Cyber researchers, Ukraine warn of possible Russian attack

TORONTO/KIEV (Reuters) – Hackers have infected at least 500,000 routers and storage devices in dozens of countries, some of the world’s biggest cyber security firms warned on Wednesday, in a campaign that Ukraine said was preparation for a future Russian cyber attack. The U.S. Department of Homeland Security said it was investigating the malware, which…

Kenya signs controversial cyber-crimes act into law

Nairobi — On Wednesday, Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta signed into law a sweeping cyber-crimes act criminalising fake news and online bullying, with clauses that critics argue could stifle press freedom. The bill imposes stiff fines and jail terms for hacking, computer fraud, forgery of data, cyber-espionage, publishing child pornography or sending pornographic content via any…