Cyber Crime

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

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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.

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

New Poodle web threat not seen as menacing as Heartbleed, Shellshock

BOSTON - Three Google Inc researchers have uncovered a security bug in widely used web encryption technology that they say could allow hackers to take over accounts for email, banking and other services in what they have dubbed a "Poodle" attack.

Tech, Top News, Business 15 Oct 2014

Russian hackers target NATO, Ukraine and others - iSight

BOSTON - Russian hackers exploited a bug in Microsoft Windows and other software to spy on computers used by NATO, the European Union, Ukraine and companies in the energy and telecommunications sectors, according to cyber intelligence firm iSight Partners.

Tech, 14 Oct 2014