Imagine a country’s cybersecurity being handled by a minister who has no knowledge of computers. No, it’s not fiction. The current Cybersecurity Minister of Japan, Yoshitaka Sakurada, aged 68, has revealed that he has never even used a computer in…
WannaCry ransomware, which caused havoc in the summer of 2017, is a computer virus that infected and spread across 150 countries. According to Forbes, it affected the systems of 48 UK National Health Services centers, FedEx, Telefonica, Renault and Nissan…
The U.S. is formulating a series of economic sanctions for use against Chinese companies and individuals who’ve profited from the Chinese Communist Party’s cyber-theft of valuable U.S. trade secrets.
Just when Mac users thought their systems were virtually virus proof, a team of hackers has just announced the development of the world’s first firmware worm that can break through Apple’s legendary security.
International law enforcement officers have searched, arrested, and charged over 70 people for activities connected to the Darkode cybercrime forum. The forum has been shut down in what the authorities call “Operation Shrouded Horizon.”
There could be up to 600 million Samsung smartphones with a security flaw that allows hackers to listen to conversations, read texts, or view photos on the phones.
Around 4 million current or former federal employees have had their personal data potentially compromised by a huge hack, says the U.S. Office of Personnel Management (OPM), which handles human resources for the federal government.
Android users who thought that by using the Factory Reset on their devices before they sold them would remove their information may have to think again. Researchers have found that personal information can still be recovered.
Researchers at Symantec have identified a new CryptoLocker ransomware as Trojan.Cryptolocker.S. This new ransomware is targeting people in Australia; it will encrypt images, videos, documents, and more on victims’ computers. It then demands up to AU$1,000 (US$795) to decrypt the…
Check out this two-minute teaser on a group of cyberfeminist researchers who put their heads together recently during a week-long artist residency at Frank Ratchye Studio in Pittsburgh.