Tuesday, June 27, 2017

cyberattack

In this Monday, May 15, 2017, file photo, employees watch electronic boards to monitor possible ransomware cyberattacks at the Korea Internet and Security Agency in Seoul, South Korea. (Yun Dong-jin/Yonhap via AP, File)

BY ERIC TALMADGE TOKYO (AP) — A couple of things about the WannaCry cyberattack are certain. It was the biggest in history and it’s a scary preview of things to come — we’re all going to have to get used ...
A screenshot of the warning screen from a purported ransomware attack, as captured by a computer user in Taiwan, is seen on laptop in Beijing, Saturday, May 13, 2017. (AP Photo/Mark Schiefelbein)

BY SYLVIA HUI and JIM HEINTZ LONDON (AP) — Britain’s National Cyber Security Center said Saturday teams are working “round the clock” to restore hospital computer systems after a global cyberattack that hit dozens of countries forced British hospitals to ...

BRUSSELS (AP) — A new cyberattack has been made against an unnamed bank, part of a coordinated campaign that follows February’s theft of $101 million from the Bangladesh central bank, the international money transfer supervisor Swift said Friday. Belgium-based Swift ...
In this March 11, 2016, file photo, Sen. Charles Schumer, D-N.Y., right, speaks at a campaign event in Lawrence, New York.

BY ERIC TUCKER WASHINGTON (AP) — The Justice Department is preparing to announce charges in a cyberattack on a small dam outside New York City, a case U.S. officials have linked to Iran, a person familiar with the matter said ...
In this Oct. 13, 2014, file photo, pro-democracy activists, from left, Moosa Abd-Ali Ali, Saeed Al-Shehabi and Jaafar Al Hasabi listen during a news conference in London.

BY RAPHAEL SATTER LONDON (AP) — Researchers say some smaller, poorer nations are now using spy software, suggesting that recent data leaks and lawsuits have not deterred governments from investing in off-the-shelf cyberespionage products. Internet watchdog group Citizen Lab said ...
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