Tag Archives: Cybercrime

08Sep/17

Equifax data breach exposes personal data of 143 million U.S. consumers

Nearly half of the United States has been impacted by a massive cyber security incident at one of the three largest credit agencies in the country. Continue reading

16May/17

Researchers see possible North Korea link to global cyber attack

CULVER CITY, CALIFORNIA, UNITED STATES (MAY 15, 2017) (REUTERS – Cyber security researchers have found technical evidence they said could link North Korea with the global WannaCry “ransomware” cyber attack that has infected more than 300,000 computers in 150 countries since Friday (May 11).
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15May/17

Microsoft slams gov’t secrecy

Microsoft pinned blame on the U.S. government for not disclosing software vulnerabilities after officials across the globe scrambled to catch the culprits behind a massive ransomware worm. Fred Katayama reports. Continue reading

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

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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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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