Cyber Crime

Only top legislators informed of White House computer attack

WASHINGTON - An attack by hackers on a White House computer network earlier this month was considered so sensitive that only a small group of senior congressional leaders were initially notified about it, U.S. officials said on Thursday.

China's Internet chief accuses U.S. of hacking but says talks "unhindered"

BEIJING - Eighty percent of Chinese government websites have been attacked by hackers, with most of the assaults launched from the United States, a top Chinese Internet regulator said on Thursday.

Tech, World, 30 Oct 2014

China-backed hackers target Apple's iCloud users - blog

BOSTON/BEIJING - Apple Inc's iCloud storage service in China was attacked by hackers trying to steal user credentials, a Chinese web monitoring group said, adding that it believes the Beijing government is behind the campaign.

Tech, 22 Oct 2014

U.S. national security prosecutors shift focus from spies to cyber

WASHINGTON - The U.S. Justice Department is restructuring its national security prosecution team to deal with cyber attacks and the threat of sensitive technology ending up in the wrong hands, as American business and government agencies face more intrusions.

Tech, 21 Oct 2014

Israel's ThetaRay turns to maths to detect cyber threats

HOD HASHARON Israel - As businesses face a growing threat of cyber attacks, Israeli start-up ThetaRay is betting on maths to provide early detection, enabling the shutdown of systems before damage can be done.

Tech, 21 Oct 2014

China-backed hackers may have infiltrated Apple's iCloud - blog

BOSTON/BEIJING - Apple Inc's iCloud storage and backup service in China was attacked by hackers trying to steal user credentials, a Chinese web monitoring group said, adding that it believes the country's government is behind the campaign.

Tech, 21 Oct 2014

China-backed hackers may have infiltrated Apple's iCloud - blog

SAN FRANCISCO - Apple Inc's iCloud storage and backup service in China was attacked by hackers trying to steal user credentials and other information, a cybersecurity blog charged on Monday, saying it believes the country's government is behind the campaign.

Tech, 21 Oct 2014

"Malvertising" targets U.S. military firms in new twist on old web threat

AMSTERDAM - A surge in malware disguised as online advertisements aimed at unsuspecting web users has hit major U.S. military contractors in the past few weeks, marking a dangerous twist on a decade-old scourge for advertisers, security researchers said on Thursday.

Tech, 17 Oct 2014

"Malvertising" targets US military firms in new twist on old web threat

AMSTERDAM - A surge in malware disguised as online advertisements aimed at unsuspecting web users has hit major U.S. military contractors in the past few weeks, marking a dangerous twist on a decade-old scourge for advertisers, security researchers said on Thursday.

Tech, 16 Oct 2014

FBI warns U.S. businesses of cyber attacks, blames Beijing

BOSTON - The U.S. Federal Bureau of Investigation said on Wednesday that hackers it believes to be backed by the Chinese government have recently launched attacks on U.S. companies.

Top News, Tech, 16 Oct 2014