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Police, cyber firms tackle 'ransomware' hacking threat

Dutch police, Europol and a coalition of cyber security firms launched a new website Monday to fight a surge in "ransomware".

Police, cyber firms tackle 'ransomware' hacking threat
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Turkish Internet servers reeling under huge cyber attack

Turkish Internet servers are suffering a powerful cyber attack from abroad, slowing banking services and fanning fears.

Turkish Internet servers reeling under huge cyber attack
Singapore teen in anti-Lee video to undergo mental tests
Singapore teen in anti-Lee video to undergo mental tests

A Singapore court ordered psychiatric tests for a teenager who made online attacks on late former leader Lee Kuan Yew as international rights advocates sought his release.

Singapore teen in anti-Lee video to undergo mental tests
Obama unveils sanctions program to fight cyberattacks
Obama unveils sanctions program to fight cyberattacks

President Barack Obama ordered a new sanctions program that could block assets of US and foreign hackers and of companies that seek to profit from cyberattacks.

Obama unveils sanctions program to fight cyberattacks
Facebook, partners unveil alliance on cybersecurity
Facebook, partners unveil alliance on cybersecurity

Facebook, Yahoo and other technology firms announced the creation of a "ThreatExchange" to share information to help thwart cyberattacks.

Facebook, partners unveil alliance on cybersecurity
Obama says hacks show need for cybersecurity law
Obama says hacks show need for cybersecurity law

President Barack Obama said the hacking of Sony and the Pentagon Central Command's Twitter feed highlight the urgent need to pass new cybersecurity laws.

Obama says hacks show need for cybersecurity law
Sony chief thanks supporters after 'vicious' cyber attack
Sony chief thanks supporters after 'vicious' cyber attack

Sony chief Kazuo Hirai spoke for the first time publicly about the cyber attack that derailed launch of controversial comedy "The Interview".

Sony chief thanks supporters after 'vicious' cyber attack
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Google and Microsoft stand with Sony against hackers

Google and Microsoft joined forces with Sony, using their online might to release "The Interview" film to online audiences despite threats from hackers.

Google and Microsoft stand with Sony against hackers
Sony revives US release of 'The Interview' after hack
Sony revives US release of 'The Interview' after hack

Sony said it will release madcap comedy "The Interview" in some US theaters on Christmas Day, after it canceled the movie's debut.

Sony revives US release of 'The Interview' after hack
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US urges N. Korea to compensate Sony for cyberattack

The United States urged North Korea to admit it ordered a cyberattack on the Hollywood studio Sony Pictures and to pay for the damage it had caused.

US urges N. Korea to compensate Sony for cyberattack
Obama says Sony hack was not 'an act of war
Obama says Sony hack was not 'an act of war

North Korea's alleged hack of Sony Pictures was not an act of war, President Barack Obama said in an interview aired.

Obama says Sony hack was not 'an act of war
Madonna speaks of 'crazy times' after songs leaked
Madonna speaks of 'crazy times' after songs leaked

Madonna and Sony Pictures both were separately torpedoed by major hacks this month, in what the pop icon called "crazy times."

Madonna speaks of 'crazy times' after songs leaked
Attack could cost Sony half a billion dollars: experts
Attack could cost Sony half a billion dollars: experts

The devastating cyberattack on Sony Pictures could see the Hollywood studio lose hundreds of millions of dollars in revenue and incur massive recovery costs.

Attack could cost Sony half a billion dollars: experts
Hollywood closes ranks with Sony, presses Washington
Hollywood closes ranks with Sony, presses Washington

Hollywood filmmakers urged US authorities to do more to protect against cyberattacks, and sought to close ranks with Sony.

Hollywood closes ranks with Sony, presses Washington
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Sony hack a 'serious national security matter': White House

Cyber attacks that ultimately prompted Sony Pictures to scrap the release of a madcap comedy about North Korea are a "serious national security matter."

Sony hack a 'serious national security matter': White House
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Hacking threatens airline safety: aviation chiefs

Cyber crime is a serious threat to safety in the skies, aviation industry heavyweights said, vowing to fight the growing scourge before it causes a catastrophic incident.

Hacking threatens airline safety: aviation chiefs
Hackers urge Sony to pull N. Korea comedy film: reports
Hackers urge Sony to pull N. Korea comedy film: reports

A group which claims to have hacked Sony's servers demanded that its movie studio pull a soon-to-be-released comedy depicting a fictional CIA plot to kill North Korea's leader.

Hackers urge Sony to pull N. Korea comedy film: reports
Sony slams 'malicious' hack attack, mum on N. Korea
Sony slams 'malicious' hack attack, mum on N. Korea

Sony Pictures denounced a "brazen" cyberattack it said netted a "large amount" of confidential information, including movies as well as personnel and business files.

Sony slams 'malicious' hack attack, mum on N. Korea
Sony Pictures network reportedly hit by hackers
Sony Pictures network reportedly hit by hackers

Sony Pictures' computer network has reportedly come under cyberattack, with hackers threatening to release key information.

Sony Pictures network reportedly hit by hackers
Monica Lewinsky says she was cyber-bullying Patient Zero
Monica Lewinsky says she was cyber-bullying Patient Zero

Monica Lewinsky said she was one of the first victims of cyber-bullying, becoming "Patient Zero" after falling in love with Bill Clinton.

Monica Lewinsky says she was cyber-bullying Patient Zero