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.

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.


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.

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.

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