The US-based Environment News Service accused Malaysian government hackers of shutting down its website .
Credit-card hacking is the number one crime on Americans' worry list, far above getting mugged or murdered.
Apple said its iCloud server has been the target of "intermittent" attacks, after a security blog said Chinese authorities had been trying to hack into the system.
A huge trove of evidently intercepted Snapchat images and videos were exposed online, raising fears about what may be revealed.
Four members of an international hacking ring were charged with cracking the networks of the US Army to steal software.
The US government and technology experts warned of a vulnerability in some computer-operating systems.
Apple said a "targeted attack" led to the release of nude photos of celebrities but insisted there was no breach of its cloud storage system.
Nude photos purportedly showing many top stars, bounced around social media Sunday, in an apparent massive hacking leak, US media reported.
Investigators were digging to find who initiated and what was taken in an apparent hacker effort this month to penetrate the systems of US banks.
Singapore announced new measures to strengthen cyber security to prevent a recurrence of attacks on government websites.
Japanese entertainment giant Sony said its online music and gaming sites came under a cyber attack by a hacker group.
Community Health Systems said that hackers likely from China broke into its systems and stole identification data for 4.5 million patients.
Hackers broke into Russian Prime Minister D. Medvedev's Twitter account, tweeting his resignation and criticising President V. Putin.
Canada accused China of hacking into the computers of its research and development arm, which Beijing strongly denied.
Internet hackers briefly took over an Israeli army Twitter account, the military said, posting an alarming message that a nuclear facility had been hit by rocket fire.
A video showing Colombia's main opposition presidential candidate receiving apparently confidential information from a hacker jolted the campaign Sunday.
A Moroccan court has jailed six men for up to three years on various charges including "homosexuality", a rights group told AFP.
Rebekah Brooks, who edited Rupert Murdoch's British tabloids, told her trial Thursday that she had sanctioned payments to public officials for stories with an "overwhelming public interest".
Yahoo alerted users of its free email service Thursday that hackers slipped into accounts to loot information using stolen passwords.
The online banking system has been hacked in Kazakhstan. Hackers arrested.
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