Computer Crime / Hacking / Cybercrime

China targeting U.S. election infrastructure with cyberattacks, says O’Brien

China targeting U.S. election infrastructure with cyberattacks, says O’Brien

Published 09/08/2020

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Chinese government-linked hackers have been targeting U.S. election infrastructure ahead of the 2020 presidential election, White House National Security Adviser Robert O’Brien [more…]

‘Witch Hunt’: Trump commutes longtime adviser Roger Stone’s prison sentence

‘Witch Hunt’: Trump commutes longtime adviser Roger Stone’s prison sentence

Published 12/07/2020

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Donald Trump commuted the sentence of his longtime friend and adviser Roger Stone, sparing him from prison after he was convicted [more…]

UK minister says Huawei must meet conditions for involvement in 5G network

UK minister says Huawei must meet conditions for involvement in 5G network

Published 05/07/2020

LONDON (Reuters) - China’s Huawei has clear conditions to meet for Britain to continue to allow its involvement in the development of 5G telecoms infrastructure, [more…]

TikTok distances from Beijing in response to India app ban

TikTok distances from Beijing in response to India app ban

Published 03/07/2020

NEW DELHI (Reuters) - Social media app TikTok distanced itself from Beijing after India banned 59 Chinese apps in the country, according to a correspondence [more…]

Senator warns of political pressure on U.S. probe into hackers of green groups

Senator warns of political pressure on U.S. probe into hackers of green groups

Published 03/07/2020

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A Democratic U.S. senator says he has written to Attorney General William Barr outlining his concerns about potential “political interference” by the [more…]

With eyes on Indo-Pacific, Australia to rapidly increase defence spending

With eyes on Indo-Pacific, Australia to rapidly increase defence spending

Published 30/06/2020

SYDNEY (Reuters) - Australia will boost defence spending by nearly 40% over the next 10 years as Canberra shifts its military assets to focus on [more…]

UK PM Johnson says on Huawei: we must protect from ‘hostile state vendors’

UK PM Johnson says on Huawei: we must protect from ‘hostile state vendors’

Published 30/06/2020

LONDON (Reuters) - Prime Minister Boris Johnson said on Tuesday that Britain needed to protect its critical national infrastructure from “hostile state vendors” when deciding [more…]

South Africa’s Life Healthcare hit by cyber attack

South Africa’s Life Healthcare hit by cyber attack

Published 09/06/2020

(Reuters) - South Africa’s Life Healthcare said on Tuesday its southern African operation was hit by a cyber attack affecting its admissions systems, business processing [more…]

NFL: League navigates cyber risk as draft moves online

NFL: League navigates cyber risk as draft moves online

Published 20/04/2020

NEW YORK (Reuters) - With countless hours of research and planning kept as closely guarded as the President’s nuclear football, cyber security is in focus [more…]

April Fools! K-Pop star pranks his fans that he has coronavirus

April Fools! K-Pop star pranks his fans that he has coronavirus

Published 01/04/2020

SEOUL (Reuters) - A South Korean K-Pop star on Wednesday pulled an April Fool’s prank announcing that he had contracted coronavirus, and later removed the [more…]