U.S. charges North Korean hacker in Sony, WannaCry cyberattacks
The U.S. government on Thursday charged and sanctioned a North Korean man in the 2017 global WannaCry ransomware cyberattack and the 2014 cyberassault on Sony Corp , U.S. officials said.
BA apologizes after 380,000 customers hit in cyber attack
British Airways apologized on Friday after the credit card details of hundreds of thousands of its customers were stolen over a two-week period in the most serious attack on its website and app.
Germany concerned about possible 'sleeper' cyber sabotage
A growing number of countries can hack into private computer networks and install malicious software to sabotage another country's infrastructure, Germany's domestic spy chief said.
Germany, seeking independence from U.S., pushes cyber security research
Germany announced a new agency on Wednesday to fund research on cyber security and to end its reliance on digital technologies from the United States, China and other countries.
Bank of Spain's website hit by cyber attack
The Bank of Spain's website has been hit since Sunday by a cyber attack which has temporarily disrupted access to the site, a spokesman for the central bank said on Monday.
UK authorities working to better understand BA cyber attack: PM's spokeswoman
The government is aware of a cyber attack affecting British Airways customers and authorities are working to better understand the incident, Prime Minister Theresa May's spokeswoman said on Friday.
BA says notified customers as soon as possible after data breach
British Airways contacted affected customers as soon as it found out data from its website and mobile app had been breached, its boss said on Friday.
T-Mobile discovers security breach of certain customer information
T-Mobile US Inc and its unit Metro PCS informed customers on Thursday about a potential security breach that was discovered and shut down by the company.
Democrats, tech vendors stop cyberattack aimed at campaigns
The U.S. Democratic National Committee stopped an attempted cyberattack on an internal website, a Democratic party official told Reuters on Wednesday.
U.S. lawmakers seek to impose more sanctions on 'menace' Russia
U.S. lawmakers pushed for more aggressive steps to counteract the Russian "menace" on Tuesday, despite Trump administration officials insisting current sanctions were having an effect and vowing to impose more economic pain if Moscow does not change its behavior.
Senate vote on Russia sanctions unlikely in September: McConnell
Legislation warning Russia it would face heavy U.S. sanctions if it were found interfering in November's congressional elections will not be voted on anytime soon, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell said on Tuesday, although he cited his strong interest in such a bill.
U.S. imposes fresh sanctions for Russian cyber-related activity
The United States on Tuesday imposed sanctions on two Russians, one Russian company and one Slovakian company for what Washington said were their actions to help another Russian company avoid sanctions over the country's malicious cyber-related activities.
Russian hackers targeted U.S. Senate, think tanks: Microsoft
Microsoft Corp said that hackers linked to Russia's government sought to launch cyber attacks on U.S. political groups, warning that Moscow is broadening attacks ahead of November's congressional elections.
Russian firms, vessels hit with U.S. sanctions over North Korea oil transfers
The United States on Tuesday announced sanctions on two Russian shipping companies and six vessels it said were involved in the transfer of refined petroleum products to North Korean vessels in violation of United Nations restrictions.
Russia calls new U.S. sanctions groundless, pledges response
Russian Deputy Foreign Minister Sergei Ryabkov said on Tuesday that new U.S. sanctions introduced over alleged hacking and illegal oil products supply to North Korea were groundless, promising a response from Moscow.