Tag Archives: Computer security

02Dec/15

China dismisses claims of being behind Australian cyber attack

Beijing dismisses claims of being behind a major cyber-attack on the Australian government, and says both China and the U.S. have “frank and constructive” attitudes on the issue of cyber security.

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17Nov/15

Britain develops cyber attack powers to take on IS

British Finance Minister George Osborne says Islamic State militants trying to plot potentially deadly cyber attacks.
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10Nov/15

Cybersecurity survey shows corporate defences still far behind data threats

A cybersecurity survey shows 88 percent of global organisations don’t believe their information defences fully meet their needs, although many still aren’t willing to spend the money needed to improve them.

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07Nov/15

U.S. and UK to test financial cyber-security later this month

The United States and Britain will test later this month how its regulators would respond if their financial sectors suffered a major cyber-attack or broader IT problems.

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26Oct/15

TalkTalk hires BAE Systems to investigate cyber attack

Shares in the British broadband provider TalkTalk slide 9 percent as it grapples with the effects of a cyber attack on the company, hiring BAE Systems to investigate.

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24Oct/15

Talk Talk CEO responds to cyber attack

TalkTalk CEO Dido Harding is interviewed after her mobile phone and Internet company revealed it was breached by Internet hackers. A TalkTalk customer, Rachel Acton, of Boston, England, says she is worried that her identity may have been stolen.

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24Aug/15

Two suicides may be connected to Ashley Madison hack: police

(CBC) – At least two suicides may be connected to the hacking of the Ashley Madison cheating website that exposed the information of clients, and its parent company is offering a C$500,000 ($379,132) reward to catch the hackers, Toronto police said on Monday.
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25Jun/15

Kerry: U.S., China committed to cyber code of conduct

(R Reports) – The United States and China on Wednesday (June 24) said they would develop a code of conduct for state behavior in cyberspace.
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15Jun/15

Latest U.S. hacking targets millions’ personal data

(REUTERS) – If you work in Washington and had an affair or smoked a joint, you might be exposed.

The Associated Press is reporting on a new hack attack on the U.S. Office of Personnel Management.
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13Jun/15

Chinese hackers breach US military and intelligence data

U.S. (Next Media) – Hackers with suspected links to the Chinese government appear to have accessed personal information on US intelligence and military personnel, US officials said.
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