Government watchdog recommends creation of White House cyber director position
The Government Accountability Office (GAO) concluded Tuesday that confusion over cybersecurity leadership is undermining the ability of the federal government to fully address cybersecurity challenges, recommending the establishment of a federal cyber czar.
British man gets 5 years for hacking US companies, including some in St. Louis area
US cyber attack: Data of more than 500,000 referees STOLEN in botched ransomware hack
Ontario nurses’ college hit by ransomware attack, personal data at risk
The College of Nurses of Ontario, which oversees about 188,000 members, offered few details about what it had previously referred to only as a "cybersecurity incident" it discovered Sept. 8.
Chinese drones swarming Australian skies raises security concerns
US experts are warning that a growing market domination makes drones vulnerable to hacking as the Chinese Communist Party escalates its controls over the private sector.
Ontario nurses' regulatory body investigating 'cyber security incident'
The College of Nurses of Ontario (CNO) has been dealing with a "cyber security incident" that may have compromised the personal information of its almost 200,000 members, CBC News has learned.
[Exclusive] "The moment you insert the card".. Defenseless against'delivery payment' hacking
[News Desk] ◀ Anchor ▶ We are prosecuting a new criminal tactic, which may lead to a new era in which Corona 19 threatens our daily lives. You may have experience making food delivery and paying with a portable credit card payment machine. However, the moment I swipe my card, it was confirmed that the card information could be passed on to the information hunter hacker. Reporter Jeong Jin-wook covered it alone. ◀ Lee
Patient DIES as ransomware attack paralyzes German hospital
A woman in need of urgent care died after a Dusseldorf hospital’s computer systems were hacked, preventing the patient from receiving the treatment she needed, and marking a rare case in which ransomware has led to death.The ransomware attack that exploited a vulnerability in a “widely used commercial add-on software” caused Duesseldorf University Clinic’s IT systems to crash, the hospital said.
Tesla wins case against former employee accused of hacking, transferring data
- U.S. electric carmaker Tesla Inc won its case against a former employee, who was fired for hacking and transferring company data to third parties, according to court documents filed on Thursday. Tesla had filed a lawsuit against Martin Tripp, who formerly worked at the Tesla Gigafactory in Nevada, in 2018 claiming that he had admitted to writing software that hacked the carmaker's
5 Chinese hackers involved in cyber attacks against CNPC, Taiwan-U.S. cooperation detection | society | key news
The US Department of Justice recently prosecuted five Chinese hackers, which involved the hacking of CNPC and other companies. The Bureau of Investigation pointed out today that it was investigating the hacking of an energy company in Taiwan and found that it was related to the hacker organization Winnti Group, and that it will provide the US with information to assist in the detection.
CRA cyberattacks impacted four times as many accounts as previously believed
In a major update to the impact of a series of credential stuffing attacks on government websites including the Canada Revenue Agency, the country’s top information officer now says that “suspicious activities” have been found on 48,500 CRA user accounts.
German Hospital Hacked, Patient Taken To Another City Dies
German authorities said Thursday that what appears to have been a misdirected hacker attack caused the failure of IT systems at a major hospital in Duesseldorf, and a woman who needed urgent admission died after she had to be taken to another city for treatment.
Perak-based SEA Gamer Mall’s CEO and CPO charged by US over hacking
They have been charged with 23 counts of racketeering, conspiracy, identity theft, aggravated identity theft, access device fraud, money laundering, violations of the CFAA, and falsely registering domain names.