Cybercrime

Africa

Chinese hackers used Facebook to spy on Uighurs abroad, firm says | Cybercrime News

Facebook says hackers used the site to lure activists, journalists, dissidents to others containing links to malware. Facebook Inc says…

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Latin America

Kremlin alarmed by report on planned US cyberattack on Russia | Cybercrime News

A series of covert counterattacks are planned on Russian networks, NYT reported, prompting Moscow’s condemnation. Russia has expressed its alarm…

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Middle East

US urges IT network firms to secure controls after cyberattack | Cybercrime News

The White House has urged computer network operators to take further steps to gauge whether their systems were affected amid…

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Asia

‘Active threat’: Chinese hackers target 30,000 US entities | Cybercrime News

At least 30,000 US organisations including local governments have been hacked in recent days by an “unusually aggressive” Chinese cyber-espionage…

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Europe

‘They may be in the system’: Questions remain on SolarWinds hack | Cybercrime News

Microsoft president tells Congressional hearing best practices, more personnel needed to secure US systems. The US House of Representatives Oversight…

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Latin America

US charges three North Koreans for major hacks and cyber-thefts | Cybercrime News

North Korean intelligence agents charged with $1.3bn in cyber-heists, extortion, malware and phishing schemes. The United States Justice Department has…

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Asia

North Korea ‘tried to hack’ Pfizer for COVID-19 vaccine | Coronavirus pandemic News

South Korea’s intelligence agency says North Korea attempted to steal information on coronavirus vaccines and treatments by hacking Pfizer, the…

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