AT A Boston technology conference last month, computer scientist Alex Halderman showed how easy it was to hack into an electronic voting machine and change the result, without leaving a trace.

THE Department of Homeland Security said it has no reason to question denials by US technology companies of a report that Chinese spies had used a microchip to hack into American computer networks.

[LONDON] British Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt on Thursday accused Russian military intelligence of conducting a campaign of "indiscriminate and reckless" online attacks targeting political...

[DUBLIN] Ireland's data protection authority launched an investigation into Facebook on Wednesday, bringing stringent new European privacy laws to bear on the tech titan after a security breach...

[SAN FRANCISCO] Facebook on Tuesday said hackers who stole digital keys to tens of millions of accounts appear not to have tampered with third-party applications linked to the social network.

AN Australian teenager who hacked Apple Inc systems over several months and downloaded sensitive data avoided a jail term on Thursday, as a court heard that he was fascinated by the technology giant...

JAMES and Candace Butcher were ready to finalise the purchase of their dream retirement home, and at closing time wired US$272,000 from their bank following instructions they received by e-mail.

[TOKYO] Digital currency worth around 6.7 billion yen (S$82.1 million) has been stolen in Japan following a hacking attack, a virtual exchange operator said on Thursday.

[WASHINGTON] A Russian hacker who at one time gained control over as many as 100,000 computers globally via botnets he created pleaded guilty Wednesday in a Connecticut court to computer crimes and...

[BENGALURU] British pharmacy Superdrug said late on Tuesday that there had been a "possible disclosure" of personal information of some of their Superdrug.com customers, which could include...