Experts say the reported heist of 1.2 billion account credentials is legit, but caution that for most people there's little they can do -- or should be worried about.
Government and business are under constant cyber attack and must learn to "take the hit," says the director of a new cybersecurity training programme.
Automated attack claims another high-profile target, offering sale of a fake antivirus scanner.
The hacktivist group says it obtained the records via SQL injection at government sites.
Group calling itself GhostShell says it posted thousands of usernames, passwords, and phone numbers of students and faculty to call attention to the state of education.
Lawsuit claims Yahoo was negligent in not encrypting data and not securing database against an SQL injection attack.
Arizona man is charged in connection with movie studio security breach that yielded thousands of names, e-mail addresses, and passwords.
Team GhostShell says it published one million records, allegedly from banks, government agencies, consulting firms and others -- and claims there's more to come.
commentary It's time for companies to use basic security practices, and for individuals to use common sense with passwords.
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