US and UK play war games as banks try to get their act together on hacking
The financial institutions of the City of London and Wall Street are to take part in a series of "war game" exercises aimed at testing their resilience to cyber attack. The announcement comes as prime minister ...
US penetrated N. Korea computer systems in 2010: report
The United States secretly penetrated North Korea's computer systems four years ago—a breach that allowed Washington to insist Pyongyang was to blame for the recent cyberattack on Sony Pictures, the New York Times report ...
'Blackhat' brings cyber security to big screen
American director Michael Mann is making a grand return to theaters with "Blackhat", a timely cyber-terrorism action flick starring Chris Hemsworth.
Pro-IS hackers hijack Facebook page linked to N.Korea airline
Hackers declaring support for Islamic State jihadists appeared on Wednesday to have taken over a Facebook page promoting North Korea's state-run airline Air Koryo, deriding the communist nation's leader Kim Jong-Un as a "crying ...
Australia migratory bird levels plunge from Asia development
Coastal developments in northeast Asia are threatening the survival of Australian migratory shorebirds, a study has found, with some species experiencing population declines of up to 75 percent over the last ...
Sony Pictures CEO: call to Google got 'The Interview' out (Update)
The network was crippled. Days before Thanksgiving, Sony Pictures employees had logged onto computers that flashed a grim message from a hacker group calling itself Guardians of Peace. Soon personal information ...
China bans private drivers on ride-hailing apps
China has banned drivers of private cars from offering services through ride-hailing apps, throwing up a new hurdle to Uber Technologies Ltd.'s global expansion.
US did not 'hack back' against North Korea
The U.S. government was not responsible for sustained electronic attacks that crippled North Korea's Internet infrastructure last month, just after President Barack Obama promised that his administration ...
China smartphone maker Xiaomi wants a bite of Apple
When the charismatic founder of upstart Chinese smartphone maker Xiaomi took the stage at an Internet conference, he was open about his ambition: world domination.
Sony case statements could cause bind, depending on evidence
The Obama administration's extraordinary decision to point fingers at North Korea over the hacking of Sony Pictures Entertainment Inc. could lead to a courtroom spectacle in the event charges are ultimately ...
US spymaster dined with N.Korea general responsible for Sony hack
The US intelligence chief revealed Wednesday that he dined with the North Korean general believed responsible for hacking Hollywood studio Sony, during a secret mission to Pyongyang two months ago.
'The Interview' digital grosses total $31 million, Sony says
Controversial North Korea satire "The Interview" has made over $31 million on the Internet and other small-screen formats, Sony's best-grossing online film ever, the studio said Tuesday.
South Korea: North Korea has 6,000-member cyber army
South Korea said Tuesday that rival North Korea has a 6,000-member cyber army dedicated to disrupting the South's military and government, a dramatic increase from an earlier estimate of 3,000 such specialists.
Doubts remain on North Korea role in Sony attack (Update)
Even after Washington pointed the finger at North Korea for the massive cyberattack on Sony Pictures, some experts say the evidence is far from clear cut.