Twitter Inc shares fell almost 7 percent on Monday after the company said it was investigating unusual traffic that might be from state-sponsored hackers and, in what appeared to be an unrelated issue, a security firm said hackers used the platform to try to steal user data. | Video
MILAN/NEW YORK A hack on Italian oil services firm Saipem that crippled more than 300 of the company's computers used a variant of the notorious Shamoon virus, Saipem said, a development that links the case to a massive attack in 2012 on Saudi Aramco.
MILAN/NEW YORK, Dec 12 A hack on Italian oil
services firm Saipem that crippled more than 300
computers was likely caused by a variant of a notorious
destructive virus known as Shamoon, the company and two
cybersecurity firms said.
NEW YORK A senior U.S. intelligence official said on Tuesday that Chinese cyber activity in the United States had risen in recent months, targeting critical infrastructure in what may be attempts to lay the groundwork for future disruptive attacks.
NEW YORK, Dec 11 A senior U.S. intelligence
official warned on Tuesday that Chinese cyber activity in the
United States had risen in recent months, and the targeting of
critical infrastructure in such operations suggested an attempt
to lay the groundwork for future disruptive attacks.
WASHINGTON Email accounts for a campaign group supporting Republicans candidates running for the U.S. House of Representatives were hacked before this year's congressional elections, according to a person familiar with the investigation.
Marriott International said on Friday hackers stole about 500 million records from its Starwood Hotels reservation system in an attack that began four years ago, exposing personal data of customers including some payment card numbers.
NEW YORK Dell Inc said on Wednesday that it reset passwords for all accounts on its Dell.com online electronics store on Nov. 14, five days after it discovered and stopped hackers who were attempting to steal customer data.