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Top Australian university reports vast, ‘sophisticated’ hack

This is the latest in a series of hacks targeting the Australian establishment.

My social media accounts hacked, claims Anwar

The Port Dickson MP repeats calls for better safeguards against cyber attacks.

Australian parliament computer network breached

Officials have declined to comment on the nature of the cybersecurity breach, but say there has been no evidence that data had been accessed.

Suspect held over massive German politician data hack

A massive data leak and a breach of cybersecurity are piling immense political pressure on the German government.

Marriott hit by Starwood hack that ranks among biggest ever

The hack affects some 500 million guests, and for about 327 million of them, the data included passport numbers, emails and mailing addresses.

Russian hackers scam millions from US firms

The botnet-based ad network is able to falsify billions of ad views and forced businesses to pay more than US$7 million (RM29.4 million) for ads that have never in fact been viewed by true, human internet users.

Cathay enlists firm once sued for data breach to help after...

The airline is just the latest company to have its data hacked, with Facebook Inc., and fellow air carriers British Airways Plc and Delta Air Lines Inc. all targeted over the past year.

Facebook says hackers stole detailed personal data from 14 million people

The company said the cyber-attack affected 30 million people rather than about 50 million the company first reported Sept 28.

Up to 50 million Facebook accounts breached in attack

The leading social network said it learned this week that hackers exploited a trio of software flaws to steal "access tokens."

US$60 million in virtual currency hacked in Japan

Japan is a major centre for virtual currencies and as many as 50,000 shops in the country are thought to accept bitcoin.

Trump accuses China of hacking Clinton emails without evidence

A US federal grand jury indicted 12 Russian intelligence officers in July on charges of hacking the computer networks of Clinton and the Democratic Party.

Microsoft finds new Russian effort to hack US political groups

The group Strontium created six web domains that mimicked organizations, intending to mask attacks.

Apple reassures customers after Australian media reports hack by teen

The 16-year old boy, from Melbourne city, broke into the US company's mainframe from his suburban home many times over a year.

Boy, 11, hacks into replica US vote website in minutes at...

An 11-year-old boy was the quickest of 35 children, ages 6 to 17, who all eventually hacked into replicas of Florida's election results website during the Def Con security convention.

Ticketmaster UK says customer data may have been stolen in hack

Less than 5% of Ticketmaster's global customer base has been affected by the incident, while North American customers have not been affected, it said in a statement

Cryptocurrencies fall as Korean exchange says US$32 million stolen

Bithumb, ranked seventh in the world by traded value on Coinmarketcap.com, said on Wednesday that about 35 billion won (US$32 million) worth of coins were stolen.

Liberty refused to pay ransom after computer systems hacked

Liberty Holdings Ltd. said it refused a ransom demand after hackers breached its information-technology infrastructure and accessed some emails. The stock fell the most in a month.

Cryptocurrencies lose $42 billion after South Korean bourse hack

A cryptocurrency exchange hack in South Korea jolted holders of digital assets, fueling a $42 billion rout and extending this year’s Bitcoin slump to more than 50%.

Canadian who helped Yahoo email hackers gets five years in prison

On top of the jail sentence, Karim Baratov was also fined US$250,000.

US, Britain warn of Russian campaign to hack networks

The router hacking operation has targeted both government and private sector groups, and the key providers of network infrastructure and internet services serving them.

Arizona election database targeted in 2016 by criminals, not Russia

The official was responding to a report on CBS News' "60 Minutes" citing an internal government document that Russian hackers successfully infiltrated computer systems associated with at least four US states, including Arizona, leading up to the 2016 election.

Atlanta takes down water department website two weeks after cyber attack

The Department of Watershed Management was a primary target of a March 23 cyber attack.

Saks Fifth Avenue data breached

News reports put at five million affected credit and debit cards and says hackers had put these numbers up for sale on the "dark web," where criminals operate.

Under Armour says 150 million MyFitnessPal accounts breached

Under Armour Inc said on Thursday that data from some 150 million MyFitnessPal diet and fitness app accounts was compromised in February, in one of the biggest hacks in history, sending shares of the athletic apparel maker down 3 percent in after-hours trade.

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