Feel the wrath of the Apple fanboy
A North Korean cyber espionage group which has customarily only been interested in South Korea’s government and private sector deepened its sophistication and hit further afield including in Japan and the Middle East in 2017, security researchers said.
It appears they got away with it
Unknown hackers stole $6 million from a Russian bank last year in an attack using the SWIFT international payments messaging system, the Russian central bank said.
She was also a seven-time double Jeopardy winner
Stephanie Jass, a record-setting, seven-time winner on Jeopardy, has been charged with two felonies for accessing the email accounts of two executives at the college where she worked as an assistant professor.
20 year old geezer scored personal data of 57 million users
A 20 year old Florida man who was responsible for the large data breach at Uber last year was paid by Uber to destroy the data through a so-called “bug bounty” programme.
Reward from a grateful nation
US authorities have decided that that the British guy who saved the world from the “wanna cry” malware is a criminal and arrested him.
Not the Russians this time
A hack of UK politicians which was thought to be the work of Russians turned out to be carried out by amateurs.
Russian bear falls for honeypot easter egg
A last-minute attempt by Russian hackers to overturn the French election in favour of Tsar Putin’s favourite destabilising candidate came unstuck with some good IT management.
FBI settles for face saving arrest
What do you do if hackers lift a software tool without paying for it and use it to bring down the internet?
Global hacking operation
A Chinese cyber gang has been hitting UK firms as part of a "systematic" global cyber espionage campaign.
Russians apparently thought people still used Yahoo mail
Indictments in the United States of four people in a 2014 cyber attack on Yahoo reveal a symbiotic relationship between Tsar Vladimir’s Putin’s security services and private Russian hackers.