In the early hours of April 30, the Town of Wasaga Beach, Ont. was hit by a ransomware attack that locked all the files on the town's network.
According to the US government alert, one incident in 2017 saw cash withdrawn simultaneously from ATMs in over 30 different countries.
WASHINGTON (AP) — An unprecedented federal and state collaboration to defend election systems against Russian interference ended with no obvious voting system compromises, although it's not entirely clear why.
Party's chief tech officer says it was too early to detect any sophisticated attack but his team has begun work on spotting any breaches.
Privacy experts say the release of a video of Ottawa Senators players sounding off while in an Uber was a "flagrant invasion of privacy."
It was hacked video conferencing equipment that led to one serious breach in a company. The video conferencing equipment in a boardroom where high-level executives met had been infiltrated by hackers, but no one knew it. It could have been a disastrous breach for the company had it not been for a cyber
Companies and municipalities came together at the annual Smart Mobility Summit, to share new technologies for building smarter cities. They also offered insight into the challenge cities face.
When politicians, business leaders and policy wonks talk about the educating for the future, there’s a good chance they’re going to spend a lot of time talking in acronyms – or rather, one particular acronym: Stem. Whether it’s teaching coding in schools, designing education for a future in which robotics
China has been hosting seminars for foreign countries and journalists on how to clamp down on online speech and writing positive news about China's economic policies, Freedom House reported. They include courses on President Xi Jinping's views on patriotism and tours of companies that monitor
Tuesday’s midterm elections will be the “most secure” elections in U.S. history, according to Secretary of Homeland Security Kirstjen Nielsen, though the U.S. government remains on high alert for any election-related mischief. “This is going to be the most secure election we’ve ever had,” Nielsen told
Up to 120 million private Facebook messages were being sold online by hackers this fall. The breach was first discovered in September and the messages were obtained through unnamed rogue browser extensions.
A security research discovered a vulnerability in Apple devices back in August, and two months later, Apple has done something about it.
A new computer is nice, but replacing a battery may be able to accomplish the same thing if your processing power is still enough for what you do.
This post is part of Mashable's ongoing series The Women Fixing STEM, which highlights trailblazing women in science, tech, engineering, and math, as well as initiatives and organizations working to close the industries' gender gaps. It had taken a month of work, but Jesse Kinser had finally
Freedom House, whose main financier is the U.S. government, said in its report on Wednesday that China's export of "digital authoritarianism" had become a major threat to sustaining democratic governance in some countries. Freedom House research director Adrian Shahbaz said that governments
Citing the official Saudi Press Agency (SPA), it said King Salman had signed a decree removing the prince "against the backdrop of growing pressure that accompanies the disappearance of journalist Jamal Khashoggi." The report was false. The story and the website that published it are part
A week after Cathay Pacific Airways announced that personal information of 9.4 million customers had been leaked in a data breach in March, the public continues to wait to learn more about the cause. Police and the privacy watchdog have launched investigations into the belated disclosure but, for the
The tech-heavy basket of U.S. stocks on track for worst month since November 2008 during the financial crisis. Canada is faring a little better.