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Researcher hacks Microsoft, Apple, more in novel supply chain attack
A researcher managed to hack systems of over 35 major tech companies including Microsoft, Apple, PayPal, Shopify, Netflix, Tesla, Yelp, Tesla, and Uber in a novel software supply chain attack. For his ethical hacking research efforts, th...
SolarWinds hackers accessed Microsoft source code, the company says
The hacking group behind the SolarWinds compromise was able to break into Microsoft Corp and access some of its source code, Microsoft said on Thursday, something experts said sent a worrying signal about the spies' ambition.
Here Are 24 Reported Victims Of The SolarWinds Hack (So Far)
From tech giants, internet service providers and IT solution providers to federal agencies and county governments, here’s a deeper look at 24 of the publicly identified victims of the colossal SolarWinds hack.
Hackers' broad attack sets cyber experts worldwide scrambling to defend networks
Suspected Russian hackers who broke into U.S. government agencies also spied on less high-profile organizations, including groups in Britain, a U.S. internet provider and a county government in Arizona, according to web records and a sec...
General Flynn on SolarWinds cyber attack
Microsoft identifies more than 40 organizations targeted in massive cyber breach
Microsoft has identified more than 40 of its customers around the world that had problematic versions of a third-party IT management program installed and that were specifically targeted by the suspected Russian hacking campaign disclose...
Who is behind the latest cyberattack on the US?
US government agencies are rushing to tighten their computer security, after they have been hit by a hacking operation described as the worst in American history.
An alarming new alert issued by the Department of Homeland Security's cyber arm
An alarming new alert issued by the Department of Homeland Security's cyber arm revealed that Russian hackers suspected of a massive, ongoing intrusion campaign into government agencies, private companies and critical infrastructure enti...
Hackers broke into an IT company and used its software to infiltrate US government agencies in an attack that took 9 months to detect
Hackers compromised the software company SolarWinds and used its software to spy on US government agencies and private companies for months, cybersecurity researchers said Monday.
Chinese embassy in US blames hackers for retweet of Trump's election fraud claim
The Chinese embassy in the US claims it was hacked and did not retweet anything on Wednesday.
Hackers steal Pfizer/BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine data in Europe, companies say
U.S. drugmaker Pfizer and its German partner BioNTech said on Wednesday that documents related to development of their COVID-19 vaccine had been “unlawfully accessed” in a cyberattack on Europe’s medicines regulator.
NATO cybersecurity contractor gets 10 GB of data STOLEN from it, arrests made over YEARS-LONG data theft scheme
Two suspects have been arrested by the Italian police on charges of stealing sensitive data from the computers of an Italian defense group Leonardo for years. The company provides cybersecurity services to NATO.
Facebook sued for allegedly spying on Instagram users through phone cameras
Social media giant Facebook secretly used iPhone cameras to obtain “extremely private and intimate” information about the uses of its Instagram picture and video sharing app, a new US lawsuit claims.
'Clean Network' is dirty play by Washington
The goal is not to protect the privacy of Americans. If it was, the US government would be doing something about Facebook, Amazon and other tech companies that harvest users' personal information to feed them fake news and ads. The Europ...
'Google ends direct response to HK data requests'
Google will stop responding directly to data requests from Hong Kong authorities.
National security law: Google urges Hong Kong police to use ‘diplomatic procedures’ for data requests
Tech giant’s move will make it more difficult for the Hong Kong government to collect data. Google spokesman says that following the activation of the legislation it has not produced user data for Hong Kong authorities
Is an iPhone in China any good if Trump bans WeChat?
iPhone shipments could drop as much as 30 per cent if Trump’s ban forces WeChat off the iOS App Store, analyst says.
Elizabeth Warren Wants To Know Why This Company Was Spying On BLM Protesters
A group of Democratic lawmakers is demanding answers about protester surveillance conducted by data broker Mobilewalla.
If you value your privacy, switch to Signal as your messaging app now
No, it isn’t just for spies and whistle-blowers.
East European Hackers Steal Over $200M from Cryptocurrency Exchanges, Targeting US, Japan
CryptoCore, believed to operate out of Eastern Europe, is now the second group which repeatedly targeted cryptocurrency exchanges during the past few years
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