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S. Korean spy agency says N.Korea hackers tried stealing Pfizer vaccine know-how

S. Korean spy agency says N.Korea hackers tried stealing Pfizer vaccine know-how

North Korea has attempted to steal Covid-19 vaccine technology by hacking Pfizer Inc according to South Korea's National Intelligence Service (NIS), Yonhap news agency reported on Tuesday.

Manslaughter probe as patient dies after German hospital hacking attack

Manslaughter probe as patient dies after German hospital hacking attack

German prosecutors said Friday they were launching an investigation into involuntary manslaughter after a patient died in the aftermath of a hacking attack on a hospital.

US puts sanctions on N.Korea hacking groups behind major thefts

US puts sanctions on N.Korea hacking groups behind major thefts

The US Treasury on Friday placed sanctions on three North Korea government-sponsored hacking operations which it said were behind the theft of possibly hundreds of millions of dollars

Assange charged in US with computer hacking conspiracy

Assange charged in US with computer hacking conspiracy

WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange was arrested in London on a US warrant charging him over his alleged role in a massive leak of military and diplomatic documents in 2010, the Justice Department said Thursday.

Australia says 'state actor' hacked parties, parliament

Australia says 'state actor' hacked parties, parliament

Australia on Monday said a ‘sophisticated state actor’ had hacked the country's main political parties and parliament, just weeks before a closely fought election.

Bangladesh to sue Philippine bank over $81m cyber heist

Bangladesh to sue Philippine bank over $81m cyber heist

Bangladesh will Wednesday file a lawsuit in New York against a Philippine bank over its involvement in one of the biggest-ever cyber heists, the country's central bank governor said.

EU leaders vow tough action on cyber attacks

EU leaders vow tough action on cyber attacks

EU leaders on Thursday condemned the attempted hack on the global chemical weapons watchdog and vowed to step up the bloc's efforts to tackle cyber attacks.

Up to 50mn Facebook accounts breached in attack

Up to 50mn Facebook accounts breached in attack

Facebook revealed on Friday that up to 50 million accounts were breached by hackers, dealing a blow to the social network's effort to convince users to trust it with their data.

$60mn in virtual currency hacked in Japan

$60mn in virtual currency hacked in Japan

Osaka-based Tech Bureau, which operates virtual currency exchange Zaif, said its server had been illegally accessed and money transfered.

Australian teenager breaches Apple's secure network

Australian teenager breaches Apple's secure network

A schoolboy who "dreamed" of working for Apple hacked the firm's computer systems, Australian media has reported, although the tech giant said no customer data was compromised.

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

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

The boy was the quickest of 35 children, aged 6 to 17, who all eventually hacked into copies of the websites of six swing states.

QNA returns to Twitter a year after hacking

QNA returns to Twitter a year after hacking

Qatar's state-run news agency was back on Twitter on Monday for the first time since its hacked website carried controversial comments attributed to His Highness the Amir.