SHOWS: BERLIN, GERMANY (REUTERS) – Germany is on high alert ahead of the Sept. 24 election, but government officials say they have not seen signs of any new cyber attacks or suspicious news leaks despite months of warnings about possible foreign meddling. Continue reading
NEW YORK, NEW YORK, UNITED STATES (SEPTEMBER 8, 2017) (REUTERS) – The impact of a security breach at Equifax Inc that may have compromised personal information for 143 million American consumers could be felt for a long time to come, cybersecurity expert Ryan Kalember told Reuters on Friday (September 8). Continue reading
Nearly half of the United States has been impacted by a massive cyber security incident at one of the three largest credit agencies in the country. Continue reading
CULVER CITY, CALIFORNIA, UNITED STATES (MAY 15, 2017) (REUTERS – Cyber security researchers have found technical evidence they said could link North Korea with the global WannaCry “ransomware” cyber attack that has infected more than 300,000 computers in 150 countries since Friday (May 11).
British Chancellor Philip Hammond hints at threats from Russia as he unveils a new five-year cyber security strategy.
British Finance Minister George Osborne says Islamic State militants trying to plot potentially deadly cyber attacks.
A cybersecurity survey shows 88 percent of global organisations don’t believe their information defences fully meet their needs, although many still aren’t willing to spend the money needed to improve them.
The United States and Britain will test later this month how its regulators would respond if their financial sectors suffered a major cyber-attack or broader IT problems.
Shares in the British broadband provider TalkTalk slide 9 percent as it grapples with the effects of a cyber attack on the company, hiring BAE Systems to investigate.
TalkTalk CEO Dido Harding is interviewed after her mobile phone and Internet company revealed it was breached by Internet hackers. A TalkTalk customer, Rachel Acton, of Boston, England, says she is worried that her identity may have been stolen.