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World 04 Oct 2018 | 11:55 PM

U.S. indicts Russians in hacking of nuclear company Westinghouse

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The United States on Thursday charged seven Russian intelligence officers with conspiring to hack computers and steal data from the nuclear energy company Westinghouse Electric Co as well as anti-doping watchdogs, sporting federations and an international agency probing the use of chemical weapons.

TECH 01 Nov 2017 | 10:48 AM

Gangs, states and ‘geeks’ behind Canada cyberattacks: minister

Cyberattacks on Canadian government computers by what a minister described as gangsters, rogue states and “geeks in basements” are on the rise, but are also failing more, according to a report.

TECH 19 Jun 2017 | 4:00 AM

Canada cyber-spy agency expects hacktivist attacks in 2019 vote

Canada's electronic spy agency said it was "very likely" that hackers will try to influence Canada's 2019 elections and it planned to advise political parties next week on how to guard against cyber threats.

TECH 14 Dec 2016 | 6:30 AM

Hackers and a data-driven world, from 41 years ago

For many, science fiction is the literature of prophecy. I tend to disagree. I like to think of it as the literature of ideas, mostly about our future but not necessarily restricted to it.