Austrian spy firm accused by Microsoft says hacking tool was for EU states

Austrian spy firm accused by Microsoft says hacking tool was for EU states

A Microsoft logo is seen at a pop-up site at Roosevelt Field in Garden City, New York July 29, 2015. REUTERS/Shannon Stapleton Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register LONDON, July 29 (Reuters) – An Austrian firm which Microsoft (MSFT.O) said created malicious software that was detected on the computer systems of some … Read more

Former Chinese justice minister admits taking millions in bribes-court

Former Chinese justice minister admits taking millions in bribes-court

Fu Zhenghua, head of Beijing Municipal Public Security Bureau, is pictured during a meeting in Beijing, China January 17, 2011. Picture taken January 17, 2011. REUTERS/Stringer Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register BEIJING, July 28 (Reuters) – A former Chinese justice minister who took a hard line on law enforcement admitted accepting … Read more

Ex-JPMorgan traders’ ‘spoofed’ trades were genuine, defense says as trial opens

Ex-JPMorgan traders’ ‘spoofed’ trades were genuine, defense says as trial opens

July 8 (Reuters) – The closely watched criminal trial of three former JPMorgan Chase & Co (JPM.N) employees kicked off on Friday, with a prosecutor saying they “ripped off” the precious metals futures market with fake orders and defense attorneys saying the orders were genuine. The bank’s former global precious metals desk head Michael Nowak, … Read more

British Army’s Twitter and YouTube accounts restored after hack

British Army’s Twitter and YouTube accounts restored after hack

Army cadets take part in a parade during the Lord Mayor’s show in London, Britain November 13, 2021. REUTERS/Henry Nicholls Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register LONDON, July 3 (Reuters) – The British Army regained control of its Twitter and YouTube accounts on Sunday after they were briefly hacked and used to … Read more

Elon Musk sued for $258 billion over alleged Dogecoin pyramid scheme

Elon Musk sued for 8 billion over alleged Dogecoin pyramid scheme

NEW YORK, June 16 (Reuters) – Elon Musk was sued for $258 billion on Thursday by a Dogecoin investor who accused him of running a pyramid scheme to support the cryptocurrency. In a complaint filed in federal court in Manhattan, plaintiff Keith Johnson accused Musk, electric car company Tesla Inc (TSLA.O) and space tourism company … Read more

Exclusive: Indonesian navy officers ask for $375,000 to release tanker

Exclusive: Indonesian navy officers ask for 5,000 to release tanker

A view of shipyards, seen through a window, in Batam, Indonesia, April 3, 2019. REUTERS/Henning Gloystein/File Photo Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register Navy detains fuel tanker anchored east of Singapore Incident follows a dozen similar detentions last year More tankers anchored off Singapore due to COVID delays SINGAPORE, June 9 (Reuters) … Read more

Judge ‘surprised’ at Trump claim he has no documents sought in probe

Judge ‘surprised’ at Trump claim he has no documents sought in probe

NEW YORK, April 29 (Reuters) – A New York judge expressed surprise on Friday that Donald Trump, a man he described as perhaps the world’s most famous real estate developer, was unable to provide any documents sought in a probe of the Trump Organization, his family company. Justice Arthur Engoron in New York state court … Read more

Musk loses bid to end SEC agreement on oversight of Tesla tweets

Musk loses bid to end SEC agreement on oversight of Tesla tweets

April 27 (Reuters) – A US judge slammed Elon Musk on Wednesday for trying to escape a settlement with regulators requiring oversight of his Tesla Inc (TSLA.O) tweets, saying the billionaire was “bemoaning” the 2018 deal now that he felt Tesla was “invincible.” The ruling comes after the Twitter Inc (TWTR.N) board accepted on Monday … Read more

UK watchdog closes online gaming probe as Sony, Nintendo make pledges

UK watchdog closes online gaming probe as Sony, Nintendo make pledges

April 13 (Reuters) – Britain’s competition regulator has secured pledges from Japan’s Sony (6758.T) and Nintendo (7974.T) over the subscription renewal rules for their online gaming services, bringing to an end a three-year probe into the sector . The UK’s Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) had kicked off the investigation into Sony, Nintendo and Microsoft … Read more

US FBI says it disrupted Russian hackers

US FBI says it disrupted Russian hackers

FBI headquarters building is seen in Washington, US, December 7, 2018. REUTERS/Yuri Gripas/File Photo/File Photo Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register WASHINGTON, April 6 (Reuters) – The US Federal Bureau of Investigation has wrested control of thousands of routers and firewall appliances away from Russian military hackers by hijacking the same infrastructure … Read more