From black hat hackers attempting to break into government computer systems, to white hat security experts working to crack and improve protections on popular internet browsers, cybersecurity affects us all. Every day hackers steal millions of pieces of personal data and, as former NSA contractor Edward Snowden revealed, sometimes it may be our own governments doing the snooping.
A US cybersecurity firm has said it successfully stopped a Chinese hacking team mid-operation, the first time this has been done.Friday, 17 April, 2015, 6:44pm 3 comments
In a new report, security firm FireEye said the cyber espionage operations dated back to at least 2005 and 'focused on targets ... who hold key political, economic and military information about the region'.17 Apr 2015 - 6:44pm 9 comments
China intends to work more closely with the EU over cybersecurity, the central government has announced, a move analysts say is aimed at boosting capabilities at home and easing fears abroad of a "China threat".5 Apr 2014 - 3:19am 1 comment
Outspoken security expert Michael Gazeley has long said many businesses in Hong Kong are ill-prepared against internet threats.14 Jan 2014 - 12:25pm
Revelations by Edward Snowden that Washington has been hacking mainland China and Hong Kong for years triggered scathing criticism from Sina Weibo users, many of whom have previously held the US government as a role model for protecting human rights and freedom of speech.14 Jun 2013 - 8:57am 10 comments
Chinese President Xi Jinping and American counterpart Barack Obama will talk cyber-security on Friday in California, but experts say the state’s Silicon Valley and its signature high-tech firms should provide the front lines in the increasingly aggressive fight against overseas hackers.4 Jun 2013 - 6:31pm
Backers of a cybersecurity bill which stalled in Congress last year offered changes on Monday in an effort to ease concerns of privacy and civil liberties activists.9 Apr 2013 - 6:44pm
With cyberthreats escalating, the next meeting of Nato defence ministers will include a major focus on cybersecurity, Secretary of Defence Leon Panetta said.
Panetta said he called on Nato to address the issue, as the cyberthreat from other nations and hackers continues to grow.23 Feb 2013 - 8:17pm