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Planned Parenthood’s Los Angeles clinics suffered a ransomware attack in October and personal information of 400,000 patients was stolen, a spokesperson for the women’s reproductive healthcare organization said on Wednesday.
MOSCOW (Reuters) -Ilya Sachkov, the head of a Russian cybersecurity firm, on Tuesday appealed to President Vladimir Putin to let him be moved to house arrest while he awaits trial on treason charges after his detention was extended until February.
JAKARTA Indonesian police are investigating claims by a hacker who said this week they have stolen personal data of thousands of police officers, the latest in a spate of cyber attacks that has highlighted the country’s digital vulnerabilities.
(Reuters) -The U.S. Treasury Department said on Sunday it will partner with Israel to combat ransomware, with the two countries launching a joint task force to address cybersecurity.
The FBI said Sunday that hackers did not access any data or personal information on its network, a day after they compromised an agency server to send out thousands of fake emails.
(Reuters) -Hackers compromised a Federal Bureau of Investigation email system on Saturday and sent tens of thousands of messages warning of a possible cyberattack, according to the agency and security specialists. | Video
JERUSALEM (Reuters) -The mobile phones of six Palestinian rights workers in the Israeli-occupied West Bank were hacked using Israeli technology firm NSO Group’s Pegasus spyware, Amnesty International and internet security watchdog Citizen Lab said on Monday.
(Reuters) -U.S. law enforcement officials have seized $6 million in ransom payments and the Justice Department is expected to announce it has charged a suspect from Ukraine over a July ransomware attack on an American company, CNN reported on Monday.
JERUSALEM Israel’s Foreign Minister Yair Lapid on Saturday distanced the government from the NSO Group, a firm blacklisted this week by the United States over alleged misuse of its phone hacking spyware.
WASHINGTON (Reuters) -Russia was not invited to attend a 30-country virtual meeting led by the United States that is aimed at combating the growing threat of ransomware and other cyber crime, a senior administration official said.
This week’s Delaware Chancery Court decision dismissing a shareholder derivative lawsuit that arose from a gigantic data breach at Marriott International Inc encapsulates why data breach securities cases have been a frustration for plaintiffs’ lawyers. It also pinpoints why I think these suits will continue to be a challenge for shareholders, despite the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission’s recent crackdown on companies with inadequate cyber risk reporting procedures.
MOSCOW Russia has charged the chief executive of a leading Russian cybersecurity company with treason, local news agencies cited sources as saying on Thursday.
LONDON In August last year, Fiona Shackleton, one of Britain’s most prominent divorce lawyers, received an urgent late-night phone call from Cherie Blair, wife of the former prime minister Tony.
WASHINGTON Top U.S. national security advisers will gather officials from 30 countries this month with plans to combat the growing threat of ransomware and other cyber crime, President Joe Biden said on Friday.
The U.S. intelligence community’s budget bill could place new controls and reporting requirements on former U.S. spies, according to the author of the legislation, making it harder for them to work as contractors for foreign governments following a 2019 Reuters investigation into American mercenary hackers.
WASHINGTON (Reuters) -Three former U.S. intelligence operatives who worked as cyber spies for the United Arab Emirates admitted to violating U.S. hacking laws and prohibitions on selling sensitive military technology, under a deal to avoid prosecution announced on Tuesday.
SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) -A misinformation campaign on social media in support of Chinese government interests has expanded to new languages and platforms, and it even tried to get people to show up to protests in the United States, researchers said on Wednesday.
BERLIN Russia is responsible for a renewed cyber attack on the German parliament, a spokesperson for the foreign ministry in Berlin told journalists on Monday.
JAKARTA A leak online of the president’s COVID-19 vaccine certificate has heightened concern in Indonesia about information security, coming in the same week as a data breach affecting 1.3 million users of a government contact-tracing application.
(Reuters) -T-Mobile US Inc said on Friday it was confident there were no continuing risks to user data from a breach disclosed earlier this month that affected more than 53 million current, former and prospective customers.
- Apple files lawsuit against NSO Group, saying U.S. citizens were targets |
- U.S. tech execs hone approach to counter unions amid growing worker interest
- Dell forecasts upbeat revenue on strong PC demand
- Texas wins contest to host Samsung’s new $17 billion chip plant |
- T-Mobile to settle U.S. probe into 2020 outage for $19.5 million