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.
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.
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.
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.
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).
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.
“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.
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.
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.
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.