All posts tagged "Cyber security"
Thoma Bravo to Buy Cybersecurity Firm Proofpoint for $12.3 Billion
Transaction is the Largest Cloud Acquisition by a Private Equity Firm in History
- Posted April 29, 2021
World Economic Forum leads creation of fintech cybersecurity consortium
Founding members include Citigroup, Zurich Insurance and Hewlett Packard
- Posted March 6, 2018
Prominent digital drug marketplaces knocked out in 1-2 punch
Attorney general calls it “the largest darknet marketplace takedown in history"
- Posted July 20, 2017
Foreign hacker gets 8 years in $55M US scam case
"I could have used my skills for something good," said Ercan Findikoglu
- Posted February 11, 2017
Danes see Russia as a ‘leader’ with ‘advanced capabilities’
The Danish position is similar to that reached by others in the Nordic region where national security agencies recently have pointed fingers at Russia for illicit online activities
- Posted February 9, 2017
In Ukraine, more evidence of a hacking group’s Kremlin ties
The app, developed in 2013 and distributed initially over social media, was ultimately hijacked by the Fancy Bear hacking group - believed to be affiliated with Russian military intelligence agency or the GRU
- Posted December 22, 2016
Don’t get cyber-scrooged! Tips for safe online shopping
Here are some tips to stay safe while cyber shopping
- Posted December 21, 2016
Yahoo’s big breach helps usher in an age of hacker anxiety
SAN FRANCISCO — Yahoo has become the worst-case example of an unnerving but increasingly common phenomenon – massive hacks that steal secrets and other potentially revealing information from our personal digital accounts, or from big organizations that...
- Posted December 15, 2016
Panel urges better cybersecurity to President-elect Trump
WASHINGTON — A national commission was set Friday to deliver urgent recommendations to improve the nation’s cybersecurity, weeks before President-elect Donald Trump takes office. The report follows the worst hacking of U.S. government systems in history and...
- Posted December 2, 2016
US Official: Non-State Actor Likely to Blame for Cyberattack
WASHINGTON — National Intelligence Director James Clapper says it appears that a “non-state actor” was behind a massive cyberattack last week that briefly blocked access to websites including Twitter and Netflix. Clapper says investigators are gathering a...
- Posted October 25, 2016