The Russian government-aligned hackers who penetrated the Democratic Party in the US have spent the past few months laying the groundwork for an espionage campaign against the Senate, a cybersecurity firm has said.
Microsoft’s secret internal database for tracking bugs in its own software was broken into by a highly sophisticated hacking group more than four years ago, according to five former employees, in only the second known breach of such a corporate database.
Hack me once, shame on you. Hack me twice, shame on me. Shame is exactly what executives at Swift ought to be feeling as the global money-transfer messaging network starts sending out memos to clients informing them of a second cyber attack.
THIS column is a warning and an apology. At bedtime last Thursday, I hit the scratcher and went to sleep. An hour later, my phone chirped. It was a text. Would I emerge from a good dream to deal with it? No. Just as sleep reclaimed me, the phone chirped that it had an email.