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Cybersecurity report: Hackers targeting U.S. power grid

A group of hackers has targeted the U.S. power grid over the past several months but has so far been unable to trigger any outages or other incidents, a cybersecurity firm said in an analysi...

Cybersecurity report: Hackers targeting U.S. power grid

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Russia warns of “cyberwar” following report the US attacked its power grid Enlarge / Zapadnaya in the Moscow region. (credit: Vladimir Fedorenko / Владимир Федоренко) The Kremlin on Monday warned that reported US digital incursions into Russia's electric power grid could trigger a "cyberwar" between the two countries. Th...
2019-06-18 00:30

Trump calls newspaper report on Russia power grid ‘treason’ WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is lashing out at The New York Times, saying it engaged in a “virtual act of treason” for a story that said the U.S. was ramping up its cyber-intrusions into Russia’s power grid. The Times re...
2019-06-16 23:45

Automakers warm up to friendly hackers at cybersecurity confab Carmakers and suppliers increasingly recognize the need to collaborate with so-called white hat hackers -- cybersecurity experts who specialize in discovering vulnerabilities to help companies and other groups....
2019-08-12 12:30

Automakers warm up to friendly hackers at cybersecurity conference At a conference where hackers can try their hand at picking locks and discover cyber vulnerabilities in a makeshift hospital, they can also endeavor to break into the control units of cars and take over driving functions....
2019-08-11 22:30

Hackers can turn headphones into ‘acoustic weapons,’ cybersecurity expert warns Speakers on your phone, computer and other internet-connected devices could be hacked and used to wreak havoc on your eardrums, warns a new investigation. A cybersecurity expert claims to have conducted a malware test that found everyday items like h...
2019-08-14 01:15

Microsoft: Russian government hackers are targeting IoT devices Microsoft today warned that Russian government hackers have been using video decoders, printers, and internet of things devices to breach computer networks. In a blog post, the Microsoft Threat Intelligence Center wrote that the “devices became point...
2019-08-06 10:45

TWA Hotel Doesn't Need City's Power Grid. It Has Its Own. The new TWA Hotel at New York’s Kennedy Airport is a throwback to the days of Jet-Age design, but it relies on an innovative use of modern technology to power the property....
2019-05-23 14:30

National Grid boss says UK 'is not Argentina' after power cut The chief executive of National Grid has defended its handling of a major power cut that brought widespread disruption last week - and denied claims that he was on holiday at the time....
2019-08-12 22:15

U.S. Escalates Online Attacks on Russia’s Power Grid The Trump administration is using new authority to take more aggressive digital action in a warning to Moscow and in a demonstration of its abilities....
2019-06-15 11:30

The US Has Allegedly Placed Malware Deep in Russia's Power Grid The U.S. has deployed “American computer code” into Russian systems operating the nation’s power grid, the New York Times reported on Saturday, as part of the Donald Trump administration’s efforts to “deploy cybertools more aggressively.”Read more......
2019-06-16 05:15

The US planted offensive malware in Russia's power grid The US appears to be acting on its promise to aggressively respond to cyberwarfare threats. New York Times sources say Cyber Command has planted offensive malware in Russia's electrical grid, not just reconnaissance as has been the case since "...
2019-06-15 23:00

Power restored to London and southeast England after National Grid failure A failure in Britain's National Grid network has led to a power cut across large areas of London and South East England, UK Power Networks said Friday....
2019-08-10 15:30

Florida utilities fortifying power grid to resist major storms With just one named storm so far in the Atlantic hurricane season, Florida hasn't yet faced any serious weather danger -- but state officials are trying to get ahead of trouble they know will arrive someday soon....
2019-07-11 15:30

Hacker group Xenotime has sights on US electric grid: report A group of hackers known for targeting oil and gas companies has its sights on the nation’s electric grid. Xenotime started “probing” the networks of US electric utilities late last year, a study by Maryland-based cybersecurity group Dragos found. So...
2019-06-16 00:45

Hackers behind dangerous oil and gas intrusions are probing US power grids Enlarge / Power Lines in Page, Arizona (credit: IIP Photo Archive) In a new troubling escalation, hackers behind at least two potentially fatal intrusions on industrial facilities have expanded their activities to probing dozens of power grids in t...
2019-06-15 14:45

Rocket Report: China discovers grid fins, NASA acknowledges Starship program Enlarge / The Electron launch vehicle is ready to soar. (credit: Rocket Lab) Welcome to Edition 2.09 of the Rocket Report! This week, we've got a few highs but more lows—including small-rocket launch failures in Australia and Japan. We've also got ...
2019-08-02 20:30

Government has failed to shore up cybersecurity vulnerabilities, Senate report says Federal agencies have failed to address key weaknesses in their cybersecurity defenses, leading to hackings and data theft over the past decade, a Senate report said Wednesday....
2019-06-27 22:45

Report: Yankees ‘targeting’ Luis Castillo Could the Yankees be gearing up to call the Reds about a starting pitcher? To stop you right there, Sonny Gray is not the guy. @yankees targeting Luis Castillo of Reds I'm hearing. 26, under control thru 2023, breakout year, it will take young...
2019-06-27 22:15

G20 to progress digital tax plans targeting tech giants: Report According to Reuters, the group of 20 finance leaders have agreed to draft plans to close international loopholes used by tech giants to reduce their tax bills....
2019-06-11 11:01

ICE raids targeting illegal immigrants to start Sunday: report Immigration raids that will target thousands of undocumented immigrants in cities across the US are scheduled to begin Sunday, a report said Thursday. The raids, which are backed by President Trump, will target families who recently crossed into the ...
2019-07-11 17:30

Donald Trump Orders Immigration Sweep Targeting 2,000 Families: Report US President Donald Trump has ordered border agents to begin a mass roundup as early as Sunday of some 2,000 migrant families that have received deportation orders, US media reported Friday....
2019-06-22 05:30

DHS report warns airplane hackers could affect flight controls U.S. security officials issued a warning Tuesday that small airplanes are also vulnerable to hacking, and the openings might allow criminals to alter key instrument readings to produce false data in flight....
2019-07-31 18:15

Saudi Crown Prince Knew Of "Criminal Mission" Targeting Khashoggi: Report A special U.N. investigator on Wednesday called for further investigation of high-level Saudi officials, including Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman, in the killing of journalist Jamal Khashoggi....
2019-06-19 23:15

"Chinese" Cyber Spies Targeting Belt And Road Initiative Players: Report A Chinese cyber espionage group is believed to be targeting key countries for China's Belt and Road Initiative, reveals a report by FireEye, an American cyber-security company....
2019-06-15 02:00

Preliminary report shows likely cause of NYC power outage Con Edison blamed their relay protection system Monday for the weekend power outage in New York City, saying the system didn't operate as designed, according to preliminary findings from the company....
2019-07-16 03:45

Bangladesh's Power Plants Put Sunderbans On "Sites In Danger": Report The official advisory organisation on natural World Heritage has recommended putting the Sundarbans on a list of natural sites in danger as Bangladesh has continued implementing a coal-fired power......
2019-06-15 13:45

Centre May Rollout Smart Meters To Revive Power Distributors: Report India is considering a plan to install smart meters in every home and business as part of its ongoing effort to turn around the country's ailing power sector, according to officials with knowledge of......
2019-06-28 15:15

Iridium GO! Off The Grid Package Off the Grid Package includes: Iridium GO, travel bag, solar charger, 2 batteries, SatStation desktop charger, AC travel charger with international adapters, DC car charger, USB data cable protective cover, user manual, quick start guide, and CD-ROM ...
2019-06-15 13:00

Living off-grid for 77 years – in pictures A wind-up radio, a smattering of colour photos and a stack of glossy books: these are the only signs that Margaret Gallagher lives in the modern world. For all of her 77 years, she has lived in a 200-year-old thatched cottage in Northern Ireland with...
2019-08-16 12:45

| Hamilton hit by 3-place grid penalty for Austrian GP Lewis Hamilton was hit by a three-place penalty for the Austrian Grand Prix which demoted the Mercedes driver from second to fifth on the grid for Sunday's race....
2019-06-29 19:45

| Lewis Hamilton says he deserved grid punishment Lewis Hamilton says he deserved his punishment and took full responsibility for the error that led to a three-place grid penalty at the Austrian Grand Prix....
2019-06-30 11:45

Hamilton says he 'totally deserved' grid penalty "Lewis Hamilton said he \"totally deserved\" a three-place Austrian Grand Prix grid penalty that dropped him from the front row of the grid to fifth and threatens to end his Mercedes team\u0027s streak of success on Sunday."...
2019-06-29 20:15

The tricky balance that could define Codemasters' GRID reboot GRID's reboot is a welcome boost for motorsport gaming but its success will be defined by whether its attempt to cater for casual and simulation gamers can avoid being muddled...
2019-07-10 15:45

Russell: P16 F1 Hungarian GP grid spot "like a pole" for Williams George Russell says taking 16th in Hungarian Grand Prix qualifying felt like a "pole lap" for Williams as it celebrated its best result on a Saturday this Formula 1 season...
2019-08-03 20:15

Hamilton handed three place grid penalty in Austria "Stewards handed Formula One champion Lewis Hamilton a three place penalty for impeding in Austrian Grand Prix qualifying on Saturday, dropping the Mercedes driver from the front row of the grid."...
2019-06-29 19:45

Argentina's Blackout and the Storm-Battered Future of the Grid The countrywide blackout in Argentina came after a period of heavy rains, a reminder that US the electric grid is also not ready for extreme weather events....
2019-06-21 17:30

Fernando Alonso is consulting on a new Codemasters GRID game Codemasters has revived the GRID series with a fourth instalment due to release on September 13, and has announced ex-Formula 1 driver Fernando Alonso as a driving consultant...
2019-05-22 04:15

Ricciardo gets Hungary grid drop after getting new Renault F1 engine Daniel Ricciardo will start the Hungarian Grand Prix from the back of the grid after switching to a complete new set of Renault engine components after qualifying...
2019-08-04 14:45

Argentina’s blackout and the storm-battered future of the grid Enlarge (credit: Roberto Machado Noa/LightRocket via Getty Images) Early Sunday morning, all of mainland Argentina lost power in an “unprecedented” blackout event that left most of the country’s 44 million citizens in the dark until the evening. Th...
2019-06-22 19:45

Throw Away the Box, Hang Your Grid on a Hook, and Embrace the Tom Friedman Future Say what you will about harrumphing corporate-branded golf shirt Thomas Friedman, but you must admit that he boasts not only a hopelessly muddled command of language, but also a farcically inept sense of political analysis. So....
2019-07-24 18:45

'Massive failure' of electrical grid in Argentina, Paraguay and Uruguay A "massive failure" in an electrical interconnection system has left Argentina, Paraguay and Uruguay completely without power, a utility distributor said Sunday....
2019-06-17 04:15

Vinales hit with three-place grid drop for Barcelona MotoGP race Maverick Vinales has been penalised for impeding fellow Yamaha MotoGP rider Fabio Quartararo in qualifying for the Catalan Grand Prix, and will drop three places on the grid...
2019-06-15 20:45

Hamilton given Austrian GP grid drop for Raikkonen qualifying block Formula 1 world championship leader Lewis Hamilton has been demoted from the front row of the Austrian Grand Prix grid after incurring a penalty for impeding Kimi Raikkonen in qualifying...
2019-06-29 18:30

Getting up to speed with AI and Cybersecurity The first computer virusMany people are unaware that the first computer virus predates the public internet.In 1971 Bob Thomas, an American IT academic wrote Creeper, the first computer program that could migrate across networks. It would travel betwe...
2019-07-04 23:15

National Grid invests in 4 startups, 2 VC funds to boost energy tech National Grid Partners, the investment arm of energy firm National Grid, invested in companies at the intersection of energy and technology.Read More...
2019-06-12 23:15

| Wheelie bad news as Vinales picks up Catalunya MotoGP grid penalty Maverick Vinales's decision to carry out a series of extravagant wheelies at the end of qualifying for the Catalunya GP backfired when he was handed a penalty....
2019-06-16 00:15

Red Bull's British GP grid drama was cracked F1 rear-wing endplates Red Bull has revealed its drama on the grid at the British Grand Prix was caused by cracks being discovered in the rear-wing endplates of both its Formula 1 cars...
2019-07-15 22:45

Sainz takes three-place grid drop for Canadian GP after Albon block McLaren Formula 1 driver Carlos Sainz Jr will be demoted three places on the Canadian Grand Prix grid for impeding Alex Albon during Montreal qualifying...
2019-06-09 05:45

W Series adds experimental reverse grid race to Assen round The inaugural all-female racing championship W Series will add an experimental non-championship reverse grid race to the timetable of its Assen round next month...
2019-06-28 11:00

‘Grid Kid killer’ John Giuca’s murder conviction reinstated by court The 2005 murder conviction of “Grid Kid killer” John Giuca was reinstated Tuesday by the state court of appeals after previously having been overturned amid allegations that Brooklyn prosecutors framed him. It’s the latest twist in ...
2019-06-11 18:45

W Series reversed grid Assen race order decided with Chadwick last A second non-championship W Series race at Assen will run with an entirely reversed grid with Williams Formula 1 development driver Jamie Chadwick starting last...
2019-07-21 04:30

Smith gets grid penalty for Espargaro crash in Barcelona MotoGP race Aprilia test rider Bradley Smith has been given a three-place grid penalty for his next MotoGP appearance for causing his collision with team-mate Aleix Espargaro in the Catalan Grand Prix...
2019-06-16 20:30

Perez/Stroll F1 grid gains to raise funds for Breast Cancer Care Racing Point's title sponsor SportPesa has launched a grand prix-based initiative to support the Formula 1 team's bid to raise more than £250,000 for a breast cancer charity...
2019-07-12 17:15

Megan Gilkes wins reversed grid Assen W Series race from pole Megan Gilkes narrowly took her maiden W Series victory over Alice Powell in a photo-finish to the non-championship race at Assen, leading the whole race from reverse-grid pole...
2019-07-21 12:45

No flights, a four-day week and living off-grid: what climate scientists do at home to save the planet What changes have the experts made to their own lives to tackle the climate emergency? ‘We need to reduce our capacity and urge to consume’ Continue reading......
2019-06-29 13:00

How AI can support cybersecurity leaders In recent years, cybercrime has reached epidemic proportions, with far ranging impacts across the business world. Cyberattacks pose a monumental threat with major developments: attacks have become far more sophisticated and they have exponentially in...
2019-08-01 17:15

‘Power is not given, power is taken’, UN chief tells women activists, urging push-back against status quo After hearing from many of the world’s top women politicians on Tuesday in a session on “Women in Power”, Secretary-General António Guterres, held a Town Hall meeting for civil society activists where he underscored the importance of women seizing th...
2019-05-21 19:30

Influential Hacker Has Tips on How to Do Cybersecurity Better Securing corporate data and networks from hackers is complex and challenging, but companies compound their problems by making many needless errors, according to serial entrepreneur and hacker Dug Song....
2019-05-28 11:15

FEC rules that campaigns can get discounts on cybersecurity Political campaigns will need cybersecurity to avoid a repeat of the 2016 presidential election, but are often strapped for cash. The Federal Election Commission made a ruling today that will make it legal for campaigns to secure low-cost services fr...
2019-07-12 06:15

A.I. has a bias problem and that can be a big challenge in cybersecurity Aarti Borkar from IBM Security says artificial intelligence bias can exist at three levels: the program, the data and the people who design those AI systems....
2019-07-17 11:30

CFOs Grapple With How Much Cybersecurity Spending is Enough Figuring out just how much money to earmark for cybersecurity has become a challenge, executives at The Wall Street Journal’s CFO Network Annual Meeting told CFO Journal....
2019-06-13 10:30

Is your cybersecurity training reaching the right people? Cybersecurity training should be targeted so it changes behaviours to minimise cyber harm. As the Victorian government found, the most appropriate targets might not be who you first think....
2019-06-03 09:30

China's ZTE follows Huawei with Brussels cybersecurity lab China's ZTE opened a cybersecurity lab in Brussels on Wednesday, aiming to boost transparency four months after bigger telecoms equipment rival Huawei did the same to allay concerns about spying....
2019-07-10 14:45

This Overseas Power Adapter Includes USB-C Power Delivery Anyone who ever travels overseas or would like to travel overseas should have a universal power adapter at the ready, and in 2019, you should probably go ahead and get one with USB-C....
2019-05-31 05:15

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2019-06-27 22:30

CrowdStrike Joins Cybersecurity Winning Streak All the fretting about online privacy and security is paying off for some investors. Shares of cybersecurity company CrowdStrike jumped on their second day of trading, rising to nearly double their IPO price....
2019-06-14 00:15

A dismal industry: The unsustainable burden of cybersecurity Cybersecurity spending is the fastest-growing segment in IT budgets, but it provides no productivity gains or protection against more advanced exploits....
2019-08-02 22:15

NSA Forms Cybersecurity Directorate Under More Assertive U.S. Effort The National Security Agency will create a cybersecurity directorate later this year as part of an effort to align the agency’s offensive and defensive operations more closely, as it aims at “persistent engagement” in cyberspace against foreign adver...
2019-07-23 15:01

APAC firms must transform cybersecurity approach With the number of data breaches escalating and threat landscape fast evolving, Asia-Pacific enterprises will have to think outside the box and transform their cybersecurity strategy, especially since current tools are no longer effective in staving ...
2019-07-19 18:00

“We need to up our game”—DHS cybersecurity director on Iran and ransomware Enlarge / Christopher Krebs, director of the Department of Homeland Security's Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency, at a recent Senate hearing. Krebs issued a warning earlier this week on a surge in Iranian state-sponsored "malicious cyb...
2019-06-28 21:30

NZ finally updates its cybersecurity strategy, so where's Australia's? New Zealand's generic new cybersecurity strategy may be long on motherhood statements, short on detail, and late, but it sure beats Australia's two years of cyber policy stagnation....
2019-07-03 06:30

Political Parties Still Have Cybersecurity Hygiene Problems Three years after the DNC hack, a new report finds that political parties around the world have ongoing security flaws that leave them vulnerable to attack....
2019-05-21 14:31

This is what it really looks like inside a bank's cybersecurity center right before an attack In this excerpt from Kate Fazzini's new book "Kingdom of Lies," she takes you directly inside the security operations center of one of the world's largest banks....
2019-06-15 21:15

Cybersecurity and makeup tutorials: Chips with Everything podcast Jordan Erica Webber chats to Addie Wagenknecht, who is using the YouTube algorithm to her advantage by teaching cybersecurity tips while reviewing beauty products Continue reading......
2019-06-10 11:00

ZTE launches Brussels cybersecurity lab as a transparency play The lab's main purpose will be to allow regulators and potential clients to perform black box and penetration testing, as well as review its source code and documents....
2019-07-11 10:00

How to prevent data destruction from cybersecurity attacks IBM's Christoper Scott discusses malware, how cyberattackers get into environments, and why using multifactor authentication is crucial if you use an online service....
2019-08-16 21:45

This $29 Cisco course bundle can kickstart your cybersecurity career As the worldwide leader in global networking technology, Cisco knows a thing or two about keeping their systems safe from intrusion or breakdown. You can benefit from all their wisdom with The Foundational Cisco CCNA Security Bundle. While this offer...
2019-07-14 14:15

The video game industry is a black hole for cybersecurity Without a fundamental change in approach from both gamers and the industry overall, the magnitude of the security problem shows no signs of slowing downRead More...
2019-07-25 08:45

Washington region’s cybersecurity sector continues to heat up FireEye and TruShield Security Solutions are capitalizing on a massive national shortage of cybersecurity professionals and a growing demand for cyberdefense services across nearly every industry....
2019-06-03 15:45

Stop thinking you can hire enough people to fix your cybersecurity problems Compute and algorithms processing mountains of data is more efficacious than trying to hire cybersecurity professionals when there aren’t enough of them.Read More...
2019-07-18 19:15

FDA Says Medtronic Insulin Pumps Pose Cybersecurity Risk The Food and Drug Administration warned that certain insulin pumps made by Medtronic have cybersecurity vulnerabilities and could be manipulated by hackers, causing danger to diabetes patients....
2019-06-28 04:45

Election Rules Are an Obstacle to Cybersecurity of Presidential Campaigns Security experts warn that time is running out for campaigns to create protections against the cyberattacks and disinformation seen in recent elections....
2019-06-06 12:15

Cybersecurity Firm CrowdStrike Prices IPO Above Expected Range The company priced its initial public offering above its expected price range, raising $612 million and valuing the company at $6.8 billion, if underwriters exercise all their options....
2019-06-12 12:15

Senate bill calls for new U.S.-Israeli cybersecurity center A pair of U.S. senators have introduced legislation aimed at creating a joint cybersecurity apparatus with Israel, which would join multiple information sectors to safeguard key infrastructure of both nations....
2019-07-31 22:15

Cybersecurity experts warn Baltimore over ransomware attacks Cybersecurity experts say Baltimore is playing with fire as a deadline to pay thousands of dollars in ransom to hackers holding several of the city’s servers hostage has come and gone. It has been two weeks since a cyberattack crippled Baltimor...
2019-05-21 22:45

Cisco whistleblower gets first False Claims payout over cybersecurity Cisco Systems Inc has agreed to settle a whistleblower’s claim that it improperly sold video surveillance software with known vulnerabilities to U.S. federal and state governments, marking the first payout on a False Claims Act case brought over fail...
2019-08-01 02:30

Expel raises $40 million to help companies manage cybersecurity Expel has raised $40 million for a managed security service that filters out false positives and helps companies keep on top of endless alerts.Read More...
2019-06-19 21:30

FDA warns of cybersecurity risk to certain Medtronic insulin pumps The U.S. Food and Drug Administration said on Thursday that certain insulin pumps of Medtronic Plc were being recalled due to a potential risk of them being hacked....
2019-06-27 23:30

UK power cuts: Generator meltdown sparks travel chaos as mass power outage affects London, south east, midlands and the north west +++ Nearly 1,000,000 people lost power +++ Trains in and out of London hit by cancellations +++ British Transport Police sent to London hubs to help with "disruption" +++ National Grid said issue caused by two generators has been resolved...
2019-08-10 20:30

Cybersecurity firm says Huawei’s telecom equipment is easier to hack Another day, another shot fired in the ongoing war between the US and all things Huawei. The Wall Street Journal is out with a new story today focused on research blasting Huawei telecom equipment as more vulnerable to being hacked than equipment fro...
2019-06-27 22:45

Huawei must raise 'shoddy' standards, says senior UK cybersecurity official GCHQ technical director says he hasn’t seen anything that reassures him company is taking necessary security steps China’s Huawei Technologies needs to raise its “shoddy” security standards which fall below rivals, a senior British cyber security off...
2019-06-07 03:30

Cisco Systems pays out $8.6 million in cybersecurity whistleblower case Cisco Systems has paid out a penalty of $8.6 million after failing to disclose security holes in software it sold to the US government. Video Surveillance Manager was used by authorities like LA Airport, the Washington D.C. police and New York City&#...
2019-08-01 16:45

New Legislation Would Help National Committees Improve State Candidates' Cybersecurity In advance of the 2020 elections, a new federal law proposed on Tuesday seeks to remove impediments faced by national political parties when seeking to help shore up the cybersecurity of their state-level counterparts.Read more......
2019-05-21 22:45

Google Cloud absorbs Alphabet cybersecurity firm Chronicle Alphabet Inc announced on Thursday that its year-old cybersecurity company, Chronicle, would be absorbed by its Google Cloud division because customers have been seeking an integrated offering....
2019-06-27 19:45

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2019-07-17 15:45

Alphabet's cybersecurity company Chronicle will join Google Cloud Alphabet's cybersecurity company Chronicle announced today that it's joining Google and will become part of Google Cloud. The cybersecurity company launched in January 2018, and it released its first commercial product, Backstory, in March....
2019-06-27 23:45

Cybersecurity of medical devices under scrutiny after FDA recalls insulin pumps According to experts, however, this is not an anomaly. Medical devices, including medical implants, are likely vulnerable to cybersecurity breaches due to an absence of clear quality assurance standards....
2019-06-30 06:15

Alphabet's cybersecurity firm Chronicle joins Google Cloud Google's parent company Alphabet has announced that it will fold its enterprise cybersecurity company Chronicle into Google Cloud later this year.Chronicle was originally spun out of Alphabets experimental projects lab X and the company has been...
2019-06-28 06:30

U.S. election cybersecurity agency staff 'strained to the breaking point' As the U.S. government prepares to defend the 2020 presidential election from cyber threats, the federal agency charged with helping administer elections, the Election Assistance Commission, says it is “strained to the breaking point,” according to C...
2019-05-23 01:45

Bulgarian cybersecurity worker detained over tax agency hack attack A 20-year-old Bulgarian cybersecurity worker has been arrested on suspicion of involvement in a hacking attack that stole millions of taxpayers' personal and financial data, interior ministry officials said on Wednesday....
2019-07-17 10:15

Cryptographic ICE Cube tests orbital cybersecurity protocols aboard the ISS Encryption in space can be tricky. Even if you do everything right, a cosmic ray might come along and flip a bit, sabotaging the whole secure protocol. So if you can’t radiation-harden the computer, what can you do? European Space Agency resear...
2019-08-01 03:15

DT McCoy targeting contender: 'I want to win' Gerald McCoy says he's not thinking about where he'll be living when it comes to his next team; the free agent defensive tackle simply wants to join a team that is competing for a championship....
2019-05-25 02:30

This is where robocalls are coming from (and where they are targeting) Some robocall scams are originating outside of the country, but they are most likely coming from the United States.       ...
2019-07-10 09:15

U.S. and Iran Are Targeting Each Other With Cyberattacks Donald Trump may have called off military strikes against Iran at the last minute, avoiding a dangerous war for now, but several reports have noted that both countries are engaging in cyberattacks against each other in the ongoing confrontation....
2019-06-22 17:45

Raytheon nabs $110M contract for cybersecurity for North African country Raytheon Co. announced a $110 million contract on Monday to develop and deploy cybersecurity equipment for an unnamed country in the Middle East North Africa region....
2019-07-16 05:45

Alphabet's cybersecurity company Chronicle is merging into Google's cloud business The move comes as Google Cloud CEO Thomas Kurian makes wide-ranging changes to the group as he surpasses six months on the job. Earlier this month, Kurian's group bought data analytics company Looker....
2019-06-27 20:15

Matthew Whitaker, Ex-Acting Attorney General, Joins Cybersecurity Firm Mr. Whitaker, a Trump loyalist whose appointment to the Justice Department’s top job drew scrutiny from Democrats, has taken on a string of jobs since leaving the administration....
2019-08-12 05:30

Cybersecurity experts warn Baltimore to stop 'playing' with ransomware attacks Cybersecurity experts say Baltimore is playing with fire as a deadline to pay thousands of dollars in ransom to hackers holding several of the city's servers hostage has come and gone. ...
2019-05-21 14:45

Cybersecurity firm Palo Alto Networks posts 28% rise in revenue Cybersecurity company Palo Alto Networks Inc reported a 28% jump in quarterly revenue on Wednesday, boosted by strong growth in its cloud security business....
2019-05-29 23:15

Cybersecurity veteran Imperva acquires Distil Networks to help thwart bot attacks Imperva has announced plans to acquire Distil Networks, a cybersecurity startup that specializes in blocking bot attacks on websites, mobile apps, and APIs.Read More...
2019-06-04 20:30

'Wizard' cybersecurity expert charged with record hack of Bulgarian tax agency A 20-year-old Bulgarian cybersecurity worker has been arrested on suspicion of involvement in a hacking attack that stole millions of taxpayers' personal and financial data, officials said on Wednesday....
2019-07-17 17:45

Cybersecurity officials warn state and local agencies (again) to fend off ransomware Enlarge / Georgia State Police and Capitol Police had their laptops taken offline by ransomware in the latest of many attacks on state and local government agencies. (credit: Scott Olson / Getty Images) Yesterday, the Georgia Department of Public S...
2019-07-31 17:45

Artificial intelligence, cybersecurity talent top list of hard-to-find skills A majority of IT managers say they are expected to deliver more applications than a year ago. In most cases, they are working with the same number of developers....
2019-05-25 17:15

Raytheon nabs $110M contract for cybersecurity for Middle Eastern country Raytheon Co. announced a $110 million contract on Monday to develop and deploy cybersecurity equipment for an unnamed country in the Middle East North Africa region....
2019-07-17 07:30

Police raid cybersecurity firm over Bulgaria's biggest data breach Police investigating Bulgaria's biggest-ever data breach have detained a manager of a cybersecurity company, raided its offices and seized computers, they said on Wednesday....
2019-07-24 12:00

Cybersecurity giant Symantec plays down unreported breach of test data Hacker accessed passwords and list of purported clients, including Australian government agencies – but company says these were only demonstration accountsThe American cybersecurity giant Symantec has downplayed a data breach that allowed a hacker to...
2019-06-14 04:15

Ex-NFL GM accused of targeting black employees Shortly after Brian Pope lost his job as security coordinator for the Houston Texans in May, he found out that "several players made the comment that 'they are trying to get rid of all the brothers,'" he said....
2019-06-15 05:30

Ex-White House cybersecurity chief says Peter Thiel is right to call out Google on China "Here's what I think is true: Google refused to work for the Pentagon on artificial intelligence" and it works on AI in China, says Richard Clarke....
2019-07-17 18:45

US cybersecurity firm Cloudflare terminates service for online forum after El Paso shooting Cloudflare said it was ending its service to online message board 8chan after the suspected terrorist gunman in El Paso — who killed at least 20 people on Sunday — appeared to have been inspired by the forum....
2019-08-05 09:45

World's largest brewer opens Israeli cybersecurity unit as attacks mount Anheuser-Busch InBev (AB InBev), the world's largest beer maker, said on Thursday it was opening a cybersecurity unit in Israel to help protect itself from a growing number of attacks....
2019-06-13 12:15

Voting record backlash prompts GOP lawmaker to lose keynote at cybersecurity event Rep. Will Hurd will no longer be delivering the keynote address at a cybersecurity conference due to complaints about his voting record on women’s rights....
2019-06-15 06:45

TPD seeking suspect for targeting elderly victims TUCSON – Tucson Police Department is asking for the public’s help in identifying a man who is accused of targeting elderly victims. Police say a man is approaching victims in parking lots and telling them they struck his vehicle or offering to do rep...
2019-08-02 18:15

Could targeting this enzyme halt ovarian cancer? Scientists have identified an enzyme that promotes cell proliferation in the most common and lethal ovarian cancer and could serve as a treatment target....
2019-07-16 21:15

Chantelle Cameron targeting Katie Taylor Chantelle Cameron is eyeing a clash with her old amateur foe, writes Matt Bozeat, but she must win eliminator in Brentwood The post Chantelle Cameron targeting Katie Taylor appeared first on Boxing News....
2019-07-16 16:30

US launches raids targeting migrant families US immigration authorities have launched a series of small-scale raids targeting undocumented families. But many municipal officials have refused to support the action, with New York's mayor calling it "unsuccessful."...
2019-07-15 10:45

Feds might be targeting Epstein’s gal pal, Ghislaine Maxwell Jeffrey Epstein’s jailhouse death has shifted the focus of federal authorities to the accomplices who helped him sexually traffic and abuse underage girls, the nation’s top lawman said Monday. Attorney General William Barr delivered the stern warning...
2019-08-13 07:00

Hackers Won't Let Up in Their Attack on U.S. Cities Local governments are facing a growing threat of cyberattacks and escalating ransom demands, as an attack in Baltimore has crippled thousands of computers for a month....
2019-06-07 19:15

Rep. Will Hurd disinvited to cybersecurity conference after voting record on women's issues sparks outrage Rep. Will Hurd, R-Tex, will no longer be speaking at cyber security conference after critics expressed outrage over his voting record on women's issues. ...
2019-06-15 06:30

Chess: Magnus Carlsen in Scotland and targeting yet another new record The world champion could break his previous high rating of 2903 in rapidplay if he is on form at the Lindores Abbey StarsAnother week, another record attempt. The world champion, Magnus Carlsen, makes his first visit to Scotland this weekend, with se...
2019-05-24 16:45

Behavioral Ad Targeting Not Paying Off for Publishers, Study Suggests In one of the first empirical studies of the impacts of behaviorally targeted advertising on online publishers’ revenue, researchers at three universities suggest publishers only get about 4% more revenue for an ad impression that has a cookie enable...
2019-05-30 22:15

More states targeting teen vaping by raising the buying age to 21 Virginia and Illinois have joined six other states, the District of Columbia and hundreds of municipalities in restricting the sale and use of tobacco to those 21 and older....
2019-07-02 11:45

Yet another cryptocurrency mining botnet caught targeting China It seems we can’t go more than a week without news of a new cryptocurrency mining malware or botnet being discovered. This time, security researchers have uncovered another Monero mining botnet that’s targeting China. One of Trend Micro’s security sy...
2019-06-13 18:15

Could targeting this heart hormone help control blood pressure? The heart releases a hormone that has a key role in blood pressure. Now, a study of rats shows that its function depends on a sugar molecule attachment....
2019-07-08 20:45

Pipeline opponents challenge Louisiana law targeting protesters Environmental groups and demonstrators arrested near an Energy Transfer LP crude pipeline filed a lawsuit on Wednesday challenging a 2018 Louisiana state law that made trespassing near oil and gas pipelines a criminal offense....
2019-05-22 22:30

22 caught in Michigan sting targeting child sex solicitation FLINT, Mich. (AP) — Authorities in Michigan say they’ve arrested 22 people as part of an online child sex sting targeting suspects who are accused of soliciting sex with children. Genesee County Sheriff Robert Pickell announced the arrests Sund...
2019-06-10 19:15

Netflix is targeting a huge new audience with its next big content push Netflix is eating up an increasingly large share of entertainment consumption time for Americans, who now have more choices than ever about what to binge. Much of users’ favorite content on the platform is increasingly courtesy of Netflix itsel...
2019-07-23 06:45

El Paso gunman confessed to targeting Mexicans, police say The gunman accused of opening fire at an El Paso Walmart, killing 22 people, confessed to authorities that he had been targeting Mexicans, authorities say.        ...
2019-08-09 23:00

Is targeting brain inflammation the key to beating Alzheimer’s disease? The past decade of Alzheimer’s disease research has been fraught with disappointment. Years of focus on one hallmark of the disease ultimately resulted in no progress toward treatment or prevention. Could inflammation be the key to finding a dr...
2019-07-13 08:15

Bills targeting China's Huawei introduced in U.S. Congress Members of the U.S. Senate and House of Representatives introduced bills on Tuesday to keep tight restrictions on Huawei Technologies Co Ltd, amid concern about President Donald Trump's easing of restrictions on the Chinese firm....
2019-07-16 21:45

Tajikistan regime targeting families of political activists From surveillance to outright threats, Tajik authorities are making life difficult for the families of political activists who have fled abroad. DW spoke with victims from a state that allows little room for dissent....
2019-07-13 18:45

Europe shows challenges for US regulators targeting Big Tech LONDON (AP) — As U.S. authorities prepare to investigate Silicon Valley’s digital giants, they’ll look for inspiration — and warnings — from Europe, where regulators have led global efforts to rein in Big Tech with only mixed results. The...
2019-06-07 13:45

This new ransomware is targeting network attached storage devices NAS devices are often used to store critical data and back-ups - but many are exposed to the open internet and the cybercriminals behind eCh0raix are taking advantage....
2019-07-10 17:45

VW targeting F1 Goodwood Festival of Speed record with evolved ID. R Volkswagen aims to break the 20-year-old Formula 1-established overall Goodwood Festival of Speed hillclimb record with its updated ID. R electric prototype, says its motorsport boss Sven Smeets...
2019-07-03 18:15

USC was reportedly told gynecologist could be targeting Asian students Administers at the University of Southern California were reportedly informed by medical experts that there was evidence that a school gynecologist—Dr. George Tyndall—was targeting Asian students and showed evidence of “psychopathy” and kept him in p...
2019-05-24 13:30

Bills targeting China's Huawei introduced in Congress Members of the U.S. Senate and House of Representatives introduced bills on Tuesday to keep tight restrictions on Huawei Technologies Co Ltd, amid concern about President Donald Trump's easing of curbs on the Chinese firm....
2019-07-17 15:01

ICE arrests 35 in operation targeting 2,000 migrants with deportation orders Immigration and Customs Enforcement arrested 35 people as part of an operation targeting families with deportation orders, officials said Tuesday, a number far lower than the 2,000 targeted in the highly publicized raids touted by President Donald Tr...
2019-07-24 01:45

NYC braces for threatened ICE raids targeting illegal immigrants Parts of the Big Apple were on edge Saturday as US Immigration and Customs Enforcement readied to carry out President Trump’s plans to deport at least 2,000 illegal immigrants here and in the rest of the country. City Council Speaker Corey Johnson an...
2019-07-14 05:01

Cybersecurity: The number of files exposed on misconfigured servers, storage and cloud services has risen to 2.3 billion Digital Shadows research finds that the number of exposed files -- including sensitive information -- has risen by 50 percent compared with last year. But there are some signs the problem can be fixed......
2019-05-30 17:45

How Hackers Can Steal Your Data at Airports Ever wonder if it’s a bad idea to surf the web using a heavily trafficked public wifi network at an airport? For the most part, it’s safe; your information probably isn’t at risk as long as you connect to the right network. On the other hand, you mig...
2019-05-24 03:30

DOJ Says Chinese Hackers Attacked Anthem, but Not Why For years, China was rumored to be behind the health insurance company's massive data breach, but now the Justice Department is noticeably silent on the hackers' motives and affiliation....
2019-05-21 14:31

Hackers Go Pro, Seeking Bounties for Bugs The market for pointing out flaws in software has become more structured: Companies are willing to shell out huge sums to researchers who find zero-day vulnerabilities, or those that are totally unknown to developers....
2019-08-14 05:15

Can hackers tell what you’re texting or searching just by listening? Hackers may soon be able to discern information from the sounds of typing. A 2019 study of the budding phenomenon, obtained by Cornell University and not yet published in a peer-reviewed journal, found that Android phones and tablets are able to pick...
2019-06-05 23:30

U.N. to investigate accusations that Russia, Syria are deliberately targeting hospitals The frequency of attacks has given rise to suspicions that Russia is using coordinates supplied by the United Nations to hit civilian infrastructure....
2019-08-01 22:45

Twitter revises rules on hate speech targeting religions Twitter has technically banned hate speech based on religion before, but it should now be easier for the company to clamp down on that behavior. The social site has updated its rules to require the deletion of any tweet that "dehumanizes" others bas...
2019-07-10 08:45

UN rights chief decries latest US sanctions targeting Venezuela ‘Extremely broad’ measures could increase suffering in the country, says Michelle BacheletThe UN rights chief has intensified criticism of US sanctions targeting Venezuela, condemning the latest measures as “extremely broad” with the potential to exa...
2019-08-09 13:00

US hits back at China for targeting diplomat in Hong Kong State department condemns ‘dangerous’ reports identifying US envoy after supposed meeting with activistsOfficial Chinese media reports about a US diplomat who met with student leaders of Hong Kong’s pro-democracy movement “have gone from irresponsibl...
2019-08-10 15:30

Mimi Chakraborty Jabs Trolls For Not Targeting Gautam Gambhir Days after newly elected Trinamool Congress lawmakers Mimi Chakraborty and Nusraj Jahan were trolled on social media for coming to Parliament dressed in "western clothes", the former today took to......
2019-05-30 23:00

More states are targeting teen vaping, but health advocates say it’s not enough to curb use Virginia and Illinois have joined six other states, the District of Columbia and hundreds of municipalities in implementing Tobacco 21 policies, which restrict the use of tobacco to those 21 and older....
2019-07-02 11:45

| 13 Nigeria civilians killed in air raid targeting jihadists - sources At least 13 civilians were killed in an air raid as the military repulsed a jihadist assault in northeast Borno state, residents and a security source said....
2019-07-08 17:15

El Paso shooting: suspect confesses to targeting Mexicans, officials say Patrick Crusius surrendered to officers, confirming that he had entered the store with an AK-47 rifle and multiple magazinesThe man accused of killing 22 people in a mass shooting in an El Paso Walmart confessed to police that he was targeting “Mexic...
2019-08-10 19:30

A genetic-testing scam is targeting seniors and ripping off Medicare Scammers are persuading seniors to hand over cheek swabs with their DNA, not knowing it may lead to identity theft and Medicare fraud.        ...
2019-08-02 09:30

The NCAA's New Agent Regulations Sure Look Like They're Targeting Rich Paul [Update] The NCAA, continuing its bid to desperately cling to the archaic model of amateurism for as long as it possibly can, sent out a memo to NBA agents on Monday attempting to reassert its control over whom men’s college basketball players can hire when t...
2019-08-07 19:00

ICE Arrests Hundreds in Mississippi Raids Targeting Immigrant Workers More than 600 Immigration and Customs Enforcement agents were involved in what the authorities said might be the largest worksite enforcement action in a single state....
2019-08-08 03:00

New advanced malware, possibly nation sponsored, is targeting US utilities (credit: Maëlick / Flickr) A new piece of advanced espionage malware, possibly developed by a nation-supported attacker, targeted three US companies in the utilities industry last month, researchers from security firm Proofpoint reported on Thursda...
2019-08-02 17:45

REFILE-Pipeline opponents challenge Louisiana law targeting protesters Environmental groups and demonstrators arrested near an Energy Transfer LP crude pipeline filed a lawsuit on Wednesday challenging a 2018 Louisiana state law that made trespassing near oil and gas pipelines a criminal offense....
2019-05-22 21:15

ICE: Mass raids targeting undocumented families launches Sunday NBC NEWS – Immigration authorities are planning a massive roundup Sunday of undocumented families that have received deportation orders, two sources familiar with the matter told NBC News. The raids will take place in several cities across the ...
2019-06-22 15:45

Businesses' Core Functions Are More Vulnerable to Hackers Companies are connecting behind-the-scenes business software to the internet, meaning that the systems that run their accounting, supply chains and other core functions are increasingly vulnerable to hackers....
2019-07-17 16:45

Hackers could use Wi-Fi to install ranomware on DSLR cameras Digital cameras with built-in Wi-Fi let people quickly send images to other devices. But a vulnerability in the process could leave people’s cameras exposed...
2019-08-11 14:45

Hackers are turning our AI security systems against us — but they can be stopped With the use of AI growing in almost all areas of business and industry, we have a new problem to worry about – the “hijacking” of artificial intelligence. Hackers use the same techniques and systems that help us, to compromise our data, our security...
2019-06-22 21:00

‘All we know is MONEY!’: US cities struggle to fight hackers Baltimore this month joined Atlanta, San Diego and Newark in the list of US cities hit by ransomware attacks as the cyber intrusions are expected to continue“We won’t talk more, all we know is MONEY! Hurry up!”This was the ransom note that confronted...
2019-06-03 10:15

A Bluetooth vulnerability could give hackers your location Your FitBit and other Bluetooth gadgets could be giving away your location data. Researchers from Boston University (BU) detected a vulnerability in several high-profile Bluetooth devices that could allow third-parties to determine your location and....
2019-07-18 00:45

Hackers broke into a contractor for Russia's spy agency The Russian government is used to perpetrating hacks, but it just became a target -- and the data says a lot about its goals. A hacking group nicknaming itself 0v1ru$ infiltrated the servers of SyTech, a contractor for the FSB intelligence agency on...
2019-07-22 06:15

How hackers use tricks to make money from your clicks Online clicks are worth big money. Now hackers are using a cunning set of click-tricks to make money from people visiting websites without them realising...
2019-05-21 14:32

Here’s how digital forensics experts track down hackers As society becomes increasingly data driven, the importance of ensuring this data’s security and fidelity grows exponentially. While prevention is still the best medicine though, tracking down those who have already entered your system is also vital....
2019-06-23 21:45

Ransom hackers hit Georgia courts after cities pay $1M Hackers behind a series of repeating cyberattacks in a number of U.S. cities -- holding hostage computer systems for hundreds of thousands of dollars -- are keeping up the assault after at least two have paid them off....
2019-07-08 18:30

Apple to pay hackers more than $1m to find security flaws Expanded ‘bug bounty’, announced at Black Hat conference, comes as governments and tech firms compete for informationApple will pay ethical hackers more than $1m if they responsibly disclose dangerous security vulnerabilities to the firm, the company...
2019-08-12 22:15

‘Pokémon Go’ creators sue ‘hackers’ over illegal knockoffs Gotta catch ’em all —without getting caught. Niantic, the software development company behind “Pokémon Go” and upcoming “Harry Potter: Wizards Unite,” is suing a group it claims has created knockoff versions of the games...
2019-06-17 21:15

Hackers could use Wi-Fi to install ransomware on DSLR cameras Digital cameras with built-in Wi-Fi let people quickly send images to other devices. But a vulnerability in the process could leave people’s cameras exposed...
2019-08-12 11:00

G20 agrees to push ahead with rules on corporate tax targeting tech giants Group of 20 finance ministers agreed to push ahead on compiling common rules that will close loopholes that global technology giants like Facebook use to reduce their corporate tax burden....
2019-06-08 09:00

Factbox: Attacks and thwarted plots targeting New York's Times Square A New York man will appear in federal court on Friday after his arrest the previous day on allegations that he discussed buying grenades and using them in an attack on Times Square, one of the busiest crossroads in the largest city in the Unites Stat...
2019-06-07 23:30

Possible 'serial murderer,' rapist targeting sex workers in Detroit, police chief says A suspected "serial murderer and rapist" is believed to be behind the killings of at least three women in Detroit since March, the city's top cop revealed Wednesday....
2019-06-05 22:15

Elizabeth Warren unveils regulations targeting the private equity industry Warren wants to make private equity firms responsible for debts and pension obligations of companies they buy and change executive compensation rules to ensure that bankers who profit from speculative bets also assume risk if their bets go bust....
2019-07-18 15:15

ICE Is Expected to Begin Operation on Sunday Targeting 2,000 Immigrant Family Members The operation will focus on undocumented migrants in at least 10 major cities across the country and who had their cases expedited and were served deportation orders....
2019-06-22 04:45

Cuomo, de Blasio vow to fight ICE raids targeting illegal immigrant families Gov. Andrew Cuomo has joined with a growing number of elected officials across the country in opposing the Trump administration’s reported plan to begin ICE raids early Sunday targeting illegal alien families. Cuomo called the plans “sham...
2019-06-22 10:30

Cops hunt gray-haired burglar targeting Queens homes A silver-haired thief has robbed at least six homes in Queens — with the polo shirt-wearing perp pushing in A.C. units to break into residences, cops reported. The suspect, who remains unidentified, was captured on home surveillance video ringi...
2019-07-15 00:00

France to Ban Destroying Unsold Goods, Targeting Amazon, Luxury Brands France's prime minister on Tuesday announced a crackdown on the destruction of unsold or returned consumer products, a move that will affect online retailers such as Amazon and luxury goods brands....
2019-06-05 18:30

REFILE-Colony Capital's LatAm arm plans $5 bln investment, targeting Mexico Private equity firm Colony Latam Partners, part of Los Angeles-based investment group Colony Capital Inc, will invest up to $5 billion in Mexico, Chile, Colombia and Peru over the next several years, executives said on Wednesday....
2019-05-23 00:00

Rights Groups Sue After DeSantis Signs ‘Poll Tax’ Bill Targeting Former Felons Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis on Friday signed into law a bill that equates to a poll tax on former felons whose voting rights were restored last year by a majority of Florida voters who amended the state’s constitution. Civil rights groups immediately c...
2019-06-30 03:45

French lawmakers pass draft law targeting online hate speech France's National Assembly approved a draft bill on Friday which would require social media giants such as Facebook and Twitter to remove any hateful content within 24 hours....
2019-07-05 19:15

Lockheed nets $106.1M for Apache night vision targeting sensor systems Lockheed Martin was awarded a $106.1 million contract to supply the U.S. Army, Netherlands and Britain with night vision sensor systems for the Apache attack helicopter....
2019-06-28 16:15

Indonesia lifts social media curbs targeting hoaxes during unrest Indonesia on Saturday lifted temporary social media restrictions that were imposed to stop online hoaxes during violence around the announcement of official election results....
2019-05-25 15:15

Child Victims Act takes effect with many lawsuits targeting Catholic Church Victims of child sex abuse in New York who had been waiting decades to bring their cases to court finally had their chance on Wednesday. The state’s long-awaited Child Victims Act went into effect at midnight Wednesday, prompting an immediate flood o...
2019-08-14 10:15

Hackers Subvert Security Checks Like the Browser Padlock Recent attacks have shown that cybercriminals have co-opted techniques and tools that people commonly use to distinguish real communications and websites from fake ones, such as the padlock in a browser window....
2019-08-16 15:15

Another Florida city gives in to hackers’ demands and pays $460,000 ransom Florida municipalities are proving to be a juicy and lucrative target these days for hackers who’ve been launching cyber attacks on computer systems, government phones and the like before demanding big ransom payments as a condition for leaving...
2019-06-29 03:30

Hitting the Books: How legendary hackers wound up working for the CIA Welcome to Hitting the Books. With less than one in five Americans reading just for fun these days, we've done the hard work for you by scouring the internet for the most interesting, thought provoking books on science and technology we can find...
2019-08-10 18:30

Hackers Could Be Using DMs to Hijack Twitter Accounts, Quick Heal Says With the Twitter accounts of Amitabh Bachchan and Adnan Sami getting hacked, security researchers have warned that users should think twice before clicking on the links received in the Twitter Direct......
2019-06-12 09:30

WhatsApp security flaw could let hackers alter your chats Hackers could be able to doctor WhatsApp messages due to a flaw in the messaging app's security protection, experts have warned.Researchers from Check Point have revealed that vulnerabilites in WhatsApp could allow hackers to gain access to a us...
2019-08-08 13:15

Chinese government hackers suspected of moonlighting for profit One of the most effective teams of Chinese government-backed hackers is also conducting financially-motivated side operations, cybersecurity researchers said on Wednesday....
2019-08-07 22:00

Canada elections chief says hackers aim to keep people from voting Hackers seeking to interfere in Canada's federal election this October want to undermine trust in voting and the democratic process rather than manipulate the result, says Canada's chief electoral officer....
2019-06-06 18:30

How to protect your router and home security cameras from hackers When it comes to digital security, lack of knowledge and complacency can result in serious consequences, including identity theft, financial fraud and a massive loss of privacy. You try to be vigilant with your computers because they contain so much ...
2019-08-14 03:15

Hackers could use self-driving cars to cause mayhem, study warns In their simulations, the researchers discovered the tipping point at which the number of stalled cars totally halts traffic for a large population. In one test, the team froze traffic in all of Manhattan....
2019-07-31 23:45

Hackers broke into Sprint accounts through Samsung's website Sprint's security team is having a very, very lousy 2019. On top of the earlier Boost Mobile breach, the carrier has revealed that hackers obtained "unauthorized access" to an unspecified number of Sprint accounts through Samsung's "add a ...
2019-07-17 11:45

Hackers hid malware in a fake trading app to steal your cryptocurrency Security researchers have uncovered a knock-off cryptocurrency trading website designed to steal the funds of unwitting victims. Cybercriminals have created a website that imitates the Cryptohopper cryptocurrency trading platform to distribute malwar...
2019-06-06 21:30

'Bug bounty': Apple to pay hackers more than $1m to find security flaws Expanded program, announced at Black Hat conference, comes as governments and tech firms compete for informationApple will pay ethical hackers more than $1m if they responsibly disclose dangerous security vulnerabilities to the firm, the company anno...
2019-08-13 05:45

Remote-Based App Exposed Thousands Of Vehicles To Hackers A hacker who goes by the handle Jmaxxz has exposed a series of vulnerabilities in a remote-based automobile app that may have exposed around 60,000 cars to hackers....
2019-08-11 15:15

A City Paid a Hefty Ransom to Hackers. But Its Pains Are Far From Over. Weeks after Lake City, Fla., was hit by a cyberattack, the phones are back on and email is working, but the city has not yet recovered all its files....
2019-07-07 13:30

How hackers can permanently lock you out of your accounts | Dylan Curran Some hackers use malicious code, but most just hide in plain sight. It can be devastatingly effectiveWhen their computer or social media account is hijacked by an unknown entity, most people probably picture something like this: a faceless man hunche...
2019-06-09 10:00

N4T Investigators: Hackers stealing money from bank accounts TUCSON – Cybercriminals are gaining access to bank accounts and stealing money. A victim from Oro Valley recently had tens of thousands of dollars stolen from a credit union account. They did not want to be identified. Police believe this man opened ...
2019-07-19 09:15

A Flaw in Teleconferencing App Zoom Could Have Let Hackers Access Your Webcam. Here’s How to Fix it A series of security flaws in popular video-conferencing service Zoom left its users vulnerable to spying, denial of service attacks from unauthorized sites, and the potential installation of malware, according to a report from security researcher Jo...
2019-07-09 19:15

Hackers could read non-corporate Outlook.com, Hotmail for six months Enlarge (credit: Getty / Aurich Lawson) Late on Friday, some users of Outlook.com/Hotmail/MSN Mail received an email from Microsoft stating that an unauthorized third party had gained limited access to their accounts and was able to read, among oth...
2019-05-22 18:30

Hackers take over the London Metropolitan Police's Twitter account Late on Friday night, the Twitter account of London's Metropolitan Police Service began tweeting unusual announcements. "XEON IS THE BEST FIGHTER IN SCOTLAND," it proclaimed, alongside the challenge: "what you gonna do call the police?"...
2019-07-20 06:45

Julián Castro buys Fox News ad targeting Trump: 'You stoked the fires of racists' Julián Castro, a Democratic candidate for president, plans to release a television ad Wednesday on Fox News connecting President Donald Trump to the mass shooting in El Paso, Texas....
2019-08-14 00:15

Appeals court clears way for Trump administration rule targeting Planned Parenthood The 9th Circuit Court of Appeals ruled Thursday that the Trump administration's restrictions on family planning funds could go into effect, a move that would cut off millions of dollars from organizations like Planned Parenthood that provide abortion...
2019-06-20 23:15

UPDATE 1-Indonesia lifts social media curbs targeting hoaxes during unrest Indonesia on Saturday lifted temporary social media restrictions that were imposed to stop online hoaxes during violence around the announcement of official election results....
2019-05-25 15:15

House poised to pass resolution condemning global boycott targeting Israel The vote comes after months of turmoil centering on Reps. Ilhan Omar (D-Minn.) and Rashida Tlaib (D-Mich.), two Muslim freshmen who have stood accused of anti-Semitism....
2019-07-24 01:15

Trump rule targeting poor immigrants could harm children, health: advocates A Trump administration plan to cut legal immigration by poor people will likely result in sicker children, more communicable diseases and greater homelessness in the United States, according to immigrant advocates and the federal government's own ana...
2019-08-16 13:45

Saudi-led coalition intercepts Houthi drones targeting Abha and Jizan airports The Saudi-led coalition fighting in Yemen intercepted and downed three drones launched by the Iran-aligned Houthi movement towards the southwestern Saudi cities of Jizan and Abha, state TV reported on Tuesday....
2019-07-16 22:45

Trump unveils sweeping rule targeting immigrants who access social services The rule would reject applicants for temporary or permanent visas if they fail to meet high enough income standards or if they receive public assistance such as welfare....
2019-08-14 14:45

El Paso shooting suspect, Patrick Crusius, confessed to targeting Mexicans: police Twenty-two people were killed and about two dozen others were wounded in the attack. Many of the dead had Latino last names and eight of them were Mexican nationals....
2019-08-10 08:00

Brazil retailer Via Varejo launches digital bank targeting low-income clients Brazilian electronics and appliance retailer Via Varejo launched a digital bank targeting low-income clients in partnership with Boston-based startup Airfox, according to a filing on Wednesday....
2019-06-06 01:15

Trump signs order strengthening Buy American Act, defends tweets targeting progressives President Donald Trump on Monday signed an executive order to increase the government's use of American-made products during his annual Made in America showcase....
2019-07-15 22:15

Indonesia lifts social media curbs targeting hoaxes during recent unrest Indonesia on Saturday lifted temporary restrictions on some social media functions aimed at stopping online hoaxes during recent violence linked to the announcement of official election results, a communications ministry official said....
2019-05-25 15:15

Secret Border Patrol group under fire for targeting migrants, Ocasio-Cortez Senior Democrats on Monday called for the immediate firing of Customs and Border Protection agents who joked about migrant deaths and posted vulgar images of freshman Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez in a secret Facebook group.The Congressional Hispanic...
2019-07-01 21:15

YouTube Says Homophobic Harassment Targeting a Popular Host Doesn’t Violate Its Policies YouTube is declining to take action against a popular conservative host despite his homophobic and racist slurs targeting another video maker, further calling into question social media companies’ willingness to police behavior on their platfor...
2019-06-05 20:45

Brazilian retailer Via Varejo launches digital bank targeting low-income clients Brazilian electronics and appliance retailer Via Varejo launched a digital bank targeting low-income clients in partnership with Boston-based startup Airfox, according to a filing on Wednesday....
2019-06-06 00:30

A rogue Raspberry Pi helped hackers access NASA JPL systems NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL) suffers from multiple cybersecurity weaknesses despite the advances it has achieved in space technology, according to the agency's Office of Inspector General (PDF). Investigators looked into the resea...
2019-06-20 12:15

Wyden at DEF CON: Mitch McConnell Wants Foreign Hackers to Help Republicans Win Elections Before a crowd of hacking conference goers, Senator Ron Wyden on Friday took aim at Mitch McConnell, the Senate majority leader, accusing him of blocking election security legislation because, he said, Republicans have directly benefited from the med...
2019-08-11 02:00

Could nation-state hackers target your email? Microsoft thinks so Microsoft has shown off the first voting system to make use of its ElectionGuard technology, which is designed to prevent tampering with elections, while revealing some alarming statistics about how many normal people – not just business custo...
2019-07-18 16:45

Hackers were told to break into U.S. voting machines. They didn’t have much trouble. In three years since its inception, Def Con’s Voting Village has become a destination not only for hackers but also lawmakers and members of the intelligence community....
2019-08-14 14:45

Hackers can hijack your digital photos for ransom, experts warn Hackers and malware and ransomware have for years targeted personal computers and computerized networks, but cybercriminals may soon turn their attention to hijacking your photos, analysts say....
2019-08-13 17:45

Microsoft warns 10,000 customers they’re targeted by nation-sponsored hackers Enlarge / United Nations HQ in New York. (credit: Javier Carbajal) Microsoft said on Wednesday that it has notified almost 10,000 customers in the past year that they’re being targeted by nation-sponsored hackers. According to a post from Microsoft...
2019-07-18 02:30

These Dummy iOS Lightning Cables Let Hackers Remotely Access Your Devices Hardware hacks might not get as much attention as the latest security breaches, but they can be just as devastating. You’re probably picturing an attacker sneakily using a dummy USB key to infiltrate a computer, but as a recent report from Vice descr...
2019-08-12 22:15

WiFi can be a free-for-all for hackers. Here's how to stop them from taking your data It's easy to hop on Wi-Fi networks while you're out, but you are opening yourself – and your data – up to unknown attacks. Try these four suggestions.       ...
2019-08-12 19:45

Researchers worry that hackers could turn connected cars into roadblocks As carmakers continue to pack their newest models with all manner of “smart” technology, researchers are concerned that connected vehicles will become an increasingly irresistible target for hackers. A new study by scientists with the Geo...
2019-07-31 22:30

New vulnerabilities may let hackers remotely SACK Linux and FreeBSD systems Enlarge (credit: JIP) The Linux and FreeBSD operating systems contain newly discovered vulnerabilities that make it easy for hackers to remotely crash servers and disrupt communications, researchers have warned. OS distributors are advising users t...
2019-06-19 13:00

Hackers access data from more than 460,000 accounts at Uniqlo's online store Fast Retailing, the company behind the Uniqlo chain of apparel stores, announced Monday that the data of more than 460,000 customers on its online shopping sites were accessed by hackers from April 23 to May 10....
2019-05-21 19:15

Zoom for Mac made it too easy for hackers to access webcams. Here’s what to do [Updated] Enlarge / Artist's impression of wireless hackers in your computer. (credit: TimeStopper / Getty Images) Update 7:23pm ET: As this post was being reported, Zoom developers reversed their previous position and issued an update that changes the conte...
2019-07-10 08:45

Zoom Backtracks, Says It Will Actually Fix Major Flaw That Could Let Hackers Hijack Mac Webcams After initially defending their decision to install insecure local web servers on Mac users’ machines that posed a major security risk and could be hijacked by attackers, teleconferencing app Zoom has backtracked and has said it will quickly remove t...
2019-07-10 04:00

Here's how hackers are making your Tesla, GM and Chrysler less vulnerable to attack GM, Chrysler and Tesla pay 'white hat' hackers to break into cars' systems. It's how they find and correct flaws, aiming to keep drivers safer.       ...
2019-07-05 18:45

Protect your online identity now: Fight hackers with these 5 security safeguards Having your identity stolen can be a nightmare, and cleaning up the mess can take months. You can make life difficult for a would-be identity thief by locking down these five key aspects of your online life....
2019-06-18 15:30

Hackers can bypass £30 limit on contactless cards, study finds Researchers have discovered that the £30 limit on Visa contactless cards can be bypassed, potentially enabling criminals to empty out victims' bank accounts without touching the card....
2019-08-01 03:15

Hackers breached Bulgaria’s tax agency and leaked the data of 5M people Bulgaria has suffered what has been described as the biggest data leak in its history. The stolen data, which hackers emailed to local media on July 15, originates from the country’s tax reporting service – the National Revenue Agency (NRA). The brea...
2019-07-17 01:45

Army fights fake news with propagandists and hackers in one unit Cyber and intelligence experts unite to battle disinformation as character of warfare changesComputer hackers and propaganda specialists working in the British army are to be placed in a single division, as part of a reorganisation designed to reflec...
2019-08-01 04:45

Campaigns Remain Vulnerable as Signs of Russian Hackers Re-Emerge Many 2020 presidential campaigns face challenges in rebuffing cyberattacks despite taking steps to beef up security, an issue brought into fresh focus by President Trump’s comments that he might accept information from foreign governments that was da...
2019-06-14 23:15

Office gear like printers and phones may not look like computers, but they are vulnerable to hackers Office phones, printers, building control systems and more — these may not sound like computers but they can all be hacked, according to cybersecurity pros....
2019-08-11 22:30

Fancy Bear hackers used IoT devices to hack corporate networks A state-sponsored hacking group from Russia is targeting IoT devices in order to breach corporate networks which are then used to pivot to more high-value targets.According to the Microsoft Threat Intelligence Center, attacks have been observed in th...
2019-08-06 21:30

Hackers steal traveler photos and license plates from US Customs If you were wondering why it can be risky for governments to collect traveler images en masse on connected systems... well, here's why. US Customs and Border Protection has confirmed that hackers stole traveler images from a subcontractor, incl...
2019-06-11 08:30

Hackers steal millions of Bulgarians' financial records: tax agency Hackers have stolen the financial data of millions of Bulgarians from the country's tax agency, the government said on Tuesday, in an attack that one researcher said may have compromised nearly every adult's personal records....
2019-07-16 16:30

Hackers launch phishing attack disguised as DocuSign document Hackers are turning to disguising phishing attacks as legitimate DocuSign documents in order to steal user credentials from all major email providers.The Cofense Phishing Defense Center has identified a new wave of phishing attacks, disguised as an e...
2019-08-09 13:00

Hackers Stole U.S. Customs and Border Protection's Traveler Photos License plate images and photos of individuals who traveled in and out of the United States were taken in a malicious hack impacting U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP), according to a report in the Washington Post. The agency learned last month...
2019-06-11 04:15

Hackers can alter WhatsApp chats to show fake information Security experts have warned that WhatsApp messages can be altered without the user's knowledge due to a flaw in the messaging app's systems.Researchers from Check Point have revealed that vulnerabilities in WhatsApp could allow hackers to ...
2019-08-09 13:00

Hackers reportedly stole nearly $10M worth of Ripple (XRP) in GateHub hack Another day, another cryptocurrency heist. Hackers have breached over 100 Ripple (XRP) Ledger wallets managed by service provider GateHub. If that wasn’t bad enough, additional reports suggest the attackers have siphoned off more than $10 million wor...
2019-06-08 03:30

Hackers steal 100,000 traveler photos from border patrol database US Customs and Border Protection (CBP) officials on Monday said that one of its subcontractors had been breached in a “malicious cyberattack,” exposing images of travelers coming in and out of the country. Less than 100,000 people had their informati...
2019-06-11 09:15

Hackers Are Holding Baltimore's Government Computers Hostage, and It's Not Even Close to Over On May 7, hackers infected about 10,000 of Baltimore city government’s computers with an aggressive form of ransomware called RobbinHood, and insisted the city pay 13 bitcoin (then $76,280, today $102,310) to cut the computers loose. The hackers clai...
2019-05-23 05:30

US calls China ‘thuggish regime’ for targeting American diplomat who met Hong Kong protesters State department angered by Beijing’s apparent release of personal information about diplomat’s familyA US official has described China as a “thuggish regime” for disclosing the photographs and personal details of a US diplomat who met student leader...
2019-08-09 05:15

Italy's government wins confidence vote on decree targeting migrant rescue ships The Italian government won a parliamentary confidence vote on Wednesday on a security and immigration decree, in a victory for Interior Minister Matteo Salvini, who heads the far-right League party....
2019-07-24 22:15

NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory network was hacked by targeting a Raspberry Pi that wasn't supposed to be connected to it Flickr/abuakel An Office of the Inspector General report says that a hacker accessed the network of NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory in Pasadena, CA in April 2018 by targeting an unauthorized Raspberry Pi, a small computer that is often used to make...
2019-06-24 00:30

Trump says he wasn't happy with 'send her back' rally chant targeting Ilhan Omar Video of the event does not show the president disagreeing with his supporters. Instead, it shows that Trump paused as the chant began, allowing his supporters to continue before he launched into further criticism of the Minnesota Democrat....
2019-07-19 13:45

Warren likens private equity to 'vampires' in plan targeting Wall Street 'looting' Sen. Elizabeth Warren, D-Mass., unleashed a sweeping attack on the financial sector on Thursday, demonizing private equity firms and accusing Wall Street of "looting" the U.S. economy....
2019-07-19 00:45

Binance hackers suddenly move $8 million worth of stolen Bitcoin More than $8 million worth of Bitcoin stolen from cryptocurrency exchange Binance has suddenly moved. Earlier today, a combined 707.1 BTC was sent from one of the hacker‘s Bitcoin wallets to a separate pair of addresses. The two transfers, for 706.1 ...
2019-07-08 22:30

Security bugs in popular Cisco switch brand allow hackers to take over devices The three vulnerabilities are as bad as it gets in terms of security flaws -- an authentication bypass, a remote code execution, and a command injection....
2019-08-06 22:45

Baltimore: government computers crippled by attack as hackers demand bitcoin Attack on city computers prevents employees from sending email and knocked out bill pay websites, as hackers demand $76,000Hackers have seized control of government computers for the city of Baltimore, demanding ransom and leaving the city locked out...
2019-05-22 19:30

Akamai: Hackers have carried out 12 billion attacks against gaming sites in 17 months Hackers have targeted the gaming industry by carrying out 12 billion credential stuffing attacks against gaming websites in the 17 months ended March 2019.Read More...
2019-06-12 23:15

Iranian Hackers Wage Cyber Campaign Amid Ongoing Tensions With the U.S. WASHINGTON — Iran has increased its offensive cyberattacks against the U.S. government and critical infrastructure as tensions have grown between the two nations, cybersecurity firms say. In recent weeks, hackers believed to be working for the ...
2019-06-23 04:45

Florida city agrees to pay hackers $600,000 in bitcoin to get its computer files back Everyone knows that crime doesn’t pay, or at least that’s what we’re all led to believe. For hackers who broke into the computer systems of a Florida city a few weeks back, crime seems to be paying rather well, and the local governm...
2019-06-20 20:15

Hackers Made an App That Kills to Prove a Point About Medtronic Insulin Pumps Medtronic and the FDA left an insulin pump with a potentially deadly vulnerability on the market—until researchers who found the flaw showed how bad it could be....
2019-07-16 20:30

Sprint says hackers used Samsung’s website to access customer account data In late June, hackers managed to access an unknown number of Sprint accounts by exploiting a security loophole on Samsung’s “add a line” website, according to a new report from ZDNet. According to Sprint, which sent out a letter to ...
2019-07-17 12:00

Android vulnerability lets hackers hijack your phone with malicious videos If you use a phone running any version of Android between 7.0 and 9.0 (Nougat, Oreo, or Pie), you ought to immediately install the latest security update – or risk getting your handset hijacked by devious video malware. The culprit is a vulnerability...
2019-07-24 16:45

Software firm may have exposed North Carolina to election hackers in 2016 Voting system security is problematic enough, but one company might have unintentionally laid out a welcome mat for hackers. Politico claims VR Systems, a voting software firm targeted by Russians, took a gigantic risk in 2016 by using remote access...
2019-06-06 03:45

Hackers target Monroe College, demand $2 million in bitcoin as ransom Monroe College is “under cyberattack” by hackers who demanded approximately $2 million in bitcoin, police and school officials said Thursday. The school’s computer programs were hacked around 6:45 a.m. Wednesday by a group that got ...
2019-07-11 21:00

Microsoft catches Russian state hackers using IoT devices to breach networks Enlarge / A script used to maintain network persistence. (credit: Microsoft) Hackers working for the Russian government have been using printers, video decoders, and other so-called Internet-of-things devices as a beachhead to penetrate targeted co...
2019-08-06 00:30

US Cyber Command warns of nation-state hackers exploiting Outlook The recent surge in state-backed hacking campaigns isn't dying down any time soon. US Cyber Command has reported that unnamed state actors are making "active malicious use" of a 2017-era Outlook vulnerability (long since patched) to escape the ...
2019-07-03 06:30

Government hackers reportedly broke into Russian search company Yandex According to a Reuters report, hackers working for Western intelligence agencies reportedly broke into Yandex, the company often referred to as "Russia's Google." The hackers were allegedly looking for technical information that would indicate h...
2019-06-29 00:30

Hackers access student data at top Australian university going back 19 years Australia's top-ranked university said on Tuesday hackers breached its cyber defenses late last year to obtain sensitive data, including students' bank account numbers and passport details going back 19 years....
2019-06-04 09:30

Hackers abuse ASUS cloud service to install backdoor on users’ PCs Enlarge (credit: Jeremy Brooks / Flickr) ASUS' update mechanism has once again been abused to install malware that backdoors PCs, researchers from Eset reported earlier this week. The researchers, who continue to investigate the incident, said they...
2019-05-21 14:37

Iranian hackers wage cyber campaign against U.S. amid ongoing tension Tensions spiked this past week after Iran shot down an unmanned U.S. drone -- an incident that nearly led to a U.S. military strike against Iran Thursday evening....
2019-06-22 19:01

Iranian state hackers reload their domains, release off-the-shelf RAT malware Enlarge / Iran's hacking groups are scaling up, hitting Saudi companies and other organizations, according to a Recorded Future report. (credit: Getty Images) A new report from the threat research firm Recorded Future finds that activity from APT33...
2019-06-27 23:30

These firms promise high-tech ransomware solutions—but typically just pay hackers Enlarge / Cryptolocker was one of the ransomware pioneers, bringing together file encryption and bitcoin payment. (credit: Christiaan Colen / Flickr) This story was originally published by ProPublica. It appears here under a Creative Commons license...
2019-05-21 14:37

Florida city pays hackers $600,000 in ransom to save computer records The hackers apparently got into the city’s system when an employee clicked on an email link that allowed them to upload malware.       ...
2019-06-20 02:00

In systemic breach, hackers steal millions of Bulgarians' financial data Bulgaria's finance minister apologized to the country on Tuesday after admitting hackers had stolen millions of taxpayers' financial data in an attack that one researcher said may have compromised nearly every adult's personal records....
2019-07-16 21:45

Florida City Fires IT Employee After Paying $460,000 Bitcoin Ransom to Hackers Lake City, Florida paid out a bitcoin ransom worth $460,000 to hackers who disabled the city’s computer systems with sophisticated ransomware last month, hot on the heels of a $600,000 ransom paid out in similar circumstances by Riviera Beach, Florid...
2019-07-02 07:30

Hackers exploit Mozilla Firefox bug reportedly affecting Coinbase users Mozilla has warned hackers are exploiting a critical “zero-day” exploit in its Firefox browser — and cryptocurrency owners are most at-risk, ZDNet reports. Details of the bug are scarce, but Mozilla has described it as a “type confusion vulnerability...
2019-06-20 01:30

Army to train cyber spies to combat hackers and digital propaganda The British Army will adapt to better tackle the threat of cyber warfare, including hackers, digital propaganda and misinformation, the Ministry of Defence (MoD) has said. ...
2019-08-01 04:30

Detroit police investigating possible serial killer targeting sex workers arrest homeless man as 'person of interest' Police in Detroit have arrested a “person of interest” Friday night in the case of a possible serial killer and rapist targeting sex workers in the east side of the city....
2019-06-08 15:15

UN, world leaders, condemn Sri Lanka terrorist attacks targeting churches, hotels, which leave more than 200 dead More than 200 have been killed and hundreds injured by a series of explosions inside churches and hotels in Sri Lanka, as Christians gathered for services to celebrate Easter. In a statement, UN chief António Guterres said he was "outraged by the ter...
2019-05-21 18:45

Hannity slams Democrats for targeting Barr and McGahn, says Russia probe origins results 'tip of the iceberg' Fox News' Sean Hannity slammed Democrats for turning the government into a political "weapon" and cited sources he's spoken with that the coming results of the investigation into the origins of the Russia probe will be the "tip of the iceberg."...
2019-06-12 08:00

Google warns Bluetooth Titan security keys can be hijacked by nearby hackers Enlarge (credit: Google) Google is warning that the Bluetooth Low Energy version of the Titan security key it sells for two-factor authentication can be hijacked by nearby attackers, and the company is advising users to get a free replacement devic...
2019-05-21 14:37

Nation-sponsored hackers likely carried out hostile takeover of rival groups’s servers Enlarge If nation-sponsored hacking was baseball, the Russian-speaking group called Turla would not just be a Major League team—it would be a perennial playoff contender. Researchers from multiple security firms largely agree that Turla was behind...
2019-06-20 13:30

Reuters: Chinese hackers used the cloud to steal trade secrets from enterprise customers A report a few days ago revealed that hackers linked with China’s government were stealing data from more than a dozen global telecom companies for years. Cybersecurity company Cyberreason said at the time that a hacking group labeled APT10, as...
2019-06-28 00:15

Security flaws in a popular smart home hub let hackers unlock front doors When is a smart home not so smart? When it can be hacked. That’s exactly what security researchers Chase Dardaman and Jason Wheeler did with one of the Zipato smart hubs. In new research published Tuesday and shared with TechCrunch, Dardaman an...
2019-07-02 16:15

Hackers actively exploit WordPress plugin flaw to send visitors to bad sites Enlarge / A redirection from a site still running a vulnerable version of the plugin. Hackers have been actively exploiting a recently patched vulnerability in some websites that causes the sites to redirect to malicious sites or display misleadin...
2019-05-30 03:30

Hackers Reportedly Break Into SyTech, a Contractor for Russia's Federal Security Service Hackers breached servers at a contractor for Russia’s Federal Security Service (FSB), SyTech, and stole about 7.5 terabytes of data after gaining access to the company’s entire network earlier this month, ZDnet reported on Saturday.Read more......
2019-07-22 02:30

Hackers, farmers, and doctors unite! Support for Right to Repair laws slowly grows Enlarge / Manufacturers would prefer it if iFixit guides (like the one pictured on a Motorola Xoom from 2011) didn't exist. (credit: iFixit) Kelsea Weber is apologetic for being hard to get ahold of. “We were all busy tearing down the iPhone XS,” s...
2019-06-20 19:30

Florida city pays hackers $600K in bitcoin to get computer systems back A small city in Florida has agreed to pay nearly $600,000 in bitcoin ransom to hackers that took control over its computer systems in a ransomware attack, according to reports. The Riviera Beach City Council on Monday unanimously approved its insuran...
2019-06-20 17:45

The Zoom bug that could've let hackers spy on video meetings tapped into people's deepest tech fears A big, public reaction to what should have been a minor fix in the Zoom collaboration tool says more about consumers' growing discomfort about the realities of the video and audio tools that now surround us....
2019-07-14 16:30

Anonymous comes to town: the hackers who took on high school sexual assault in Ohio – documentary The sleepy rustbelt town of Steubenville, Ohio, was once best known for high school sports and as the birthplace of Dean Martin. But when a teen sexual assault committed by two members of the football team surfaced, the shadowy hacker group Anonymous...
2019-05-21 15:00

Hackers stealing cell records from global telcos to ‘spy on high-profile targets’ An ambitious group of suspected state-backed hackers has been burrowing into telecommunications companies in order to spy on high-profile targets across the world, a US cybersecurity firm said in a report published Tuesday....
2019-06-27 19:30

European police trial sending young hackers to remedial classes instead of jail European authorities are mulling over the idea of giving a second chance to young hackers instead of sending them straight to the clink – but only if they haven’t previously engaged in cybercrime. At the International Conference on Cybersecurity held...
2019-07-24 13:15

Baltimore didn’t pay Bitcoin ransom so hackers leaked sensitive data on Twitter Officials investigating the Bitcoin-fueled ransomware attack that hit Baltimore City last month believe the hackers have leaked government documents on Twitter. A Twitter account claiming to be owned by the hackers appears to have been used to leak t...
2019-06-05 18:15

Symantec reveals WhatsApp and Telegram exploit that gives hackers access to your personal media Cybersecurity firm Symantec found an exploit that could allow WhatsApp and Telegram media files to be exposed and manipulated by malicious actors.Read More...
2019-07-15 18:30

‘Please break things’: Hackers lay siege to voting systems to spot weaknesses in security In three years since its inception, Def Con’s Voting Village has become a destination not only for hackers but also lawmakers and members of the intelligence community....
2019-08-13 04:45

Democratic lawmaker tells Walmart to stop 'making up stupid s---' by targeting video games after mass shootings Mark J. Terrill/AP Democratic Rep. Ted Lieu of California slammed Walmart for its decision to limit advertisements for video games following two shootings at its stores in recent weeks. "You disrespect the victims of mass shootings by making up stup...
2019-08-10 21:00

Juan Williams: Anti-Trump protesters targeting Lawrence Jones with racist abuse an example of 'intolerance coming from the left' Anti-Trump protestors who targeted Fox News contributor Lawrence Jones with racist remarks during an impeachment rally in Manhattan exposed a level of intolerance on the left, according to Juan Williams. ...
2019-06-19 01:30

China's Hikvision says takes cybersecurity seriously: China Daily China's Hangzhou Hikvision Digital Technology Co Ltd takes cybersecurity seriously and abides by applicable laws and rules wherever it operates, the China Daily newspaper quoted the company on Thursday as saying....
2019-05-23 03:00

Angry fans, not Barcelona, wasting Lionel Messi's final years by targeting Ernesto Valverde and Ivan Rakitic Barcelona will play for yet another trophy on Saturday night. If the Catalans can beat Valencia in Seville , they will win a second successive domestic double and claim a record fifth successive Copa del Rey....
2019-05-24 14:15

Security firm: North Korean hackers shifted focus from causing chaos to acquiring money A group of suspected North Korean hackers seem to have shifted their focus to earning hard currency for the impoverished country since 2016, a global cybersecurity firm said Thursday....
2019-05-23 11:45

Baltimore mayor open to paying off hackers who paralyzed city, despite once likening it to 'rewarding bank robbers' The mayor of Baltimore said this week that he’s open to paying off the hackers who paralyzed the city’s computer systems and are now demanding about $100,000 to restore the data, despite once likening the payoff as “rewarding bank robbers for robbing...
2019-05-25 20:30

Hackers stole unreleased Radiohead music, asked for $150K ransom—so the band released it online Hackers tried to extort English rock band Radiohead for $150,000, threatening to release archived music that the band never intended to be published. So, the band decided to release it themselves....
2019-06-11 18:45

Tulsi Gabbard to report for active duty with National Guard for two weeks: report Presidential candidate Tulsi Gabbard will take a two-week hiatus from the campaign trail to report for active duty in Indonesia with the National Guard, the Democrat announced on Monday....
2019-08-13 09:00

7-Eleven Japan shut down a mobile payments app after only two days because hackers exploited a simple security flaw and customers lost over $500,000 FlickrCC/Mike Mozart On July 1, 7-Eleven Japan launched a mobile payment app, called 7pay, that had the security flaw of allowing anyone to reset any other user's password, ZDNet reported. Bad actors accessed 900 customers' accounts and ripped them...
2019-07-06 12:15

Pipe bomb mailer Cesar Sayoc gets 20 years for 'horrendous' terror spree targeting Trump critics Pipe bomb mailer Cesar Sayoc gets 20 years for spree that targeted Barack Obama, Joe Biden, Robert De Niro and others        ...
2019-08-06 01:45

Baltimore won't pay hackers' ransom, sets aside $10M in emergency funding to recover from cyberattack While a second Florida city paid hackers a ransom, the city of Baltimore is shelling out $10 million to recover from a similar computer system attack.        ...
2019-06-28 08:15

Cboe Vest’s New “Dividend Aristocrats” ETF (Ticker: KNG) Combines Quality Dividend Growers with Partial Call Overwriting Strategy, Targeting Income with Growth McLean, VA – March 27, 2018 – Cboe Vest Financial LLC (“Cboe Vest”), a majority-owned asset management subsidiary of Cboe Global Markets, Inc., has launched the Cboe Vest S&P 500® Dividend Aristocrats Target Income ETF (KNG), its first ETF....
2019-05-21 20:30

Apple CEO Cook says he doesn't see China targeting Apple in U.S.-China trade dispute Apple Inc Chief Executive Officer Tim Cook said China has not targeted the company as a result of the U.S.-China trade dispute and he does not anticipate it will....
2019-06-05 02:45

Apple CEO Says Doesn't See China Targeting Apple in US-China Trade War Apple CEO Tim Cook has said that his company's products have managed to escape the fallout of President Donald Trump's trade war against China and he thinks it would remain that way....
2019-06-05 18:30

Power BI: new UI, more AI A new UI; general availability of preview features; as well as promoted and certified datasets, are here now. New AI-powered visuals and features are coming, as are natural language query enhancements....
2019-06-10 14:45

Even Con Ed’s power outage map is down Con Ed’s online map showing power outages is down as the utility struggles to restore electricity to thousands of customers left in the dark after days of scorching heat and torrential flooding. “Our outage map is down temporarily. We’ll ...
2019-07-23 20:15

Thousands without power across Tucson TUCSON – According to The Tucson Electric Power outage map, thousands are without power in the Marana area, Northern Tucson and some part of Oro Valley. Map of the areas with power outages. If your power is out, you can report the outage at 520...
2019-07-25 08:45

How to Prepare For a Power Outage Over the weekend, more than 30,000 New York residents were left without power, reportedly due to high electricity usage during the widespread heatwave. It was the city’s second power outage in less than two weeks....
2019-07-23 20:01

Awkwafina on the power of the staycation The characters played by rapper-turned-movie star Awkwafina (Nora Lum) have traveled all over the world: Singapore, China and Los Angeles, to name a few....
2019-08-13 14:15

A Simple 5 Can Be Almost Shocking in its Power Watch our European market expert, Brian Whitmer, explain the time-saving simplicity of Elliott wave analysis. Market in focus: the Swiss SMI stock index....
2019-05-21 14:45

This Prius can Harness the Power of the Sun God Ra The Egyptian Sun God, known by the name of Ra, rules over all parts of the created world, and can be seen in the heart of the noon day sun. We owe all things to him, including enough power to drive this prototype Prius PHV about 35 miles per day. Toy...
2019-07-14 01:45

First look at NFL ‘market’ power ratings The NFL is back! The Hall of Fame Game featuring the Atlanta Falcons and Denver Broncos kicks off at 8 p.m. Thursday night on NBC. That makes this the ideal time for VSiN to set the stage for the 2019 pro football season with an early look at estimat...
2019-08-02 01:15

There’s more to like about Pete Alonso than just his power There is much to like about Mets rookie Pete Alonso, but Saturday night was really special. Here were the Mets clinging to a one-run lead in the seventh inning — and one-run leads are dangerous with the Mets bullpen. Then Alonso led off with an incre...
2019-06-09 15:45

Let's Hear the V6s of Power and Racing For oh so many years, the V6 was simply the not-V8. It was a lesser. “V6 I never bought,” as Gucci bragged back in 2008. But the layout is having its moment in the sun these days, powering everything from F1 cars to an increasing count of supercars. ...
2019-07-13 02:15

Why this CEO says nuclear power is 'really safe' Ian Chapman of the U.K. Atomic Energy Authority discusses the production of fusion energy. He also weighs in on the role of nuclear power in a low-carbon energy mix....
2019-06-06 21:15

How CrossFit's power couple met as teenagers When Tia-Clair Toomey takes the field at the 2019 CrossFit Games later this summer, she will do so as the overwhelming favorite to claim the title "The Fittest Woman on Earth" for an unprecedented third straight time....
2019-05-30 17:15

Hundreds without power in southeast Tucson TUCSON- According to the TEP outage map, hundreds are without power on Tucson’s southeast side. The affected area is along Old Vail road between Swan and Wilmot roads. It is estimated that 365 people are without power. There has been no cause f...
2019-08-02 09:45

Where Trump's 'emergency power' on tariffs comes from President Donald Trump moved to use his broad executive authority in a new and unprecedented way this week, threatening to slap Mexico with punitive tariffs unless it slows the passage of migrants from Central America to the US....
2019-06-01 01:45

Power outage affecting more than 1,300 TEP customers TUCSON – More than 1,300 Tucson Electric Power customers are experiencing power outages on Tucson’s east side Monday morning. According to TEP’s outage map, crews are working to restore power to 1,348 customers. Power in the area is expected to be r...
2019-07-08 18:45

These are the 22 most popular vehicles of 2019, according to J.D. Power J.D. Power released its 24th annual Automotive Performance, Execution and Layout (APEAL) study, showing the top 20 vehicles of the 2019 model year.       ...
2019-07-24 18:45

This $300 Pellet Grill Can Run Off Your Car's Power Outlet If you want to get started with <Mark Zuckerberg voice> smokin’ some meats, an electric pellet grill is one of the easiest ways to get delicious, consistent results....
2019-07-19 18:45

MLB power rankings: Is everyone sleeping on the Brewers? The Milwaukee Brewers have had to overcome a number of obstacles, but find themselves locked in a battle for the NL Central.       ...
2019-06-10 16:15

BJP Will Come To Power With Over 350 Seats, Says Manoj Tiwari The chief of Delhi BJP unit Manoj Tiwari said his party will come back to power with more than 350 seats, as counting of votes for 542 Lok Sabha seats began today....
2019-05-23 08:15

Harvard's RoboBee X-Wing can fly under its own power RoboBee X-Wing, the latest version of Harvard's robotic bee, has four wings instead of two -- more importantly, it can fly on its own without the need for a power tether. Researchers from Harvard's Microrobotics Laboratory have been working...
2019-06-27 19:15

BT will use Ubuntu and OpenStack to power 5G transformation In a major win for Canonical, BT, formerly British Telecom, will rely on Ubuntu Linux and OpenStack cloud to deploy 5G in the UK and around the globe....
2019-07-24 23:00

Your Next Car Charger Should Include USB-C Power Delivery As someone who’s worked on a laptop (and, uh, played the Nintendo Switch) in the passenger seat of a car on more than a few occasions, I’m all too familiar with power inverters that convert your car’s power outlet into an AC outlet. They’ve been arou...
2019-08-09 02:45

29 of the most iconic power couples in sports Jamie McCarthy / Getty Images There are several celebrity couples with ties to sports From Tom Brady and Gisele Bündchen, to Serena Williams and Alexis Ohanian, Magic Rapinoe and Sue Bird, and Alex Rodriguez and Jennifer Lopez, these are the mo...
2019-08-06 09:15

Germany Is Wrong About Nuclear Power Volkswagen’s boss is right to criticize his country’s decision to privilege coal over atomic power. Berlin is a long way from hitting its climate targets....
2019-06-05 07:45

New look, same power for Yankees’ Gleyber Torres Gleyber Torres sported a different look, but his swing looked no different. Wearing a unique style of sunglasses for just the second time, Torres put on his latest power display at Yankee Stadium and hit a pair of solo home runs in Saturday’s 6-5 win...
2019-08-18 11:30

Over 5 million people without power across Ohio The National Weather Service says there are more 70,000 power outages across the state of Ohio, affecting over 5 million people. The service tweeted Tuesday morning that to send reports of outages via social media or email if possible. It also says t...
2019-05-28 13:45

J.D. Power set to be acquired by Autodata owner J.D. Power CEO Dave Habiger said in a statement that the acquisition will help fuel growth for the firm known for its automotive quality awards and the Power Information Network. Terms were not announced....
2019-07-31 18:45

In Don't Wake The Night, You Have The Power Of A God Without The Omniscience Video games tend to give players tons of control and information, allowing them to tackle dangerous enemies or change where stories go next. Don’t Wake the Night is a new indie game that opts for something different. Playing the role of a detached sp...
2019-06-07 14:45

NASCAR picks AWS to power its cloud NASCAR will leverage the power of AWS to migrate its 18 petabyte video archive to the cloud as part of its new multi-year agreement with Amazon's cloud computing arm.The racing body announced that it has chosen AWS as its standard for both cloud...
2019-06-04 20:01

Fred VanVleet: My Power Is Not Derived From My Son One fun subplot of these NBA playoffs has been the resurgence of Raptors backup point guard Fred VanVleet. Through the first 15 games of the postseason, VanVleet was just one of the many Raptors role players struggling to find his shot while Kawhi Le...
2019-06-07 16:15

Seems Like the Power Rangers Movies Are Already Being Rebooted Don Cheadle could be joining Space Jam 2. Kristen Schaal will come from the future in Bill & Ted 3. Tim Miller has vague thoughts about Sonic the Hedgehog’s new redesign. Plus, a better look at Killer Frost’s new costume on The Flash, details on ...
2019-07-12 17:45

Finally we can power the planet on renewables alone – here's how Ditching fossil fuels to go 100 per cent renewable is a dream within reach – thanks to new tech that keep things humming even when wind and sun aren’t there...
2019-05-21 18:45

The best USB power banks for phones and tablets By Sarah Witman This post was done in partnership with Wirecutter. When readers choose to buy Wirecutter's independently chosen editorial picks, Wirecutter and Engadget may earn affiliate commission. Read the full guide to USB power banks for p...
2019-06-08 09:15

Two Top Uber Executives Are Out as C.E.O. Consolidates Power A month after Uber’s rocky I.P.O., its chief executive laid off two members of his executive team: the chief operating officer and the chief marketing officer....
2019-06-08 02:30

‘End of an era’: Four Seasons serves last ever power lunch The souffle has set on the Four Seasons Restaurant, with the legendary 60-year-old Manhattan institution serving its final “power lunch” on Tuesday. Diners who flocked to the famed eatery for the last lunch described the closure as “the e...
2019-06-12 05:15

Missouri residents try to sleep despite no power Some residents of Jefferson City, Missouri, who lost power when a tornado rampaged through their neighborhood are trying to get some sleep after making it through the day, and now into the night, without power. (May 24)      ...
2019-05-24 12:30

What do Rihanna and I have in common? We know the power of red lipstick It is the makeup equivalent of heading the boardroom meeting or walking into the party, shoulders back, chest outYou can spot a baller woman by the fact that she wears no makeup, not a slick of it, except for one thing: a bold red lip. A lot of power...
2019-06-07 08:45

Mario Maker 2 Is Hiding Two Secret New Power-Ups While most of the course creation parts in Super Mario Maker 2 are unlocked from the start, there are two that you can’t immediately access. You’ll definitely want them, though....
2019-06-28 13:15

The Latest: PG&E shutting power to some because of fire risk SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The Latest on Pacific Gas & Electric turning off power in Northern California (all times local): 10 p.m. Pacific Gas & Electric says it’s turning off the power to 1,600 Northern Californians and may consider shutting it dow...
2019-06-08 07:30

JD Power says these 22 vehicles are the highest quality in their segments J.D. Power released its 2019 Initial Quality Study, showing how new vehicles are faring once they're out in the real world.       ...
2019-06-19 19:30

The Succession Season 2 Roy Family Power Rankings This article contains spoilers for season 1 of Succession. Welcome back, to fans and sad sack wasp traps alike, to the craven death pit of greed and egomania that is Succession. Hopefully you’ve spent the time off since season 1 ended honoring ...
2019-08-08 20:30

Solar power: how investing can help to change lives Energise Africa offers a 5% return and allows you to help support low-income families Fight the climate crisis and earn a return of 5% at the same time, plus enjoy a guarantee on your investment.That’s the offer from an ethical investment scheme that...
2019-07-06 12:15

The Latest: Power on at LAX; outage hit dozens of flights LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Latest on a power outage at Los Angeles International Airport (all times local): 10:25 p.m. Power has been restored to all terminals at Los Angeles International Airport, where an hours-long outage caused dozens of planes to be...
2019-06-06 07:30

Equinor's power and gas trading unit expands to the U.S. Danske Commodities, a power and gas trading firm owned by oil major Equinor , has expanded its operations to the United States, completing its first trade on the PJM wholesale power market, it said on Thursday....
2019-08-08 17:30

Castillo, Jiménez power White Sox to 7-5 win over Nationals CHICAGO (AP) — Eloy Jiménez believes he’s much improved since the start of the season and will continue to grow throughout his rookie year. Welington Castillo hit a grand slam and Jiménez homered at home for the first time, powering the Chicago...
2019-06-12 07:15

This is the chip that will power Samsung’s Galaxy Note 10 Hours before Samsung’s Galaxy Unpacked event today, the company unveiled its latest flagship processor that’ll supposedly power the upcoming Galaxy Note 10. The Exynos 9825 processor is Samsung’s first chip fabricated with a new 7nm process. The late...
2019-08-07 22:00

Thai prime minister has little to say about staying in power BANGKOK (AP) — Thai Prime Minister Prayuth Chan-ocha isn’t feeling chatty about being elected to stay on as premier. Prayuth stayed out of the spotlight Thursday, a day after he skipped a Parliament session in which lawmakers, including hundred...
2019-06-06 13:45

Millions across South America hit by massive power cut Failure leaves people in Argentina and Uruguay without electricityTens of millions of people across South America were left without electricity early on Sunday after a massive power failure left Argentina and Uruguay almost completely in the dark.Arg...
2019-06-16 17:00

Yankees top Red Sox in London power show no one saw coming LONDON — Many voices expected the first major league game played in Europe would be a slugfest due to cozy dimensions, a fast playing surface and muscular lineups. Nobody could have predicted, or wanted, Arena Baseball to break out at London Stadium ...
2019-06-30 00:30

Qualcomm exec doubles down on the power of 5G and AI at the edge Dev Singh, Qualcomm's Head of Robotics, believes that 5G is the connective fabric that’s going to radically change the landscape for AI at the edge.Read More...
2019-08-01 06:30

Preparing for power outages during Monsoon 2019 TUCSON- It is officially Monsoon, and Tucson Electric Power workers are gearing up for a busy season of storms and the power outages that often come with them. Outages and high temperatures can make for a deadly combination. Back in October, the Ariz...
2019-06-30 04:30

Fed rate-cut hints power S&P 500 to all-time high A rally on Wall Street lost strength on Thursday after the S&P 500 index touched a record high, powered by the Federal Reserve's signals that it could cut interest rates as early as July to combat growing risks to global and domestic growth....
2019-06-20 20:00

Best UPS of 2019: top Uninterruptible Power Supplies money can buy The best UPS (uninterruptible power supply) is an essential purchase for any business that relies on PCs, servers and other electronics being on 24 hours a day, seven days a week.For many businesses, if there's a power cut – even a very b...
2019-06-28 23:15

'There are other kids coming': How Canada is becoming a tennis power Led by Bianca Andreescu on the women's side and Denis Shapovalov and Felix Auger-Aliassime on the men's side, Canada has a new crop of players ready to hit it big....
2019-06-20 16:30

Dear Walmart C.E.O.: You Have the Power to Curb Gun Violence. Do It. Walmart, the country’s largest retailer and seller of guns, should use its vast economic leverage to force corporate America to confront shooting deaths....
2019-08-06 12:15

These hotels get the best marks from guests, according to J.D. Power rankings According to the J.D. Power study, quality of sleep is the most important part of a guest's hotel stay.       ...
2019-07-24 13:15

The Power of a Unified ‘No!’: U.S. Asylum Restrictions Hit a Bump Institutions that are not normally partisan or political have begun to declare that the Trump administration’s border policies violate their core values....
2019-07-08 12:00

The Latest: PG&E announces new California power cutoffs SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The Latest on proactive power cutoffs in Northern California to prevent wildfires (all times local): 4:48 p.m. Pacific Gas & Electric is alerting 27,000 customers in portions of five Northern California counties that power will b...
2019-06-09 04:15

Nigeria Have The Star Power To Go Down In A Blaze Of Glory The question before Nigeria heading into this World Cup is the same one they’ve faced going into every other World Cup: Will this be the tournament the Super Falcons finally put it all together and make a real run? Unfortunately, the answer is probab...
2019-06-05 22:30

Power Rankings: Did deadline shake up the contenders? The Astros reignited the fight for No. 1, but did big moves pay off for the Mets and Reds? With top pitchers on the move, some teams bolstered their chances....
2019-08-05 16:30

Sudan Rivals Agree to Share Power Sudan’s military junta and protest leaders reached a truce to share power until elections, raising tentative hopes for a transition to democratic rule in a country that has been embroiled in a deadly political standoff since April’s ouster of longtim...
2019-07-05 12:15

Murphy, Santana power Mariners to 6-2 win over Angels ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — The Seattle Mariners kept finding themselves on the wrong side of 0-2 counts against Los Angeles Angels starter Andrew Heaney. Tom Murphy and Domingo Santana were still able to make Heaney pay. Murphy hit a three-run homer, San...
2019-06-08 09:45

ACC preseason power rankings: Clemson has no competition for No. 1 USA TODAY Sports is ranking each Power Five conference from its best team through its worst. First up is the Atlantic Coast Conference.       ...
2019-08-05 19:45

In the era of player power, the Raptors' NBA dynasty may be over before it begins Toronto brought in Kawhi Leonard to win a title quickly, and he could be gone by the end of the summer. Other teams will be willing to take similar risksIt took titanic performances from Kyle Lowry and Pascal Siakam, and Kawhi Leonard doing Kawhi Leo...
2019-06-15 02:30

Democrats had a lot more power in state legislatures this year. Here’s what they did with it. They expanded access to abortion in half a dozen states, created universal background checks for gun sales and pushed a lot of climate change legislation....
2019-07-03 18:30

Saban: Bama working toward 10 Power 5 games Alabama coach Nick Saban would like to see schools from Power 5 conferences play at least 10 games a year against Power 5 foes and/or Notre Dame in the regular season, and he said his program is working to make that happen on future schedules....
2019-08-10 02:30

Switch to fully-electric power would be against DTM DNA - Berger DTM boss Gerhard Berger says a switch to electric power would be against the series' DNA, following Nico Rosberg's suggestion that electrification was needed to safeguard its long-term future...
2019-07-04 19:15

Germany's CDU leader says her party wants to stay in power with SPD Germany's Christian Democrats (CDU) want to remain in power with their Social Democrat (SPD) coalition allies, CDU leader Annegret Kramp-Karrenbauer said on Monday after Andrea Nahles resigned as SPD leader....
2019-06-03 13:45

Cyber-attack ruled out in UK power outage Neither a cyber-attack nor unpredictable wind power generation were behind a power outage that left nearly one million people in England and Wales in the dark Friday. The outage stranded trains, disabled traffic signals and left thousands of homes ac...
2019-08-10 23:00

Germany's youth wake up to their political power The European Parliament elections clearly showed that Germany's young people want their voice to be heard. Observers say a new political generation is rising, with new ways of sharing its thoughts and priorities....
2019-06-08 20:30

Vladimir Putin: 20 years in power - in pictures Twenty years ago the Russian president Boris Yeltsin appointed his fourth prime minister in less than 18 months: Vladimir Putin, then a relatively unknown security services chief with scant experience of politics. Few could have predicted that two de...
2019-08-09 13:00

Roger Federer: The power and presence of the $120 million man Ahead of Wimbledon, Hall of Famer Andy Roddick and Darren Cahill -- one of the most respected tennis coaches -- give a rare insight into Roger Federer, the man. "I think he is inherently a really, really true honest good person."...
2019-06-27 22:30

The power behind Marc Marquez's MotoGP throne He's the cajoler and confidant of perhaps the world's greatest motorcycle racer. Less gray eminence perhaps -- Santi Hernandez is mop-haired and bearded -- but this man is an almost permanent fixture at the side of five-time MotoGP world champion Mar...
2019-06-11 11:45

Vitali Klitschko fights to keep power in Kyiv Kyiv's mayor, Vitali Klitschko, is increasingly in the crosshairs of Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskiy. A messy power struggle for the Ukrainian capital lies ahead....
2019-08-04 06:45

How Thailand's coup leader kept power through election When Thailand's former army chief, General Prayuth Chan-ocha, was confirmed as prime minister by parliament on Wednesday, he completed his transition from coup leader to head of a civilian government under a system that all but guaranteed his victory...
2019-06-05 22:15