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Cyberattack Disrupts Businesses, Hospitals and Schools In Asia

TOKYO — The worldwide “ransomware” cyberattack wreaked havoc in hospitals, schools and offices across the globe on Monday. Asia reported thousands of new cases but no large-scale breakdowns as workers started the week by booting up their computers. Read more

Czech Government Emails Targeted in ‘State Sponsored’ Hack

The Czech Republic has suffered a damaging security breach after hackers infiltrated the emails of dozens of its most senior diplomats in a massive cyber-attack thought to have been carried out by Russia. Read more

Two Expelled Russian Diplomats Among FBI’s Most Wanted

Among the dozens of Russians punished this week by the Obama administration over election-related hacking, the FBI has pegged two as cybercriminals among the most wanted on the planet. Read more

German Maker of Israeli Submarines Says Secrets Stolen In ‘Massive’ Cyberattack

ThyssenKrupp, the German maker of Israel’s new fleet of submarines, has been the victim of a “massive” cyberattack, the company said Thursday. Read more

Can We Secure The Internet of Things In Time To Prevent Another Cyber-Attack?

Can the world wide web survive the internet of things? It’s a question many are asking after a vast attack on US and European internet structure last week, likely led by “smart” DVR players and webcams, that has left the tech industry reeling. Read more

Major Weekend Cyberattack Was A Preview For Future Wars

The hacking that brought down websites in the United States and Europe on Friday seems to be the most extensive, sophisticated and ambitious attack of its kind the West has ever experienced. Read more

Why Massive Cyberattack By Internet of Things Is Just The Beginning

The two favorite expressions of information security experts in recent years are “cyber” and “APT” (short for Advanced Persistent Threat). Read more

How The US Failed To Stop The Country’s Worst-Ever Cyberattack

WASHINGTON — It was time to purge the hacker from the U.S. government’s computers. After secretly monitoring the hacker’s online movements for months, officials worried he was getting too close to critical information and devised a plan, dubbed “the Big Bang,” to expel him. Read more

Mossad Uses Creative Recruitment Riddle To Enlist Cyber Spies

On Israel’s 68th Independence Day the Mossad announced a “help wanted” advertisement in a creative way. Read more

Second Bank Hit By Swift Malware Attack Following Bangladesh $81M Cyberheist

Swift, the financial messaging system targeted as part of an orchestrated an $81m cyberattack at the Bangladesh central bank, has revealed a second bank suffered a similar malware-based attack. Read more