LONDON (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Britain's national intelligence agency unveiled plans on Thursday to train about 600 teenage girls in cyber-skills this year in a bid to get more women into the male-dominated field.
NEW YORK Venture capital investments in cybersecurity firms hit a record high last year amid a surge in cyber crime over the last few years, according to a report released on Thursday by U.S.-based Strategic Cyber Ventures.
U.S. authorities on Tuesday charged a suspected Ukrainian computer hacker and several traders with scheming to trade on market-moving corporate earnings news stolen from a U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission database.
BERLIN A 20-year-old student who disclosed the private data of nearly 1,000 politicians and others in one of Germany's biggest data breaches had expressed rightwing and anti-Muslim views on the Internet, German media reported on Friday.
BOSTON A Massachusetts man was sentenced on Thursday to more than 10 years in prison for carrying out a cyberattack on a hospital on behalf of the hacking activist group Anonymous to protest the treatment of a teenager in a high-profile custody dispute.
MANILA A Philippine court on Thursday held a former bank manager guilty on eight counts of money laundering, the first conviction in one of the world's largest cyber heists, in which $81 million was stolen from Bangladesh's central bank nearly three years ago.
BERLIN German officials are racing to bolster cyber security after a far-reaching data breach by a 20-year-old student laid bare the vulnerability of Europe's largest economy ahead of a critical European Parliament election in May.
WASHINGTON The Trump administration on Monday launched a drive to push U.S. firms to better protect their trade secrets from foreign hackers, following a slew of cases accusing individuals and companies of economic espionage for China.
WIESBADEN, Germany A student confessed to one of Germany's biggest data breaches, police said on Tuesday, ending the mystery over who hacked Angela Merkel and other public figures but doing little to ease the embarrassment of cyber security authorities.
BERLIN A 20-year-old German man detained for a far-reaching data breach has told investigators he acted alone, motivated by anger at statements made by the affected politicians, journalists and public figures, the BKA federal crime office said on Tuesday.
BERLIN German government officials called on Monday for a tightening of data security laws after a far-reaching breach exposed the documents of hundreds of politicians, including Chancellor Angela Merkel.
BERLIN German federal police on Sunday searched the apartment of a 19-year-old IT worker in the Southern city of Heilbronn as part of investigations into a far-reaching data breach, broadcaster rbb said on Monday.
BERLIN Chancellor Angela Merkel's junior coalition partners, the Social Democrats (SPD), demanded on Sunday that her interior minister quickly find out what Germany's security agencies knew about a huge data breach and how they reacted.
BERLIN Germany's BSI cyber defense agency on Saturday defended its role in responding to a far-reaching data breach, saying it could not have connected individual cases it was aware of last year until the entire data release became public.
BERLIN Personal data and documents from hundreds of German politicians and public figures including Chancellor Angela Merkel have been published online in what appears to be one of Germany's most far-reaching data breaches. | Video
NEW YORK Marriott International Inc said on Friday that fewer than 383 million customer records were stolen in a massive cyber attack disclosed last month, down from its initial estimate that up to 500 million guests were affected. | Video
BERLIN The German city-state of Hamburg on Friday said it was working with Irish data protection authorities to stop the spread of German politicians' data via the social media platform Twitter .
BERLIN No sensitive information from Chancellor Angela Merkel's office was among the personal data of hundreds of German politicians published online, a government spokeswoman said on Friday.
BERLIN The secure internal network of Germany's government has not been affected by the hacking incident, Bild newspaper said on Friday, citing sources inside the state's security agency BSI.
BERLIN Politicians from Germany's far-left Linke party have been affected by a hacking incident, a spokesman for the party's parliamentary group said on Friday.
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