Messages claiming Iran nuclear site fire deepen mystery

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — An online video and messages purportedly claiming responsibility for a fire that analysts say damaged a centrifuge assembly plant at Iran's underground Natanz nuclea...

Officials see extremist groups, disinformation in protests

WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. officials are seeking to determine whether extremist groups had infiltrated police brutality protests across the country and deliberately tipped largely peaceful demonstrations ...

Officials see extremist groups, disinformation in protests

WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. officials sought to determine Sunday whether extremist groups had infiltrated police brutality protests across the country and deliberately tipped largely peaceful demonstration...

Israeli cyber chief: Major attack on water systems thwarted

JERUSALEM (AP) — Israel's national cyber chief Thursday officially acknowledged the country had thwarted a major cyber attack last month against its water systems, an assault widely attributed to arch...

Taiwan's Presidential Office denies reports of lost laptop

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Reports of a deputy secretary general losing his laptop are false, the Presidential Office said Friday (May 22) after several days of rumors about a cyber attack and forge...

A somber Trump urges Americans to follow virus guidelines

WASHINGTON (AP) — Racing to stall an expected surge of coronavirus cases, the White House released a series of sweeping guidelines that for the next 15 days will temporarily rewrite the norms of Ameri...

China accuses Taiwan of cyberattack amid coronavirus outbreak

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Chinese state-run Global Times on Thursday (March 12) accused the Taiwanese government and its special unit for launching a large-scale cyber attack amid the current e...

US, UK and Estonia accuse Russia of cyber attack on Georgia

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The United States, United Kingdom and Estonia accused Russia’s military intelligence Thursday of conducting cyber attacks against the Georgian government and media websites in an...

Iran says it's defused large cyberattack on infrastructure

TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iran's telecommunications minister announced on Wednesday that the country has defused a massive cyberattack on unspecified “electronic infrastructure" but provided no specifics on...

U.N. expert urges Ethiopia to stop shutting down internet

ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia (AP) — A United Nations expert on the freedom of expression said he has urged Ethiopian officials to stop shutting down the internet. David Kaye, the U.N.'s spe...

Nat'l Taiwan University students all receive performance grades of 87%

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Students and faculty from National Taiwan University (NTU) noticed on Tuesday (Nov. 5) that the performance grades for all students past and present have been changed to 8...

Taiwan and U.S. to conduct joint cybersecurity drills in November

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Taiwan and the United States will for the first time conduct large-scale joint cybersecurity drills in November, American Institute in Taiwan (AIT) Director Brent Christen...

Beijing using 'agents' to spread disinformation on social media in Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- As the 2020 Taiwan general elections grow near, a report by a Taiwanese think tank states that China is using "agents" and intermediaries to spread disinformation onl...

Chinese spammers suffer Hong Kong hack attack and personal data leak

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Chinese netizens on Di Bar (帝吧), a subforum in Baidu Tieba (百度貼吧), have been calling for spam attacks on the Hong Kong forum LIHKG (連登) but saw instead their personal info...

Hacker posts personal data of 200,000 users of Taiwan job bank 1111 on US forum

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- A foreign hacker has gained access to the private data of 200,000 users of the Taiwanese job hunting website 1111 Job Bank and posted it to an American online forum. Accordi...