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Security researcher publishes 10 million passwords, usernames online

In the name of clarity and research, a security expert has compiled and published 10 million usable usernames and passwords online.

DDoS attack leaves Dutch websites offline for hours

People in the Netherlands with government-related business to take care of would probably agree that yesterday was not the best of days to do it.

Report Sees Weak Security in Cars’ Wireless Systems

WASHINGTON — Serious gaps in security and customer privacy affect nearly every vehicle that uses wireless technology, according to a report set to be released on Monday by a senator’s office.

Spyware aimed at Western governments, journalists hits iOS devices

A malware campaign targeting European defense organizations, governments, and media organizations first detected on Windows computers late last year has now spread to iOS devices, according to a report by security researchers at TrendLabs.

Poll Shows Broad Impact of Cyberattacks

Just fewer than half of Americans say that a retailer, bank or credit-card company has told them or a household member that their payment card details were stolen in a data breach, according to the latest Wall Street Journal/NBC News poll.

ZeuS variant strikes 150 banks worldwide

Kaspersky has discovered a fresh ZeuS malware strain which has targeted financial institutions worldwide. The company says the banking trojan’s latest form has targeted a total of 150 different banks and 20 payment systems worldwide; focusing on the infiltration of online banking.

Hackers rejoice: Sony pulls Korea film, bows to criminal pressure

Following a devastating cyberattack on internal servers, Sony has decided to pull the controversial film ‘The Interview’ and has finally bowed to the demands of hackers.

Files of more than 40,000 federal workers breached

WASHINGTON (AP) — The computer files of more than 40,000 federal workers may have been compromised by a cyberattack at federal contractor KeyPoint Government Solutions, the second breach this year at a major firm handling national security background investigations of workers at federal agencies,

A Breakdown and Analysis of the December, 2014 Sony Hack

Note: This article is being updated almost daily with new developments regarding the leaks from the Sony Pictures breach. Changelog of updates:

Sony Hackers Flash Disturbing New Warning on Staffers’ Computers (Exclusive)

A group purporting to be the Guardians of Peace or #GOP sent a new warning to Sony Pictures Thursday, causing an ominous message to flash across employee computer screens, an individual familiar with the situation tells TheWrap.