Cyber


New Rules to Require Tighter Data Security

The Knesset Law and Constitutional Committee has approved measures that will require companies and groups that collect data on Israelis to protect the information from hackers. The new rules, which…

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Beware the Cyber-Bear

Criminals, including cybercriminals, people who use the internet to steal personal information or infiltrate commercial, political or government entities, come in all nationalities. But there seems to be a preponderance…

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Reported Treason Arrests Fuel Russian Hacking Intrigue

In the days since it emerged that four men had been arrested on treason charges linked to cyber intelligence and Russia’s domestic security agency, conspiracy theories and speculation about the…

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Trump to Meet With Company Executives on Cybersecurity

President-elect Donald Trump plans to meet with corporate executives who have faced cybersecurity challenges in a series of meetings arranged by former New York Mayor Rudy Giuliani, his transition team…

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SWIFT Confirms New Cyberthefts, Hacking Tactics

Cyberattacks targeting the global bank transfer system have succeeded in stealing funds since February’s heist of $81 million from the Bangladesh central bank as hackers have become more sophisticated in…

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German Intelligence Chief Warns of Political Cyberattacks

Germany’s foreign intelligence chief is warning of cyberattacks aimed at political destabilization as the country prepares for an election next year, and says evidence suggests Russian involvement in hacking during…

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NY Financial Regulators Propose Cybersecurity Requirements

New York state regulators have proposed new cybersecurity requirements for banks and insurers intended to protect them and consumers. The Department of Financial Services’ proposal, subject to public comment, would…

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Protect Voting From Cybertampering

Many of us remember the vote-counting debacle of the 2000 election, when “dangling chads” — bits of paper left on punched card ballots, obscuring voters’ intentions — resulted in the…

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