Hacking


Ex-CIA Chief: Worries Grew of Trump Campaign Contacts to Russia

Former CIA director John Brennan said on Tuesday he had noticed contacts between associates of Donald Trump’s presidential campaign and Russia during the 2016 election and grew concerned Moscow had…

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Frenchmen Claim Cure for WannaCry-Infected Computers

French researchers have released software tools that they claim can restore some of the computers locked up by a global cyberattack that held users’ files for ransom. The researchers said,…

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Expert Finds More N. Korea Links in Ransomware Attack

A South Korean cybersecurity expert said Tuesday there is more circumstantial evidence that North Korea may be behind the global “ransomware” attack: the way the hackers took hostage computers and…

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How to Protect Yourself From the Global Ransomware Attack

Security experts are bracing for more fallout from Friday’s worldwide WannaCry ransomware attack, which has so far affected more than 150 countries and major businesses and organizations, including FedEx, Renault…

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Cyber Chaos Spreads With Workweek’s Start

Global cyber chaos is spreading Monday as companies boot up computers at work following the weekend’s worldwide “ransomware” cyberattack. The extortion scheme has created chaos in 150 countries and could…

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After Hack Attack, Steinitz Orders Cybersecurity Review

Energy and Water Minister Yuval Steinitz has ordered staff at Israeli infrastructure organizations, including the Israel Electric Corporation, Mekorot, banks and other essential services, to go on high alert in…

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Trump Says China Could Have Hacked Democratic Emails

President Donald Trump said China may have hacked the emails of Democratic officials to meddle with the 2016 presidential election, countering the view of U.S. intelligence officials who have said…

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