers of some 4.6 million users.
The mother of a writer and activist connected to the hacking collective Anonymous has been given probation for hiding her son’s laptops from federal agents executing a search warrant.
Recently acquired Stars forward Tyler Seguin said that an anti-gay comment on his Twitter account on Saturday came from “hackers.” The comment was quickly removed.
Anyone who does banking online could face some frustration on Tuesday. Hackers are reportedly planning to target various banking institutions and websites, forcing customers offline.
A Dallas man linked to the computer hacking group Anonymous is due back in court. Barrett Brown is scheduled for a pretrial hearing Wednesday in federal court in Dallas.
A criminal investigation is under way after a hacker apparently accessed private photos and emails sent between members of the Bush family, including both former presidents.
The criminal charges continue to mount against a Texas man who had described himself as a spokesman for the hacker-activist group Anonymous.
With the newest smartphones being capable of the most advanced tasks, it is easier than ever to hack into someone else’s information.