The Royal Canadian Mounted Police [RCMP] arrested a 19-year-old man for stealing around 900 social insurance numbers from the Canadian Revenue Agency [CRA].
The company sent out a message that allowed any recipient to send a message to all those that received the email, using the “reply all” option.
French storage company LaCie, which counts security encryption products among its portfolio, has warned customers that it may have been breached by hackers for an entire year.
Cybersecurity consultancy Hut3 has warned that most free detection tools being used to detect the Heartbleed bug are failing in their job, putting websites at risk.
Google is running a “protection racket” designed to build its own digital “superstate”, according to Mathias Döpfner, the man behind some of Europe’s best-selling newspapers.
The sheer number of sites attempting to revoke and reissue their security certificates following the reveal of Heartbleed could have an effect on the speed of browsers, say analysts.
The FBI has been criticised for its ongoing "Next Generation Identification" programme that has the capability of storing 52 million scans of peoples faces, whether criminal or not.
The much-hyped fingerprint scanner on Samsung's brand new Galaxy S5 smartphone has already been hacked.
Large-scale security breaches have people on edge about the security of their data. About 21 percent of online adults claim to have had an email or social networking account compromised, Pew found.
The first victims to be bled of data via the already notorious Heartbleed flaw are a UK parental advice site, and the Canadian tax agency.
Whenever the NSA discovers an exploit that could affect Internet security, President Obama has decided that the agency should inform the tech sector... most of the time.