The Latest: UK cyber-expert pleads not guilty in US case

MILWAUKEE (AP) — The Latest on the U.S. case against a British cybersecurity researcher accused of creating a malware program (all times local): 10:15 a.m. A Britis...

British cybersecurity expert expected in court on US charges

MILWAUKEE (AP) — A British cybersecurity researcher credited with helping curb a recent worldwide ransomware attack is expected in court to hear federal charges accusing him of creating malicious soft...

War of Words: North Korea vs. Donald Trump

President Donald Trump's recent invocation of "fire and fury" in response to North Korea's nuclear weapons program had a familiar ring to it. It's the kind of dramatic rhetoric that North Korea regula...

AP Explains: Why HBO hackers demanded payment in bitcoin

NEW YORK (AP) — The digital currency Bitcoin is the payment of choice for HBO's cyberattackers. The hackers demand what they say is their "6-month salary" in bitcoin, suggesting it's at least $6 milli...

The Latest: Court appearance postponed in cybersecurity case

MILWAUKEE (AP) — The Latest on the British cybersecurity researcher accused of creating a malware program (all times local): 8:30 a.m. The U.S. Attorney's Office sa...

The Latest: Lawyer awaits UK cybersecurity expert's release

LAS VEGAS (AP) — The Latest on plans for a British cybersecurity researcher who was arrested in Las Vegas to appear in federal court in Milwaukee on charges that he created and distributed malicious s...

UK cyber-researcher still held in Las Vegas in malware case

LAS VEGAS (AP) — An official says a British cybersecurity researcher remains jailed in Nevada, a day before he's due to face charges in federal court in Milwaukee that he created and distributed malic...

Hacker who helped stop ransomware attack arrested in US

Marcus Hutchins, a young British researcher credited with derailing a global cyberattack in May, has been arrested for allegedly creating and distributing banking malware, U.S. authorities say. ...

Editorial Roundup: Excerpts from recent editorials

Excerpts from recent editorials in the United States and abroad: ___ July 7 Chicago Tribune on the Midwest and NAFTA: Bombarded ...

Interpol president calls for unity in facing cyberattacks

SINGAPORE (AP) — The president of Interpol says countries and law enforcement agencies must work together to counter rising threats, especially those in cyberspace. In a wide-ranging...

Nuclear industry says no impact seen from hacking campaign

WASHINGTON (AP) — Officials for the nuclear and electricity industries say there has been no apparent impact from a hacking campaign that has drawn the attention of federal officials. ...

Companies still hobbled from fearsome cyberattack

HOUSTON (AP) — Many businesses still struggled Friday to recover hopelessly scrambled computer networks, collateral damage from a massive cyberattack that targeted Ukraine three days ago. ...

Global cyberattack seems intent on havoc, not extortion

PARIS (AP) — A cyberattack that caused indiscriminate economic damage around the world was apparently designed to create maximum havoc in Russia's neighbor and adversary Ukraine, security researchers ...

Global cyberattack seems intent on havoc, not extortion

PARIS (AP) — A cyberattack that caused indiscriminate economic damage around the world was apparently designed to create maximum havoc in Russia's neighbor and adversary Ukraine, security researchers ...

How artificial intelligence is taking on ransomware

NEW YORK (AP) — Twice in the space of six weeks, the world has suffered major attacks of ransomware — malicious software that locks up photos and other files stored on your computer, then demands mone...