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China broadens cyber attacks on Vietnam targets: sources

China broadens cyber attacks on Vietnam targets: sources

Written by on August 31, 2017 in News with 0 Comments

(Reuters) – Cyber spies working for or on behalf of China’s government have broadened attacks against official and corporate targets in Vietnam at a time of raised tension over the South China Sea, cyber security company FireEye said. FireEye told Reuters the attacks happened in recent weeks and it had traced them back to suspected […]

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US Government warns cyber attacks are North Korean

US Government warns cyber attacks are North Korean

Written by on June 14, 2017 in News with 0 Comments

WASHINGTON/TORONTO (Reuters) – The U.S. government on Tuesday issued a rare alert squarely blaming the North Korean government for a raft of cyber attacks stretching back to 2009 and warning that more were likely. The joint warning from the U.S. Department of Homeland Security and the Federal Bureau of Investigation said that “cyber actors of […]

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News highlights – 15 March

News highlights – 15 March

Written by on March 16, 2017 in News with 0 Comments

News highlights for 15 March Yahoo indictments uncovering relationships with Moscow security services WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Wednesday’s indictments in the United States of four people in a 2014 cyber attack on Yahoo Inc provides the clearest details yet on what some U.S. officials say is a symbiotic relationship between Moscow’s security services and private Russian […]

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News highlights – 22 December

News highlights – 22 December

Written by on December 23, 2016 in News with 0 Comments

News highlights for 22 December Dutch regulator slams door on T-Mobile’s ‘free’ streaming service AMSTERDAM (Reuters) – The Dutch Consumer and Markets regulator (ACM) on Friday ordered T-Mobile to stop offering a streaming music product which did not count toward customers’ data usage. Read more… Uber moves autonomous cars to Arizona SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) – Uber […]

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Obama wants answers on election cyber attacks, before he leaves

Obama wants answers on election cyber attacks, before he leaves

Written by on December 9, 2016 in News with 0 Comments

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. President Barack Obama ordered intelligence agencies to review cyber attacks and foreign intervention into the 2016 election and deliver a report before he leaves office on Jan. 20, homeland security adviser Lisa Monaco said on Friday. Monaco told reporters the results of the report would be shared with lawmakers and others. […]

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Obama to promote cyber weapons to deter attacks and punish intruders

Obama to promote cyber weapons to deter attacks and punish intruders

Written by on August 8, 2016 in News with 0 Comments

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The Obama administration is preparing to elevate the stature of the Pentagon’s Cyber Command, signaling more emphasis on developing cyber weapons to deter attacks, punish intruders into U.S. networks and tackle adversaries such as Islamic State, current and former officials told Reuters. Under the plan being considered at the White House, the […]

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Cyber attacks prompt internet shutdown on government computers

Cyber attacks prompt internet shutdown on government computers

Written by on June 9, 2016 in News with 0 Comments

SINGAPORE (Reuters) – Singapore is to cut off internet access for government employees’ work computers to protect government data after some “very sophisticated” cyber attacks, Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong was quoted as saying on Thursday. The move will come into force from May next year and affect about 100,000 computers in use in the […]

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US to charge Iran over cyber attacks against banks and a dam

US to charge Iran over cyber attacks against banks and a dam

Written by on March 24, 2016 in News with 0 Comments

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The Obama administration is expected to blame Iranian hackers as soon as Thursday for a coordinated campaign of cyber attacks in 2012 and 2013 on several U.S. banks and a New York dam, sources familiar with the matter have told Reuters. The Justice Department has prepared an indictment against about a half-dozen […]

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