Mystery of NSA leak lingers as stolen document case winds up

WASHINGTON (AP) — Federal agents descended on the suburban Maryland house with the flash and bang of a stun grenade, blocked off the street and spent hours questioning the homeowner about a theft of g...

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AP Exclusive: Undercover spy targeted Kaspersky critics

LONDON (AP) — The Associated Press has found that an undercover operative targeted cybersecurity experts in an apparent effort to gather intelligence about critics of Kaspersky Lab, the Russian antivi...

AP Exclusive: Undercover spy targeted Kaspersky critics

LONDON (AP) — Keir Giles' first thought was that the man's cheap-looking suit didn't seem right for a private equity executive. The man seated in front of him at the London hotel claimed to live in Ho...

German chemicals giant Bayer confirms cyberattack

BERLIN (AP) — German chemicals company Bayer says it detected and averted a cyberattack last year by a hacking group that's been traced to China. In a statement Thursday, Bayer said ...

ASUS acknowledges computers infected by auto-update virus

BOSTON (AP) — The Taiwanese computer company ASUS is acknowledging that suspected nation-state hackers planted malware on its online automatic update service in a sophisticated and targeted espionage ...

Half a million computers hacked via server at Taiwan's ASUS: report

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) - As many as half a million computers might have installed malware disguised as an update from electronics giant ASUS after the Taiwanese company’s server was hacked, accord...

Researchers: ASUS computers infected by auto-update virus

BOSTON (AP) — Security researchers say that hackers infected tens of thousands of computers from the Taiwanese vendor ASUS with malicious software last year through the company's online automatic upda...

Russia's ex-cyber security chief gets 22-year sentence

MOSCOW (AP) — A court in Moscow has sentenced the former chief of the cybercrime department at Russia's main domestic security agency to 22 years in prison on treason charges. Moscow...

Shaheen staff share fake Latvian contact with authorities

CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — New Hampshire Sen. Jeanne Shaheen's staff has turned over to authorities an exchange with a man who said he worked for the foreign ministry of Latvia and wanted to set up a phone ...

Banking by smart speaker arrives, but security issues exist

NEW YORK (AP) — Hey Alexa, what's my bank account balance? Big banks and financial companies have started to offer banking through virtual assistants — Amazon's Alexa, Apple's Siri, ...

UK warns government agencies not to use Kaspersky software

LONDON (AP) — Britain's cybersecurity agency has told government departments not to use antivirus software from Moscow-based firm Kaspersky Lab. Ciaran Martin, head of the National C...

Kaspersky Lab releases report into upload of NSA documents

LONDON (AP) — Moscow-based cybersecurity firm Kasperksy Lab is releasing new details about how its software uploaded classified U.S. documents several years ago. The incident is at the center of a con...

US official: 15 percent of agencies used Kaspersky software

WASHINGTON (AP) — A top Homeland Security Department official says computer systems at 15 percent of U.S. government agencies were running Kaspersky Lab software that's been banned because of concerns...

Kaspersky: We uploaded US documents but quickly deleted them

PARIS (AP) — Sometime in 2014, a group of analysts walked into the office of Eugene Kaspersky, the ebullient founder of Russian cybersecurity firm Kaspersky Lab, to deliver some sobering news. The ana...