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Hackers cause damage at German factory with malware attack

Dec 26, 2014 12:53 am

Hackers compromised a German factory and caused "massive damage" to a factory furnace, reports indicate

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Chinese hackers aiming to compromise Afghan government website

Dec 22, 2014 10:47 pm

Chinese malware is targeting visitors of Afghan government websites, according to US cybersecurity researchers

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Kaspersky: Russian mobile users face biggest number of cyberattacks

Dec 13, 2014 11:18 am

Mobile users need to install some type of anti-malware software, as smartphones and tablets are under attack by cybercriminals

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North Korea doesn't claim responsibility over crippling Sony hack

Dec 2, 2014 10:17 am

Sony Pictures is still cleaning up after a brutal cyberattack last week, and North Korea isn't claiming responsibility

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German government says it is under fire from foreign cyberattackers

Nov 19, 2014 3:19 pm

The German government and private companies are under fire, and it appears China and Russia are largely to blame

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JPMorgan Chase wants more cooperation to defend against cyberattacks

Oct 15, 2014 12:30 pm

JPMorgan Chase spends millions of dollars per year to defend against cyberattacks, and wants better cooperation among companies, banks, and law enforcement

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Chinese military wants better cybersecurity, domestic software tech

Oct 8, 2014 7:03 pm

The Chinese military wants to improve its cybersecurity while also ensuring domestic software is developed by Chinese software engineers

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Cyberattack has great potential to cause next financial shockwave

Aug 26, 2014 11:32 am

Governments and security companies are scrambling to keep users secure, but it's a continued uphill battle that is becoming even more complicated

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Report: Companies struggle to keep insider threats under control

Aug 25, 2014 11:31 pm

Companies already struggling to keep networks secure from outside attack are facing insider threats that they are not equipped to properly handle

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JPMorgan Chase customers targeted with phishing attacks to steal data

Aug 25, 2014 10:29 pm

The Smash and Grab phishing technique aims to steal credentials and infect PCs with malware to compromise an even higher number of Internet users

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Gartner: Information security spending on the rise as threats mature

Aug 25, 2014 9:30 pm

Information security spending is increasing with companies interested in trying to keep their networks secure from cybercriminals

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'Backoff' malware that hit Target could impact 1,000 more businesses

Aug 25, 2014 6:35 pm

The DHS warned retailers of the Backoff malware that has infected a number of different companies over the past year, as the overall threat rises

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Hackers able to compromise traffic lights in shockingly easy fashion

Aug 22, 2014 8:21 pm

University of Michigan researchers found they were able to easily compromise traffic lights using a laptop and radio connected to their laptop

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Pakistani cyberespionage efforts maturing from simple hacktivism

Aug 19, 2014 9:54 pm

Pakistan and India are increasing their cyberespionage abilities as they look to steal data and launch coordinated cyberattacks against rivals

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Foreign-based attackers disrupt Tuscaloosa police phone system

Aug 14, 2014 2:27 am

The Tuscaloosa Police department was hit by a cyberattack aimed at disrupting public operations, officials noted

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Cybersecurity needs a better computing infrastructure, expert says

Jul 22, 2014 6:10 pm

Cybersecurity experts face a number of challenges to try to keep networks defended against attacks from hackers largely stealing data in bulk

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United States, China again talking about cybersecurity problems

Jul 10, 2014 7:13 pm

The United States and China recently discussed cyberespionage and similar behaviors during a meeting in Beijing

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Cybersecurity bill approved by Senate Intelligence Committee

Jul 10, 2014 6:33 pm

A controversial cybersecurity bill has been approved and works its way further in the legal system, but not without causing controversy along the way

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Hacker mercenaries targeting governments and drug dealers with attacks

Jul 3, 2014 9:20 pm

The 'MiniDuke' hackers are targeting everyone from national governments to drug dealers, serving as cyber mercenaries carrying out attacks for pay

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Medical device company Medtronic compromised by data breach

Jun 22, 2014 4:58 pm

Security device manufacturer Medtronic was compromised in 2013, according to a filing with the SEC - but what information was taken remains unknown

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Coordinated Health hit by second data breach due to stolen laptop

Apr 25, 2014 11:28 am

Coordinated Health has informed patients of a potential data breach, in which a password-protected laptop was stolen from an employee's vehicle in PA

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