Hacking OurMine hacker group target Korean boy band’s Twitter account

Celebrity twitter accounts are a common target for hackers. K-Pop boy band BTS recently had their account compromised by elite …

Breach US Defence Agency takes action after security breach

Defence Information Systems Agency (DISA), have sent a urgent warning out to its users that their personal information could have …

IoT Japan approves bill to help firms to develop 5G and drone technologies

Japan's cabinet on Tuesday approved a bill to support companies to develop secure 5G mobile networks and drone technologies amid …

Cyber security IBM withdraws from RSA cyber security conference over coronavirus fears

International Business Machines Corp on Friday said it had cancelled its participation in the RSA cyber security conference due to coronavirus-related concerns. "The …

Huawei Huawei cyber security chief says no operator gives it access to intercept equipment

Huawei's cyber security chief said on Friday that he was not aware of any mobile operator ever having given the Chinese company access …

Cyber attack Hong Kong banks compare pandemic and cyber-attack stress test with epidemic reality

Last October, nearly four dozen banks in Hong Kong confronted a nightmare "stress test" scenario: a pandemic that swept through …

Microsoft Microsoft names Braverman-Blumenstyk head of Israel development center

Microsoft Corp said on Wednesday it has appointed Michal Braverman-Blumenstyk as the general manager of the Microsoft Israel Development Center. …

Data protection Fashion retailer H&M says data protection breaches unacceptable

Fashion retailer H&M said on Saturday (25 January) that data security breaches found at its German unit were unacceptable and it was cooperating …

Huawei Pompeo urges EU to exclude ‘high-risk suppliers’ from 5G networks

U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Thursday urged the European Union to exclude "high-risk" suppliers from all parts of …

Cyber attack Bank of Japan warns of cyber-attack vulnerability ahead of Olympic Games

Japan's financial institutions must guard against cyber-attacks ahead of the 2020 Tokyo Olympic Games, with nearly 40% of banks and other …

Encryption Russia blocks encrypted email service ProtonMail

Russia said on Wednesday it had blocked the Swiss email service ProtonMail, popular among journalists and activists for its focus …

Huawei Canada, isolated over Huawei 5G, is studying British decision

Canada, the only member of an elite intelligence-sharing network yet to decide whether to allow the use of Huawei Technologies …