A teenager from Florida is accused of breaching one of the most high-profile internet platforms in the world. Watch how Twitter was hacked in a new Times documentary airing tonight on FX at 10 p.m. and streaming on Hulu.
Friday’s episode of “The New York Times Presents” is different: It was conceived, produced and edited entirely during the pandemic.
More than 1,500 fake votes were slipped into New Zealand’s Bird of the Year 2020 contest in favor of the kiwi pukupuku.
It starts with believing in, and then protecting, our electoral system.
In the final days of voting, election officials and cybersecurity experts are keeping a close eye on a range of possible ways foreign governments and other hackers could interfere.
With early voting underway, states are working to reassure voters that their ballots will be counted as cast. Our video shows how states’ responses to Russian hacking and the coronavirus crisis have helped make the election more secure than ever.
In the midst of the Covid-19 pandemic, the potential consequences of cyberattacks are terrifying.
The companies have said they would do more to stop misinformation and hacked materials from spreading. This is what that effort looks like.
Fearing Russian ransomware attacks on the election, the company and U.S. Cyber Command mounted similar pre-emptive strikes. It is not clear how long they may work.
No patients were affected, but the incident was another reminder of the risks in the increasingly common assaults on computer networks.
“Kingdom of Silence,” due Friday, and “The Dissident,” due Dec. 18, revisit the killing of the Saudi journalist Khashoggi in Turkey in 2018.
Attacks against small towns, big cities and the contractors who run their voting systems have federal officials fearing that hackers will try to sow chaos around the election.
Prosecutors believe the woman died from delayed treatment after hackers attacked a hospital’s computers. It could be the first fatality from a ransomware attack.
Reports reveal that hackers have been secretly gathering intelligence on opponents of the Iranian regime, breaking into cellphones and computers and outsmarting apps like Telegram.
In indictments against five Chinese nationals, the Justice Department described sophisticated attacks to hijack networks and extort universities, businesses and nonprofits.
With many districts across the country opting for online learning, a range of technical issues marred the first day of classes.
Officials were not sure when the Connecticut city’s 18,000 public school students would be able to return to class.
The intelligence wars over vaccine research have intensified as China and Russia expand their efforts to steal American work at both research institutes and companies.
Virtual classes in the fourth-largest school district in the United States were choked by glitches this week. A 16-year-old high school junior has admitted to the cyberattacks.
On Tuesday, federal agents served a Massachusetts teenager with a search warrant. He appears to have played a significant role in the July 15 Twitter attack, investigators and fellow hackers said.
Joe Sullivan, who led Uber’s security team through the company’s most tumultuous period, was fired by the company’s newly installed chief executive in 2017.
Israel says the attack was thwarted, but a cybersecurity firm says it was successful. Some officials fear that classified data stolen by North Korea could be shared with Iran.
Washington sent offers to cellphones in Russia and Iran of rewards of up to $10 million for information on hackers trying to attack American voting systems.
The teenage “mastermind” of the recent Twitter breach, who had a difficult family life, poured his energy into video games and cryptocurrency.
Nearly two-thirds of GEDmatch’s users opt out of helping law enforcement. For a brief window this month, that didn’t matter.
The authorities arrested a 17-year-old who they said ran a scheme that targeted the accounts of celebrities, including former President Barack Obama and Elon Musk.
The defects, which have been fixed, exposed private details of people in quarantine. The country has been hailed as a pioneer in digital public health.
Even some basic questions about how an array of Twitter’s most popular accounts were taken over remain unanswered.
The hackers who targeted Joe Biden, Barack Obama and others served as a warning: Had they struck on Nov. 3, hoping to upend the election, the political fallout could have been quite different.
The hackers have been targeting British, Canadian and American organizations researching vaccines using spear-phishing and malware.
In a major show of force, hackers breached some of the site’s most prominent accounts, a Who’s Who of Americans in politics, entertainment and tech.
TikTok, owned by Chinese company ByteDance, has been under scrutiny as a potential national security threat.
Markus Braun built Wirecard to “conquer the world,” but those aspirations attracted skeptics. Its accounting scandal has sent shock waves through Germany.
A hacking group calling itself Evil Corp., indicted in December, has shown up in corporate networks with sophisticated ransomware. American officials worry election infrastructure could be next.
Better security could have protected hacking tools that were stolen in a large breach and handed over to WikiLeaks, a task force found.
Federal prosecutors in Manhattan are investigating a global hacker-for-hire operation that sent phishing emails to environmental groups, journalists and others.
The low-cost airline said that email addresses and itineraries were hacked, and that the credit card details of 2,200 travelers were revealed.
Trillions of dollars in stimulus funds have created a rush among criminals to take the money from those who need it the most.
Dropbox privately paid top hackers to find bugs in software by the videoconferencing company Zoom, then pressed it to fix them.
Providers who defend vaccines face online death threats and negative reviews from fake patients. Now the staid medical establishment is finally speaking out.