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Hackers-for-hire are biggest cybersecurity threat – EU agency

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Hackers-for-hire emerged as the biggest threat to online security in the last 15 months, with the COVID-19 pandemic and home working creating opportunities for...

Watch out for hackers, Britain’s spy agency tells smart cities

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Cities embracing technology to improve urban life risk falling prey to hackers, Britain’s cyber security agency warned on Friday, urging local authorities to ensure...

Verkada surveillance cameras at Tesla, hundreds more businesses breached: hackers

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A small group of hackers viewed live and archived surveillance footage from hundreds of businesses including Tesla Inc by gaining administrative access to camera...

Hackers try to contaminate Florida town’s water supply through computer breach

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Hackers broke into the computer system of a facility that treats water for about 15 000 people near Tampa, Florida and sought to add...

Suspected Chinese hackers used SolarWinds bug to spy on US payroll...

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Suspected Chinese hackers exploited a flaw in software made by SolarWinds Corp to help break into US government computers last year, five people familiar...

SolarWinds hackers linked to known Russian spying tools, investigators say

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The group behind a global cyber-espionage campaign discovered last month deployed malicious computer code with links to spying tools previously used by suspected Russian...

US intelligence agencies say Russia likely behind hacking of government agencies

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The office of the US Director of National Intelligence on Tuesday said Russia was “likely” behind a string of hacks identified last month that...

Hackers steal Pfizer/BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine data in Europe, companies say

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US drugmaker Pfizer and its German partner BioNTech said on Wednesday that documents related to development of their COVID-19 vaccine had been “unlawfully accessed”...

Hackers target groups in COVID-19 vaccine distribution, says IBM

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IBM and US officials are sounding the alarm over hackers targeting companies critical to the distribution of COVID-19 vaccines. IBM said on Thursday that the...

Russian hackers targeted California, Indiana Democratic parties

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The group of Russian hackers accused of meddling in the 2016 US presidential election earlier this year targeted the email accounts of Democratic state...

Hackers test defenses of Trump campaign websites ahead of US election,...

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Hackers have stepped up efforts to knock Trump campaign and business websites offline ahead of the US election, in what a security firm working...

Papers leaked before UK election in suspected Russian operation were hacked...

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Classified US-UK trade documents leaked ahead of Britain’s 2019 election were stolen from the email account of former trade minister Liam Fox by suspected...

China-backed hackers ‘targeted COVID-19 vaccine firm Moderna’

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Chinese government-linked hackers targeted biotech company Moderna Inc, a US-based coronavirus vaccine research developer, this year in a bid to steal data, according to...

US cyber security firm says Beijing-linked hackers target Vatican ahead of...

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Hackers linked to the Chinese government have infiltrated Vatican computer networks, including the Roman Catholic Church’s Hong Kong-based representative, a US firm that tracks...

State backed hackers targeting COVID-19 responders

Government-backed hackers are attacking healthcare and research institutions to steal information on efforts to contain the coronavirus outbreak, Britain and the United States said...

Hackers targeting COVID-19 research – claim

  A senior cybersecurity official with the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) said foreign government hackers broke into companies conducting research into treatments for COVID-19,...

North Korean hacking threat to financial services

US government officials warn of the threat of North Korean hackers, calling particular attention to banking and financial services. The reason for the advisory, jointly...

State-backed hackers exploiting coronavirus outbreak

American and British cybersecurity officials warn state-backed hackers and online criminals are taking advantage of the coronavirus outbreak to further operations, echoing concerns by...

Hackers target WHO

Hackers working in the interests of the Iranian government attempted to break into personal email accounts of staff at the World Health Organisation (WHO)...

Hackers target WHO

Elite hackers tried to break into the World Health Organisation earlier this month, sources told Reuters, part of what a senior agency official said...

Automakers warm up to friendly hackers at cybersecurity conference

At a conference where hackers can try picking locks and discover cyber vulnerabilities in a makeshift hospital, they can also endeavour to break into...

Hacking “mole” helps FBI arrest Anonymous leaders

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One of the world's most-wanted hackers secretly became an FBI informant last year, providing evidence that led to charges yesterday against five...

Cyber attacks could wreck world oil supply

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Hackers are bombarding the world's computer controlled energy sector, conducting industrial espionage and threatening potential global havoc through oil supply disruption. Oil company...

National Security Agency helps US banks battle hackers

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The National Security Agency, a secretive arm of the US military, has begun providing Wall Street banks with intelligence on foreign hackers,...

SecurID maker says single nation behind data breach

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Two groups acting on behalf of a single nation state were behind a March attack on RSA, the maker of SecurID keys...

Dutch study possible Iran hacking of government web sites

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The Dutch government said yesterday it was investigating whether Iran may have been involved in hacking Dutch state websites after digital certificates...

Hong Kong exchange trading disrupted as hackers target website

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The Hong Kong stock exchange was forced to suspend trading in stocks including HSBC Holdings after hackers broke into the exchange's website...

Pint-sized hackers develop skills at US convention

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Hackers start young and their parents couldn't be prouder about their children following in their footsteps. Defcon, an annual hacker convention, held its...

Hackers don’t need movie magic to wreak havoc

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Evil hackers with state-of-the-art computers gain remote control of a power plant and blow it up, killing many people and threatening more...

Oracle, other companies ‘punkd’ in hacking contest

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A weekend contest at the world's largest hacking convention in Las Vegas showed one reason why big corporations seem to be such...

North Korean hackers hired to attack S.Korea game network – police

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More than 30 North Korean hackers were hired to work in China by a South Korean crime ring to steal the personal...

Biggest-ever series of cyber attacks uncovered, U.N. hit

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Security experts have discovered the biggest series of cyber attacks to date, involving the infiltration of the networks of 72 organizations including...

Hackers target intelligence agency contractors

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Hackers, likely working for foreign governments, are actively trying to steal classified government data by breaking into the computer networks of contractors...

Tainted electronics pose security threat – US rep

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The United States needs to be more wary of computers and other electronics imports that could be laden with malicious software, according...

Facebook, Twitter to face more hacker attacks in 2010

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A US-based Web security firm says it expects social networking Web sites to face increased hacker attacks in the new year, but...