A cyber attack originating from China is responsible for the theft of classified blueprints for the new ASIO headquarters in Canberra, Four Corners has reported.
The agency was forced to hire a third-party firm and pay it at least $200,000 to determine if any breaches occurred.
Flame, which is designed to steal stored files and information about targeted systems, appears to be state-sponsored, Kaspersky Labs says.
Congress hears testimony warning of increasing cyber alliance between state and non-state actors targeting U.S. national interests
As two satellite feeds into Iran were jammed, the news source also experiences a denial-of-service attack. The BBC's director-general believes the Iranian authorities are the culprit.
Cyber security is a growing problem that threatens the U.S. economy, and FCC Chairman Julius Genachowski says broadband providers can help protect the public.
Some sites back up following discovery of attack, but others remain inaccessible.
The volume and intensity of DDoS attacks in the first half of the year reached new heights, according to research.
A security initiative from Google hopes to identify and put a stop to previously unknown, unpatched bugs that threaten the Web at large.
A Russian hacker collective says it broke into CNET servers over the weekend and stole a database of usernames and passwords.