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The Whitianga teenager who brought a US university to its knees with his hacking antics has been hired by a telecommunications company. Owen Thor Walker, 19, offending under the name Akill became the subject of a United States Federal Bureau of Investigation cyber crime investigation spanning the US...

Senate Commerce Chairman John (Jay) Rockefeller and Sen. Olympia Snowe, R-Maine, are crafting legislation that they hope will improve the country’s cybersecurity posture in the face of increasingly sophisticated global attacks against U.S. government networks as well as the nation’s broa...

Cracking automatic teller machines isn’t new: ATMs have been rigged with sniffers, spoofed with cloned cards created from successful phishing attacks, and even physically blasted open by explosives. But a new, sophisticated attack that inserted information-stealing malware on ATM machines has ...

An extraordinary behind-the-scenes struggle is taking place between computer security groups around the world and the brazen author of a malicious software program called Conficker. The program grabbed global attention when it began spreading late last year and quickly infected millions of computers...

Computer security researchers have devised a new Twitter attack that they say could spread virally, much like a worm on the microblogging service. The attack, posted online Thursday by researchers at Secure Science, is an innocuous proof of concept that forces users to send out a predetermined Twitt...