High profile hack attacks compel cyber insurance premiums to shoot up
High profile hack attacks compel cyber insurance premiums to shoot up

Rising cyber insurance premiums and limited damage coverage effectively mean that companies could be liable to pay more if they're hit by a cyber attack.  

Pentagon designing cyber ''scorecard'' to stay ahead of hackers
Pentagon designing cyber ''scorecard'' to stay ahead of hackers

The US Defense Department is building a massive, electronic system to provide an overview of the vulnerabilities of the military`s computer networks, weapons systems, and installations, and help officials prioritize how to fix them, the deputy commander of US Cyber Command said on Thursday.

Homeland Security websites vulnerable to cyber attack: Audit

The U.S. department charged with protecting government computers needs to secure its own information systems better, according to an audit released on Tuesday that showed lapses in internal systems used by the Secret Service and Immigration and Customs Enforcement.

ISRO commercial arm Antrix's website restored

 The website of Indian space agency's commercial arm Antrix Corporation was restored on Monday, a day after its home page was found hacked by unidentified attackers, an official said.

China denounces US hacking accusation as `absurd`

Beijing on Friday denounced as "absurd logic" accusations by the head of US intelligence that China was the main suspect in a massive hack of government data files in Washington.

Obama raises concern over China's cyber, maritime behaviour

US President Barack Obama has raised concern about China's cyber and maritime behavior and appealed to Beijing to take concrete steps to ease tension over the issues.

Computer error a possible cause of Poland airline outage: Prosecutors

 Polish prosecutors are looking into whether the outage which grounded dozens of jets operated by Polish airline Lot at Warsaw`s main airport on Sunday may have been caused by a computer system error, a spokesman for the Warsaw prosecutor`s office said on Wednesday.

Hackers attack Canada government website: Minister

The Canadian government`s public website for applying for social services and downloading official forms was briefly shut down Wednesday in a cyberattack, a senior minister said.

More data hacks could emerge from probe: US officials

Following disclosures of devastating breaches of US government computer networks, officials told lawmakers Tuesday even more intrusions may be discovered with investigations and deployment of new security tools.

Sri Lanka forms task force to combat cyber harassment

 Sri Lanka on Tuesday said it has formed a task force to combat cyber harassment.

EU states endorse data protection overhaul

European Union member states endorsed a sweeping overhaul of the 28-country bloc`s data protection laws on Monday, bringing a web of national laws into a single set of rules with the potential for heavy fines.

Computer in Merkel's office hit by cyberattack: Report
Computer in Merkel's office hit by cyberattack: Report

A computer in German Chancellor Angela Merkel's legislative office was hit by a cyber attack that targeted the country's lower house of parliament in May, the Bild newspaper reported today.

Canada parliament under cyberattack, government warns

Canada`s lawmakers and staff were warned Friday of an ongoing cyberattack targeting the country`s parliament, local media reported.

Self-driving cars vulnerable to cyber attack: Experts
Self-driving cars vulnerable to cyber attack: Experts

Hackers pose a real danger to self-driving vehicles, US experts are warning, and car makers and insurers are starting to factor in the risk.

Washington asks China to examine alleged cyber attacks against US

 The US asked China to investigate the alleged cyber attacks on companies and other interests in the US using a new tool called "The Great Cannon".

US asks China to investigate cyber attack targeting US sites

The United States has asked Beijing to investigate reports that China interfered with Internet content hosted outside the country and used it to attack US websites, the State Department said on Friday.

Technical issues continue to bog down TRAI website

The website of telecom regulator TRAI remained inaccessible for a few hours for the second consecutive day due to a technical snag in its system provided by the National Informatics Centre.

Sony Pictures condemns Wikileaks release of documents from hackers

Los Angeles: Sony Corp`s Sony Pictures Entertainment objected to the online release by WikiLeaks on Thursday of more than 30,000 documents that were obtained by hackers in a massive cyber attack last year.