Category Archives: Security

15May/17

‘Accidental hero’ stops ransomware attack but warns of fresh infections

A 22-year-old computer researcher is being hailed a hero for stopping the global spread of a ransomware attack that began last Friday.
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12May/17

British hospital workers were warned of ‘ransomware’ threat

LONDON, ENGLAND, UK (REUTERS) – Hospitals across England were being forced to divert emergency cases on Friday (May 12) after suffering a suspected national cyber attack.
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26Apr/17

The schoolchildren trained in cyber warfare

A new generation of school-aged cyber defenders have competed in a cyber security championship organised by defence giant Northrop Grumman, as the industry looks to youth to fill a worrying skills gap. Rosanna Philpott reports. Continue reading

30Mar/17
FBI Director James Comey

Comey: FBI struggled to open hundreds of encryped devices

FBI director James Comey says his agency’s capacity to gather evidence is shrinking as encryption technology grows more complex. Continue reading

08Mar/17

WikiLeaks says it has secret CIA hacking tools

Anti-secrecy group WikiLeaks says it has obtained a secret trove of hacking tools used by the CIA.

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21Jan/17

China to build world’s brightest synchrotron radiation light source in Beijing

Beijing, China – Jan 20, 2017, China Central Television (CCTV)- China is to build the world’s brightest synchrotron radiation light source in Beijing during the 13th Five Year Plan period (2016-2020), according to a science seminar held in Beijing on Wednesday.
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