U.S. government sees no evidence of hacking in Tuesday’s elections

(Reuters) – Voting in U.S. state and local elections on Tuesday showed no evidence of successful tampering by any foreign government, the Justice Department and six U.S. security agencies... Read more »

Medical data breach puts details of a million New Zealanders at risk

MELBOURNE (Reuters) – Nearly a million New Zealanders face the risk that their medical data has been accessed illegally after a cyber attack on the website of Tū Ora... Read more »

Equifax to pay up to $700 million in U.S. data breach settlement

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Credit-reporting company Equifax Inc (EFX.N) will pay up to $700 million to settle U.S. federal and state probes into a massive 2017 data breach of personal... Read more »

NSA contractor sentenced to prison for huge theft of classified U.S. data

(Reuters) – A former National Security Agency contractor was sentenced in Maryland to nine years in prison on Friday for stealing huge amounts of classified material from U.S. intelligence... Read more »

Opko Health says over 400,000 customers likely affected by data breach

(Reuters) – Opko Health Inc on Thursday said it was notified by its former billing collections vendor about unauthorized access to information on nearly 422,600 customers, making it the... Read more »

Quest Diagnostics says data breach could have hit 11.9 million patients

(Reuters) – Quest Diagnostics Inc said on Monday it was notified by a billing collections vendor that an unauthorized user gained access to information on nearly 11.9 million patients,... Read more »

Microsoft expands political security service to 12 European countries

Silhouettes of laptop users are seen next to a screen projection of Microsoft logo in this picture illustration taken March 28, 2018. REUTERS/Dado Ruvic/Illustration (Reuters) – Microsoft Corp on... Read more »

Australia says foreign government behind cyber attack on lawmakers

SYDNEY (Reuters) – A cyber attack on Australian lawmakers that breached the networks of major political parties was probably carried out by a foreign country, Prime Minister Scott Morrison... Read more »

SWIFT says helping Bangladesh Bank rebuild network after cyber heist

NEW DELHI (Reuters) – International payments network SWIFT said on Saturday it had signed an agreement with Bangladesh’s central bank to help it rebuild its infrastructure after hackers used... Read more »

Irish data watchdog investigates Twitter over privacy rules breach

FILE PHOTO: People holding mobile phones are silhouetted against a backdrop projected with the Twitter logo in this illustration picture taken September 27, 2013. REUTERS/Kacper Pempel/Illustration/File Photo DUBLIN (Reuters)... Read more »