Cybersecurity

House passes NSA spying bill after Trump tweets cause confusion

House passes NSA spying bill after Trump tweets cause confusion

Published 11/01/2018

FILE PHOTO: A man is silhouetted near logo of the U.S. National Security Agency (NSA) in this photo illustration taken in Sarajevo March 11, 2015. [more…]

Microsoft says security patches slowing down PCs, servers

Microsoft says security patches slowing down PCs, servers

Published 10/01/2018

FILE PHOTO: The Microsoft logo is shown on an electric car at the Auto Show in Los Angeles, California, U.S., November 28, 2017. REUTERS/Mike Blake(Reuters) [more…]

‘Congratulations’: EU launches next phase of Brexit but warns of tough

‘Congratulations’: EU launches next phase of Brexit but warns of tough

Published 15/12/2017

British Prime Minister Theresa May arrives for the EU summit in Brussels, Belgium, December 14, 2017. REUTERS/Eric VidalBRUSSELS (Reuters) - The European Union agreed on [more…]

For security agencies, blockchain goes from suspect to potential solution

For security agencies, blockchain goes from suspect to potential solution

Published 03/12/2017

Adrian Kemp of HoustonKemp Economists speaks to Reuters in their office in Singapore November 24, 2017. Picture taken November 24, 2017. REUTERS/Edgar Su(Reuters) - Police [more…]

Bipartisan Harvard panel recommends hacking safeguards for elections

Bipartisan Harvard panel recommends hacking safeguards for elections

Published 20/11/2017

FILE PHOTO: An unidentified voter casts his ballot at a local polling station in Miami November 2, 2010. REUTERS/Hans DerykSAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - A bipartisan [more…]

Travelers says it is in `right spot` for cyber insurance exposure

Travelers says it is in `right spot` for cyber insurance exposure

Published 13/11/2017

Travelers Cos Inc (TRV.N) plans to stick to its recent growth pace for sales of cyber insurance, which protects businesses against hacking and other liabilities, despite potential to boost it, as the insurer assesses risks in the segment, its head of specialty insurance said on Monday. [more…]

Equifax warns on post-breach costs, revenue hit

Equifax warns on post-breach costs, revenue hit

Published 10/11/2017

Equifax Inc on Friday issued a fourth-quarter profit outlook that fell short of Wall Street expectations, saying the massive breach of its consumer data earlier this year would hurt sales and result in costs of $60 million to $75 million during the period. [more…]

Nepal bank latest victim in cyber heists, recovers most of the funds

Nepal bank latest victim in cyber heists, recovers most of the funds

Published 10/11/2017

A bank in Nepal is the latest victim in a string of cyber heists, though most of the stolen funds have been recovered, two officials involved in the investigation confirmed on Tuesday. [more…]

Equifax profit falls as hacking costs take toll

Equifax profit falls as hacking costs take toll

Published 10/11/2017

Equifax Inc (EFX.N) on Thursday reported lower quarterly profit, and quarterly revenue missed estimates, as the credit bureau warned that its massive data breach had prompted some customers to hold back business. [more…]

Merck Keytruda sales soar, but European application pulled

Merck Keytruda sales soar, but European application pulled

Published 27/10/2017

Merck & Co (MRK.N) on Friday said quarterly sales of its Keytruda cancer immunotherapy exceeded $1 billion for the first time, but it withdrew an application for European use of the drug in lung cancer, raising questions about future sales. [more…]