Thu, 14 Mar 2019 14:00
Heat, floods, quakes: Tokyo 2020 preparing for any disaster
Cyberattacks, terrorism, earthquakes and heatwaves: Tokyo 2020 organisers are hoping for the best but bracing for the worst and making contingency plans for several possible catastrophes during the Games.
Thu, 25 Oct 2018 01:00
HIMA aims to shield region from industrial cyberattacks
HIMA, the world’s leading provider of smart safety solutions for industrial applications, sees Asean as its fastest growing market, driven by a serious concern over cybersecurity issues among governments and regulators in the region.
Mon, 06 Aug 2018 01:00
Only public awareness will stop cyber-crime
Israeli experts explain how cyberattacks affect the economy and that it is every government’s responsibility to provide signs so people can protect themselves.
Tue, 19 Jun 2018 01:00
Philippine firms urged to toughen cybersecurity
THE THREAT of cyberattacks is one of the biggest challenges facing the Philippine financial system nowadays with the growing number of aggressive and malicious hackers targeting those in banking, financial services and insurance (BFSIs), according to industry experts.
Wed, 30 May 2018 08:07
Accused Yahoo hacker gets five years in prison, fine
A man accused of taking part in devastating cyberattacks on Yahoo for Russian intelligence agents was sentenced Tuesday to five years in prison in a plea bargain with prosecutors.
Wed, 18 Apr 2018 06:45
Tech firms sign pledge to refrain from helping cyberattacks
Thirty-four global technology companies and organizations signed a pact Tuesday calling for a stronger defense against cyberattacks in any form and pledging to refrain from helping governments attack "innocent" civilians or enterprises.
Sat, 17 Feb 2018 08:22
Cyberattacks are costly, and things could get worse: US report
Cyberattacks cost the United States between $57 billion and $109 billion in 2016, a White House report said Friday, warning of a "spillover" effect for the broader economy if the situation worsens.
Sat, 10 Feb 2018 14:05
South Korea probes cyber shutdown during Olympics ceremony
South Korea on Saturday investigated a mysterious internet shutdown during the Winter Olympics opening ceremony, which follows warnings of possible cyberattacks during the Pyeongchang Games.
Sat, 10 Feb 2018 01:00
Need to get on war footing for N Korea’s cyberattacks
The South Korean National Intelligence Service told lawmakers on Monday that in December last year North Korea had hacked at least two domestic cryptocurrency exchanges and stole virtual currency worth 26 billion won (Bt760 million).
Wed, 20 Dec 2017 01:00
N Korean raids on bitcoin exchanges expose vulnerability
The world already knows that North Korea’s cyberattacks – like its nuclear bombs and long-range missiles – pose a serious threat to global security.
Thu, 29 Jun 2017 18:45
EU urges more action on cyberattacks
BRUSSELS - The EU must boost its defences against cyberattacks, which have fallen behind the modern world's reliance on the internet and mobile devices, the bloc's security chief warned Thursday.
Wed, 28 Jun 2017 15:35
Global wave of cyberattacks hit India's largest port
MUMBAI - A wave of cyberattacks wreaking havoc across computer systems worldwide disrupted operations at India's largest container port, the government said Wednesday.
Wed, 28 Jun 2017 08:57
'Ransomware' wave seemed aimed at old flaw and Ukraine
SAN FRANCISCO - A global wave of cyberattacks on Tuesday exploited an already patched vulnerability in Windows software and appeared to have Ukraine as a primary target, according to computer security specialists.
Wed, 28 Jun 2017 07:09
New wave of cyberattacks spreads from Russia across globe
KIEV - A wave of cyberattacks hit Russia and Ukraine before spreading to western Europe and North America on Tuesday, in the second global outbreak of so-called ransomware in less than two months.
Wed, 17 May 2017 01:00
Paranoia still your best defence against cyberattacks
Many of us believe cybersecurity problems can be solved with technical wizardry. But it is not enough to just beef up system defences.