For bank heist hackers, the Philippines was a handy black hole| Reuters
Mar 22, 2016 at 03:15 | Source:
MANILA In February 2013, the Philippines was up against a deadline to amend its Anti-Money Laundering Act and get itself off the 'grey list' of a global watchdog, and lawmakers were bickering over whether to include casinos under the legislation. ...
ISIS-affiliated hackers take down the wrong Google
Mar 03, 2016 at 17:52 | Source:
London: Hackers affiliated to ISIS terrorgroup who promised to take down International search enginegiant Google haveinstead targeted a small India tech firm,according to a media report.Cyber Caliphate Army (CCA), a hacking group affiliated toISIS, h...
KaloBios fires Shkreli as CEO| Reuters
Dec 22, 2015 at 01:15 | Source:
Drugmaker KaloBios Pharmaceuticals Inc (KBIO.O) said it fired Martin Shkreli as chief executive on Dec. 17, the day he was arrested on charges of a securities fraud.Shkreli, who has become the poster child for the issue of soaring prices for prescrip...
With an eye on Russia, Estonia seeks security in cloud computing
Dec 07, 2015 at 11:59 | Source:
Concerned about its assertive neighbor Russia, Estonia plans to upload much of its government data to computing clouds to guard against security threats, enabling the Baltic state to be run from abroad if necessary.Estonia is one of the world's most ...
China behind 'massive' cyber-attack on Australian government: ABC
Dec 02, 2015 at 14:17 | Source:
A major cyber-attack against Australia's Bureau of Meteorology that may have compromised potentially sensitive national security information is being blamed on China, the Australian Broadcasting Corporation (ABC) reported on Wednesday.The Bureau of M...
Dell acknowledges security hole in new laptops
Nov 24, 2015 at 10:14 | Source:
Major U.S. computer company Dell Inc said on Monday a security hole exists in some of its recently shipped laptops that could make it easy for hackers to access users private data.A pre-installed program on some newly purchased Dell laptops that can ...
Dell acknowledges security hole in new laptops| Reuters
Nov 24, 2015 at 05:45 | Source:
Major U.S. computer company Dell Inc said on Monday a security hole exists in some of its recently shipped laptops that could make it easy for hackers to access users private data.A pre-installed programme on some newly purchased Dell laptops that ca...
Islamic State makes Telegram messaging app a major marketing tool| Reuters
Nov 19, 2015 at 00:31 | Source:
The mobile messaging service Telegram, created by the exiled founder of Russias most popular social network site, has emerged as an important new promotional and recruitment platform for Islamic State.The service, set up two years ago, has caught on ...
Activist hackers battle Islamic State in cyberspace | Reuters
Nov 18, 2015 at 07:16 | Source:
SAN FRANCISCO Islamic State sympathizers using social media to spread propaganda and recruit fighters are now drawing an increasing amount of return fire from activists who have been knocking some sites offline and infiltrating others.The loose hacki...
Britain to build cyber attack forces to tackle IS, hackers| Reuters
Nov 18, 2015 at 02:16 | Source:
CHELTENHAM, England British spies are building elite cyber offensive forces to strike at Islamic State fighters, hackers and hostile powers, finance minister George Osborne said on Tuesday after warning militants wanted to launch deadly digital attac...
Vodafone says hackers broke into nearly 2,000 customer accounts
Oct 31, 2015 at 18:53 | Source:
Vodafone UK said hackers had accessed the accounts of 1,827 of its customers this week, the second cyber attack on a British telecoms company this month. The attackers had potentially gained access to the victims' bank sort codes and the last four nu...