Tag: cybercrime

Fake Covid Vaccination Cards Are on the Rise in the U.S., Europe

MILAN—As Covid-19 vaccine mandates proliferate in the U.S. and Europe, so are swindlers selling bogus vaccination certificates. The U.S. government has said federal workers must...

U.S. Blames Iran for Drone Attack on Israeli-Linked Tanker

The U.S. joined the U.K. and Israel Sunday in blaming Iran for a fatal drone strike last week on an Israeli-linked tanker near the coast...

Biden Administration Blames Hackers Tied to China for Microsoft Cyberattack Spree

WASHINGTON—The Biden administration Monday publicly blamed hackers affiliated with China’s main intelligence service for a far-reaching cyberattack on Microsoft Corp. email software this year, part...

Biden Warns Putin U.S. to Take ‘Any Necessary Action’ to Defend Against Ransomware

WASHINGTON—President Biden warned Russian President Vladimir Putin on Friday the U.S. would take “any necessary action” to defend U.S. infrastructure and businesses from ransomware attacks,...

Inside the FBI, Russia, and Ukraine’s failed cybercrime investigation

He thought back to reports from just a few hours earlier, when the Ukrainian surveillance team said they were tracking Tank and had intelligence that...

Can Biden really protect Americans from the next crippling cyber attack?

An epidemic of cyberattacks against the American government, citizens and businesses has raged for years, but experts say the U.S. government has been slow to...

50 Things You Need To Know To Optimize Your Company’s Approach to Data Privacy and Cybersecurity

June 22, 2021 15+ min read Opinions expressed by Entrepreneur contributors are their own. We live in a world where data breaches and ransomware have...

‘Dear Intern: it gets better.’ Monica Lewinsky joins Twitter users backing the HBO Max intern behind the ‘Integration Test Email’ fail

Dear Intern: We’ve all been there.  HBO Max subscribers received a baffling email on Thursday night with the subject line “Integration Test Email # 1,”...

Israel-Hamas Tensions High as Gaza Militants Launch More Flaming Balloons

TEL AVIV—Palestinian militants in Gaza launched more flaming balloons into Israel on Wednesday, as a new round of violence between Israel and Hamas entered a...

Biden, Putin Meet for Tense Talks in Geneva

GENEVA—President Biden met with Russian President Vladimir Putin for a summit in which he is expected to raise a number of thorny issues, from Moscow’s...

Biden to Emphasize U.S. Commitment to NATO at Summit

BRUSSELS— President Biden meets with leaders of NATO allies in Brussels Monday, seeking to encourage a more concerted response to Chinese security threats and to...

White House walks back Biden comments on cybercriminal swap with Russia

The White House on Sunday walked back comments from President Biden that he’d be “open” to exchanging cybercriminals with Russia. National Security Advisor Jake Sullivan told press...

Elon Musk’s crypto tweets have ‘destroyed lives,’ says video purportedly from Anonymous

Elon Musk has “destroyed lives” through irresponsible tweets that have recently roiled cryptocurrency markets, a group claiming to represent the hacker collective Anonymous said in...

Microsoft earnings: The SolarWinds hack may be a good thing for Azure

Microsoft Corp. got caught up into a massive cybersecurity attack late last year, but the unprecedented intrusion may actually end up being a positive for...

FireEye, Crowdstrike enjoy record days as SolarWinds hack leads to soaring security stocks

Security-software stocks soared Friday, as investors bet that the fallout from one of the most devastating hacks in U.S. history will lead to increased security...

Microsoft was breached in SolarWinds cyberattack, in what one exec calls ‘a moment of reckoning’

Microsoft Corp. was breached as part of the massive hack that used a backdoor in SolarWinds software, as part of what the tech giant’s president...

In German tech giant Wirecard’s fall, charges of lies, spies and missing billions

By Liz Alderman and Christopher F. Schuetze In the elite corridors of corporate Germany, Markus Braun had become a legend. A little-known entrepreneur until just...