/ May 17, 2017

U.K. emergency units nearly back to normal after cyberattack

Accident and emergency units in England were nearly back to normal on Tuesday, the National Health Service (NHS) said, after the last restrictions put in place following the global cyberattack were lifted. “Patients are no longer being diverted away from hospital accident and emergency ...

May 15, 2017

The 'WannaCry' wake-up call

The deepening integration of information technologies into all facets of daily life has created dangerous vulnerabilities that need to be addressed.

Hackers exploit stolen U.S. spy agency tool to launch global cyberattack

May 13, 2017

Hackers exploit stolen U.S. spy agency tool to launch global cyberattack

A global cyberattack leveraging hacking tools widely believed by researchers to have been developed by the U.S. National Security Agency hit international shipper FedEx, disrupted Britain’s health system and infected computers in nearly 100 countries on Friday. Extortionists tricked victims into opening malicious malware ...

/ Oct 11, 2016

Toyama tritium researcher's data targeted in cyberattacks

Research data and personal information may have been stolen from a personal computer belonging to a researcher of tritium, a radioactive isotope of hydrogen, at the University of Toyama’s Hydrogen Isotope Research Center, the university said. In addition to research data, hackers may have ...