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Trump says he pressed Putin on elections, time to move on

2017-07-10 15:59

President Donald Trump says "it is time to move forward in working constructively with Russia" after he pressed Russian President Vladimir Putin over election meddling.

Russia jails head of notorious hacker group

2017-07-06 21:53

A Moscow court has jailed the leader of a notorious hacking group for breaking into the accounts of high-ranking Russian officials.

Ransomware becomes go-to hack as Bitcoin rallies, NSA tools leak

2017-06-28 15:16

A recent outbreak of ransomware attacks have shown that digital stickups are becoming the go-to hack for cybercriminals, fuelled by powerful leaked US government exploits.

Bahrain minister hacked hot on heels of Qatar cyber attack

2017-06-03 21:22

Hackers have taken over the Twitter account of the Bahraini foreign minister, just 10 days after a cyber attack on the Qatar official news agency.

Court rules Russian hacker can be extradited to US or Russia

2017-05-31 06:29

A Czech court has ruled that a Russian, who faces charges of hacking computers at American companies, can be extradited either to the United States or Russia.

Cyber attacks: how your devices can be used

2017-05-21 20:00

In the world of the internet of things so-called "ransomware" attacks could have as their source something mundane and present in ever more modern households.

Russian hackers 'targeted Macron campaign'

2017-04-26 14:06

French presidential candidate Emmanuel Macron's political campaign has been targeted by a group of Russian hackers, according to a report.

Ryan: Russian probe will help US allies

2017-04-23 09:01

US House Speaker Paul Ryan says probe into Russia's alleged meddling in the 2016 US elections has other repercussions, including Nato and its allies.

Ditch computers to save democracy - ethical hacker

2017-03-03 13:47

In an age of super fast computers and interconnected everything, the only sure way to protect the integrity of election results is to return to paper and pen, says a "white hat" hacker.

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.

 

Grins, handshakes as Trump encounters Putin

2017-07-07 15:30

President Donald Trump and Russian President Vladimir Putin have shared a brief encounter ahead of their highly anticipated meeting in Germany.

Reckitt Benckiser cuts forecast after cyberattack hits sales

2017-07-06 10:38

Reckitt Benckiser has cut its full-year sales forecast after a global cyberattack disrupted manufacturing and distribution.

US contractor arrested after leak of Russia hacking report

2017-06-06 18:31

A federal contractor has been arrested following the leak of a classified intelligence report that suggests Russian hackers attacked at least one US voting software supplier.

Putin denies involvement in hacking, hails Trump

2017-06-02 06:51

President Vladimir Putin says the Russian state has never been involved in hacking.

Cybersleuths unearth more clues on WannaCry origin

2017-05-23 14:53

Cybersecurity researchers at Symantec and FireEye have uncovered more evidence tying this month’s WannaCry global ransomware attacks to North Korea.

Frenchman claims cure for WannaCry

2017-05-20 07:25

A French researcher has released free software that he claims can restore some of the computers infected by the WannaCry ransomware.

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.

Russian hacker faces decades in prison

2017-04-21 15:31

Federal prosecutors want the Russian man convicted of hacking into US businesses to steal credit card data to be sentenced to 30 years in prison and ordered to pay about $170 million in restitution.

Classified report on Russia, election hacking going to Trump

2017-01-06 13:20

The nation's top intelligence officials are making their most detailed and persuasive case yet to President-elect Donald Trump that Russia interfered in this year's US political process.

Putin: Russia will not expel US diplomats

2016-12-30 15:40

President Vladimir Putin says Moscow will not expel any US diplomats, a surprise decision after Washington turfed out Russian diplomats over alleged interference in the US election.

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