President Donald Trump on Saturday suggested without evidence that China — not Russia — may be behind the cyberattack against the United States and tried to minimized its impact.
By Matthew Lee, Associated Press
The lack of any statement casts doubt on the likelihood of a swift response to the attacks and suggests any retaliation will be left in the hands of President-elect Joe Biden's incoming administration.
By Eric Tucker, Frank Bajak, Matthew Lee, Associated Press
The cyberattack was first detected hours after a Saudi flight student killed three sailors and wounded eight others in Pensacola, Florida, on Friday.
By Associated Press
Government agencies that fail to keep reliable backups of their data could be forced to choose between paying ransoms or spending even more to rebuild lost systems. Officials are increasingly turning to cybersecurity insurance to help curb the growing threat.
By Kathleen Foody, Associated Press
By PBS NewsHour
Over the last few weeks, the city of Baltimore essentially went offline after a cyberattack was followed by a ransom demand which the city refused to pay. According to the New York Times, ‘EternalBlue’, the software that wreaked havoc in…
A newly announced breach into the Marriott hotel chain’s reservation database is one of the biggest hacks in history, affecting half a billion customers in all. Amna Nawaz speaks with David Kennedy, co-founder of security firm TrustedSec, to understand what's…
Half of all Americans could have had their sensitive data compromised by a security breach at the credit reporting agency Equifax. William Brangham joins John Yang to discuss what happened and what consumers should do to safeguard their credit.
One of the country's major credit reporting agencies said hackers had accessed the names, birth dates, addresses, Social Security numbers and, in some cases, driver's license numbers of some 143 million customers…
By Alicia A. Caldwell, Associated Press
Nuclear and other energy providers have been advised by the Department of Homeland Security and the FBI that hackers may be trying to breach their computer systems.
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