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 •  November 15

The head of one of Britain's leading government cybersecurity agencies has confirmed that Russia tried to hack the UK media, telecommunications system, and energy sector in the past year.Ciaran Martin, the CEO of the National Cyber Security Centre (NCSC), will say at the Times Tech Summit on Wednesday: "I can’t get into precise details of...

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 •  November 3

Thomson Reuters Suspected Russia-linked cyber spy Guccifer 2.0 edited a document to make it more alluring before publishing it during last year's presidential campaign. The word "confidential" was photoshopped on screenshots of several pages of the document. The revelation that Guccifer altered the document comes amid the FBI and Congress'...

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 •  October 27

Business Insider/Corey Protin Law firm Foley & Lardner surveyed executives from auto and tech companies and asked what their biggest legal concerns have been while developing self-driving cars. The biggest concern was cybersecurity attacks. Companies racing to commercialize self-driving cars in the next five years know there are points of concern...

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 •  October 25

Sergi Alexander/Getty Images for Haute Living Warren Buffett thinks cyber attacks are "the number one problem with mankind." Silicon Valley-based startup Rubica offers 24/7 cybersecurity monitoring to high-profile people in business, media, sports, and politics. Rubica has partnered with PURE insurance to offer its customers up to $1 million in...

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 •  October 19

Confidential information is at risk of being stolen from law firms and being used for insider trading or sold to third parties, according to legal experts.
Information held by law firms is commercially sensitive and most communication is done via email, including sending and receiving privileged documents, making firms "particularly vulnerable" to...

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 •  October 13

Thomson Reuters KIEV (Reuters) - The government of Ukraine, which was victim of a major cyber attack earlier this year, told businesses on Friday to make sure their networks were protected because of intelligence suggesting that another attack may be in the works. Ukraine's state security service SBU and the state-run Computer Emergency Response...

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 •  October 6

Thomson Reuters Russian hackers reportedly stole top-secret intelligence from the National Security Agency by exploiting Kaspersky antivirus software. Experts say that, depending on what was stolen from the contractor, the revelation could be "catastrophic" for Kaspersky Lab. The FBI has warned the private sector not to use Kaspersky software, and...

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 •  October 5

Thomson Reuters Without sharing weapons, nuclear secrets, or any military assets, Russia likely just handed North Korea a meaningful safeguard for its burgeoning nuclear arsenal by hooking the country up with internet. Russia's TransTeleCom started routing data from North Korea on Sunday evening, according to 38 North, a website dedicated to expert...

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 •  October 2

Larry Ellison didn't wait long after coming onto the Oracle OpenWorld conference stage in San Francisco on Sunday before announcing a new set of cybersecurity-oriented products. In his first keynote of Oracle's annual use conference, the executive chairman announced a new autonomous database that can patch itself from cybersecurity flaws without...

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 •  September 30

REUTERS/Stefan Wermuth Earlier this month, credit reporting company Equifax disclosed that hackers had accessed the names and social security numbers of approximately 143 million of its US customers. The breach tarnished Equifax's reputation, destroyed its stock and decimated its executive ranks. No one wants to be the next Equifax and it's a safe...