'Cash for hacking tools' sparks debate

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Security researchers are considering buying undetected software security vulnerabilities from a notorious group of hackers. The Shadow Brokers group has previously leaked exploits allegedly stolen from the US National Security... Read More

Man to pay $300,000 in damages for hacking employer

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A former private security officer in California must pay nearly $ 319,000 (£248,000) in damages for attacking his employer’s computer systems. Yovan Garcia accessed payroll records at Security Specialists, which... Read More

GCHQ warns politicians about Russian hacking threat

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Attacks by Russian hackers could threaten British democracy, GCHQ has warned politicians. The spy agency’s computer security chief has written to political parties offering advice on preventing hacks, according to... Read More

Wikileaks 'reveals CIA hacking tools'

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Wikileaks has published details of what it says are wide-ranging hacking tools used by the CIA. The alleged cyber-weapons are said to include malware that targets Windows, Android, iOS, OSX... Read More