Illinois election managers to train on cyber security

by BENJAMIN YOUNT on June 18, 2018 Illinois is on the receiving end of more than $13 million for new election safeguards, but only half of that money will go to local election managers across the state. County clerks and other election managers from across Illinois...

Why 50,000 ships are so vulnerable to cyberattacks

by KEITH MARTIN and RORY HOPCRAFT on June 14th, 2018 The 50,000 ships sailing the sea at any one time have joined an ever-expanding list of objects that can be hacked. Cybersecurity experts recently displayed how easy it was to break into a ship’s navigational...

Billions in cryptocurrency wealth wiped out after hack

by DANIEL SHANE on June 11, 2018 A cyberheist at a little-known virtual currency exchange helped wipe billions of dollars off the value of bitcoin and other digital currencies. The price of bitcoin slumped more than 7% after South Korea’s Coinrail announced that...