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Official: Firm At Center of Cyberattack Knew of Problems

Official: Firm At Center of Cyberattack Knew of Problems

By Raphael Satter | Jul 5
The small Ukrainian tax software company that is accused of being the patient zero of a damaging global cyberepidemic is under investigation and will face charges, the head of Ukraine's CyberPolice suggested Monday.

UK Parliament Investigates Cyberattack on User Accounts

UK Parliament Investigates Cyberattack on User Accounts

Jun 26
British officials were investigating a cyberattack Saturday on the country's Parliament after discovering "unauthorized attempts to access parliamentary user accounts."

Hackers Break Into Centralized Password Manager OneLogin

Hackers Break Into Centralized Password Manager OneLogin

Jun 3
Hackers have gained access to OneLogin, an online password manager that offers a single sign-on to multiple websites and services.

Frenchmen Claim Cure for WannaCry-Infected Computers

Frenchmen Claim Cure for WannaCry-Infected Computers

May 20
French researchers have released software tools that they claim can restore some of the computers locked up by a global cyberattack that held users' files for ransom.

What We Currently Know About the Global Cyberattack

What We Currently Know About the Global Cyberattack

By Anick Jesdanun | May 17
The danger from a global cyberattack that spread to some 150 nations continues to fade, and that's only some of the good news.

Experts Try to Figure Out Who's Behind Global Cyberattack

Experts Try to Figure Out Who's Behind Global Cyberattack

By Kelvin Chan | May 16
Experts are trying to figure out who's behind a global "ransomware" software cyberattack that shut down hundreds of thousands of computers around the world by exploiting a software vulnerability.

'WannaCry' Virus Spreads to Asia, Experts Warn of New Wave

'WannaCry' Virus Spreads to Asia, Experts Warn of New Wave

By Jill Lawless and Danica Kirka | May 16
The worldwide "ransomware" cyberattack spread to thousands more computers on Monday as people across Asia logged in at work, disrupting businesses, schools, hospitals and daily life.

Log In, Look Out: Cyber Chaos May Grow at Workweek's Start

Log In, Look Out: Cyber Chaos May Grow at Workweek's Start

By Sylvia Hui and Christopher S. Rugaber | May 15
As a loose global network of cybersecurity experts fought the ransomware hackers, officials and experts on Sunday urged organizations and companies to update older Microsoft operating systems immediately

Trump Signs Executive Order to Prevent Computer Hacking

Trump Signs Executive Order to Prevent Computer Hacking

May 15
President Donald Trump has signed an executive order aimed at modernizing and improving the nation's computer networks.

U.S. Watched Russia Hack French Systems During Election

U.S. Watched Russia Hack French Systems During Election

By Deb Reichmann | May 11
The United States watched Russians hack France's computer networks during the election and tipped off French officials before it became public, a U.S. cyber official told the Senate on Tuesday.

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