Credit bureau Experian said on Tuesday it believes it has identified files on the internet containing its data following a breach in August. Experian, which collects credit data about clients from banks and other businesses, said in a statement it was investigating the files and was seeking to reduce further[…]
A WhatsApp spyware attack that targeted human rights activists has clear links to a company known to help governments snoop, the messaging app firm said in a statement. Israeli firm NSO is accused of being behind the exploit. Several human rights lawyers and campaigners were targeted by the spyware, known[…]
Facebook-owned WhatsApp messenger has been weaponized to bug the phones of human rights campaigners, lawyers, and other dissidents with an Israeli spyware, sparking a backlash against the program’s manufacturer. “NSO Group sells its products to governments who are known for outrageous human rights abuses, giving them the tools to track[…]
Russia has pledged “adequate reprisals” over US sanctions and accused Washington of trying to destroy ties by making “unfounded” allegations of interference in the US election. The United States wants to “definitively destroy US-Russia relations which have already reached a low,” Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov said on Thursday, adding that[…]
One of the founders of Mossack Fonseca, the law firm at the centre of the Panama Papers revelations on offshore holdings, said his company was hacked. Ramon Fonseca said the leak was not caused by an insider but that the company was hacked by servers abroad. The leaked documents from[…]
The US government agency that collects personnel information for federal employees has said that a cybersecurity breach had compromised the data of up to four million people. The Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) said on Thursday that it has launched a probe and would hold the culprits accountable, Reuters reported.[…]
North Korea has said US President Barack Obama is “recklessly” spreading rumours of a Pyongyang-orchestrated cyberattack on Sony Pictures and warned of strikes against “the whole US mainland, that cesspool of terrorism”. Pyongyang specifically threatened the White House and the Pentagon in a long statement from the powerful National Defence[…]
President Barack Obama declared that Sony “made a mistake” in shelving a satirical film about a plot to assassinate North Korea’s leader, and he pledged the U.S. would respond “in a place and manner and time that we choose” to the hacking attack on Sony that led to the withdrawal.[…]
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