Hackers stole South Korea-US plans to wipe out North Korean leadership

Seoul: North Korean hackers stole a large amount of classified military documents, including South Korea-US wartime operational plans to wipe out the North Korean leadership, a South Korean ruling party lawmaker said on Wednesday. Democratic Party representative Rhee Cheol-hee said in radio appearances on Wednesday that 235 gigabytes of military documents were taken from the Defence […]

Donald Trump Blocks Sale Of US Company To Chinese Firm, Cites Security Concerns

Washington: US President Donald Trump has blocked the proposed $1.3 billion acquisition of an American semiconductor company to a Chinese government-financed firm, citing national security concerns, the White House has said. A federal panel that reviews foreign investment in the US for possible security threats ruled against the proposed $1.3 billion purchase last week of Lattice Semiconductor, […]

Massive Cyber Attack Could Affect 143 Million Americans: Report

San Francisco: US-based credit reporting agency Equifax Inc announced on Friday that hackers had gained access to the company’s data, potentially impacting approximately 143 million US consumers. Hackers exploited a vulnerability in the company’s website application from mid-May through July and gained access to consumer information including names, Social Security numbers, birth dates, addresses and […]

Cyber attacks can impact India’s growth: Report

Cyber attacks in India can adversely impact India’s growth and worsen relations with its neighbours, a joint Assocham PwC report said. “Cyberattacks can deliver economic blows, derail India from its projected growth trajectory and worsen relations with our neighbours, unleashing a state of anarchy,” the report released recently said. Citing rise in digital payments and […]