'Smart' gadgets: Ways to minimize privacy and security risks

NEW YORK (AP) — Revelations that an Amazon Echo smart speaker inadvertently sent a family's private conversation to an acquaintance shows the risks that come with new technologies. A...

Trump fundraiser adds cyber security firm to Qatar lawsuit

WASHINGTON (AP) — A fundraiser for President Donald Trump who launched a lawsuit against Qatar accusing the Gulf country of hacking his emails updated the filing Thursday to target a cybersecurity fir...

Company: Industrial hacking group has targets beyond Mideast

LONDON (AP) — A U.S. cybersecurity company says the hacking group behind a worrying breed of destructive software is operating well beyond the Middle East, raising the possibility that it is laying th...

Man sentenced to 15 years in prison for hacker sabotage

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — A New Mexico man accused of paying hackers to sabotage websites affiliated with his former employers and state agencies has been sentenced in Minnesota to 15 years in prison. ...

2 Syrian nationals indicted in pro-Assad hacking scheme

ALEXANDRIA, Va. (AP) — Two Syrian nationals have been indicted in a computer hacking scheme that targeted the White House, Harvard University, U.S. Marine Corps and news media outlets, including The A...

REX and BKCM Launch Actively Managed Blockchain Companies ETF Led by Brian Kelly

WESTPORT, Conn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--May 16, 2018--REX Shares, LLC (REX) and Brian Kelly, CEO and Founder of BKCM Funds, LLC (BKCM), today announced the launch of the REX BKCM ETF (NYSE Arca:BKC). Brian ...

Lawyer: Ex-CIA employee in leak probe 'deeply saddened'

WASHINGTON (AP) — A former CIA employee is "deeply saddened" that he may face espionage charges in the government's probe of a massive leak of cyber hacking tools, his lawyer says. J...

The Latest: Ex-CIA employee in leak probe faces new charges

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on a federal investigation to determine whether a former CIA employee jailed on child pornography charges is also tied to a massive leak of cyber hacking tools (all times ...

FBI has probed ex-CIA employee over leak of hacking tools

WASHINGTON (AP) — The FBI has been investigating whether a former CIA employee jailed on child pornography charges is also tied to a massive leak of cyber hacking tools, according to court documents r...

Mexico acknowledges banks were hacked; losses unknown

MEXICO CITY (AP) — Mexico has established a one-day waiting period on electronic money transfers of over $2,500 in the wake of a hacking attack that may have taken as much as $20 million from several ...

Gemalto refuerza la confianza en la energía inteligente con su nueva solución de seguridad integral

ÁMSTERDAM--(BUSINESS WIRE)--may. 14, 2018--Gemalto (Euronext NL0000400653 GTO), líder mundial en seguridad digital, refuerza la confianza en el sector de la  energía inteligente  con una solución de s...

Gemalto Strengthens Trust in Smart Energy with Its New End-to-End Security Solution

AMSTERDAM--(BUSINESS WIRE)--May 14, 2018--Gemalto (Euronext NL0000400653 GTO), the world leader in digital security, is strengthening trust in the smart energy sector with an end-to-end security solut...

California man accused of cyber-tagging West Point website

NEW YORK (AP) — A California man has been charged with hacking and defacing websites for a West Point counterterrorism research center and a New York City government finance agency. ...

Russia, Germany speak about preserving Iranian nuclear deal

MOSCOW (AP) — Russia and Germany say efforts must be taken to preserve the nuclear deal with Iran following the U.S. exit. German Foreign Minister Heiko Maas said after Thursday's ta...

Hacker got into Alaska elections server in 2016

JUNEAU, Alaska (AP) — Alaska officials say a hacker gained access to a server that hosts the state elections website on the morning of the 2016 general election but did not manipulate any information....