Category Archives: Security

11Jun/15

Cyberattack targeted Iran nuclear talks venues: Kaspersky Lab

Iran (Next Media) – Kaspersky Lab say they have uncovered a sophisticated malware infection in venues that hosted high-level discussions surrounding Iran’s nuclear programme.
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27May/15

IRS says hackers stole information of more than 100,000 taxpayers

USA (Next Media) – Hackers gained access to more than 100,000 IRS accounts after compromising an online service on the Internal Revenue Service website.
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02Apr/15

China “disapproves” of U.S. sanctions programme targeting cyber attackers

China’s foreign ministry says it “disapproves” of a U.S. sanctions program targeting overseas cyber attackers.

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31Mar/15

China suspected of launching massive cyber attack against GitHub

China (Next Media) – US coding website GitHub says it is facing the largest cyber attack in its history. China is thought to be behind the attack, which began on Thursday and is ongoing.
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10Mar/15

Security risks of Hillary Clinton using a home server for email

(Next Media Online) – The Associated Press reports that New York Senator Hillary Clinton used an email server located in the Clinton’s Chappaqua, New York home.
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02Mar/15

Obama sharply criticizes China’s plans for new technology rules

President Barack Obama in a Reuters interview criticizes China’s plans for new rules on U.S. tech companies, urging Beijing to change a policy that Obama says would allow the Chinese government to “snoop.”
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13Feb/15

Obama, Apple CEO Tim Cook, speak at cybersecurity summit

U.S. President Barack Obama asks tech industry executives for closer cooperation in cybersecurity, as Apple CEO Tim Cook says abuses over digital privacy can be a matter of “life and death”.

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