Tuesday, May 16
Film studio Disney has said hackers have threatened to release one of the studio's forthcoming movies unless it pays a ransom.
Tuesday, May 16
Des dizaines de pays ont été affectés par un « ransomware » subtilisé par des hackers à la National Security Agency des États-Unis. Il s’agit d’un programme qui crypte les données d’un système et qui réclame au propriétaire le paiement d’une rançon de 300 dollars. Il y a toutefois des moyens de s’en prémunir, comme l’expliquent des informaticiens mauriciens.
Monday, May 15
A computer malware that has spread across 150 countries appears to be slowing down, with few reports of fresh attacks in Asia and Europe on Monday.
Thursday, December 15
Yahoo has said data from more than one billion accounts may have been hacked.
Tuesday, November 29
An attempt to hijack consumer router devices for a wider internet attack caused network outages that hit hundreds of thousands of Deutsche Telekom customers in Germany, a company executive said.
Tuesday, November 01
Google and Microsoft are butting heads over the disclosure of vulnerabilities. On Monday, Google revealed a critical flaw in Windows after it gave Microsoft a ten-day window to warn the public about it.
Thursday, September 22
Yahoo! Inc. is preparing to disclose a “massive” data breach of its main service, Recode reported, just as Verizon Communications Inc. prepares to take over the ailing internet company’s core assets.
Wednesday, September 07
The names of almost 800,000 registered users of porn site Brazzers have been exposed in a data breach.
Wednesday, August 03
Nearly 120,000 units of digital currency bitcoin worth about US$72 million was stolen from the exchange platform Bitfinex in Hong Kong, rattling the global bitcoin community in the second-biggest security breach ever of such an exchange.
Monday, June 27
A hacker group has briefly overtaken the Quora account of Google CEO Sundar Pichai, which also enabled them to post on his Twitter.