ARTICLES RELATING TO HACKING

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.

Russia pledges reprisals for US hacking punishment

2016-12-30 11:11

Russia eyes retaliatory measures against the US after President Barack Obama kicked out dozens of suspected intelligence agents and imposed sanctions in a furious dispute over alleged election interference.

US expels 35 Russian intel agents over vote hacking

2016-12-29 21:38

The US has fired back at Moscow over its meddling in the presidential election, announcing a series of tough sanctions against intelligence agencies, expulsions of agents and shutting down of Russian compounds on US soil.

Yahoo reveals hack that hit over 1 billion people

2016-12-15 07:21

Yahoo has disclosed a second major security breach that may have affected more than one billion user accounts.

Almost 1 million German homes hacked

2016-11-29 05:53

Internet service for almost one million households in Germany was disrupted by likely deliberate hacking, provider Deutsche Telekom says.

Hacking group targets Windows, Adobe Flash

2016-11-02 08:42

Microsoft Corp. said a computer-hacking group that has previously targeted government agencies attacked its Windows software and Adobe Systems Inc.’s Flash program.

Czechs arrest Russian hacker sought by US

2016-10-19 22:00

Czech police say they have arrested a Russian hacker who is suspected of cyberattacks in the United States.

UK police investigate Pippa Middleton royal photo 'hack'

2016-09-24 20:03

Scotland Yard has been investigating after reports that 3 000 photographs had been hacked from Pippa Middleton, sister-in-law of Britain's Prince William, and someone has been trying to sell them.

 

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.

US releases detailed look at Russia's election hacking

2016-12-30 09:52

The US has released its most detailed report yet on Russia's efforts to interfere in the US presidential election by hacking American political sites and email accounts.

Trump rejects Russia hacking plot

2016-12-16 06:07

US President-elect Donald Trump has again rejected the CIA's conclusion that Russia manipulated the US election.

Obama orders review of election-season hacking

2016-12-10 11:11

President Barack Obama has ordered a broad intelligence review of election-season cyber attacks, including the email hacks that rattled the presidential campaign and raised fresh concerns about Russia's meddling in US elections.

Top tips on protecting your devices from hackers

2016-11-18 08:31

Billions of devices now are connected as part of a rapidly expanding 'internet of things', but many such devices were developed without security considerations.

Britain says its military is hacking ISIS

2016-10-21 08:37

Britain's Defence Secretary, Michael Fallon, says the British military is launching cyberattacks against ISIS in support of the offensive against militants in the Iraqi city of Mosul.

Clinton aide links Trump campaign to Russian email hacking

2016-10-12 19:49

Hillary Clinton's top advisor says the FBI is investigating Russia's possible role in hacking thousands of his personal emails, an intrusion he says Donald Trump's campaign may have been aware of in advance.

Michelle Obama passport scan appears online in apparent hack

2016-09-22 22:24

The White House says it's looking into a cyber hack that led to what appears to be a scan of First Lady Michelle Obama's passport being posted online.

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