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 ...

Bangladesh seeks FBI's help in investigating central bank heist

Mar 19, 2016

Bangladesh seeks FBI's help in investigating central bank heist

Bangladesh has formally sought assistance from the U.S. Federal Bureau of Investigation to track down the cyber crooks who stole $81 million from its central bank’s U.S. account, the interior minister said on Saturday. Unknown hackers breached the computer systems of Bangladesh Bank in ...

Jan 28, 2016

Anonymous claims cyberattacks targeting MPD, airport websites

Police say someone purporting to be a member of the international hacker group Anonymous has claimed responsibility for a cyberattack on the Metropolitan Police Department’s website late Wednesday. According to police, the site could not be accessed between 7 p.m. and 9:30 p.m. The ...

Jan 14, 2016

Nissan shuts down websites after anti-whaling cyberattacks

Carmaker Nissan on Wednesday shut down its global websites after a cyberattack that may have been motivated by anger over Japan’s controversial whale and dolphin hunts. The country’s second largest automaker said its sites were being hit on Tuesday evening. “We take any potential ...