Tag Archives: International Monetary Fund

Blue Sky Network to Provide Satellite Phones to International Monetary Fund

The International Monetary Fund has selected Blue Sky Network to supply satellite-based communications systems for use by IMF personnel who travel to high-risk locations worldwide. Blue Sky Network said Thursday it will deliver Iridium 9575 Extreme satellite phones under a multiyear contract with IMF. Extreme is a military-grade handheld device designed with shock/water resistance, voice, …

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Investigators: China-Based Spies Behind IMF Hacking

Investigators looking into the recent cyber attack on the International Monetary Fund computer system have determined that spies connected to China are behind the breach. According to Bloomberg, computer specialists spent several weeks piecing together information about the attack and recently completed an inventory of stolen documents, which is titled …

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IMF: No Financial Systems Compromised in Breach

Ten days after the International Monetary Fund announced it had been the victim of a “very major breach,” the organization has determined there is no evidence that indicates its financial systems were compromised, Dow Jones reports. “We have no evidence that information held in our emails, our financial systems or …

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Sega Hack Impacts 1.3 Million Customers

Japanese video game maker Sega has become the latest victim of ubiquitous cyber attacks in which information belonging to 1.3 million customers was swiped, Reuters reports. In a statement released Sunday, Sega said names, birth dates, email addresses and encrypted passwords of Sega Pass online network members had been compromised; …

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IMF Suffers 'Very Major Breach'

Hackers recently targeted the International Monetary Fund with a sophisticated cyber attack, whose impact remains unknown but has been described by a senior official as a “major breach,” The New York Times reported. The fund told its staff and its board of directors about the attack last Wednesday, but did …

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IMF Preps for Possible Cyber Retaliation by Anonymous

The International Monetary Fund is preparing to counterstrike against a possible cyber attack from hacker collective Anonymous Operations, a spokesman said Wednesday. “We are aware of the threat, and have taken appropriate action,” IMF spokesman William Murray said in an email, according to MarketWatch. Zero Hedge earlier today published a …

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