Cyberattack

Bigger than WannaCry: A giant cyber attack will happen unless we rethink security, says GCHQ | ZDNet

A huge attack which makes WannaCry look like small fry will occur in the not to distant future - unless something changes.<p>The UK should be prepared …

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SEC says hack may have led to illegal Wall Street profits

The country’s top Wall Street regulator says a cyberattack last year breached its system for storing documents filed by companies, possibly allowing hackers to make illegal profits.<p>The Securities and Exchange Commission admitted the breach in a statement posted Wednesday on its website.<p>Chairman Jay …

News (U.S.)

SEC discloses hack, says info may have been used in illegal financial trades

WASHINGTON — The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission said on Wednesday that someone gained access to non-public information by exploiting a …

Security

Inside the plane that will save Trump in nuclear war

The specially-designed aircraft follow President Donald Trump wherever he travels in Air Force One in case nuclear war erupts, reports <i>The Sun</i>.<p>Known …

Australian News

SEC discloses cyberattack

The SEC said hackers last year attacked EDGAR - the system for public-company filings - and may have traded on the information. The agency is still …

Business

Correction to Fedex Takes Earnings Hit Following Cyberattack From Sept. 19

"This was not an ordinary cyberattack," FedEx's chief information officer, Robert Carter, said during a conference call with analysts. "FedEx Takes Earnings Hit Following Cyberattack," published at 19:39 ET on Tuesday, incorrectly ttributed the comment to FedEx finance chief Alan Graf.<p>(END) Dow …

Markets

FedEx says financial drain from cyber attack to linger through 2018

(Reuters) - Package delivery company FedEx Corp (N:FDX) said on Wednesday a June cyber attack on its Dutch unit will continue to hurt revenue through …

Stock Markets

Equifax: Hackers hit company five months before stealing 143 million customer details

Credit check firm Equifax reportedly discovered hackers had breached its systems months before stealing the personal information of 143 million customers.<p>The company, which has kept a low profile since it announced the hack earlier this month, was targeted by the same cyber criminals five months …

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FedEx Cuts Profit View on $300 Million Hit From Cyberattack

FedEx Corp. cut its annual profit forecast, citing the $300 million blow from a June cyberattack on its TNT Express unit in Europe.<p>Earnings will be a …

Business

FedEx Isn't Too Far Off Track - Bloomberg Gadfly

Well, it could have been worse.<p>Preparing for Pain<p>Analysts expected a cut to FedEx's 2018 guidance after the company warned in July the TNT cyber …

Business

Germany sees no sign of cyber attack before Sept. 24 election

BERLIN (Reuters) - German government officials and security experts say they have not seen signs of hacking or suspicious news leaks ahead of the Sept. 24 election despite months of warnings about possible foreign meddling.<p>The BSI federal cyber protection agency said it was keeping a close watch on …

Cybersecurity

Fallout from NotPetya virus hurts FedEx earnings

Parcel delivery company FedEx said on Tuesday that a June cyber attack on its TNT Express unit cost the company $300m in the first quarter, resulting …

Markets

Hackers hid a backdoor in a security app that has more than 2 billion downloads

The Equifax hack isn’t the only major cyber attack you should be aware of. Security researchers discovered that hackers hid a backdoor in a security …

Security

FedEx results are hit by Hurricane Harvey, cyberattack

Hurricane Harvey and a cyber attack led to a disappointing first quarter for shipping giant FedEx.<p>The company reported net income in the period ending August 31 of $596 million, or $2.19 in earnings per share, a drop from the $715 million or $2.65 per share it posted in the same three month period …

Money

FedEx Q1 Earnings Preview

Courier delivery service company FedEx is scheduled to report its first-quarter earnings on September 20, after the market close.<p>The costs, TNT …

Markets

Small business needs cyber security plan

Only 13 per cent of Australian small businesses have a plan to protect their money and valuable client data, says MYOB Group.

Cybersecurity

Can Washington Protect America's Electoral Process from the next Cyber Attack?

When one of us, after a four-decade career in the Marine Corps including nineteen months in command in Afghanistan, had the chance to address the …

Cyber-attacks

Cyber attack could sink cruise ships, Government advice warns

Cruise ships could be sunk by cyber terrorists, official Government guidance has warned in a drive to improve protections from online attacks.<p>Vessels could be vulnerable to “kidnap, piracy, fraud [and] theft of cargo” if their computer systems are compromised, the Transport Department said.<p>At worse …

Cybersecurity

Swiss state blocks cyberattack, but another hits contractor

GENEVA (AP) -- Switzerland's government says state cyber-experts detected and prevented an attempted cyberattack on the Swiss defense department, while another attack "disrupted" the systems of a contractor for the foreign affairs department.<p>The federal chancellery says in a statement that …

Security

Swiss defence ministry foils cyber attack attempt by malware seen in other global hacks

Switzerland’s defence ministry has foiled a cyber attack by malware similar to that used in other global hacking campaigns, the government said in a …

Cybersecurity

Up to 400K in U.K. affected by cyberattack - Equifax

It's not even a rounding error compared to the 143M U.S. consumers, but nevertheless, up to 400K citizens of the U.K. may have been affected by the …

Business

A major global cyber attack could trigger an economic loss of $53 billion: Report

A major, global cyber attack could trigger an average of $53 billion of economic losses, a figure on par with a catastrophic natural disaster such as …

Cybersecurity

When is a cyber attack an act of war? We don’t know, warns ex-Obama adviser

As warfare becomes increasingly digital, countries are facing a major problem: It’s hard to define when a cyberattack constitutes an act of war. Avril Haines, a former deputy national security adviser during the Obama administration, said today that while there are established norms around what …

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BlueBorne: Critical Bluetooth flaw could put billions of devices at risk of cyber attack

Armis Labs recently revealed a new attack vector endangering major mobile, desktop, and IoT operating systems, including Android, iOS, Windows, and …

Technology (India)

Singapore public organisation faced state-sponsored cyberattack last year: CSA

SINGAPORE: An unidentified public organisation in Singapore faced a foreign "state-sponsored" cyberattack late last year, according to a report …

Cybersecurity

Teenager linked to Talk Talk cyber attack to plead guilty to one charge but will contest another

A SOLICITOR for a Co Antrim teenager facing charges linked to the high-profile hacking of telecom giant TalkTalk said his client would be entering a …

Security

How should an enterprise prepare for a cyber-attack?

News<p>#CBICyber breakout session review: How should an enterprise prepare for a cyber-attack?<p>With over half of businesses encountering a breach last …

Cybersecurity

North Korea condemns U.N. sanctions, may be preparing 'response' cyberattack

Sept. 12 (UPI) -- North Korea's top envoy in Geneva condemned the latest round of United Nations Security Council sanctions against Pyongyang, …

North Korea

Three Equifax executives dumped stock before the cyber attack was made public

As the tech and financial services community are still coming to terms with the massive breach at Equifax, new details have emerged showing three …

Equifax

Equifax data breach fallout: nobody is safe from hackers

No one is immune from hackers. Not you, even though you don’t have millions in the bank. Not you, even though you don’t own a company where you think espionage would be a problem. Not you, even though you think you are as boring and uninteresting as they come.<p>Everyone is a hacker’s target, as if …

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