Facebook Hoax About Jayden K. Smith Spreads OnlineThere is a new warning spreading like wildfire on Facebook, telling people not to accept a friend request or else they will be hacked. Turns out that it is just another social media hoax.
Hack Attack! Computer Techs On Alert For RansomwareAs the world anxiously watches ransomware hijack computers in Russia and Europe, computer technicians for the City of Fort Worth say they are staying on guard and vigilante.
Ransomware Attack Hits Businesses Across The WorldEmployees booting up computers at work Monday could see red as they discover they're victims of a global "ransomware" cyberattack that created chaos in 150 countries and could wreak even greater havoc as more malicious variations appear.
McDonald's Investigating Tweet Attacking TrumpMcDonald's explained that its Twitter account was "compromised" after the company appeared to send a message calling Donald Trump "a disgusting excuse of a President."
Verizon Wanted $925 Million Discount For Yahoo!Verizon demanded a $925 million discount on its acquisition of Yahoo!'s online services to help offset the damage from the biggest data breaches in internet history. It ultimately settled on a $350 million concession.
Top 5 New Computer Security Threats To Your Personal InformationIt's nearly impossible these days not to have a footprint online, which means everyone is a potential target for hackers looking to steal identities and clean out bank accounts.
How Con Artists Are Changing Tactics To Steal IdentitiesThe rise of chip-based credit cards in the U.S. has forced con artists to change their tactics. A recent study says more than 15 million Americans had personal and financial information stolen last year.
Trump Not Sold On Russian Link To HackingDonald Trump said that "no computer is safe" when it comes to keeping information private, expressing new skepticism about the security of the online communications that his administration is likely to use.
Quest Diagnostics Says Customer Accounts HackedMedical laboratory operator Quest Diagnostics said that a hack of an internet application on its network has exposed the personal health information of about 34,000 people.
Yahoo! Took Its Time Investigating Security BreachYahoo! detected evidence that a hacker had broken into its computer network at least 18 months before launching an investigation that discovered personal information had been stolen from about 500 million user accounts.
Windows Flaw Was Used By Hackers Linked To RussiaMicrosoft said that a newly discovered flaw in its Windows software was used by a hacking group that other researchers have linked to Russia's government. The flaw was detected by researchers at Google.
Johnson & Johnson Warns Diabetics Insulin Pump HackableJohnson & Johnson is warning more than 100,000 thousand medical patients who use certain insulin pumps that hackers may be targeting them.