Middle East

Al Jazeera media platforms experience cyberattack

Website and digital platforms of entire Doha-based network undergoing 'systematic and continual hacking attempts'.

Al Jazeera media platforms under cyberattack

Middle East

Qatar reveals preliminary results of QNA hacking probe

Investigation team identified sources through which the cyber-attack was carried out, interior ministry says.

Qatar reveals preliminary results of QNA hacking probe

US & Canada

NSA leak: Russian hackers attacked US voting system

Report leaked on same day officials announced charges against US contractor for sharing classified information.

NSA leak: Russian hackers attacked US voting system

Middle East

UAE emails: 'On what planet can Trump be president?'

New round of leaked emails show repeated criticism of then presidential candidate Trump by UAE ambassador to the US.

UAE email leak: Yousef al-Otaiba criticises Trump

Middle East

Hackers 'to leak' emails of UAE ambassador to US

Hackers say they will release a trove of documents from Yousef al-Otaiba's inbox to US media, Daily Beast reports.

Hackers 'to leak' emails of UAE ambassador to US

Counting the Cost

Cyber security in an interconnected future

Is 'ransomware' threatening our homes and livelihoods and what security measures are expected as a result?

Counting the Cost

WannaCry: A new era of cyber security

We examine the latest global hacking attack, its implications and the future of cyber security.

Europe

'Focus moves to UK' as Sweden drops Assange rape probe

UK police say Assange will still be arrested for 'minor offence' if he left Ecuadorian embassy where he is holed up.

Sweden drops Julian Assange rape investigation

Cyber Security

What is ransomware and how to avoid it

What you need to know about 'WannaCry', the malicious software behind Friday's worldwide hacking attack.

WannaCry: What is ransomware and how to avoid it

Cyber Security

Researchers eye possible N Korea link to cyberattacks

Some code in massive WannaCry attack was earlier used in hacking operation linked to Pyongyang.

Researchers eye possible N Korea link to cyberattacks

Business & Economy

Global cyberattack alert as experts warn of more havoc

Experts warn firms to update security software, as Microsoft partly blames US government for massive ransomware attack.

Cyber Security

Ransomware attack hit 200,000 victims in 150 countries

Europol chief warns that number of targets hit by WannaCry hack will grow when many return to work on Monday.

Inside Story

Who is to blame for the massive ransomware attack?

A virus demands money from Windows users in 99 countries as banks, hospitals and well-known companies are affected.

Cyber Security

Worldwide ransomware attack of 'unprecedented level'

International investigation needed to identify culprits of biggest-of-its-kind cyber-extortion attack, Europol says.

Cyber Security

Ransomware attack infects computers around the world

Hackers exploit stolen US spy agency tools to launch massive cyber-attack on nearly 100 countries with Russia hit hard.

Global hacking attack infects 57,000 computers