How a 51-year-old celebrity hacker upended one of the world’s most influential social networks

New York CNN Business  —  When Peiter Zatko joined Twitter as head of security in late 2020 at the urging of founder and then-CEO Jack Dorsey, he was surprised by…

Uber says hacker group Lapsus$ behind cybersecurity incident

In a blog post on Monday, Uber (UBER) said the attackers first gained access to the company’s systems when they successfully convinced a contractor to grant a multi-factor authentication challenge.…

Uber investigating ‘cybersecurity incident’ after hacker claims to access internal systems

CNN Business  —  Uber said Thursday that it was investigating a “cybersecurity incident” after a hacker shared evidence that they had breached the ride-hailing giant’s computer systems with journalists and…

Hacker Offers to Sell Chinese Police Database in Potential Breach

In what may be one of the largest known breaches of Chinese personal data, a hacker is offering for sale a Shanghai police database that could contain information on perhaps…

Accused Capital One Hacker Stands Trial for Fraud and Identity Theft

Nearly three years after the disclosure of one of the largest data breaches in the United States, the former Amazon employee accused of stealing customers’ personal information from Capital One…

Hacker Who Sold Pirated Video Games Gets More Than 3 Years in Prison

A video game hacker and prominent member of a group that sold pirated video games, costing Nintendo and other companies more than $65 million, was sentenced in federal court in…

Gucci and Balenciaga’s ‘Hacker’ Project Brings Out Fashion Fans

On Monday, several prospects stepped into the Balenciaga retailer on Madison Avenue thinking they were going for walks into Gucci. Their miscalculation was understandable: The front window appeared to have…