Dutch tax office, banks hit by DDoS cyber attacks

AMSTERDAM, Jan 29 (Reuters) – The national tax office in the Netherlands briefly went offline on Monday due to a DDoS cyber attack, after the country’s largest banks were targeted, news agency ANP reported. ABN Amro and ING were both targeted by hackers, temporarily disrupting…

Dutch intelligence agency spied on Russian hacking group: media

AMSTERDAM (Reuters) – The Dutch intelligence agency AIVD spied on the Russian group believed to be behind the hack of the Democratic Party ahead of U.S. elections, local media reported on Thursday. Current affairs program Nieuwsuur and newspaper de Volkskrant based the story on several…

ICO funded projects hit by 100 cyber attacks a month: report

MOSCOW (Reuters) – Projects which raise funds through “initial coin offerings” (ICOs) are attacked by cyber criminals 100 times a month on average, a report said, underscoring the risks of investing in cryptocurrency ventures online. The research, published by Moscow-based cyber security firm Group-IB on…

BRIEF-TD Bank Group Acquires Artificial Intelligence Innovator Layer 6

Jan 9 (Reuters) – Toronto-Dominion Bank: * TD BANK GROUP ACQUIRES ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE INNOVATOR LAYER 6 * TD BANK GROUP – ‍ACQUISITION OF LAYER 6 IS NOT EXPECTED TO HAVE A MEANINGFUL IMPACT ON TD‘S COMMON EQUITY TIER 1 CAPITAL RATIO​ * TD BANK GROUP…

North Korea rejects U.S. accusation, says it is not linked to any cyber attacks

SEOUL (Reuters) – A spokesman for North Korea’s foreign ministry said on Thursday Pyongyang is not linked to any cyber attacks, the North’s first response since the United States publicly blamed it for a massive worldwide cyber security breach. “As we have clearly stated on…

North Korea may be behind a massive cyber attack on a South Korean bitcoin exchange that caused it to collapse

Projection of cyber code on hooded man is pictured in this illustration picture Thomson Reuters South Korea is investigating the North’s possible involvement in stealing from the Youbit bitcoin exchange. Youbit had been hacked in April when nearly 4,000 bitcoins were stolen in a cyber…

Russia’s Globex bank says hackers targeted its SWIFT computers

MOSCOW/TORONTO (Reuters) – Hackers tried to steal 55 million rubles ($940,000) from Russian state bank Globex using the SWIFT international payments messaging system, the bank said on Thursday, the latest in a string of attempted cyber heists that use fraudulent wire-transfer requests. Globex President Valery…

Russia’s Globex bank says hackers targeted its SWIFT computers

MOSCOW/TORONTO (Reuters) – Hackers tried to steal 55 million rubles ($940,000) from Russian state bank Globex using the SWIFT international payments messaging system, the bank said on Thursday, the latest in a string of attempted cyber heists that use fraudulent wire-transfer requests. FILE PHOTO: A…

Hackers tried to steal 55 mln roubles from Russia’s Globex bank – Komm

MOSCOW, Dec 21 (Reuters) – Hackers tried to steal 55 million roubles ($940,000) from Russian state bank Globex using the SWIFT international payments messaging system, Kommersant newspaper reported, citing sources familiar with the situation. The sources said the bank had spotted the attack and was…

North Korea rejects U.S. accusation, says it is not linked to any cybe

SEOUL (Reuters) – A spokesman for North Korea’s foreign ministry said on Thursday Pyongyang is not linked to any cyber attacks, the North’s first response since the United States publicly blamed it for a massive worldwide cyber security breach. “As we have clearly stated on…

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