National Weather Service investigating false tsunami warning

The National Weather Service (NWS) said on Tuesday that it is investigating a false tsunami warning sent to east coast residents just weeks after a false alarm sent by Hawaiian officials about a ballistic missile sent residents there into a panic.An... … [Read more...]

ATM maker warns banks of possible 'jackpotting' hacks

An Ohio-based ATM manufacturer is warning banks about a hacking threat that forces ATMs to dispense cash in a process called "jackpotting."Reuters reported Saturday that Diebold Nixdorf Inc. said on Friday that U.S. authorities had warned... … [Read more...]

Russia-linked hackers targeting US Senate

Russian hackers from the group known as "Fancy Bear" are targeting the U.S. Senate with a new espionage campaign, according to cybersecurity firm Trend Micro.The Tokyo-based cybersecurity group tells The Hill that it has discovered a chain of... … [Read more...]

Apple to issue software fix for chip flaw

Apple said Thursday that it is planning a software update to counter two cyber vulnerabilities that affect computer chips manufactured by Apple, Intel and other tech companies.Apple said on its website that an update will be rolled out "in the... … [Read more...]

Election hacking help a nine month wait for some states: report

States seeking help from the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) to guard election systems from hackers could be waiting up to nine months for an advanced screening from DHS, according to a Politico report.State officials seeking a “risk and... … [Read more...]

Romanian hackers charged with disabling DC police cameras during inauguration

Two Romanian men have been charged with illegally disabling more than one hundred computers associated with the D.C. Metropolitan Police Department (MPD) in the days just before President Trump's inauguration, according to a police... … [Read more...]

FBI fingerprint software could contain Russian code: report

Software for analyzing fingerprints used by the FBI and more than 18,000 other U.S. law enforcement agencies could contain Russian code.Two former employees of a subsidiary of the French firm Safran Group told BuzzFeed... … [Read more...]

Report: Election hackers targeted journalists globally

The Russian hacking group "Fancy Bear" targeted more than 200 journalists around the world with phishing emails during the 2016 U.S. presidential election, The Associated Press reports.One New York-based writer, Masha Gessen, said that... … [Read more...]