Tag Archives: Computer security

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

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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08Mar/17

How to protect your personal data from U.S. border officers

Businesspeople and journalists have long been paranoid about protecting their personal data when visiting countries like China and Russia. But now travelers to the U.S. are reporting increasingly invasive behavior by the U.S. Customs and Border Patrol.
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05Jan/17

U.S. spy chief “even more resolute” on Russia cyber attack

Director of National Intelligence James Clapper told Congress he was “even more resolute” in his belief that Russia staged cyber attacks on Democrats in the 2016 election campaign. Continue reading

09Dec/16

Obama orders review of cyber attacks on U.S. elections

The White House says President Obama has ordered intelligence agencies to review cyber attacks and foreign intervention into the 2016 election. Continue reading

01Nov/16
Security, Computer security, Cybercrime, National security, Cyberwarfare, Hammond, National Security Council, National Strategy to Secure Cyberspace, Politics, Country: Russia, Country: United Kingdom

UK says will retaliate against growing threat from cyber-attacks

British Chancellor Philip Hammond hints at threats from Russia as he unveils a new five-year cyber security strategy.

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04Oct/16

Cyber bug in J&J’s insulin pump

Johnson & Johnson is warning users of a cyber security bug in one of its insulin pumps that could allow a hacker to overdose diabetic patients, Reuters has learned. Fred Katayama reports.
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30Aug/16

Russian hackers breached voter databases in Arizona and Illinois

The FBI has uncovered evidence that hackers breached two state voter databases in June and July.
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