Hackers 

FBI Claims Security Researcher Hacked Airplane Mid-Flight

'Over last 5 years my only interest has been to improve aircraft security,' Chris Roberts tweeted recently.

Penn State University Hacked

The College of Engineering's computer network was disconnected from the Internet in response to the breach.

Sally Beauty Confirms Second Data Breach In As Many Years

The company says it won't 'speculate on the scope of the intrusion,' since the investigation is ongoing.

Hackers Target Starbucks Accounts

'Criminals are learning how to turn rewards programs, points, and prepaid cards into cash,' notes Gartner's Avivah Litan.

Former Nuclear Regulatory Commission Employee Charged with Attacking DoE Computers

Charles Eccleston allegedly designed and sent spear phishing emails targeting more than 80 computers at the U.S. Department of Energy.

Phone Scams Getting More Sophisticated

Even folks who know better can fall for sophisticated phone scams that leverage personal information.

Hard Rock, Sally Beauty Acknowledge Data Breaches

In both cases, customer payment card information appears to have been accessed.

Hackers Steal $5 Million from Ryanair

The airline says the funds have now been frozen, and it expects them to be repaid.

Virginia Voting Machines Easily Hacked

The machines had been in use in more than 560 precincts since 2002.

Russia Blamed for White House Data Breach

The attack appears to have been launched in retaliation for sanctions, according to CNN.

U.S. Targets Foreign Hackers with Sanctions

'Starting today, we're giving notice to those who pose significant threats to our security or economy,' President Obama said.

Hackers Breach British Airways Frequent Flyer Accounts

The airline says tens of thousands of accounts were accessed.

Slack Hacked

User names, emails addresses and hashed passwords were exposed.

Twitch Hacked

An undisclosed number of users were told their passwords 'could have been captured in clear text by malicious code.'

Premera Blue Cross Hacked

The hackers may have accessed the personal, financial and medical information of as many as 11 million people.

North Korea Blamed for Nuclear Power Plant Data Breach

The North Korean government called the accusation 'a false judgement by an idiot.'

Hackers Demand Ransoms to Protect Blood Test Results, Nuclear Power Info

Two separate hacker groups recently threatened to release sensitive data unless ransoms were paid.

57 Arrested in Cybercrime Clampdown

Among those arrested is a 23-year-old man suspected of involvement in a June 2014 cyber attack on the U.S. Department of Defense.

Natural Grocers Hacked

An undisclosed number of customers' payment card data may have been accessed.

Ponemon, 3M Warn of Low-Tech Visual Hacking Threat

A recent study found that white hat hackers were successful in 88 percent of attempts to visually hack sensitive information.

Hackers Still in State Department Network Three Months After Breach

It's not yet clear how much data the attackers have taken.

Carbanak Hackers Steal $1 Billion from 100 Banks Worldwide

Banks were infected for between two and four months, with $2.5 million to $10 million stolen in case.

Forbes Hacked

According to iSIGHT Partners, the hackers were part of a Chinese group called the Codoso Team or the Sunshop Group.

Newsweek Twitter Account Breached by Pro-ISIL Hackers

The FBI is investigating the attack.

Hackers Breach Book2Park, Barbecue Renew, EgoPay

Book2Park is the third airport parking site to be breached in as many weeks.