Johannes Dahse and Thorsten Holz won the new cash award for a paper outlining how to find flaws hackers could exploit.
The hackers each pleaded guilty to one misdemeanor charge of conspiring to intentionally cause damage to a protected computer.
Taiwan says that China is launching frequent cyber attacks on the island despite warming ties between the two former rivals.
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Kaspersky Lab unravels the mysteries of the Turla cyber-espionage campaign.
A company that performs background checks for the US Department of Homeland Security said it was the victim of a cyber attack.
For the second time in a month, hackers have attacked a Sudanese website close to the country's powerful security apparatus.
After a Russian crime ring amassed 1.2 billion username and password combinations, it makes good sense to change them
Russian hackers stole 1.2 billion Internet credentials from major firms in what is likely the biggest data breach ever, security researchers say.
Hacking attack in Canada bears signs of Chinese army unit, says cybersecurity expert.
The prominent system for protecting Internet privacy said many of its users might have been identified by government-funded researchers.
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