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Cost of cyber atacks jumps for US firms: study

Cybercrime costs are escalating for US companies and attacks are becoming more complicated to resolve.

Cost of cyber atacks jumps for US firms: study
Cyber crime costing US billions: FBI chief
Cyber crime costing US billions: FBI chief

China is waging an aggressive cyber-war against the United States which costs American business billions of dollars every year.

Cyber crime costing US billions: FBI chief
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Singapore boosts cyber security after hacking incidents

Singapore announced new measures to strengthen cyber security to prevent a recurrence of attacks on government websites.

Singapore boosts cyber security after hacking incidents
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Bekmametov's take on cyber bullying premier at Fantasia Film Festival in Montreal

Timur Bekmambetov has presented a horror film Cybernatural that engages with provocative theme of cyber bullying at the Fantasia International Film Festival 2014 in Montreal.

Bekmametov's take on cyber bullying premier at Fantasia Film Festival in Montreal
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Kazakhstan in fight against Internet terrorism

To combat internet terrorism Kazakhstan requires intercalibration of the legislation.

Kazakhstan in fight against Internet terrorism
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Cyber thieves blamed for Bitcoin heist: researchers

A gang of cyber criminals using an army of infected computers made off with at least $220,000 worth of Bitcoins and other virtual currencies.

Cyber thieves blamed for Bitcoin heist: researchers
'Anonymous' hack puts Singapore on alert
'Anonymous' hack puts Singapore on alert

Activist group Anonymous hacked a Singapore newspaper website Friday and threatened wider cyber attacks over Internet freedom.

'Anonymous' hack puts Singapore on alert
13 members of Anonymous indicted on US hacking charges
13 members of Anonymous indicted on US hacking charges

Thirteen alleged members of the loosely organized hacker collective known as Anonymous were indicted Thursday in connection with a series of online attacks on US companies and trade groups.

13 members of Anonymous indicted on US hacking charges
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Researchers warn of 'hit and run' cyber attackers

Security researchers said Wednesday they uncovered a "cyber mercenary" team which specializes in attacks on targets in Japan and South Korea, and warned of more operations of that nature.

Researchers warn of 'hit and run' cyber attackers
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Cyber attacks hit Twitter, New York Times

Twitter and The New York Times were hit with cyber attacks on Tuesday, with credit quickly claimed by a group backing embattled Syrian strongman Bashar Al-Assad.

Cyber attacks hit Twitter, New York Times
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Philippine hacker publishes president's 'personal mobile numbers'

A Philippine hacker has posted online what he claimed to be the president's personal mobile telephone numbers, with Benigno Aquino's spokesman Saturday denouncing the act as "cyber vandalism".

Philippine hacker publishes president's 'personal mobile numbers'
Obama to confront Xi on cyber spying
Obama to confront Xi on cyber spying

President Barack Obama will tell Chinese counterpart Xi Jinping that he must deal with cyber spying and hacking of US targets that originate inside his country when they meet for talks this week.

Obama to confront Xi on cyber spying
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'Bazooka' attacks slowing Internet: security experts

A "bazooka" cyber attack described as the most powerful ever seen has slowed traffic on the Internet, security experts said Wednesday, raising fresh concerns over online security.

'Bazooka' attacks slowing Internet: security experts
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Microsoft added to hacker hit list

Microsoft joined Facebook and Apple on Friday on the list of US technology titans targeted in recent cyberattacks.

Microsoft added to hacker hit list
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Hackers hit Apple in wake of Facebook attack

Apple on Tuesday said it suffered a cyber attack similar to the one recently carried out against Facebook, but that it repelled the invaders before its data was plundered.

Hackers hit Apple in wake of Facebook attack
Cybersecurity battle looms after Obama directive
Cybersecurity battle looms after Obama directive

President Barack Obama's order aimed at ramping up protection from cyberattacks will address only a small portion of threats and sets up a fresh battle in Congress over legislation.

Cybersecurity battle looms after Obama directive
Twitter hit by 'sophisticated' cyber attack
Twitter hit by 'sophisticated' cyber attack

Twitter said Friday it was hammered by a "sophisticated" cyber attack similar to those that recently hit major Western news outlets, and that the passwords of about 250,000 users were stolen.

Twitter hit by 'sophisticated' cyber attack
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S. Korea says North behind cyber attack on newspaper

South Korean police on Wednesday said North Korea was behind a cyber-attack that paralysed operations at a major conservative newspaper last year.

S. Korea says North behind cyber attack on newspaper
US thinks Iran behind cyberattack in Saudi: ex-official
US thinks Iran behind cyberattack in Saudi: ex-official

The United States believes Iran was behind a major cyberattack on Saudi Arabia's state oil company and a Qatari gas firm.

US thinks Iran behind cyberattack in Saudi: ex-official
US military prepares new rules for cyber war:Panetta
US military prepares new rules for cyber war:Panetta

The United States faces a growing threat of a "cyber-Pearl Harbor" and has drafted new rules for the military that would enable it to move aggressively against digital attacks.

US military prepares new rules for cyber war:Panetta