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Rappler's latest stories on computer hacks


UK parliament cuts e-mail access after cyberattack

Jun 25, 2017 - 8:01 AM

The threat follows reports in British media including the Times that hackers were selling passwords for MPs online

CYBERATTACK. Britain's parliament shut down external access to e-mail accounts on Saturday, June 24, following a cyberattack.

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

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

China blamed as Australia's weather bureau hacked – report

Dec 02, 2015 - 4:00 PM

Hackers hit computers at the Bureau of Meteorology which has links to the defense department

Researchers find way to hack BIOS chips

Mar 23, 2015 - 3:32 PM

A BIOS chip boots a computer and helps load the operating system on your computer Once it is hacked someone could potentially plant malware into it

Govt tightens websites' security

Apr 15, 2013 - 2:16 AM

The Palace says government is taking measures to tighten the security of its websites after another hacking incident