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Cyber Attack

WNYC News

Bharara Warns of Looming Cyber Security Threat

Friday, April 24, 2015

In an unlikely speech before a gathering of urban planners, U.S. Attorney Preet Bharara cited cyber-terrorism as the greatest threat to the nation.

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WNYC News

Hack Attacks on City Computers

Monday, April 20, 2015

WNYC
Russian hackers broke in to a city computer system at least five times last year. It was six months before anyone noticed. Just how safe are we?

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WNYC News

Insuring Against Rising Cyber Attacks

Friday, March 13, 2015

Small to mid-sized companies are especially at-risk from hackers because they’re often the least prepared and lack adequate protections.

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Money Talking

Death, Taxes and Cyberattacks: They're Here to Stay

Friday, March 13, 2015

Companies are looking to protect themselves by taking out insurance plans as cyberspace becomes more vulnerable to attacks.

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The Takeaway

Revenge Hacks: Sony Debacle Puts Companies on Offensive

Monday, January 05, 2015

Amidst the fallout from the Sony breach, private companies are taking cybersecurity into their own hands. Some are enlisting firms to learn offensive hacking techniques of their own.

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The Takeaway

Who's Responsible For N. Korea's Internet Blackout?

Tuesday, December 23, 2014

Just days after the U.S. laid blame on North Korea for hacking Sony's computer network, the Internet went dead in the communist state for nine hours.

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New Tech City

Look How Cute This Military Cyber Warfare Training Ground Is

Wednesday, December 17, 2014

Somewhere hidden in the sleepy suburbs of New Jersey, there is a very small "town" called CyberCity, where the military is training to defend against cyber attacks.

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Money Talking

The Business Relationship Between the U.S. and China

Friday, June 14, 2013

The leaders of the United States and China recently met to try to establish a new and better relationship between the two superpowers. This week on Money Talking, Joe Nocera of the New York Times and Rana Foroohar of Time magazine report from China on what Chinese government officials and business leaders are saying. 

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The Takeaway

American Express Latest Victim of Major Cyber Attacks

Friday, March 29, 2013

If you have an American Express account and you tried to check your balance or see your statement yesterday, you may have been confronted with a blank screen, or some strange, ancient typeface. It wasn't just you.

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The Takeaway

South Korea Suffers Major Cyber Attack

Wednesday, March 20, 2013

A widespread cyber attack in South Korea forced the military to "upgrade its surveillance status," according to reports from the BBC. North Korea has been blamed for previous cyber attacks. Lucy Williamson is a correspondent for the BBC based in Seoul, South Korea.

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