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Chinese hackers suspected of stealing details of 9 million easyJet customers

19 May 2020

LONDON Chinese hackers are suspected of accessing email and travel details of about nine million easyJet customers, said two sources familiar with the investigation into a cyberattack disclosed by the British airline on Tuesday.

Exclusive: Iran-linked hackers recently targeted coronavirus drugmaker Gilead - sources

09 May 2020

LONDON/WASHINGTON Hackers linked to Iran have targeted staff at U.S. drugmaker Gilead Sciences Inc in recent weeks, according to publicly-available web archives reviewed by Reuters and three cybersecurity researchers, as the company races to deploy a treatment for the COVID-19 virus.

State-backed hackers targeting coronavirus responders, U.S. and UK warn

06 May 2020

LONDON/WASHINGTON Government-backed hackers are attacking healthcare and research institutions in an effort to steal valuable information about efforts to contain the new coronavirus outbreak, Britain and the United States said on Tuesday in a joint warning. | Video

Facebook says it dismantles disinformation network tied to Iran's state media

06 May 2020

LONDON/SAN FRANCISCO Iran's state broadcaster has used hundreds of fake social media accounts to covertly spread pro-Iranian messaging online since at least 2011, targeting voters in countries including Britain and the United States, Facebook said on Tuesday.

Facebook says it dismantles disinformation network tied to Iran's state media

05 May 2020

LONDON/SAN FRANCISCO, May 5 Iran's state broadcaster has used hundreds of fake social media accounts to covertly spread pro-Iranian messaging online since at least 2011, targeting voters in countries including Britain and the United States, Facebook said on Tuesday.

Special Report: Cyber-intel firms pitch governments on spy tools to trace coronavirus

29 Apr 2020

WASHINGTON When law enforcement agencies want to gather evidence locked inside an iPhone, they often turn to hacking software from the Israeli firm Cellebrite. By manually plugging the software into a suspect’s phone, police can break in and determine where the person has gone and whom he or she has met.

China pressured EU to drop COVID disinformation criticism - sources

25 Apr 2020

WASHINGTON/BRUSSELS/LONDON China sought to block a European Union report alleging that Beijing was spreading disinformation about the coronavirus outbreak, according to four sources and diplomatic correspondence reviewed by Reuters.

Vietnam-linked hackers targeted Chinese government over coronavirus response: researchers

22 Apr 2020

LONDON/WASHINGTON Hackers working in support of the Vietnamese government have attempted to break into Chinese state organisations at the centre of Beijing's effort to contain the coronavirus outbreak, U.S. cybersecurity firm FireEye said on Wednesday.

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