cyber security

First US Company To Microchip Employees

Three Square Market,  located in Wisconsin,  is going to be the first US company to implant microchips to its employees. The company announced a project, according to which the microchips will be implanted to volunteers from among employees.

FBI Warns Parents of Safety Risks of Internet-Connected Toys

According to the FBI statement, the Internet-connected toys usually contain sensors, microphones, cameras, data storage components, and other multimedia capabilities – including speech recognition and GPS options. These features could put the privacy and safety of children at risk due to

Hackers Stole Millions Through South Korean Bitcoin Exchange

The hackers attacked Bithumb, a South Korean Bitcoin Exchange with thousands of users. The personal data of more than 30,000 customers were stolen through an employee's private computer. The hack took place in February, but Bithumb discovered the digital burglary only on

New computer virus spreads from Ukraine to disrupt world business

The virus is believed to have first taken hold on Tuesday in Ukraine where it silently infected computers after users downloaded a popular tax accounting package or visited a local news site, national police and international cyber experts said, according to

Ukrainian banks, electricity firm hit by fresh cyber attack

The latest disruptions follow a spate of hacking attempts on state websites in late-2016 and repeated attacks on Ukraine's power grid that prompted security chiefs to call for improved cyber defences, Joinfo.com reports with reference to Reuters. The central bank said an "unknown

Personal Details of Nearly 200 Million US Citizens Leaked

The data leak contains a wealth of personal information on roughly 61 percent of the US population, according to Gizmodo. Along with home addresses, birthdates, and phone numbers, the records include advanced sentiment analyses used by political groups to predict where individual

British Airways cancel all flights due to global system outage

Hundreds of passengers are currently stuck in ‘huge’ check-in lines while others remain grounded on planes after the airline’s global computer system went down this morning, Joinfo.com reports with reference to Metro. Several passengers have reported that the captain and gate

British Airways is ‘under cyber attack’: computer systems crash across the world sparking chaos at airports with huge queues and passengers stuck on planes

British Airways computer systems have crashed across the world, sparking chaos at airports with massive queues and delayed flights, Joinfo.com reports with reference to MailOnline. Hundreds of fliers are stuck in 'huge' check-in

Reurters: Hackers hit Russian bank customers, planned international cyber raids

Their campaign raised a relatively small sum by cyber-crime standards - more than 50 million roubles ($892,000) - but they had also obtained more sophisticated malicious software for a modest monthly fee to go after the clients of banks in France and

Security researcher says he’s figured out how to decrypt WannaCry

Adrien Guinet says that he was able to decrypt a ransomwared computer running Windows XP in his lab by discovering the prime numbers that make up the WannaCry private key, according to Mashable. The private key is what a ransomware victim would