ID theft stings, but it's hard to pin on specific data hacks

NEW YORK (AP) — Equifax 2017 . Marriott 2018 . Capital One 2019 . Data breaches through hacking attacks are distressingly common these days, and personal details about you can lead t...

Phishing site looks almost identical to Libra’s official website

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – A phishing site that looks almost identical to the official website for Libra (LBR), a crypto-currency announced by Facebook on June 18, has already been set up to steal i...

The Latest: US struck Iranian computers earlier this week

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on Iran and cyberattacks (all times local): 7:30 p.m. Officials say U.S. military cyber forces earlier this week launched a retaliatory...

Iranian hackers wage cyber campaign amid tensions with US

WASHINGTON (AP) — Iran has increased its offensive cyberattacks against the U.S. government and critical infrastructure as tensions have grown between the two nations, cybersecurity firms say. ...

Huge international cybercrime ring dismantled

A complex cybercrime network that operated from Eastern Europe and fleeced victims — including small businesses and charities — of some $100 million has been "dismantled" by poli...

Huge international cybercrime ring dismantled

A complex cybercrime network that operated from Eastern Europe and fleeced victims — including small businesses and charities — of some $100 million has been "dismantled" by poli...

Campaigns grapple with how to manage cybersecurity in 2020

WASHINGTON (AP) — While candidates were focused on campaigning in 2016, Russians were carrying out a devastating cyber-operation that changed the landscape of American politics, with aftershocks conti...

6 things small businesses can do to improve cybersecurity

NEW YORK (AP) — Small businesses can be more vulnerable to cyberattacks than larger companies because they often don't have sophisticated and comprehensive systems to protect themselves from hackers, ...

Microsoft says Iran-linked hackers targeted businesses

REDMOND, Wash. (AP) — Microsoft has detected cyberattacks linked to Iranian hackers that targeted thousands of people at more than 200 companies over the past two years. That's accor...

Microsoft says Iran-linked hackers targeted businesses

REDMOND, Wash. (AP) — Microsoft has detected cyberattacks linked to Iranian hackers that targeted thousands of people at more than 200 companies over the past two years. That's accor...

Rights group: Egyptian activists targeted in phishing scams

CAIRO (AP) — An international rights group says dozens of Egyptian activists, rights defenders and journalists have been targeted by digital phishing attacks in the last two months, likely by their ow...

Man who targeted schools in tax refund fraud sentenced

NEW HAVEN, Conn. (AP) — A Nigerian man has been sentenced to time served and now faces deportation for tricking school districts into sending him the personal information of workers that he then used ...

Taiwan one of most impacted countries by WannaCry ransomeware in 2018

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan was one of the nations most impacted by WannaCry ransomware attacks in 2018, according to a new report. Taiwanese cybersecurity and defense company Trend Micro r...

Swiss charge woman who sweet-talked her way to $2M bank scam

GENEVA (AP) — Swiss authorities say they have indicted a woman who convinced dozens of people to hand over their online banking details over the phone from the Netherlands. Federal p...

Android users exposed to data theft risk for using photo editing apps

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Beauty apps available on the Google Play Store for mobile devices running the Android operating system could pose data security risks to users, a Taiwanese IT security com...