Researchers find hints of Israeli spyware around globe

LONDON (AP) — Researchers say an increasingly notorious brand of Israeli surveillance software is being used further afield than previously known, with possible infections detected around the globe. ...

N. Korea calls Sony, Wannacry hack charges smear campaign

PYONGYANG, North Korea (AP) — North Korea strongly denied claims by the United States that a computer programmer working for the North Korean government was involved in the hack of Sony Pictures Enter...

Latvian man sentenced in US in hacking scheme

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — A Latvian man has been sentenced in Minneapolis to nearly three years in federal prison for his involvement in a hacking scheme that cost internet users millions of dollars. ...

Notorious Russian cybercriminal pleads guilty to US charges

WASHINGTON (AP) — A Russian man considered to be one of the world's most notorious hackers has pleaded guilty to U.S. charges alleging he operated a network of devices used to steal computer credentia...

PSA: Mac users should uninstall Chinese spyware 'Adware Doctor' immediately

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Mac users who are using the “Adware Doctor” application should uninstall it as soon as possible. According to a news report published on Sept. 7, the &ldquo...

As elections approach, what is the risk of Russian meddling?

Nearly a year after Russian government hackers meddled in the 2016 U.S. election, researchers at cybersecurity firm Trend Micro zeroed in on a new sign of trouble: a group of suspect websites. ...

Will Russian hackers affect this year's US election?

Nearly a year after Russian government hackers meddled in the 2016 U.S. election, researchers at cybersecurity firm Trend Micro zeroed in on a new sign of trouble: a group of suspect websites. ...

As elections approach, what is the risk of Russian meddling?

Nearly a year after Russian government hackers meddled in the 2016 U.S. election, researchers at cybersecurity firm Trend Micro zeroed in on a new sign of trouble: a group of suspect websites. ...

As elections approach, what is the risk of Russian meddling?

Nearly a year after Russian government hackers meddled in the 2016 U.S. election, researchers at cybersecurity firm Trend Micro zeroed in on a new sign of trouble: a group of suspect websites. ...

Back from vacations, a good time to beef up cybersecurity

NEW YORK (AP) — As people return to work after summer vacations, it's a good time to make sure everyone in the company is sensitive to the need for computer security. Here are some basics that owners ...

Facebook uncovers new global misinformation operations

Facebook has identified and banned hundreds of accounts, groups and pages engaged in misleading political behavior, a far larger discovery than a "sophisticated" effort it reported three weeks ago wit...

Microsoft uncovers more Russian attacks ahead of midterms

Microsoft said Tuesday it has uncovered new Russian hacking attempts targeting U.S. political groups ahead of the midterm elections. The company said that a hacking group tied to the...

FBI probes computer hacks in California House campaigns

HUNTINGTON BEACH, Calif. (AP) — The FBI launched investigations after two Southern California Democratic House candidates were targeted by computer hackers. Two laptops used by senio...

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...

Taiwan team clinches 3rd place at international hacking competition

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Taiwan’s HITCON team has claimed the third place at the 26th edition of the CTF (Capture the Flag) hacking tournament of which the finals took place between August 9...