All posts tagged "hackers"
Data breach victims can sue Yahoo in the United States: judge
In March, prosecutors charged two Russian intelligence agents and 2 hackers in connection with 1 of 3 breaches from 2013 to 2016 that affected over 3 billion users
- Posted March 12, 2018
Hackers demand millions in ransom for stolen HBO data
1.5 terabytes of HBO shows and confidential corporate data on the line
- Posted August 8, 2017
New highly virulent strain of ransomware cripples networks
Cyberattack causes mass disruption globally
- Posted June 28, 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
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
Europol announces 5 arrests in ‘unprecedented’ cybercrime op
PARIS — Europol says five key suspects have been arrested in connection with a massive operation aimed at knocking out a cybercrime group accused of inflicting hundreds of millions of euros in losses worldwide. The European Union...
- Posted December 1, 2016
Report: Russian Propaganda Effort to Spread Fake News
NEW YORK — A new report suggests a “sophisticated” Russian propaganda campaign helped flood social media with fake news stories leading up to the presidential election. The Washington Post, citing a yet-to-be published report from independent researchers, says...
- Posted November 25, 2016
Tips on protecting devices from hackers
WASHINGTON — Billions of fitness trackers, medical implants, surveillance cameras, home appliances, thermostats, baby monitors and computers in automobiles now are connected as part of a rapidly expanding “internet of things.” But many such devices were developed...
- Posted November 15, 2016
Microsoft: Windows flaw used by hackers linked to Russians
SAN FRANCISCO — Microsoft says a newly discovered flaw in its Windows software was used by a hacking group that other researchers have linked to Russia’s government and computer intrusions at the Democratic National Committee. The flaw...
- Posted November 2, 2016
Puerto Rico Hosts Largest ‘Hackathon’ in Latin America
Hundreds of hackers and tech experts gathered to develop innovative mobile apps
- Posted October 18, 2016