The Latest: UK cyber-expert pleads not guilty in US case

MILWAUKEE (AP) — The Latest on the U.S. case against a British cybersecurity researcher accused of creating a malware program (all times local): 10:15 a.m. A Britis...

British cybersecurity expert expected in court on US charges

MILWAUKEE (AP) — A British cybersecurity researcher credited with helping curb a recent worldwide ransomware attack is expected in court to hear federal charges accusing him of creating malicious soft...

The Latest: Lawyer awaits UK cybersecurity expert's release

LAS VEGAS (AP) — The Latest on plans for a British cybersecurity researcher who was arrested in Las Vegas to appear in federal court in Milwaukee on charges that he created and distributed malicious s...

UK cyber-researcher still held in Las Vegas in malware case

LAS VEGAS (AP) — An official says a British cybersecurity researcher remains jailed in Nevada, a day before he's due to face charges in federal court in Milwaukee that he created and distributed malic...

The Latest: Court hearing reset for UK hacker arrested in US

LAS VEGAS (AP) — The Latest on the arrest in Las Vegas of a British man credited with derailing a global cyberattack in May on charges that he created and distributed malicious software designed to co...

Hacker who helped stop ransomware attack arrested in US

Marcus Hutchins, a young British researcher credited with derailing a global cyberattack in May, has been arrested for allegedly creating and distributing banking malware, U.S. authorities say. ...

Interpol president calls for unity in facing cyberattacks

SINGAPORE (AP) — The president of Interpol says countries and law enforcement agencies must work together to counter rising threats, especially those in cyberspace. In a wide-ranging...

Companies still hobbled from fearsome cyberattack

HOUSTON (AP) — Many businesses still struggled Friday to recover hopelessly scrambled computer networks, collateral damage from a massive cyberattack that targeted Ukraine three days ago. ...

New highly virulent strain of ransomware cripples networks

PARIS (AP) — A new, highly virulent strain of malicious software that is crippling computers globally appears to have been sown in Ukraine, where it badly hobbled much of the government and private se...

New cyberattack causes mass disruption globally

PARIS (AP) — A new and highly virulent outbreak of malicious data-scrambling software appears to be causing mass disruption across the world, hitting companies and governments in Europe especial...

AP Explains: What is ransomware?

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Computers around the world were locked up and users' files held for ransom in a cyberattack Tuesday that paralyzed some hospitals, government offices and major multinational corpora...

North Korea, cyberattacks and 'Lazarus': What we really know

TOKYO (AP) — With the dust now settling after "WannaCry," the biggest ransomware attack in history, cybersecurity experts are taking a deep dive into how it was carried out, what can be done to protec...

North Korea, cyberattacks and 'Lazarus': What we really know

TOKYO (AP) — With the dust now settling after "WannaCry", the biggest ransomware attack in history, cybersecurity experts are taking a deep dive into how it was carried out, what can be done to protec...

Miss Waikiki attends cybersecurity seminar in Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- The winner of Miss Waikiki 2017, Jocelyn K. Louie, visited Taiwan for the first time to attend a seminar series on cybersecurity in the Asia-Pacific region held ...

WannaCry written by Chinese speakers: Flashpoint

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Linguists at the dark web intelligence firm Flashpoint say the Mandarin Chinese version of the ransom message sent by the WannaCry malware program was the only o...