Taiwan's 'hacker minister' reshaping digital democracy

2017-04-24 11:31

Taiwan's "digital minister" Audrey Tang, a computer prodigy and entrepreneur who taught herself programming when she was 8, hopes to use the internet to transform public involvement in government.

Businessman victim of cyber terrorist threats

2017-04-19 08:48

The owner of a billion rand property company and his family have been the victims of a vicious multi-national, cyber terrorism campaign.

EU security chief warns of cyber threats

2017-01-24 21:01

EU security commissioner Julian King says Europe faces a growing threat of cyber attacks from criminals and those plotting to destabilise the bloc politically.

Trump: Only 'stupid' people oppose better Russia ties

2017-01-08 13:34

President-elect Donald Trump says "only 'stupid' people or fools" would dismiss closer ties with Russia..

Trump says hacking had 'no effect' on his election

2017-01-07 14:12

Donald Trump has asserted that hacking did not sway the US election, after an intelligence report blamed Russia for a cyber campaign to keep Hillary Clinton out of the White House.

Trump says he doesn't trust computers

2017-01-01 10:54

US president-elect Donald Trump says that "no computer is safe" when it comes to keeping information private, expressing new scepticism about the security of online communications.

US senators want Russia sanctioned for 'election hacks'

2016-12-30 08:05

US senators visiting eastern European allies to discuss security issues have called for sanctions against Russia for interfering in the presidential election by hacking American political sites and email accounts.

Top GOP senator says Russians hacked his campaign

2016-12-15 13:46

A senior Republican senator has said that his campaign accounts were hacked by Russians, taking issue with president-elect Donald Trump's rejection of Moscow's alleged interference in the US elections.

Nato officer: Cyber attacks complicate threats to alliance

2016-10-22 11:52

A senior Nato officer says the addition of cyber warfare to traditional threats means the military alliance faces a 360° threat.

Britain's HSBC back online after cyber attack

2016-01-31 17:36

British bank HSBC says its internet and mobile banking services were fully up and running again after it was hit by a cyber-attack.


Increasing risk of cyber-attacks against financial institutions

2017-04-22 10:00

Cyber-attacks against financial institutions are becoming increasingly significant risks, says Fitch Ratings.

US teen admits Brussels airport cyber attack

2017-02-09 17:03

Belgian investigators have traced a cyber attack targeting Brussels Airport hours after last year's suicide bombings to a teenager in the United States who had no terror links, prosecutors say.

Obama admits underestimating impact of Russian hacking

2017-01-08 18:33

President Barack Obama has admitted that he "underestimated" the impact misinformation and hacking could have on democracies.

Trump wants Coats as intelligence chief

2017-01-07 20:48

President-elect Donald Trump says he'll nominate former Indiana Sen. Dan Coats as national intelligence director.

Obama gets intel report on poll hacking - official

2017-01-05 22:46

US intelligence officials have delivered the classified report on Russian and other foreign meddling in American elections to the White House.

Russian hackers penetrated US electricity grid - report

2016-12-31 10:50

A code connected to Russian hacking efforts has been discovered in a utility system in Vermont, which could point to vulnerabilities in the US electrical grid.

OSCE confirms 'major' cyber attack

2016-12-28 20:28

The Organisation for Security and Co-operation in Europe, an international observer body, has confirmed being the victim of a "major" cyber attack.

One-third of corporate cyber attacks succeed - survey

2016-11-03 09:25

About one-third of targeted attempts to breach corporations’ cyber defenses succeed but three-quarters of executives remain unaccountably confident in their security strategies.

German spy service fingers Russia for major cyber attacks

2016-05-13 21:32

Germany's domestic secret service has accused Russia of a series of international cyber attacks aimed at spying and sabotage, in "hybrid warfare" that also targeted the German parliament last year.

Jump in SA email ‘whaling’ attacks

2016-01-05 14:02

Spoof emails that appear to be sent from organisations' top executives to trick finance staff into making illegitimate wire transfers are on the rise, reveals a survey.

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