Jan 18, 2017

Canadian energy firms at bigger risk from cyber, bomb attacks, spy agency says

Canada’s main spy agency last year warned energy companies about an increasing risk of cyber espionage and attacks on pipelines, oil storage and shipment facilities and power transmission towers using homemade explosives, according to a classified document obtained by Reuters. The Canadian Security Intelligence ...

Jan 16, 2017

Russian security chief sees surge in cyberattacks from 'outside powers'

The head of the Russian Security Council says the country recently has seen a marked increase in attempted cyberattacks from overseas. The comments by Nikolai Patrushev, quoted by Russian news agencies Sunday, come amid tensions over the allegations by U.S. intelligence agencies of a ...

Jan 13, 2017

Company that helps police crack phones falls victim to hackers

Cellebrite, a digital forensics firm known for helping law enforcement crack into locked smartphones, has itself fallen victim to hackers. Technology news website Motherboard said Thursday that it had obtained 900 gigabytes of data related to the Israel-based company. It said the trove of ...