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Intel withheld chip flaw info from US govt until after public leak

Intel did not inform U.S. cyber security officials of the so-called Meltdown and Spectre chip security flaws until they leaked to the public, six months after Alphabet notified the chipmaker of the problems, according to letters sent by tech companies to lawmakers on Thursday.

Nigerian Air Force trains 20 officers on cyber security, software development

The Nigerian Air Force (NAF) said it had trained 20 of its officers as software developers and Cyber Security personnel to enhance effective military operation through information and communication.

Hackers steal ₽339.5 million from Russian banks

Unidentified hackers stole 339.5 million rubles ($6 million) in an attack on the SWIFT international payments messaging system in Russia last year, the Russian central bank said on Friday.

White House blames Russia for NotPetya cyberattack

The White House on Thursday blamed Russia for the devastating ‘NotPetya’ cyberattack last year, joining the British government in condemning Moscow for unleashing a virus that crippled parts of Ukraine’s infrastructure and damaged computers in countries across the globe.

Japan’s crypto exchange Coincheck sued after massive heist

Cryptocurrency traders filed a lawsuit Thursday against Japanese exchange firm Coincheck, seeking repayment after hackers raided hundreds of millions of dollars in digital assets.

Don’t use ZTE, Huawei phones – US intelligence chiefs

The heads of six major US intelligence agencies have warned that American citizens shouldn’t use products and services made by Chinese tech giants Huawei and ZTE

Officials: Pyeongchang Olympics hit by cyberattack

Olympic officials on Sunday said a cyberattack was responsible for an internet and wifi shutdown during the Pyeongchang Winter Games opening ceremony, but refused to say who was responsible.

Nigerian, Ukrainian, Americans charged with $530m fraud

A Nigerian Anthony Nnamdi Okeakpu was among 36 individuals charged by the US Justice Department on Wednesday in connection with a massive online cyber crime ring that trafficked in stolen personal and financial information.

US charges two men over ATM ‘jackpotting’

The United States Department of Justice (DOJ) has charged two men with bank fraud after they allegedly hacked ATM machines causing them to eject all their cash reserves like a Vegas slot machine.

Crypto coin operators dupe clients, sign off with male genital

A crypto coin start-up has disappeared from the internet with a supposed haul of millions in investor cash, leaving a short, succinct message.

AU Summit: China denies bugging allegations

China and the African Union on Monday dismissed a report in French Media which said that Beijing had bugged the regional bloc’s headquarters in the Ethiopian capital.

Cyber-attacks: NITDA urges MDAs, private sector to be vigilant, proactive

The National Information Technology Development Agency (NITDA) has urged Ministries, Departments and Agencies (MDAs), private sector and the public to be vigilant and proactive ahead of possible cyber-attacks in 2018.

Japan orders Coincheck to improve operations after cryptocurrency theft

Japan’s financial regulator on Monday ordered Coincheck to get its act together after hackers stole 530 million dollars worth of digital money from its exchange, jolting the nation’s cryptocurrency market in one of the biggest cyber heists.

Hackers steal $400 million from cryptocurrency exchange

One of Japan’s largest cryptocurrency exchanges has revealed that it’s lost nearly $400 million in a security breach.


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