28 Jun 2017

FedEx unit’s delivery service slowed by cyberattack

“Courier service giant FedEx confirmed Monday operations and the delivery service of a subsidiary was ‘significantly affected’ by a cyberattack. FedEx shares were up about 0.9% Wednesday morning before trading was halted. Trading resumed in the afternoon after the Memphis-based company confirmed the infiltration of ‘an information system virus.’  The

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28 Jun 2017

Global businesses dig out from latest cyber attack

“A major cyber attack, believed to have first struck Ukraine, caused havoc around the world on Wednesday, crippling computers or halting operations at port operator Maersk, a Cadbury chocolate plant in Australia and the property arm of French bank BNP Paribas.” Source: Global businesses dig out from latest cyber attack

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27 Jun 2017

Trump admin unveils cyber pact with Israel

“The Trump administration announced a new bilateral working group between the United States and Israel on cybersecurity.” Source: Trump admin unveils cyber pact with Israel | TheHill

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23 Jun 2017

China’s authorities tighten noose around online video content

“Beijing has shut down online video services of three popular Chinese media sites in a swift action that unleashed financial shockwaves and posed a firm warning to the country’s online video industry: clean up, or close down.” Source: China’s authorities tighten noose around online video content | Reuters

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23 Jun 2017

Under pressure, Western tech firms bow to Russian demands to share cyber secrets

“Western technology companies, including Cisco, IBM and SAP, are acceding to demands by Moscow for access to closely guarded product security secrets, at a time when Russia has been accused of a growing number of cyber attacks on the West, a Reuters investigation has found.” Source: Under pressure, Western tech

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22 Jun 2017

A Cyberattack ‘the World Isn’t Ready For’

” Two weeks after IDT was hit, the cyberattack known as WannaCry ravaged computers at hospitals in England, universities in China, rail systems in Germany, even auto plants in Japan. No doubt it was destructive. But what Mr. Ben-Oni had witnessed was much worse, and with all eyes on the

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21 Jun 2017

Honda halts Japan car plant after WannaCry virus hits computer network

“Honda Motor Co (7267.T) said on Wednesday it halted production at a domestic vehicle plant for a day this week after finding the WannaCry ransomware that struck globally last month in its computer network.” Source: Honda halts Japan car plant after WannaCry virus hits computer network | Reuters

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20 Jun 2017

Deep Root Analytics behind data breach on 198 million US voters: security firm

“A data analytics firm that helped US President Donald Trump’s election campaign exposed personal information on 198 million Americans, a security firm revealed on Monday.” Source: Deep Root Analytics behind data breach on 198 million US voters: security firm | Technology | DW | 19.06.2017

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20 Jun 2017

EU agrees to joint sanctions on cyberattacks

“The EU has agreed to use a ‘cyber diplomacy toolbox’ against hackers targeting member states. The move comes amid concern hackers may seek to influence German elections in September.” Source: EU agrees to joint sanctions on cyberattacks | News | DW | 19.06.2017

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20 Jun 2017

In an Era of Russian Hacks, the US Is Still Installing Russian Software on Government Systems

“Congressional concern is climbing—not for the first time—about government agencies using an anti-virus tool made by the respected but Russia-based security firm Kaspersky Lab. The dustup is a case study in why securing government systems is devilishly complicated.” Source: In an Era of Russian Hacks, the US Is Still Installing

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