EA password reset due to LulzSec hack?

Electronic Arts (EA) customers have been receiving emails from the company notifying them that their passwords have been reset “to ensure account security”. Graham …

Bitcoin-mining Trojan spotted

Bitcoin has received lately a lot of attention from users and from the media, so it’s no wonder that cyber criminals have also figured out ways to take advantage of its …

Security vendor applauds LulzSec attacks

In an unexpected move for a security company, SecurEnvoy today said that cyber break-ins and advanced malware incidents, such as the recent DDoS attack by LulzSec, should …

Travelodge UK confirms customer database breach

Budget hotel chain Travelodge UK sent its customers an email confirming that their customer database has been accessed by unauthorized individuals and that the collected email …

FBI swoops on scareware distributors

The US Department of Justice and the FBI, along with international law enforcement partners, announced the indictment of two individuals from Latvia and the seizure of more …

Man charged with botnet-related crimes

A 19-year-old man has been charged with offences under the Criminal Law Act and Computer Misuse Act by officers from the Metropolitan Police Service’s Police Central …

Certification authority reports security breach

Another certification authority has fallen prey to attackers in need of certificates for phishing authentication pages. The authority in question is StartSSL, operated by …

Sega hacked, 1.3 million accounts compromised

Sega Corporation was attacked and its database breached last week, and the fact was confirmed by the company the day after it took its SEGA Pass system offline on Thursday. …

LulzSec leaked passwords come from Writerspace

Following LulzSec’s sharing of a list of 62,000+ random login credentials, people who have been looking into it say that some of them are likely to come from online …

Trojan goes after Bitcoins

Bitcoin – the digital currency that has lately become a point of contention between those that consider it a perfect way of handling payments online and those who said …