'Amateur' Capital One hack stuns financial security community

Business / Tech Jul 31, 2019

'Amateur' Capital One hack stuns financial security community

The massive data breach at Capital One appeared to be an unsophisticated attack from a single hacker, raising questions about the security of the financial system and insider threats to cloud computing. The motive behind the breach and extent of its impact remained unclear Tuesday, ...

FBI has 1,000 probes ongoing into Chinese intellectual property theft

Business Jul 24, 2019

FBI has 1,000 probes ongoing into Chinese intellectual property theft

The Federal Bureau of Investigation has nearly 1,000 investigations open into attempted intellectual property theft, nearly all of them involving Chinese, FBI director Christopher Wray said Tuesday. "There is no country that poses a more severe counterintelligence threat to this country right now than China ...

Britain waits for U.S. cue before Huawei 5G decision

Business / Tech Jul 23, 2019

Britain waits for U.S. cue before Huawei 5G decision

Britain said Monday it was "not yet in a position" to decide what involvement China's Huawei should have in the U.K.'s 5G next-generation telecom network. Digital Secretary Jeremy Wright told parliament that London was still seeking clarity on the implications of U.S. action against the ...

Cyberthreats bound to expand ahead of 2020 Games, experts warn

National Jul 18, 2019

Cyberthreats bound to expand ahead of 2020 Games, experts warn

As Japan gears up for the 2020 Olympics in just over a year, it needs to brace for sophisticated cyberattacks, experts say. With the proliferation of smart devices and drones, such attacks are likely to increase not only in number, but also in complexity. Previous Olympic ...