Jack Stubbs

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Hackers test defences of Trump campaign websites ahead of US election

Hackers test defences of Trump campaign websites ahead of US election

Could be preparation for a larger digital assault.
Sep 2 2020 12:08PM
Hackers stole contents of ex-UK trade minister's personal email account

Hackers stole contents of ex-UK trade minister's personal email account

Contained official documents like trade negotiations.
Aug 5 2020 6:02AM
Travel giant CWT pays $6.3m ransom to cyber criminals

Travel giant CWT pays $6.3m ransom to cyber criminals

After 2TB of sensitive files were exfiltrated.
Aug 1 2020 9:16AM
Cyber spies use LinkedIn to hack European defence firms

Cyber spies use LinkedIn to hack European defence firms

Posed as recruiters.
Jun 18 2020 6:21AM
Facebook says it dismantles Russian intelligence operation targeting Ukraine

Facebook says it dismantles Russian intelligence operation targeting Ukraine

Suspends network of accounts used by Russian military intelligence to seed false narratives.
Feb 13 2020 6:42AM
British officials propose limited 5G role for China's Huawei - sources

British officials propose limited 5G role for China's Huawei - sources

Resisting US calls for a complete ban over fears of Chinese spying.
Jan 24 2020 6:37AM
Hacking hits on UK political parties expand to Tories in back-to-back cyberattacks

Hacking hits on UK political parties expand to Tories in back-to-back cyberattacks

Hit on Conservatives appears larger, conducted by different hackers, says source.
Nov 13 2019 1:01PM
AWS CTO Vogels says data security decisions down to customers

AWS CTO Vogels says data security decisions down to customers

After accusations by US lawmakers the web giant has not done enough to secure its servers.
Nov 6 2019 6:31AM
NSA and GCHQ say Russian government hackers hijacked Iranian hackers

NSA and GCHQ say Russian government hackers hijacked Iranian hackers

Turla hitched a ride on Iranian espionage operation.
Oct 22 2019 7:00AM
China hacked Asian telcos to spy on Uighur travellers - sources

China hacked Asian telcos to spy on Uighur travellers - sources

Cyber-espionage campaign targets "high-value individuals", diplomats, military personnel.
Sep 6 2019 12:00PM
Facebook says it dismantles covert influence campaign tied to Saudi government

Facebook says it dismantles covert influence campaign tied to Saudi government

Network of fake accounts and pages on Facebook to attack regional rivals.
Aug 2 2019 7:27AM
'Shoddy' Huawei needs to raise its game, UK cyber official says

'Shoddy' Huawei needs to raise its game, UK cyber official says

Told to improve security standards.
Jun 7 2019 1:00PM
50,000 companies exposed to hacks of 'business critical' SAP systems: researchers

50,000 companies exposed to hacks of 'business critical' SAP systems: researchers

Researchers find new ways to exploit vulnerabilities of systems not properly protected.
May 3 2019 6:38AM
Europe calls for facts not fears in Huawei row

Europe calls for facts not fears in Huawei row

Brushing off US calls for a ban on Chinese vendors.
Feb 27 2019 6:57AM
Huawei breaks price ceiling with US$2,600 folding 5G smartphone

Huawei breaks price ceiling with US$2,600 folding 5G smartphone

As US pushes to bar Chinese company from 5G.
Feb 25 2019 6:39AM
Exclusive: Huawei needs 3-5 years to resolve British security fears - letter

Exclusive: Huawei needs 3-5 years to resolve British security fears - letter

US$2 billion effort to address security issues.
Feb 7 2019 7:03AM
China hacked Norway's Visma to steal client secrets: investigators

China hacked Norway's Visma to steal client secrets: investigators

Potentially catastrophic attack.
Feb 7 2019 7:03AM
Huawei US$2 billion security pledge followed walkout by GCHQ - sources

Huawei US$2 billion security pledge followed walkout by GCHQ - sources

Perceived failure to fix security holes in its products.
Dec 14 2018 6:36AM
Hackers launch malware attacks on energy and transport companies

Hackers launch malware attacks on energy and transport companies

GreyEnergy linked to Russia's GRU military intelligence.
Oct 18 2018 6:32AM
Samsung Galaxy S7 vulnerable to hacking: researchers

Samsung Galaxy S7 vulnerable to hacking: researchers

Smartphone security flaw uncovered.
Aug 9 2018 7:00AM

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