United States

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

Hacking

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

United States

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

Business & Economy

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

by Roman Dobrokhotov

Roman Dobrokhotov

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

Hacking

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.

United Arab Emirates

Exclusive: UAE company 'hacked US-Iranian magnate's email'

Court documents claim RAKIA breached Farhad Azima's laptops and tried to slander his character after deal turned sour.

Exclusive: UAE company 'hacked US-Iranian magnate's email'

Opinion

If we can't trust Kaspersky, should we trust Microsoft?

In the current environment of suspicion, what we need is a global convention on software safety.

Haroon Meer

by Haroon Meer

Haroon Meer

US & Canada

Hackers targeted 21 US states during 2016 election

US government for the first time tells individual states that their systems have been targeted.

Hackers targeted 21 US states during 2016 election

Hacking

US judge sets bail for UK researcher in malware case

Marcus Hutchins is accused of creating malware - unrelated to the ransomware attack he was credited with halting in May.

US judge sets bail for UK researcher in malware case

Cybersecurity

Hacker who helped end global cyberattack arrested in US

British researcher arrested for allegedly creating and distributing malware designed to collect bank-account passwords.

Hacker who helped end global cyberattack arrested in US