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THE FALLOUT FROM A GLOBAL CYBERATTACK


In Germany, the hackers' ransom demands popped up over the weekend on the screens of ticket vending machines of Deutsche Bahn, the national railway... READ MORE

16th May, 2017 1222

MEET THE EXPERT WHO STOPPED THE GLOBAL CYBERATTACK


Salim Neino, CEO of Kryptos Logic, said Hutchins took over the kill switch on Friday afternoon European time, before it could fully affect the United States... READ MORE

16th May, 2017 18688

CHINA, ADDICTED TO BOOTLEG SOFTWARE, REELS FROM RANSOMWARE ATTACK


It is not clear whether every company or institution in China affected by the ransomware was using pirated software... READ MORE

16th May, 2017 2

CYBERATTACKS EASE AS PUTIN POINTS FINGER AT US


But the cross-border police agency Europol said the situation was stable, after attacks that struck computers in British hospital wards, European car factories and Russian banks... READ MORE

15th May, 2017 0

GLOBAL RANSOMWARE ATTACK 5 THINGS TO KNOW


He actually probably saved lives by accident, Kennedy said, referring to the security researcher who discovered the kill switch... READ MORE

15th May, 2017 1184

GLOBAL CYBER CHAOS SPREADS WITH START OF THE WORKING WEEK


The initial attack, known as WannaCry, paralysed NHS computers, Germany's national railway and scores of other companies and government agencies around the world... READ MORE

15th May, 2017 0

NEW WAVE OF RANSOM THREATS SEEN IN UNPRECEDENTED GLOBAL ATTACK


Russia and Ukraine had a heavy concentration of infections, according to Dutch security company Avast Software BV... READ MORE

15th May, 2017 2264

'ESCALATING THREAT': WORLD BRACES FOR MORE CYBERATTACKS AS WORK WEEK BEGINS


Security firm Digital Shadows said on Sunday that transactions totalling 32,000 had taken place through Bitcoin addresses used by the ransomware... READ MORE

15th May, 2017 52

HOW A LUCKY BREAK STOPPED THE WORLD'S BIGGEST CYBERATTACK


Across an ocean, Darien Huss, a 28-year-old research engineer for the cybersecurity firm Proofpoint, was doing his own analysis... READ MORE

14th May, 2017 260

HOSPITALS GAIN CONTROL AFTER RANSOM HACK, MORE ATTACKS MAY COME


Some security expects calculate that ransomware may bring in as much as 1 billion a year in revenue for the attackers... READ MORE

14th May, 2017 752

CYBERATTACKS IMPACT COULD WORSEN IN SECOND WAVE OF RANSOMWARE


On Sunday, MalwareTech was one of many security experts warning that a less-vulnerable version of the malware is likely to be released... READ MORE

14th May, 2017 3720

DOZENS OF COUNTRIES BATTLE AFTER-EFFECTS OF 'UNPRECEDENTED' RANSOMWARE HACK


The attack appears to have been unintentionally stopped by a 22-year-old computer security worker in England who began studying it Friday afternoon... READ MORE

14th May, 2017 3320

HACKING ATTACK HAS SECURITY EXPERTS SCRAMBLING TO CONTAIN FALLOUT


Some of the world's largest institutions and government agencies were affected, including the Russian Interior Ministry, FedEx in the United States and Britain's National Health Service... READ MORE

14th May, 2017 4147

DOZENS OF COUNTRIES HIT BY 'UNPRECEDENTED' CYBER ATTACK


It was not yet known who perpetrated Friday's attacks... READ MORE

13th May, 2017 0

DOZENS OF COUNTRIES AFFECTED BY FAST-MOVING CYBERATTACKS


A fast-moving wave of cyberattacks swept the globe on Friday, apparently exploiting a flaw exposed in documents leaked from the US National Security Agency... READ MORE

13th May, 2017 44

WHAT IT LOOKS LIKE AND WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW


It was first reported in England -- hackers gained access to the National Health Service computers, effectively shuttering the entire system... READ MORE

13th May, 2017 2294

MASSIVE, FAST-MOVING CYBERATTACK HITS AS MANY AS 74 COUNTRIES


The attack seems to have first appeared around 2 am ET on Friday in Europe, said Kurt Baumgartner, a principal security researcher with Kaspersky Lab in Moscow... READ MORE

12th May, 2017 5259

WHAT WE KNOW AND DONT KNOW ABOUT THE INTERNATIONAL CYBERATTACK


A? Cybersecurity experts identified the malicious software as a variant of ransomware known as WannaCry... READ MORE

12th May, 2017 2018

RANSOM REPORTEDLY DEMANDED IN CYBERATTACK ON ENGLAND'S HEALTH-CARE SYSTEM


Doctors were using pen and paper as the National Health Service struggled to get computers back online... READ MORE

12th May, 2017 6113

CYBERSECURITY AND PASSWORD TRENDS AROUND TE WORLD DO MORE HARM THAN GOOD FOR CUSTOMERS


Customers do want to protect themselves, and there is a clear demand for good security advice... READ MORE

7th May, 2017 0

FRENCH AUTHORITIES TAKE HARDLINE OVER MACRON HACK ATTACK


Last month cybersecurity research group Trend Micro said Russian hackers called Pawn Storm had targeted Macron's campaign, using phishing techniques to try and steal personal data... READ MORE

6th May, 2017 0

THE U.S. SHOULD GET MORE BUDDY-BUDDY WITH CHINA


China has long been promoting the principle of a peaceful major-country relationship based on mutual respect and win-win cooperation... READ MORE

20th April, 2017 6

HACKED FILES SUGGEST NSA MONITORED MIDDLE EAST BANKS


Files released by 'Shadow Brokers' also suggest the NSA exploited weaknesses in Microsoft Windows products... READ MORE

15th April, 2017 810

DNC CYBER ATTACK BY RUSSIA HIGHLIGHTED DELAYED RESPONSE


People keep hearing about the phantom of cyber security breaches without acting,'' Mudd said... READ MORE

22nd March, 2017 88

FOUR CHARGED, INCLUDING 2 RUSSIAN INTEL OFFICERS, IN MASSIVE YAHOO HACKS


Yahoo, which is selling its core Internet business to Verizon, has paid a heavy price for the security breaches... READ MORE

16th March, 2017 14370

WHY DOES RUSSIA OUTSOURCE ITS HACKING


The DOJ alleged that the two Russian intelligence agents paid hackers to break into Yahoo's systems to collect intelligence from account users and pad their pockets... READ MORE

16th March, 2017 23099

YAHOO SECURITY LAPSES LAID BARE EVEN AS RUSSIA BLAMED FOR HACK


When it comes to Yahoo's massive security breach, the company was right about one thing... READ MORE

16th March, 2017 5

THE WORLD WIDE WEB'S INVENTOR WARNS IT'S IN PERIL ON 28TH ANNIVERSARY


Tim Berners-Lee, who invented the World Wide Web, now wants to save it... READ MORE

12th March, 2017 42257

AI WILL SAVE US (OR AT LEAST CORRECT OUR MISTAKES)


Speaking at the time, security expert and chief technology officer of Co3 Systems, Bruce Schneier said the leak was 'catastrophic ..... READ MORE

20th February, 2017 116

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RUSSIAN ARRESTS POSE TANTALIZING CLUE IN ELECTION HACKING


A prominent Russian criminal defense lawyer on Friday confirmed that the authorities in Moscow were prosecuting at least one computer security expert for treason... READ MORE

28th January, 2017 20477

FACT CHECK: TRUMP, RUSSIA AND THE U.S. ELECTION


Such activity is not new to Moscowthe Russians have used similar tactics and techniques across Europe and Eurasia, for example, to influence public opinion there... READ MORE

10th December, 2016 18233

CYBER 'SWAT' TEAMS GIRD FOR ELECTION DAY TROUBLE


Doug Rapp, an adviser for cybersecurity and national security initiatives for the Indiana Secretary of Commerce, will be among those in the war room on Tuesday... READ MORE

6th November, 2016 9213

YOUNG RUSSIAN DENIES SHE AIDED ELECTION HACKERS


He described Shevchenko as extremely well known in the information security community ... READ MORE

8th January, 2017 7508

EMWAZI 'FELT LIKE DEAD MAN WALKING'


UK security services have been criticised in recent days for not stopping Emwazi fleeing to Syria to join Islamic State... READ MORE

28th February, 2015 2201

CYBERSECURITY EXPERTISE OF TRUMP PICK GIULIANI NOT WELL KNOWN IN INDUSTRY


I've never heard of it, said Mikko Hypponen, another computer security expert who is the chief research officer of Finnish cybersecurity firm F-Secure... READ MORE

13th January, 2017 1641

BRITISH BANKS KEEP CYBER ATTACKS UNDER WRAPS TO PROTECT IMAGE


In fact, banks are under almost constant attack, Shlomo Touboul, Chief Executive of Israeli-based cyber security firm Illusive Networks said... READ MORE

14th October, 2016 1276

U.S. GOVERNMENT PROBES MEDICAL DEVICES FOR POSSIBLE CYBER FLAWS


Coming out of the block, medical devices don't really have security built into them... READ MORE

22nd October, 2014 1078

CHINA ELECTRONICS FIRM TO RECALL SOME U.S. PRODUCTS AFTER HACKING ATTACK


It said the biggest issue was users not changing default passwords, adding that, overall, its products were well protected from cyber security breaches... READ MORE

24th October, 2016 911

EXPERTS WARN 2015 COULD BE 'YEAR OF THE HEALTHCARE HACK'


The FBI is investigating the Anthem breach alongside security experts from FireEye Inc... READ MORE

12th February, 2015 847

OPM SAYS SECOND HACK AFFECTED MORE THAN 21M AMERICANS


In testimony before key congressional committees, officials of OPM's Office of Inspector General said they had repeatedly warned of cybersecurity weaknesses in the agency's data systems... READ MORE

9th July, 2015 671

EXCLUSIVE: SWIFT NETWORK SAYS AWARE OF MULTIPLE CYBER FRAUD INCIDENTS


SWIFT has acknowledged that the scheme involved altering SWIFT software on Bangladesh Bank's computers to hide evidence of fraudulent transfers... READ MORE

26th April, 2016 618

MEET THE BUGHUNTERS: THE HACKERS IN INDIA PROTECTING YOUR FACEBOOK PROFILE


Tech wizards from some of India's poorest towns are earning millions by helping uncover security flaws in Facebook and Google sites... READ MORE

2nd April, 2016 611

U.S PERSONNEL AGENCY CHIEF RESIGNS OVER MASSIVE DATA BREACH


Social Security numbers and other sensitive data, including possibly compromising secrets gathered for security clearances, were stolen from OPM computers in the sweeping intrusions... READ MORE

10th July, 2015 605

CANADIAN ENERGY FIRMS AT BIGGER RISK FROM CYBER, BOMB ATTACKS


Detecting such threats is a key national security priority, she said... READ MORE

17th January, 2017 582

APPLE LISTS TOP 25 APPS HIT BY MALWARE IN FIRST MAJOR ATTACK


Prior to this attack, a total of just five malicious apps had ever been found in the App Store, according to cyber security firm Palo Alto Networks Inc (PANW.N)... READ MORE

25th September, 2015 535

EXCLUSIVE: MICROSOFT TO WARN EMAIL USERS OF SUSPECTED HACKING BY GOVERNMENTS


Microsoft declined to say what role, if any, the Hotmail hacking campaign played in its policy change... READ MORE

31st December, 2015 517

LASER BEAM CAPABLE OF BURNING HOLE IN A CAR FROM ONE MILE AWAY UNVEILED BY LOCKHEED MARTIN


Last year the US navy installed its first laser weapon system, called Laws, on warship USS Ponce, which is currently stationed in the Persian Gulf... READ MORE

7th March, 2015 480

THE INTERPRETER WHY SECURITY EXPERTS THINK RUSSIA WAS BEHIND THE DNC BREACH


But one constant has remained a growing body of forensic evidence implicating the Russian government... READ MORE

27th July, 2016 465

BRAZIL SUPERHACKERS STALK OLYMPIC TOURISTS


Cyber-attacks within Brazil jumped 197 percent in 2014 and 274 percent in 2015, according to U.S. and Brazilian security analyses... READ MORE

13th August, 2016 453

CZECH GOVERNMENT SUSPECTS FOREIGN POWER IN EMAIL HACK


Prime Minister Bohuslav Sobotka called the hacking a serious threat to national security and ordered a thorough analysis into what had happened... READ MORE

1st February, 2017 335

APPLE COULD BREAK INTO ITS IPHONES IN AN AFTERNOON, SAY EXPERTS


It wouldn't even be especially difficult, said Zulfikar Ramzan, chief technology officer for RSA, one of the nation's oldest computer security companies... READ MORE

18th February, 2016 331

MILLIONS OF INDIANS MOVE FROM CASH TO DIGITAL PAYMENTS. BUT SOME ASK WHETHER IT'S SAFE.


Millions of Indians move from cash to digital payments. But some ask whether it's safe... READ MORE

14th January, 2017 329


General Motors Co, Honda Motor Co, which owns Acura, and other automakers are working with traditional suppliers and startup firms... READ MORE

14th September, 2014 299

SEARS SAYS KMART STORES HIT BY DATA BREACH


Critics say Lampert has been investing too little in the Sears and Kmart stores, contributing to nine straight quarterly losses... READ MORE

11th October, 2014 264

EXCLUSIVE: TOP CYBERCRIME RING DISRUPTED AS AUTHORITIES RAID MOSCOW OFFICES - SOURCES


The Dyre investigation in Russia is being aided by Kaspersky Lab, a top cyber-security firm... READ MORE

6th February, 2016 259

REPORTS: FEDS PROBING CLINTON CAMPAIGN HACK


The hacking also was disclosed to Reuters and is believed to be part of a widespread breach of Democratic political organizations, that news organization reported... READ MORE

30th July, 2016 259

LOW-RISK 'WORM' REMOVED AT HACKED SOUTH KOREA NUCLEAR OPERATOR


Low-risk worm removed at hacked south korea nuclear operator... READ MORE

30th December, 2014 256

APPLE'S FIGHT WITH U.S. COULD SPEED DEVELOPMENT OF GOVERNMENT-PROOF DEVICES


The fight between Apple and the government could give such security efforts a new urgency... READ MORE

24th February, 2016 255

AT WHITE HOUSE, 30-DAY SPRINT KICKS OFF CYBER MARATHON TO STOP INTRUSIONS


"I think it's a realistic chance, and I think this is true no matter where you go. It's not unique to the federal government," said Tony Scott ..... READ MORE

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