Asia Pacific

Australian parliament's computer network breached

Authorities investigating unspecified 'security incident' in the federal parliament's computer network.

Australia says parliament's computer network breached

Qatar

UAE 'used spying tool' to target Qatar's emir, others

Sheikh Tamim, senior Turkish official and activists among hundreds whose iPhones were hacked, Reuters reports.

Europe

German student admits to data hack that hit Angela Merkel

Suspect says he leaked private data on politicians and others because he was 'annoyed' by some of their statements.

German student admits to data hack that hit Angela Merkel

Europe

Massive data breach targets German politicians 'at all levels'

Personal information of hundreds of MPs, including Chancellor Angela Merkel, have been published online.

Massive data breach targets German politicians 'at all levels'

US & Canada

Cyber attack disrupts newspaper distribution across US

Hacking attack appeared to originate outside the US, experts said, but it was unclear if a state actor was involved.

Cyber attack disrupts newspaper distribution across US

European Union

US cybersecurity firm: Hackers stole EU diplomatic cables

Tens of thousands of sensitive EU documents hacked allegedly by China's People's Liberation Army, firm says.

US cybersecurity firm: Hackers stole EU diplomatic cables

US & Canada

Emails of top Republicans stolen in major 2018 hack

Accounts of four top aides at the National Republican Congressional Committee compromised for months.

Emails of top Republicans stolen in major 2018 hack

AJ IMPACT

Quora: 100 million users hit by security breach

Hackers have stolen account information, including encrypted passwords from users of the question-and-answer website.

Quora: 100 million users hit by security breach

Opinion

Why we know so much about Russia's GRU operations

Russia's military intelligence has failed spectacularly to cover up its tracks at home and abroad.

Roman Dobrokhotov

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Roman Dobrokhotov

Europe

Netherlands 'disrupted Russian hacking attack against OPCW'

Netherlands expelled four Russian agents, says Dutch defence minister, after UK accused the Kremlin of cyber attacks.

Netherlands 'disrupted Russian hacking attack against OPCW'

Europe

UK accuses 'pariah state' Russia of global hacking campaign

UK's defence minister says Russia employed cyber attacks to further its foreign policy.

UK accuses 'pariah state' Russia of global hacking campaign

Science & Technology

North Korean hacker charged with Sony, WannaCry attacks

US says the two high-profile sabotages and the hack of a Bangladeshi bank were plotted by North Korean regime.

North Korean hacker charged with Sony, WannaCry attacks

United Arab Emirates

UAE used Israeli spyware 'to target Qatari emir, Saudi prince'

Emails obtained by the New York Times appear to show purchase of software created by Israeli NSO group.

UAE used Israeli spyware 'to target Qatari emir, Saudi prince'

China

Trump accuses China of hacking Clinton's email; Beijing denies it

US president points finger at China for Hillary Clinton hack; Beijing says it's a 'staunch defender' of cybersecurity.

Trump accuses China of hacking Clinton's email; Beijing denies it

Science & Technology

Hackable humans and digital dictators: Q&A with Yuval Noah Harari

New technologies are the biggest challenges facing humanity says the best-selling Sapiens and Homo Deus author.