A vulnerability in a vendor's software may have exposed DHS employees' names, Social Security numbers and birthdates.
An attachment named 'invoice copy.zip' delivers Windows malware identified as Mal/BredoZp-B.
Rhashema Deramus used stolen identities to file fraudulent tax returns claiming more than $1 million in refunds.
4,300 user names, e-mail addresses and encrypted passwords were published online.
The hacker announced on Pastebin that he'd found the flaw, but said he had 'no malicious intentions' to exploit it.
The long-overdue feature should improve Twitter users' account security.
170,000 customers' records, including Social Security numbers and birthdates, were accessible via a simple Google search.
Edwin Vargas allegedly paid an e-mail hacking service more than $4,000 for the login credentials for 43 e-mail accounts and one mobile phone account.
More than 550 names, e-mail addresses and clear text passwords were published online.
Rigoberto Cabrera and Carlos Perez are accused of claiming almost $1.5 million in fraudulent tax refunds.
The hackers leaked 2,800 users' personal data, along with admin user names and encrypted passwords.
Admin user names and encrypted passwords were leaked, along with parents' and children's full names.
'Cameron holds fundraiser for the terrorists in Syria,' the hackers wrote on the newspaper's Facebook page.
10,000 patients' names, mailing addresses and e-mail addresses were exposed.
Links in the e-mails redirect victims to Web sites hosting the Blackhole exploit kit.
Hacker Reckz0r leaked nine admin user names and encrypted passwords, and claims to have published four fake articles on the site.
The company says 22 million e-mail addresses may have been exposed, though no passwords were accessed.
The hackers' explanation for the attacks was given as 'Reason: Patriotism.'
The attacks appear to be aimed primarily at intelligence gathering, with a focus on computers in Pakistan.
Larreka Jackson operated a business called It's Tax Time that she used as a front to file fraduluent tax returns.
The newspaper's tech blog was hacked, along with 17 of its Twitter accounts.
Four people ranging in age from 20 to 43 have been placed under house arrest.
8,330 patients were mistakenly sent other patients' bills.
Valentin Boanta's Secure Revolving System is being manufactured by Romania's MB Telecom.
The malware, Backdoor:OSX/KitM.A, takes screenshots at regular intervals and saves them in a folder called MacApp.
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