The threat of cybercrime is growing as businesses expand their computer networks. Over the past two years, one-third of German companies said they were the victims of cyber attacks.
The Kremlin has dismissed as "groundless" allegations that Russian-backed hackers have been compromising network devices worldwide. The statements come amid heightened tensions between the two countries and Russia.
On Wednesday, SpaceX postponed the launch of two tester satellites for a super-fleet of 12,000 — part of its Starlink space-based global internet. Good. That gives us an extra day to talk about cyber security in space.
Russian hackers have managed to get into the German government's computers. We don't know exactly how they did it. But we do know which common mistakes make it easy for hackers to find an in and cause damage.
Suspected Russian hacker Pyotr Levashov pleaded not guilty before a US judge after being extradited from Spain. Prosecutors claim he ran a massive computer network that sent out spam and installed malicious software.
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