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Major Technology Company CEOs to Testify Before Congress

July 2nd, 2020 📆 | 3791 Views ⚑

WASHINGTON—The chief executives of Amazon.com Inc., Apple Inc., Facebook Inc. and Alphabet Inc.’s Google have agreed to testify before the

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Germany Seeks EU Sanctions for 2015 Cyberattack on Its Parliament

June 11th, 2020 📆 | 4716 Views ⚑

Germany is urging its fellow European Union governments to impose the bloc’s first-ever sanctions for hacking on a Russian suspect

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Amazon Suspends Police Use of Its Facial-Recognition Technology

June 11th, 2020 📆 | 5594 Views ⚑

Amazon.com Inc. said it is halting law-enforcement use of its facial-recognition software, adding its voice to a growing chorus of

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Hackers Change Ransomware Tactics to Exploit Coronavirus Crisis

May 14th, 2020 📆 | 6006 Views ⚑

Cyber criminals have adapted their ransomware tactics during the coronavirus pandemic, setting their malware to launch more quickly once inside

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Windows Hack Attackers Confirmed As Microsoft Responds With Powerful Counterpunch

January 2nd, 2020 📆 | 2266 Views ⚑

<div _ngcontent-c17="" innerhtml=" Microsoft responds to state-sponsored Windows attackers with powerful counterpunch LightRocket via Getty Images It has been confirmed

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Smaller Medical Providers Get Burned by Ransomware

October 6th, 2019 📆 | 7394 Views ⚑

Andy Fitzgerald, chief executive of a community health system in Wyoming, was visiting his son in Georgia last month when

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U.S. Steps Up Scrutiny of Airplane Cybersecurity

September 30th, 2019 📆 | 7691 Views ⚑

Concerns that planes could be targeted in cyberattacks are prompting U.S. officials to re-energize efforts to identify airliners’ vulnerability to

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French Dummies Foil Russian Hackers

September 22nd, 2019 📆 | 3630 Views ⚑

French President Emmanuel Macron in Paris, Sept. 20. Photo: SéBastien Muylaert/Zuma Press Companies and government agencies have responded to cyberattacks

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U.S. Targets North Korean Hacking as Rising National-Security Threat

September 15th, 2019 📆 | 4640 Views ⚑

WASHINGTON—New U.S. sanctions against North Korean hackers and revelations about North Korean malware show how Pyongyang’s cyber operations have become

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Italy’s UniCredit Investigating Data Breach Possibly Related to Capital One

July 31st, 2019 📆 | 6224 Views ⚑

‘Data security and privacy are our key priorities at all times,’ said UniCredit said. Photo: miguel medina/Agence France-Presse/Getty Images Updated

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Capital One Hacking Suspect Showed Strange Online Behavior

July 31st, 2019 📆 | 4608 Views ⚑

The 33-year-old woman accused of executing one of the largest-ever data thefts at a bank showed strange behavior online in

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U.S. Companies Learn to Defend Themselves in Cyberspace

July 13th, 2019 📆 | 8497 Views ⚑

Over the past few weeks, the U.S. government has leaked the fact that it has run cyberattacks against Russia’s electricity

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2020 Campaigns Remain Vulnerable as Signs of Russian Hackers Re-Emerge

June 14th, 2019 📆 | 7591 Views ⚑

WASHINGTON—Many 2020 presidential campaigns face challenges in rebuffing cyberattacks despite taking some steps to beef up security, an issue brought

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Roger Stone Trial, Russia Hacking Case Among Mueller Probe’s Loose Ends

April 20th, 2019 📆 | 3412 Views ⚑

The end of special counsel Robert Mueller’s nearly two-year Russia probe leaves a few matters unresolved. Attorney General William Barr

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