China to escalate Taiwan cyberattacks ahead of local elections

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Taiwan is set to endure a fresh wave of Chinese cyberattacks in the lead-up to local elections set for November 24, according to a fresh Bloomberg report. China, North ...

Taiwan proposes NT$1.5 billion in budget to counter Chinese hacking

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – An amount of over NT$1.5 billion (US$48.36 million) has been earmarked to strengthen Taiwan’s cyber defense capabilities against attacks from China in the central go...

China may use cyber capabilities to influence elections in Taiwan, other S. Asian nations

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – China is likely developing technology to attack the weaknesses of social networks, and use them as tools to interfere in the democratic elections of other countries. Th...

FBI warned of worldwide ATM scheme 

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A few days after the Federal Bureau of Investigations (FBI) issued a confidential worldwide warning of a potential ATM cyber attack, hackers stole over US$13.5 millio...

Merck Announces Second-Quarter 2018 Financial Results

KENILWORTH, N.J.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jul 27, 2018--Merck (NYSE: MRK), known as MSD outside the United States and Canada, today announced financial results for the second quarter of 2018. ...

Trend Micro Survey Confirms A Disregard for the Risk of an IoT Breach and Finds Loss of Trust As Biggest Potential Consequence

LONDON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jul 26, 2018--Trend Micro Incorporated ( TYO: 4704; TSE: 4704 ), a global leader in cybersecurity solutions, today released survey findings that show businesses are most conce...

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. ...