Cyber, Climate Risks and Human Error Threaten Shipping’s Safety Progress, According to New Allianz Report

NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jul 18, 2018--Large shipping losses have declined 38% over the past decade, according to Allianz Global Corporate & Specialty’s (AGCS) Safety & Shipping Review 2018,...

Intel official: Cyber threat warnings 'blinking red'

WASHINGTON (AP) — Warning lights about cyber threats to U.S. national security are "blinking red" and the digital attempts to undermine America are occurring daily, not just at election time, the nati...

Why the risk of Chinese cyber attacks could affect everyone in Taiwan

Cyber-security is one of those topics most people are vaguely aware of, but which many believe does not really affect them. But a number of recent developments have suggested that the risk of cyber at...

Taiwan prepares for spike in Chinese cyber-attacks in lead-up to elections

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Taiwan is preparing for a drastic increase in Chinese cyber-attacks in a bid to influence the result of Taiwan's municipal and local elections on November 24, 2018 and...

Taiwan's DPP website hacked by Chinese hackers

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) - The Democratic Progressive Party's (DPP) official website was attacked by Chinese hackers early Tuesday morning, and the website was replaced with pictures and words&nb...

200 million cyber attacks hit Taiwan's military networks in 2017: expert

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) - Taiwan's military and military-associated networks combined were attacked by Chinese hackers more than 200 million times in 2017 alone, reported Liberty Times.  ...

Securing Critical Infrastructure Highlighted as New Partners Join Charter of Trust during U.S. Infrastructure Week

WASHINGTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--May 17, 2018--The Charter of Trust members include a “who’s who” of global brands, all well-known as best in-class – the largest, the most admired, the most sustainable, t...

Cyberwrite Named a 2018 Cool Vendor in Insurance by Gartner for Its Cyberrisk Profiling Technology

SAN FRANCISCO & TEL AVIV, Israel--(BUSINESS WIRE)--May 16, 2018--Cyberwrite today announced it has been included in the list of “Cool Vendors” in the “Cool Vendors in Insurance” 1 by Gartner, Inc....

Merck Announces First-Quarter 2018 Financial Results

KENILWORTH, N.J.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--May 1, 2018--Merck (NYSE: MRK), known as MSD outside the United States and Canada, today announced financial results for the first quarter of 2018. ...

Anti-independence hackers force closure of Taiwan ID card design website

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- The Ministry of the Interior (MOI) announced yesterday that the website created to enable Taiwanese to vote for a new design for the Taiwan national ID card had to be taken dow...

US, UK say Russia targets internet hardware for espionage

The U.S., Britain and Australia have accused the Russian government of maliciously targeting global internet equipment for political and economic espionage. The governments said the Russian operati...

Cyber-attackers target Britain's anti-doping agency

LONDON (AP) — Britain's anti-doping agency says it was targeted in a cyber-attack that did not comprise any data. While disclosing a weekend attack that was "affecting our systems," ...

Lawmakers want information about cyber-attack on German govt

BERLIN (AP) — Lawmakers have criticized the German government for not informing them about a cyberattack, likely committed by a Russian-backed hacking group, that was able to infiltrate the government...

U.S. think tank describes Chinese attack plan against Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – A study from a leading United States think tank describes how China could approach and plan for a potential invasion of Taiwan, reports said Thursday. In “Coping ...

Maersk returns to profit as container shipping improves

COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — Danish shipping and oil group A.P. Moller-Maersk says it made a fourth quarter profit of $386 million, up from a loss of $2.7 billion a year earlier, as revenue rose to $8.2...