Browsing the "Computer Crime / Hacking / Cybercrime" Tag







Foreign power was behind cyber attack on Czech ministry – Senate

August 13th, 2019 📆 | 7867 Views ⚑

PRAGUE (Reuters) – A foreign state staged the latest cyber attack targeting the Czech Foreign Ministry, the Senate’s security committee

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Desjardins spends C$70 million related to data breach

August 13th, 2019 📆 | 3248 Views ⚑

(Reuters) – Canadian lender Desjardins Group said on Monday it spent C$70 million ($53 million) in the second quarter related

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Exclusive: High-security locks for government and banks hacked by researcher

August 6th, 2019 📆 | 3315 Views ⚑

SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) – Hackers could crack open high-security electronic locks by monitoring their power, allowing thieves to steal cash

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Russian defense contractor developing smartphone spyware: U.S. firm

July 29th, 2019 📆 | 2013 Views ⚑

SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) – A Russian defense contractor accused by the United States of supporting cyber attacks has developed sophisticated

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NSA contractor sentenced to prison for huge theft of classified U.S. data

July 29th, 2019 📆 | 3442 Views ⚑

(Reuters) – A former National Security Agency contractor was sentenced in Maryland to nine years in prison on Friday for

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Russian defense contractor developing smartphone spyware: U.S. firm

July 29th, 2019 📆 | 6032 Views ⚑

SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) – A Russian defense contractor accused by the United States of supporting cyber attacks has developed sophisticated

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Exclusive: Western intelligence hacked ‘Russia’s Google’ Yandex to spy on accounts – sources

July 22nd, 2019 📆 | 6276 Views ⚑

WASHINGTON/LONDON/SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) – Hackers working for Western intelligence agencies broke into Russian internet search company Yandex in late 2018,

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Exclusive: China hacked eight major computer services firms in years-long attack

July 15th, 2019 📆 | 8582 Views ⚑

LONDON (Reuters) – Hackers working for China’s Ministry of State Security broke into networks of eight of the world’s biggest

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House passes bill to thwart 2020 ballot box hacking

June 28th, 2019 📆 | 4951 Views ⚑

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. states would get $600 million in federal grants to secure voting machines from cyber attacks under

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Hackers access student data at top Australian uni going back 19 years

June 4th, 2019 📆 | 5113 Views ⚑

SYDNEY (Reuters) - Australia’s top-ranked university said on Tuesday hackers breached its cyber defences late last year to obtain sensitive

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Lawmakers seek probe on U.S. hacking services sold globally

May 16th, 2019 📆 | 2279 Views ⚑

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. lawmakers are pushing legislation that would force the State Department to report what it is doing

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Special Report: U.S. hackers helped UAE spy on Al Jazeera chairman, BBC host

April 20th, 2019 📆 | 5310 Views ⚑

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – A group of American hackers who once worked for U.S. intelligence agencies helped the United Arab Emirates

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Ecuador says hacking attempts doubled after it ended Assange asylum

April 15th, 2019 📆 | 4570 Views ⚑

FILE PHOTO: WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange is seen as he leaves a police station in London, Britain April 11, 2019.

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Norsk Hydro’s earnings delayed by five weeks due to March cyber attack

April 12th, 2019 📆 | 6382 Views ⚑

OSLO (Reuters) - Norsk Hydro, one of the world’s largest aluminum makers, will postpone its first-quarter earnings report by more

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