Jun 21, 2016

Chinese economic cyberespionage plummets in U.S.: experts

The Chinese government appears to be abiding by its September pledge to stop supporting the hacking of American trade secrets to help companies there compete, private U.S. security executives and government advisers said on Monday. FireEye Inc, the U.S. network security company best known ...

South Korea trains next generation of keyboard warriors

Jun 20, 2016

South Korea trains next generation of keyboard warriors

In one college major at Seoul’s elite Korea University, the courses are known only by number, and students keep their identities a secret from outsiders. The Cyber Defense curriculum, funded by the Defense Ministry, trains young keyboard warriors who get a free education in ...

Jun 13, 2016

North Korean hackers steal thousands of defense files from South

North Korean hackers stole thousands of records from private firms and state agencies in the South including defense industry information and files from Korean Air, police said Monday. The hacking originated from 16 servers based in the North’s capital Pyongyang, police said, adding the ...

May 26, 2016

Fully automated vehicles excluded from tests on Japan's public roads

The first guidelines on public road tests of self-driving vehicles, released Thursday by the National Police Agency, exclude fully automated cars without a steering wheel or driver. The NPA’s recommendations say tests should be conducted with cars that have a driver behind the wheel ...

Cyberthieves exploit banks' faith in SWIFT transfer network

May 22, 2016

Cyberthieves exploit banks' faith in SWIFT transfer network

On Jan. 12, 2015, a message from a secure computer terminal at Banco del Austro (BDA) in Ecuador instructed San Francisco-based Wells Fargo to transfer money to bank accounts in Hong Kong. Wells Fargo complied. Over 10 days, Wells approved at least 12 transfers ...