Japanese drug firm Shionogi hit by cyberattack and data breach

Business / Corporate Oct 23, 2020

Japanese drug firm Shionogi hit by cyberattack and data breach

Japanese pharmaceutical firm Shionogi & Co. said Thursday that its Taiwanese subsidiary was hit by a cyberattack earlier this month leading to a data breach, although no information regarding the novel coronavirus vaccine it is currently developing was leaked. According to the company, import licenses ...

Russian and Chinese hackers targeting U.S. vote, Microsoft warns

World Sep 11, 2020

Russian and Chinese hackers targeting U.S. vote, Microsoft warns

Microsoft said Thursday it thwarted recent cyberattacks from China, Russia and Iran targeting both Republican and Democratic presidential campaigns, as technology giants scrambled to protect election security less than two months ahead of the U.S. vote. The announcement came as Twitter said it would implement ...

Business Aug 28, 2020

Cyberattacks disrupt New Zealand's stock exchange for fourth day

New Zealand’s stock exchange suffered a fourth day of disruption on Friday as cyberattacks from abroad prevented trading. The 204 billion New Zealand dollar ($135 billion) market, which is nearing a record high, has been the target of distributed-denial-of-service attacks that have overwhelmed its website ...

World / Crime & Legal Aug 16, 2020

Thousands of Canadian government accounts hacked

Thousands of user accounts for online government services in Canada were recently hacked during cyber attacks, authorities said Saturday. The attacks targeted the GCKey service, used by some 30 federal departments and Canada Revenue Agency accounts, the Treasury Board of Canada Secretariat explained in a ...