Apple, Samsung vow to fix flaws after CIA hack report

Agency allegedly produced more than 1,000 malware systems to infiltrate and take control of targeted electronics.


Russia's bid to disrupt US election was 'unprecedented'

Top intelligence officials accuse Moscow of interfering in US elections, a day before spy agencies brief Donald Trump.


US company raises alert over Russia-linked malware

Code associated with Russian hackers allegedly found on electricity company's laptop in Vermont, prompting inquiry.


QNB bank investigates reports of massive data leak

QNB Group says social media reports of a huge release of customers' personal records are only "speculation".


Iranians hacked Wall Street banks and NY dam: US

Seven hackers linked to the Iranian government indicted for targeting 46 financial institutions and a New York dam.


Bangladesh bank governor resigns after $81m hack

Governor criticised after failing to inform officials about the massive cyber-theft, allegedly by hackers in Asia.


CIA director hack by teen spotlights US cyber-frailty

John Brennan's compromised email demonstrates how even hi-tech superpowers can be bested by unsophisticated hackers.

War & Conflict

Report: Hackers obtain sensitive US military files

Last week's cyberattack was wider than believed as fresh reports say military and intelligence files also targeted.


Four million US government workers hit by cyber breach

FBI investigating cyberattack that is believed to have compromised data of current and former federal employees.

Science & Technology

FBI says plane hacker a threat to public safety

Did a well-known computer security researcher endanger public safety by hacking into aircraft control systems?

US & Canada

US offers $3m reward for information on Russian hacker

Evgeniy Bogachev is charged with running a computer attack network that allegedly stole more than $100m.

Science & Technology

Cybercrime robbers steal up to $1bn from global banks

Multinational gang of hackers stole amount from 100 banks in 30 nations over past two years, Russian security firm says.

Talk to Al Jazeera

Jason Moon: Preparing for a 'digital 9/11'

The professional hacker looks at the murky world of cyber crime and the threat of cyber terrorism.


N Korea 'back online' after internet outage

US denies involvement after reported online-access disruption amid tensions over cyberattack on Sony Pictures.