The Hague – The Dutch government is on alert for any signs of possible cyber hacking into the accounts of political parties ahead of March elections, Foreign Minister Bert Koenders said on Thursday. “There is nothing concrete, but I am not naive,” Koenders told the public broadcaster NOS, adding that in the wake of the […]

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Rudy Giuliani on Thursday gave CNN details about how President-elect Trump wants to create a council of CEOs and cybersecurity executives to regularly brief him about hackers attacking American businesses. The president traditionally gets intelligence updates from a daily brief written by the Office of the Director of National Intelligence. Those briefings generally include significant […]

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The Tuesday arrest of Giulio Occhionero and his sister, Francesca Maria, has brought to light what appears to be the biggest, and highest-profile, hacking of institutional and corporate accounts ever reported in Italy. The siblings have been planting the Pyramid Eye remote access Trojan on computers using a spear-phishing technique over the course of years, […]

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Trump’s CIA director nominee Mike Pompeo says the intelligence on Russian hacking “is sound” https://t.co/rSPTjKm7BM https://t.co/H2RI7M0ojG — CNN (@CNN) January 12, 2017 During his Senate confirmation hearing on Thursday, Donald Trump’s choice for CIA director, Congressman Mike Pompeo, said there is “sound” evidence proving Russia hacked the U.S. in an attempt to influence the election. […]

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This article increases awareness for organizations seeking to enhance their security posture regarding three aspects of digital risk exploited by Russia as part of its larger effort to influence the 2016 U.S. election process. Digital opportunism is playing an unprecedented role in the global virtual battlefront for political gain, as outlined in the declassified report […]

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LONDON (Reuters) – Shipping companies grappling with the threat of cyber attacks on vessels are finding insurance policies often fall short, officials involved in both industries say, a risk that could feed through into global prices. Digitalization means electricity networks, emergency services, industry and agriculture are all vulnerable to hacking by criminal gangs for extortion […]

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It’s no secret that self-driving cars are one of the hottest trends in tech. But as companies make headway in making autonomous cars a reality, many consumers are asking this question: Are internet-connected, self-driving cars secure from hackers? Harman (HAR), which equips more than 25 million automobiles on the road today with its audio and […]

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