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Jim Finkle

Mar 15 2017

North Korean hacking group behind recent attacks on banks: Symantec

BOSTON A North Korean hacking group known as Lazarus was likely behind a recent cyber campaign targeting organizations in 31 countries, following high-profile attacks on Bangladesh Bank, Sony and South Korea, cyber security firm Symantec Corp said on Wednesday.

Mar 13 2017

Canadian statistics agency hacked, security flaw patched -officials

Canada's federal government said on Monday that its statistics agency was hacked last week and its website plus several other government portals were taken offline to fix a major security vulnerability.

Mar 08 2017

FBI Director Comey at cyber conference: 'You're stuck with me'

BOSTON FBI Director James Comey said he has no plans to step down anytime soon in a speech on Wednesday, days after he reportedly pushed back against President Donald Trump's allegations that the Obama administration had tapped phones at Trump Tower.

Feb 16 2017

New York state finalizes sweeping cyber security regulation

NEW YORK/BOSTON New York state announced a final cyber security regulation on Thursday with mandatory standards for banks and insurers to combat the ever-increasing risk of cyber attacks.

Jan 09 2017

St. Jude releases cyber updates for heart devices after U.S. probe

Abbott Laboratories moved to protect patients with its St. Jude heart implants against possible cyber attacks, releasing a software patch on Monday that the firm said will reduce the "extremely low" chance of them being hacked.

Jan 09 2017

St. Jude releases cyber updates for heart devices after U.S. probe

Abbott Laboratories moved to protect patients with its St. Jude heart implants against possible cyber attacks, releasing a software patch on Monday that the firm said will reduce the "extremely low" chance of them being hacked.

Jan 06 2017

U.S. sues D-Link, alleges lax security in routers, cameras

WASHINGTON/BOSTON The U.S. Federal Trade Commission filed a lawsuit against D-Link Corp on Thursday, accusing the Taiwan-based manufacturer of failing to take reasonable steps to protect its routers and internet-linked security cameras from hackers.

Jan 06 2017

U.S. sues D-Link, alleges lax security in routers, cameras

WASHINGTON/BOSTON The U.S. Federal Trade Commission filed a lawsuit against D-Link Corp on Thursday, accusing the Taiwan-based manufacturer of failing to take reasonable steps to protect its routers and internet-linked security cameras from hackers.

Jan 04 2017

Taiwan ATM heist linked to European hacking spree: security firm

BOSTON/TAIPEI The group that orchestrated the theft of over $2 million from cash machines at Taiwan's First Commercial Bank in July was also behind an ATM hacking spree in more than a dozen European nations last year, according to cyber security firm Group-IB.

Dec 28 2016

New York revises, delays new cyber rules after industry complaints

New York state's financial regulator on Wednesday issued a revised proposal for the nation's first cyber security rules for banks and insurers, loosening some security requirements and delaying implementation by two months to March 1.

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