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British hacker convicted in Germany of major cyber attack

Jul 28, 2017 - 9:02 PM

The regional court in the western city of Cologne said it would suspend the sentence of one year and eight months against the defendant, Daniel Kaye, following pleas to this effect by both prosecutors and the defence.

British hacker convicted in Germany of major cyber attack

Cyberattack blocks Maersk terminals, new orders

Jun 28, 2017 - 11:14 PM

A number of Maersk's 76 container terminals are affected and forced to run on manual systems, AP Moller Maersk chief operating officer Vincent Clerc says

Cyberattack blocks Maersk terminals, new orders

Focus on defenses as users scramble after global cyberattack

Jun 28, 2017 - 5:30 PM

(UPDATED) The director of Europol, Rob Wainwright, says there are 'clear similarities' with the WannaCry incident but warns there are also 'indications of a more sophisticated attack capability intended to exploit a range of vulnerabilities'

Focus on defenses as users scramble after global cyberattack

Ukraine, Maersk hit in new wave of global cyberattacks

Jun 27, 2017 - 11:05 PM

(UPDATED) Several companies and organizations are targeted in what appears to be another major spread of ransomware

Ukraine, Maersk hit in new wave of global cyberattacks

Lorenzana, Saguisag, Clinton | Evening wRap

Jun 01, 2017 - 7:57 PM

Watch the evening newscast with Natashya Gutierrez

Lorenzana, Saguisag, Clinton | Evening wRap

Ukraine's presidential office says website attacked by Russia

May 17, 2017 - 4:39 PM

'The president's website has sustained an organized attack,' says President Petro Poroshenko's deputy administration chief Dmytro Shymkiv in a statement

Ukraine's presidential office says website attacked by Russia

China denies universities hit hard by ransomware

May 16, 2017 - 12:53 PM

'These inaccurate statements have seriously misled public opinion, caused panic among teachers and students, and affected the normal order of instruction and life,' the China Education and Research Network says, giving no further details

China denies universities hit hard by ransomware

Microsoft says cyberattack should be wake up call for governments

May 15, 2017 - 8:22 AM

Microsoft president and chief legal officer Brad Smith warns of the danger of exploits developed by governments falling into the hands of hackers and causing widespread damage

Microsoft says cyberattack should be wake up call for governments

More cyberattacks feared as work week begins

May 15, 2017 - 6:45 AM

(UPDATED) Europol executive director Rob Wainwright says the situation could worsen when workers return to their offices after the weekend and log on

More cyberattacks feared as work week begins

200,000 cyberattack victims in 150-plus states – Europol

May 14, 2017 - 6:47 PM

Europol executive director Rob Wainwright says he is worried that the ransomware attack might spread further once people return to work on Monday

200,000 cyberattack victims in 150-plus states – Europol

4 cyber threats you need to be aware of in 2017

Mar 19, 2017 - 1:04 PM

Contribute to a safer digital ecosystem by staying informed of how malicious online entities act

4 cyber threats you need to be aware of in 2017

Russia runs up cyber score against U.S. with Yahoo, election hacks

Mar 16, 2017 - 4:14 PM

Russia's hack attacks could make it harder for US president Donald Trump to smooth relations with Moscow, amid ongoing probes into the links between his campaign advisors and Moscow

Russia runs up cyber score against U.S. with Yahoo, election hacks

Singapore defense ministry reports cyber breach

Feb 28, 2017 - 4:56 PM

Hackers are able to steal the identity card details, telephone numbers and dates of birth of around 850 employees and people on military service

Singapore defense ministry reports cyber breach

Gulf cyber attacks on rise, conference told

Feb 27, 2017 - 10:03 PM

All Gulf Cooperation Council countries are at risk, Saleh Almotairi, director general of the Saudi National Cyber Security Center, tells the conference

Gulf cyber attacks on rise, conference told

Briton arrested over Deutsche Telekom hacking

Feb 23, 2017 - 8:05 PM

The 29-year-old, who was subject to a European arrest warrant, is detained on Wednesday, February 22, by officers from Britain's National Crime Agency (NCA), German federal police and prosecutors say in a statement

Briton arrested over Deutsche Telekom hacking

Hollande voices fear of cyberattacks in French vote

Feb 15, 2017 - 9:52 PM

Hollande, who is not himself seeking re-election, did not say what kind of threat the two-stage April 23-May 7 presidential election faces, nor did he point the finger at any group or country

Hollande voices fear of cyberattacks in French vote

US teen confessed to Brussels airport cyberattack – prosecutors

Feb 09, 2017 - 8:18 PM

FBI agents question a 14-year-old boy from the US city of Pittsburgh, who admitted trying to hack Zaventem airport's website and computer system in March 2016, they say

US teen confessed to Brussels airport cyberattack – prosecutors

NATO sees sharp rise in state-backed cyber attacks – Stoltenberg

Jan 19, 2017 - 6:48 PM

'Most of these attacks did not stem from private individuals but were sponsored by national institutions of other countries,' NATO's Jens Stoltenberg adds

NATO sees sharp rise in state-backed cyber attacks – Stoltenberg

Washington Post corrects report on Russians hacking US electricity grid

Dec 31, 2016 - 1:40 PM

(UPDATED) The newspaper initially reported on December 30, 2016, that a code connected to Russian hacking efforts had been discovered in a utility system in Vermont, which could point to vulnerabilities in the US electrical grid

Washington Post corrects report on Russians hacking US electricity grid

What we know about Russia's alleged hacking of U.S. vote

Dec 30, 2016 - 10:58 PM

Here is what is known so far about the 'who, what and why' of the hacking strikes during the recent US election campaign

What we know about Russia's alleged hacking of U.S. vote

India police probe 'politically-driven' Twitter hacking

Dec 12, 2016 - 11:06 PM

Investigators say they are treating the hacking as a cyber crime and initial investigations had determined that the hackers operated from outside the country

India police probe 'politically-driven' Twitter hacking

ThyssenKrupp conglomerate hit by hackers eyeing industrial secrets

Dec 08, 2016 - 10:23 PM

The 'massive cyber attack' is said to have targeted divisions dealing with orders planning of industrial plants and steel works in Europe

ThyssenKrupp conglomerate hit by hackers eyeing industrial secrets

Global police smash huge online crime network – Europol

Dec 01, 2016 - 11:55 PM

Known as 'Avalanche,' the criminal network "was used as a delivery platform to launch and manage mass global malware attacks and money mule recruiting campaigns," Europol says in a statement

Global police smash huge online crime network – Europol

Hackers attack San Francisco transit agency, hold data hostage

Nov 29, 2016 - 9:33 PM

Aside from reportedly holding 2,112 of the transit agency's machines hostage, the hacker is now threatening to release sensitive data unless its ransom is paid

Hackers attack San Francisco transit agency, hold data hostage

'Likely hacker attack' hits almost 1 million German homes

Nov 28, 2016 - 8:19 PM

Around 900,000 customers using specific models of router are affected, Deutsche Telekom says, with some unable to connect at all while others suffer intermittent problems

'Likely hacker attack' hits almost 1 million German homes

Dutchman 'who almost broke the internet' escapes jail

Nov 15, 2016 - 12:51 PM

The man is identified as Sven Olaf Kamphuis whose cyberattacks in 2013 nearly crippled the internet

Dutchman 'who almost broke the internet' escapes jail

Huge cyber attack disrupts internet in Liberia

Nov 04, 2016 - 11:24 PM

The hackers take control of 'internet of things' devices such as CCTV cameras or digital video recorders plugged in to offices and homes worldwide to direct the massive distributed denial of service (DDoS) attack

Huge cyber attack disrupts internet in Liberia

New cyber attack hits Democrats, Clinton camp reports intrusion

Jul 30, 2016 - 1:49 PM

Clinton's campaign says the hack on the Democratic National Committee had accessed an analytics data program that it used

New cyber attack hits Democrats, Clinton camp reports intrusion

Philippines and the world: Cybersecurity in numbers

Apr 30, 2016 - 8:30 AM

Did you know that there have been 1,211 reported cybercrime incidents in the Philippines from 2013 to 2015?

Philippines and the world: Cybersecurity in numbers

Malware, phishing, cybersecurity: terms you need to know

Apr 23, 2016 - 11:00 AM

Understanding the terms often associated with hackers and cybersecurity may come in handy against cybercrimes

Malware, phishing, cybersecurity: terms you need to know

How to protect your computer vs cyberattacks

Apr 23, 2016 - 8:29 AM

The Commission on Elections data leak highlights the urgency of protecting your own system from hackers

How to protect your computer vs cyberattacks

PH twice likely to face cyberattacks than worldwide average

Apr 12, 2016 - 9:15 PM

FireEye representatives say at least 3 advanced persistent threat groups (APTs) and a number of other advanced threat actors are targeting the country

PH twice likely to face cyberattacks than worldwide average

Sweden military servers hacked, used in 2013 attack on US banks

Apr 11, 2016 - 9:54 PM

Military spokesman Mikael Abramsson says a server in the Swedish defense system had a flaw which was exploited by hackers to carry out the attacks, confirming a report in the Swedish daily DN

Sweden military servers hacked, used in 2013 attack on US banks

Israel prepares to defend against Anonymous online attacks

Apr 06, 2016 - 8:59 PM

In the past, the attacks in solidarity with the Palestinians manage to block government sites, including for the ministries of defense and foreign affairs

Israel prepares to defend against Anonymous online attacks

15-year-old arrested over British cyber attack

Oct 27, 2015 - 9:45 AM

The teenager is arrested and held for questioning in Northern Ireland, on suspicion of Computer Misuse Act offenses, according to the Metropolitan Police

15-year-old arrested over British cyber attack

To fight cyberattacks, Aquino creates cybersecurity committee

Sep 23, 2015 - 4:45 PM

The Cybersecurity Inter-agency Committee is tasked with preventing cyberattacks against the government and fostering partnerships to get better information involving cyberattacks

To fight cyberattacks, Aquino creates cybersecurity committee

US says data on 4 million government staff hacked

Jun 05, 2015 - 9:41 AM

(UPDATED) While US government officials say Chinese hackers are behind the breach, the Chinese embassy in Washington counters that such attacks are not allowed under Chinese law

US says data on 4 million government staff hacked

Russia says N.Korea comedy 'scandalous', slams US

Dec 26, 2014 - 6:50 PM

'The very idea of the film is so aggressive and scandalous that the reaction of the North Korean side... is completely understandable'

Russia says N.Korea comedy 'scandalous', slams US

Q&A: Who pulled the plug on North Korea's Internet?

Dec 24, 2014 - 8:34 AM

Experts say there are several plausible scenarios for why North Korea suddenly went dark this week, stressing it's impossible to know exactly what happened

Q&A: Who pulled the plug on North Korea's Internet?

North Korea's Internet collapses after Sony hack

Dec 23, 2014 - 8:33 AM

(UPDATED) It is not clear who or what is behind the shut down of Pyongyang's web connections

North Korea's Internet collapses after Sony hack

China condemns 'cyber terrorism' as Obama pledges North Korea review

Dec 22, 2014 - 7:40 PM

The statement comes after talks between Foreign Minister Wang Yi and his US counterpart John Kerry

China condemns 'cyber terrorism' as Obama pledges North Korea review

iPhone 6 review (TechRap)

Dec 21, 2014 - 10:00 AM

BMW developing self-parking car. Sony cancels "The Interview" following 9/11 threat from hackers. We review the iPhone 6

iPhone 6 review (TechRap)

N. Korea proposes joint probe with US into Sony cyber attack

Dec 21, 2014 - 8:15 AM

(UPDATED) A senior US administration official says the US has asked China to help block further cyber attacks

N. Korea proposes joint probe with US into Sony cyber attack

Cyberattacks to worsen in 2015 – McAfee researchers

Dec 09, 2014 - 4:41 PM

McAfee Labs predicts increased cyber-warfare and espionage, along with new strategies for hackers to hide their tracks and steal sensitive data

Cyberattacks to worsen in 2015 – McAfee researchers

North Korea doubles cyber war personnel – report

Jul 06, 2014 - 11:36 AM

The North's cyber war unit now has 5,900 personnel, compared with 3,000 two years ago, the South's Yonhap news agency said

North Korea doubles cyber war personnel – report

Hong Kong pro-democracy tabloid blames Beijing for cyberattack

Jun 19, 2014 - 4:52 PM

The attack comes at a time of heightened tension in the former British colony as pro-democracy activists worry that Beijing will backtrack on universal suffrage promised to Hong Kong in 2017

Hong Kong pro-democracy tabloid blames Beijing for cyberattack

Two Singaporeans arrested for hacking president's website

Nov 28, 2013 - 9:35 PM

The men were arrested following a complaint lodged by the website administrators of the President's residence

Two Singaporeans arrested for hacking president's website

North Korea 'developing electromagnetic pulse weapons'

Nov 05, 2013 - 7:20 AM

The National Intelligence Service (NIS) said in a report to parliament that the North had purchased Russian electromagnetic pulse (EMP) weaponry to develop its own versions

North Korea 'developing electromagnetic pulse weapons'

China steals new Australia spy agency blueprints - report

May 28, 2013 - 9:59 AM

Reportedly stolen were cabling layouts for the huge building's security and communications systems, its floor plan, and its server locations

'World's largest cyber attack'

Mar 28, 2013 - 1:41 AM

A massive distributed denial of service attack slows down the Internet and threatens critical service sectors including banking and email

'World's largest cyber attack'