A Florida city agreed to pay $600,000 in ransom to hackers who took over its computer system, the latest in thousands of attacks worldwide aimed at extorting money from governments and businesses.
Hackers have stolen thousands of photos of travelers and their license plates from a subcontractor of Customs and Border Protection on Monday.
Thanks to smartphone technology, hackers soon may be able to intercept and analyze the sounds of typing—and figure out exactly what people are writing.
Hackers have breached a HealthCare.gov sign-up system and have gotten their hands on the personal information of roughly 75,000 people, the government said on Friday, October 19.
Microsoft has fixed a vulnerability in the Edge browser that could be abused against older versions to steal local files from a user’s computer. The good news is that social engineering is involved in exploiting the flaw, meaning the attack cannot be automated at scale, and, hence, present a smaller level of danger to end users.