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US puts more sanctions on Russians over hacking

US puts more sanctions on Russians over hacking

The US Treasury imposed sanctions on three Russian individuals and five firms on Monday.

Co-ordination is vital to ensure cybersecurity: MoI

Co-ordination is vital to ensure cybersecurity: MoI

The electronic security centre at the Ministry of Interior (MoI) has emphasised the importance of co-operation, co-ordination and exchange of expertise in countering threats of cyberattacks ...

SE Asia faces threats from IS, cyberattacks, summit hears

SE Asia faces threats from IS, cyberattacks, summit hears

Southeast Asia faces ‘very real’ threats from the Islamic State (IS) group despite their defeat in the Middle East, as well as cyberattacks, Singapore's prime minister warned Saturday at a regional summit.

Fresh cyberattack likely 'more sophisticated' than WannaCry

Fresh cyberattack likely 'more sophisticated' than WannaCry

The wave of cyberattacks hitting Europe and North America is similar to last month's WannaCry ransomware havoc, but appears potentially ‘more sophisticated,’ the European police agency said Wednesday.

Myopia on rise among Chinese kids

Myopia on rise among Chinese kids

Shortsightedness or myopia, a condition where distant objects appear blurry while close objects appear normal, is an eye problem that is becoming increasingly serious among Chinese children.

World braces for more cyberattacks as work week begins

World braces for more cyberattacks as work week begins

Governments and computer experts girded Monday for a possible worsening of the global cyberattack that has hit more than 150 countries, as Microsoft warned against stockpiling vulnerabilities ...

Germany challenges Russia over alleged cyberattacks

Germany challenges Russia over alleged cyberattacks

The head of Germany's domestic intelligence agency accused Russian rivals of gathering large amounts of political data in cyber attacks and said it was up to the Kremlin ...

New hacking attempt on Saudi government computers

New hacking attempt on Saudi government computers

Saudi authorities have detected fresh attempts by hackers to disrupt government computers, a report said on Friday, after security firm Symantec warned of a revival of malware used in previous cyberattacks.

Hitting back at hackers: debate swirls on how far to go

Hitting back at hackers: debate swirls on how far to go

After a seemingly endless barrage of cyberattacks, debate is heating up on hitting back at hackers where it hurts.

Sharks shut out Blues, level West finals

Sharks shut out Blues, level West finals

Brent Burns did not need to study the San Jose Sharks’ postseason history to know going down 0-2 in a series is not desirable.

Decade-old tattoos tell of devotion, caste and defiance

Decade-old tattoos tell of devotion, caste and defiance

Mahettar Ram Tandon is still proud of the indelible message he carries almost five decades after he had the name of the Hindu god Ram tattooed over his entire body.

Qatar to attend Arab social affairs ministers’ meeting

Qatar to attend Arab social affairs ministers’ meeting

Qatar will take part in regular session of the 35th and the Fifth substantive session of the Arab Social Affairs Ministers to be held in Sharm El Sheikh, Egypt on 13 and 14 December.