Stolen Yahoo Data Includes Government Employee Information

More than 150,000 U.S. government and military employees are among the victims of Yahoo! Inc.’s newly disclosed data breach, and their names, passwords, telephone numbers, security questions, birth dates, and backup e-mail addresses are now in the hands of cybercriminals. It’s a leak that could allow foreign intelligence services to identify employees and hack their personal…

Let the Experts Be Your Guides: Cybersecurity for Companies in Australia and Singapore

Cybersecurity is at the top of the agenda today in many boardrooms and executive suites. Two recent books of essays published by Forbes, in association with Palo Alto Networks—Navigating the Digital Age: The Definitive Cybersecurity Guide for Directors and Officers—Australiaand Navigating the Digital Age: The Definitive Cybersecurity Guide for Directors and Officers—Singapore—offer expert guidance. This…

After a Cyberattack, Germany Fears Election Disruption

BERLIN — After hackers infiltrated the German Parliament’s computer network in May 2015, it took nearly a year before the country’s intelligence agency concluded that the attack was most likely the work of their Russian counterparts. Last week, when 900,000 Germans lost access to internet and telephone services, it took a matter of hours before politicians began…