UK's TalkTalk telecom giant hit by cyberattack

UK's TalkTalk telecom giant hit by cyberattack

The phone and broadband provider said personal and banking details of up to four million customers may have been accessed in the "significant" attack.

Four quick tips to protect yourself from cyberattack!

Four quick tips to protect yourself from cyberattack!

ASD provides some basic tips that will safe your digital life and business from getting hacked.

Hackers may have snared details of Chinese linked to US

Chinese hackers accused of attacking US federal databases may have snared the names of Chinese with links to American officials, putting them in danger, a media report has said.

US university unit cuts off from Web after cyberattack

Penn State University said on Friday that the computer network of its college of engineering was disconnected from the Internet after a cyberattack "by a threat actor based in China."

US states probe massive data breach at health insurer Anthem

Several U.S. states are investigating a massive cyberattack on No. 2 U.S. health insurer Anthem Inc that a person familiar with the matter said is being examined for possible ties to China.

Sony's Pascal stepping down as co-chair of movie studio

Amy Pascal will step down as co-chairman of Sony Pictures Entertainment and start a production company at the studio that was hit by a major cyberattack last year, the company said on Thursday.

Sony seeks to delay earnings over 'The Interview' cyberattack

Sony Friday said it was asking Japanese regulators for permission to delay its earnings release next month after a cyberattack at its Hollywood film unit compromised "a large amount of data".

Sony Pictures CEO says cyberattack cost won't set studio back

Sony Pictures Entertainment Chief Executive Michael Lynton said on Thursday the costs from the devastating cyberattack on the Hollywood studio will be completely covered by insurance and will not lead to further cost-cutting.

Sony exec confirms Playstation plagued by cyberattack

 A Sony executive has confirmed that PlayStation has been plagued by a cyberattack that has been resulting in the network woes since Christmas Day.

South Korea heightens cyber security watch on hacking

 South Korea has heightened its security readiness against cyber attacks as concerns grew over a series of online information leaks at nuclear power plants, officials said Tuesday.

South Korea's Park says leak of nuclear plant data a "grave situation"

South Korean President Park Geun-hye said on Tuesday the leak of data from the country`s nuclear operator was a "grave situation" that was unacceptable as a matter of national security.

US urges North Korea to compensate Sony for cyberattack

US urges North Korea to compensate Sony for cyberattack

 The United States urged North Korea on Monday to admit it ordered a cyberattack on the Hollywood studio Sony Pictures and to pay for the damage it had caused.

South Korea nuclear plants stage drill against cyber attack

 South Korea`s nuclear power plant operator launched a two-day drill Monday, testing its ability to thwart a cyber attack, after a series of online information leaks by a suspected hacker.

US dismisses North Korea hacking probe offer, seeks China`s help

US dismisses North Korea hacking probe offer, seeks China`s help

 The United States has dismissed a call by North Korea for a joint investigation into the hacking of Sony Pictures and wants China to help block cyber attacks from Pyongyang.

North Korea denies hacking Sony, wants joint probe with US

North Korea said on Saturday US accusations that it was involved in a cyberattack on Sony Pictures were "groundless slander" and that it wanted a joint investigation into the incident with the United States.

Seoul says Sony attack bears hallmarks of North Korea

South Korea on Saturday said North Korea had likely carried out a crippling cyber attack on Sony Pictures, which bore all the hallmarks of an onslaught on its own banks and media agencies last year.

US will respond to North Korea-linked hack on Sony: Obama

President Barack Obama on Friday said the United States will respond to the devastating cyberattack on Sony Pictures now that U.S. authorities have linked the strike to the North Korean government.

Sony slams `malicious` hack attack, mum on N Korea

Sony Pictures denounced Wednesday a "brazen" cyberattack it said netted a "large amount" of confidential information, including movies as well as personnel and business files.

Sony sees possible North Korea link to hack attack: Report

Sony Pictures Entertainment is looking into whether North Korea may have been behind a major cyberattack on the studio last week, a news website reported.


Apple iOS bug makes most devices vulnerable to attack: Researchers

Cybersecurity researchers have warned that a bug in Apple Inc`s iOS operating system makes most iPhones and iPads vulnerable to cyberattacks by hackers seeking access to sensitive data and control of their devices.