Man United unable to fully restore systems after cyberattack

MANCHESTER, England (AP) — Manchester United has been unable to fully restore its computer systems a week after being targeted in a cyberattack. The Premier League club's staff still...

What's behind Russia's disinformation campaign in Georgia?

Logging onto their computers in the morning just over a year ago, civil servants and NGO fact-checkers saw an unlikely sight. Over 15,000 Georgian websites had been hacked to display a photo of the di...

Trump fires agency head who vouched for 2020 vote security

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump fired the nation’s top election security official, a widely respected member of his administration who had dared to refute the president’s unsubstantiated clai...

Trump fires agency head who vouched for 2020 vote security

U.S. President Donald Trump on Tuesday (Nov. 17) fired the director of the federal agency that vouched for the reliability of the 2020 election. Trump fired Christopher Krebs in a tweet, saying his...

Facebook removes Iranian accounts targeting Israel protests

JERUSALEM (AP) — Facebook says it has taken down several fake accounts based in Iran that had voiced support for protests against Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu. Facebook ...

EU slaps sanctions on 2 Russians over Germany cyberattack

BRUSSELS (AP) — The European Union on Thursday imposed sanctions on two Russian officials and part of Russia’s GRU military intelligence agency over a cyberattack against the German parliament in 2015...

EU sanctions Russian officials over cyberattack on Germany's Bundestag

The European Union imposed sanctions on the head of Russia's military intelligence, Igor Kostyukov, and one other official on Thursday over a cyberattack that saw data stolen from Germany's pa...

Iran acknowledges cyberattacks on government departments

TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iran's cybersecurity authority acknowledged cyberattacks on two governmental departments this week, state media reported Thursday. The cyberattacks occurred Tuesd...

Taiwan’s legislature attacked by hackers 5.5 million times in 2020

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Hackers have attacked the website of the Legislative Yuan 5.5 million times so far this year, but each of the attempts failed, reports said Thursday (Oct. 15). The info...

Norway says Russia is behind hacker attack on parliament

COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — Norway's foreign minister said Russia is behind a break-in into the Norwegian Parliament’s email system in August, calling the intrusion “a serious incident that affects our...

Federal judge weighs Florida's voter registration deadline

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — A federal judge pointedly asked why the state of Florida on Thursday could not further extend its voter registration period after a computer meltdown earlier in the week might...

Anthem to pay nearly $40M settlement over 2015 cyberattack

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Health insurer Anthem has agreed to another multimillion-dollar settlement over a cyberattack on its technology that exposed the personal information of nearly 79 million people. ...

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Number of phishing sites in Taiwan skyrockets

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwanese data security provider Trend Micro said Tuesday (Sept. 22) it has detected more than 170,000 phishing sites in the country as of August, including many that are ...

Report: German hospital cyberattack trail leads to Russia

BERLIN (AP) — IT experts investigating a cyberattack that paralyzed computer systems at a major hospital in western Germany say one of the trails they are following leads to Russia, German media repor...