Ohio Government Websites Hacked With Pro-Islamic State Rant

A number of Ohio state government websites have been hacked with a message that purports to be supportive of the Islamic State terrorist group. Read more

Britney Spears Is Not Dead, Sony Was Just Hacked Again

Sony Music Entertainment’s Twitter account was hacked on Monday, publishing fake statements that pop music icon Britney Spears had died. Read more

Wikileaks Founder Assange: ‘Our Source Is Not The Russian Government’

Wikileaks founder Julian Assange denied Thursday that hacked emails from the Democratic National Committee and Hillary Clinton’s campaign chairman John Podesta were stolen and passed to his organization by Russian state actors. Read more

Yahoo Suffers World’s Biggest Hack Affecting 1 Billion Users

Yahoo has discovered a 3-year-old security breach that enabled a hacker to compromise more than 1 billion user accounts, breaking the company’s own humiliating record for the biggest security breach in history. Read more

Quest Diagnostics Says 34,000 Customer Accounts Hacked

NEW YORK — Medical laboratory operator Quest Diagnostics Inc. says a hack of an internet application on its network has exposed the personal health information of about 34,000 people. Read more

Check Point Reveals 1,000,000 Google Accounts Were Hacked

Security researchers at Israeli software security company Check Point revealed Wednesday that a fresh Android security breach has resulted in more than one million Google accounts being hacked, accordng to a Channel 2 report. Read more

Israeli Researchers: Snoops Can Hack Your Headphones

First we learned that hackers could watch us undress through our webcams, then we discovered that they could listen to us answering security questions and giving passwords through our microphones. Read more

Password Breach Could Have Ripple Effects Well Beyond Yahoo

LONDON — As investors and investigators weigh the damage of Yahoo’s massive breach to the internet icon, information security experts worry that the record-breaking haul of password data could be used to open locks up and down the web. Read more

Yahoo Says Hackers Stole Data on 500 Million Users In 2014

SAN FRANCISCO — Information from at least 500 million Yahoo accounts was stolen from the company in 2014, the company said Thursday, indicating it believes a state-sponsored actor was behind the hack. Read more

Yahoo Expected To Confirm Hack of 200M Users

SAN FRANCISCO — Internet portal and search firm Yahoo may confirm this week a massive data breach that exposed information about tens of millions of its users, according to the technology news website Recode. Read more