Over Half of Systems Back Online in Luzerne County, Pa.

Over Half of Systems Back Online in Luzerne County, Pa.

Posted by , 13-06-2019

(TNS) — Some Luzerne County government offices marked their second week with limited or no computer access to essential programs Tuesday due to a cyberattack, including the busy assessor’s...

GrabCar fined $16,000 for leaking data of 120,000 customers in marketing e-mails

GrabCar fined $16,000 for leaking data of 120,000 customers in marketing e-mails

Posted by , 13-06-2019

SINGAPORE - Ride-hailing firm GrabCar has been fined $16,000 for the unauthorised disclosure of the names and mobile numbers of 120,747 customers in marketing e-mails. The 2017 incident arose from an...

Combating cyber attacks requires mindset change: CSA chiefTelegram traces cyber attack to China during Hong Kong protests

Combating cyber attacks requires mindset change: CSA chiefTelegram traces cyber attack to China during Hong Kong protests

Posted by , 13-06-2019

HONG KONG (BLOOMBERG, AFP) - Telegram founder Pavel Durov said that a massive cyber-attack on his messaging service originated in China, raising questions about whether Beijing tried to disrupt the pr...

Huawei denies being bound by Chinese spy laws

Huawei denies being bound by Chinese spy laws

Posted by , 11-06-2019

Huawei’s cybersecurity chief told the UK parliament Monday that the Chinese telecoms giant has been advised it was under no obligation to spy for Beijing if so asked by the Communist state. Joh...

GateHub hit for $9.5 million worth of cryptocurrency

GateHub hit for $9.5 million worth of cryptocurrency

Posted by , 11-06-2019

The cryptocurrency wallet service GateHub was hit by a cyber heist that netted 23.2 million Ripple coins (XRP), worth nearly $9.5 million. The incident is still under investigation, but researchers a...

Russia accused of hacking EU embassy in Moscow

Russia accused of hacking EU embassy in Moscow

Posted by , 11-06-2019

Russia is believed to have hacked the Europian Union’s embassy in Moscow in a sophisticated cyberespionage attack designed to steal highly sensitive material from the mission’s intern...