Hackers

How Do You Steal $1Bn? You Never Leave Your Room

The Huffington Post UK | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 16.02.2015 | UK Tech

A criminal organisation has managed to steal $1bn from banks all over the world in what security experts are calling "the most sophisticated attack th...

Children Accidentally Shown Gay Porn In London Restaurant

The Huffington Post UK | Ryan Barrell | Posted 04.02.2015 | UK

A mother-of-three was left feeling physically ill after a prank ruined their meal in Jimmy's Restaurant at the O2. Jade Miller was dining with her ...

10 Most Damaging Hacks Of All Time

AllTime10s | Posted 27.01.2015 | UK Tech

The recent attacks on Sony Pictures have brought the issue of cyber warfare to forefront of international relations. Let's have a look at some of the ...

World Devastated By 60 Minute Facebook Outage

Huffington Post UK | Michael Rundle | Posted 27.01.2015 | UK Tech

The hacking collective Lizard Squad has claimed responsibility for a devastating attack on Facebook which took the social media site offline… for an...

'Skeleton Key' Bug Threatens To Unlock 'Secure' Web Domains

Huffington Post UK | Michael Rundle | Posted 21.01.2015 | UK Tech

Security researchers have discovered a "Skeleton Key" malware which has the potential to unlock key parts of the supposedly-secure internet. The fl...

Crayola Facebook Page Hacked And Filled With Posts About Boobs

The Huffington Post UK | Ryan Barrell | Posted 13.01.2015 | UK Tech

Crayon giants Crayola had a full-scale social media meltdown on Sunday when their Facebook Page was hacked and filled with off-colour material. Did...

Anonymous Begins 'Operation Charlie Hebdo'

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 12.01.2015 | UK Tech

Anonymous has reportedly shut down a jihadist site as part of 'Operation Charlie Hebdo' - a proposed campaign of retaliation following the shocking a...

The Significance of the Sony Pictures Attack

David Emm | Posted 09.01.2015 | UK Tech
David Emm

Unless you've been offline and haven't watched TV or listened to the radio for the last month and half, you probably know about the ongoing saga surrounding the security breach at Sony Pictures Entertainment.

Police Close In On PSN Hackers

The Huffington Post UK | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 02.01.2015 | UK Tech

Thames Valley Police have arrested a young man in connection with the Christmas day cyber attacks which shut down both Xbox Live and Sony's PlayStatio...

Is 2015 the Year for the Threat-centric Network?

Graham Welch | Posted 02.02.2015 | UK Tech
Graham Welch

As an old year comes to a close we often start to look for trends and predictions of what the New Year holds for us in business and especially those in cybersecurity who are increasingly at the forefront of defending the enterprise from the continual threat and reality of cybercrime.

US Military Fights To Stop Your Car Being Hacked While You're Driving It

The Huffington Post UK | Thomas Tamblyn/PA | Posted 25.11.2014 | UK Tech

The US military is working with manufacturers to stop cars being hacked and stolen or - which is obviously worse - turned into weapons. There are n...

'I'm Not Sorry' Webcam 'Spy' Hacker Tells HuffPost

The Huffington Post UK | Michael Rundle | Posted 25.11.2014 | UK Tech

The creator of a website which showcased broadcasts from thousands of private webcams from inside private offices, homes and even childrens' bedrooms ...

Driverless Cars Lethal If Hacked

The Huffington Post UK | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 21.11.2014 | UK Tech

The Institution of Engineering and Technology has warned that even though driverless cars are a reality, the fear of hacking puts them years away from...

Just 100 People Carry Out Almost All The World's Internet Crime

The Huffington Post UK | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 14.10.2014 | UK Tech

The head of Europol's Cybercrime Centre has told the BBC that the large majority of all cybercrime is carried out by just 100 highly-trained individua...

This Is 'Watch Dogs' In Real Life

The Huffington Post UK | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 09.10.2014 | UK Tech

A group of adrenaline junkies have climbed up a Hong Kong skyscraper in order to hack the giant LED billboard that sat atop it. In a scene that wou...

Hackers Are Using A 'Secret Code' To Empty ATMs

The Huffington Post UK | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 09.10.2014 | UK Tech

A major security flaw has been found in the world's ATM machines which allows hackers to plant a piece of software that then gives them unlimited acce...

Computer Virus 'Spying On The Hong Kong Protests'

The Huffington Post UK | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 01.10.2014 | UK Tech

A computer virus has been discovered in Hong Kong which specifically spies on iPhones and iPads. Security researches believe the virus was made to spe...

Review: 'Teh Internet Is Serious Business', Royal Court Theatre

Victoria Sadler | Posted 29.11.2014 | UK Entertainment
Victoria Sadler

Teh Internet is Serious Business (typo deliberate) at the Royal Court is a really exciting, dynamic production about collaborative hacktivism. Anonymous, LulzSec and 4Chan are all included in this show that blurs fact with fiction as it seeks to reflect the good and the sinister about lives lived online.

The F Word: Emma Watson and the Aftermath

Rae Mullins | Posted 23.11.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Rae Mullins

Emma's set out the direction we need to head in, but in order to genuinely permeate our society's consciousness on the gender issue for good, we need to re-tune our media's frame of reference. Just think how many girls came to know of Emma's addressing the UN via an article dominated by images of her outfit...

Here's How You Break Into A Car Using Just Your Laptop

The Huffington Post UK | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 07.08.2014 | UK Tech

A video has been uploaded showing a man breaking into his own car using nothing but a laptop. Security researcher Dr Silvio Cesare exclusively reve...

A Russian Gang Just Stole Over A Billion Passwords

The Huffington Post UK | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 06.08.2014 | UK Tech

A Russian criminal gang has successfuly carried out the world's largest data breach amassing over a billion usernames and passwords as well as over 50...

The Countries Terrorizing The Cyber World: Where Do Most DDoS Attacks Come From?

Hilary Wardle | Posted 20.09.2014 | UK Tech
Hilary Wardle

Connecting a computer to the internet without a virus protection program is as reckless as leaving your property in the street. It's an open invitation to hackers... they wrangle these herds of infected computers into massive botnets that can bring down whole websites and web-accessed systems at the touch of a button.

'Red Button' TV Hack Could Control What You Watch

The Huffington Post UK | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 09.06.2014 | UK Tech

A new flaw has been found in todays smart TVs which means a hacker could easily gain access and start monitoring you with kit that costs only a few hu...

Anonymous Is Preparing A Cyber-Attack On The World Cup's Sponsors

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 31.05.2014 | UK

'Hacktivist' group Anonymous is preparing a cyber-attack on corporate sponsors of the World Cup in Brazil. In what could be a dramatic protest agai...

The FBI Was 'Just Kidding' About Hiring Stoned Hackers

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 22.05.2014 | UK Tech

The FBI says it was "just kidding" about hiring stoned hackers because it couldn't find any who didn't smoke weed. FBI Director James Comey said he...