Browsing the "Computer Crime / Hacking / Cybercrime" Tag

Security clearance loophole allowed ex-NSA hackers to work for UAE

January 6th, 2020 📆 | 8223 Views ⚑

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – How do you keep a coveted top-secret U.S. government security clearance while working for a foreign spy

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Exclusive: Malware broker behind U.S. hacks is now teaching computer skills in China

January 1st, 2020 📆 | 3696 Views ⚑

SHANGHAI (Reuters) – A Chinese malware broker who was sentenced in the United States this year for dealing in malicious

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Uzbek spies attacked dissidents with off-the-shelf hacking tools

December 18th, 2019 📆 | 5107 Views ⚑

LONDON/WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Uzbek intelligence officers have used commercially-available computer spying tools to launch a series of cyber attacks against

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Special Report: White House veterans helped Gulf monarchy build secret surveillance unit

December 12th, 2019 📆 | 2854 Views ⚑

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – In the years after 9/11, former U.S. counterterrorism czar Richard Clarke warned Congress that the country needed

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Desjardins Group data breach hit all 4.2 million members: Quebec finance minister

November 1st, 2019 📆 | 2325 Views ⚑

MONTREAL (Reuters) – A June data breach that hit Canada’s Desjardins Group has affected all of the financial cooperative’s 4.2

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Canada’s Desjardins said personal data breach hit 4.2 million users

November 1st, 2019 📆 | 3125 Views ⚑

MONTREAL (Reuters) – Canadian lender Desjardins Group said on Friday that a previously-reported leak of personal information has affected the

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Mailing services firm Pitney Bowes says it suffered malware attack, shares down

October 15th, 2019 📆 | 5439 Views ⚑

(Reuters) – Mail management company Pitney Bowes Inc said on Monday a malware attack encrypted information on some of its

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U.S. withholds U.N. aviation dues, calls for immediate whistleblower protections

October 2nd, 2019 📆 | 3708 Views ⚑

MONTREAL (Reuters) – The United States is withholding its dues to the U.N.’s aviation agency, arguing the body needs to

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Foreign power was behind cyber attack on Czech ministry – Senate

August 13th, 2019 📆 | 5438 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 📆 | 2888 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 📆 | 2615 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 📆 | 2996 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 📆 | 7786 Views ⚑

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

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