cyber security

Ireland shuts down health IT system after ransomware attack
Middle East

Ireland shuts down health IT system after ransomware attack

Ireland’s health service said Friday it has shut down its IT systems after being targeted in a “significant ransomware attack.”…
US suspects Iranians created website threatening US election officials
Middle East

US suspects Iranians created website threatening US election officials

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – US security agencies said on Wednesday they had highly credible information indicating that Iranian cyber actors were…
Report: gov’t spyware targets phones of Al-Jazeera reporters
Middle East

Report: gov’t spyware targets phones of Al-Jazeera reporters

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Dozens of journalists at Al-Jazeera, the Qatari state-owned media company, have been targeted by…
Microsoft identifies more than 40 organizations targeted in massive cyber breach
World

Microsoft identifies more than 40 organizations targeted in massive cyber breach

Microsoft has identified more than 40 of its customers around the world that had problematic versions of a third-party IT…
Exclusive: FBI probes use of Israeli firm’s spyware in personal and government hacks: sources
Middle East

Exclusive: FBI probes use of Israeli firm’s spyware in personal and government hacks: sources

(Reuters) — The FBI is investigating the role of Israeli spyware vendor NSO Group Technologies in possible hacks on American…
Leaked report shows United Nations suffered hack
World

Leaked report shows United Nations suffered hack

GENEVA (AP) — Sophisticated hackers infiltrated U.N. networks in Geneva and Vienna last year in an apparent espionage operation that…
Exclusive: Hackers acting in Turkey’s interests believed to be behind recent cyberattacks: sources
Middle East

Exclusive: Hackers acting in Turkey’s interests believed to be behind recent cyberattacks: sources

LONDON (Reuters) – Sweeping cyber attacks targeting governments and other organizations in Europe and the Middle East are believed to…
Trump backtracks on cyber unit with Russia after harsh criticism
World

Trump backtracks on cyber unit with Russia after harsh criticism

US President Donald Trump on Sunday backtracked on his push for a cyber security unit with Russia, tweeting that he…
Companies across world hit by cyber attack
World

Companies across world hit by cyber attack

A massive ransomware attack has hit businesses around the world, causing major companies to shut down their computer systems. Researchers…
Under pressure, Western tech firms bow to Russian demands to share cyber secrets
Features/Interviews

Under pressure, Western tech firms bow to Russian demands to share cyber secrets

Western technology companies, including Cisco, IBM and SAP, are acceding to demands by Moscow for access to closely guarded product…
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