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Hackers hit UK political parties
Published in News
Wednesday, 13 November 2019 12:21

Hackers hit UK political parties


Russian into western politics again

Hackers have been hitting Britain’s two main political parties attempting to force political websites offline with a flood of malicious traffic just weeks ahead of a national election.

Uber made hackers sign an NDA
Published in News
Friday, 01 November 2019 11:10

Uber made hackers sign an NDA


Before paying them $100,000

Uber paid hackers $100,000 to delete 57 million user files but bizarrely got them to sign an NDA first.

Russian hackers hacked
Published in News
Tuesday, 23 July 2019 10:43

Russian hackers hacked


Russia’s Federal Security Service loses 7.5 terabytes of data.

Russia's Federal Security Service, which is no stranger to stealing data itself, has found itself subject to a huge hack.

US prosecutors hacked lawyers emails
Published in News
Monday, 20 May 2019 11:58

US prosecutors hacked lawyers emails


Desperate to find leakers

Military prosecutors in the case of a US Navy Seal charged with killing an Islamic State prisoner in Iraq in 2017 installed tracking software in emails sent to defence lawyers and a reporter in an apparent attempt to discover who was leaking information to the media.

Boffins claim to have invented unhackable chip
Published in PC Hardware


Good luck with that

University of Michigan boffins have developed what they claim is an 'unhackable' self-encrypting processor based on the RISC-V instruction set architecture (ISA).

United Arab Emirates' Amerian hackers spying on everyone
Published in News


Project raven getting annoying

American hackers who once worked for US intelligence agencies helped the United Arab Emirates spy on a BBC host, the chairman of Al Jazeera and other prominent Arab media figures.

Chinese hackers crack Norwegian software firm Visma
Published in News


“Potentially catastrophic attack”

Hackers working on behalf of Chinese intelligence breached the network of Norwegian software firm Visma to steal secrets from its clients, cyber security researchers said.

Russian hackers tried to discredit Mueller probe
Published in News


Stole evidence and then edited it

Russian hackers attempted to gather evidence to discredit the investigation into the involvement of President Putin in getting Donald (Prince of Orange) elected in 2016.

Russian hackers had another crack at the DMC
Published in News


Hoping to repeat their success in getting their candidate elected 

Russian hackers had a crack at the US DMC servers during the last mid-term elections in the hope of repeating their success in getting their presidential candidate elected.

Chinese hackers used HPE and IBM networks in attack
Published in Network


Targeted their customers

Hackers working for China's Ministry of State Security breached the networks of Hewlett Packard Enterprise and IBM, then used the access to hack into their clients' computers.