Hackers 

Russian Hackers Breach JPMorgan Chase, Four Other U.S. Banks

The hackers stole gigabytes of sensitive data, though it's not clear whether the attacks were aimed at financial gain or cyber espionage.

Sony Networks Taken Down by DDoS Attack

'We have seen no evidence ... of any unauthorized access to users' personal information,' the company stated.

Nuclear Regulatory Commission Hacked Three Times

At least two of the attacks were launched from overseas.

Chinese Hackers Breach Community Health Systems, 4.5 Million Affected

The hackers stole about 4.5 patients' names, addresses, birthdates, phone numbers and Social Security numbers.

Bank Faces Lawsuit Over $327,000 in Losses from Cyber Attack

Hackers stole the funds from TEC Industrial in 55 separate ACH drafts on May 10, 2012.

Hackers Stole 2 Million Customer Records Per Day in Q2 2014

More than 175 million customers records were stolen in the second quarter of the year, according to SafeNet.

CyberVor Breach Exposes 1.2 Billion User Names, Passwords

A Russian gang of fewer than a dozen hackers has collected more than 4.5 billion user records from over 400,000 websites and FTP sites.

Chinese Hackers Hit Canada's National Research Council

The NRC says it'll take a year to develop a new secure IT infrastructure.

European Central Bank Hacked

The hackers demanded a ransom after stealing 20,000 email addresses.

Boleto Malware Hits Brazil Payment System

New IBM Trusteer research finds new variants of malware used to exploit Brazil's Boleto payment system.

163,000 Affected by Butler University Data Breach

Names, birthdates, Social Security numbers and bank account information may have been accessed.

Yo Hacked, Hires Hacker

While the attack exposed some flaws in the app, Yo has exploded in popularity since the breach.

Code Spaces Destroyed by Cyber Attack

A hacker deleted most of the company's data, backups, machine configurations and offsite backups.

Hackers Using DDoS to Distract Infosec Staff

Hackers are increasingly using DDoS attacks as a kind of 'smokescreen' that helps them carry out data breaches.

Hackers Breach Domino's Pizza, Demand Ransom

The hackers claim to have stolen more than half a million customers' names, addresses, phone numbers, email addresses and passwords.

U.S. Forces Korea Hacked

More than 16,000 employees' and job applicants' names, identification numbers, contact details, education and work experience may have been accessed.

U.K. Considers Life Sentences for Hackers

The sentence could be applied to hackers who cause loss of life, serious illness or injury, or serious damage to national security.

Hacker Guccifer Jailed

Marcel Lazar Lehel was sentenced by a Romanian court to four years in prison.

Hacker Fined $8,000 for Government Cyber Attack

Delson Moo Hiang Kng placed an offensive image on the website of the president of Singapore's official residence.

Data Breach Roundup: May 2014

Third-party vendors played a significant part in a handful of data breaches in May. This is why, experts say, companies must ensure vendors are careful with their data.

Paris Hilton Hacker Heads Back to Jail

If Cameron Lacroix's plea agreement is accepted by the court, he'll be sentenced to four years in prison.

HR a Hot Target for Cybercriminals

Hackers see HR as an easy – and valuable – target. Educating HR staff is a key defense.

Spotify Hacked

While only one user's data was accessed, all Android users are being advised to upgrade their apps as a precaution.

Hacker Sabu Freed

Hector Xavier Monsegur was sentenced to time served due to his 'extraordinary cooperation' with the FBI.

Monsanto Subsidiary Hacked

An undisclosed number of Precision Planting customers' and employees' personal information may have been accessed.