Cyber Attack News, Articles and Updates
Oklahoma's News 9 website is reportedly safe to visit after a malvertising attack which lasted at least a week.
S. Korean authorities are blaming N. Korea for hacking an e-commerce firm and compromising the data of more than 10 million users.
Nexusguard researchers noticed an 83 percent uptick in DDoS attacks in Q2 2016 compared to Q1.
A former Citibank employee was sentenced to 21 months in prison after wiping routers and shutting down 90 percent of the firm's network access across North America.
The first five months of 2016 were dominated by malicious email campaigns, the quick emergence of new ransomware variants, one of the largest botnets in the world went dark, and the Angler exploit kit (EK) went silent
Bastille Researchers spotted a vulnerability affecting wireless keyboards that could allow an attacker to eavesdrop from hundreds of feet away.
Fearing a Russian cyberattack, Estonia is reportedly negotiating with the U.K and Luxembourg governments to store citizen data in the U.K.
Ransomware threats targeting government IT systems nationwide at the state and local level are steadily increasing.
A group claiming to be a far-right Ukrainian nationalist group has attempted to blackmail the Polish ministry of defence.
After a four-day long DDoS assault, the Library of Congress announced its computer systems have returned to normal.
Organisations are increasingly being targeted by ransomware and more often than not pay the ransom to regain control of their data.
BT Broadband has suffered a major outage this morning and it's pointing the finger at a power-outage in one of its central London service providers.
Arbor Networks has released global DDoS attack data for the first six months of 2016, showing a continued growth in both size and frequency of attacks. A 73 percent increase in peak attack size over 2015 was observed, to 579Gbps.
Power stations in Germany, Italy and Israeli smart building could be accessed by criminal hackers
The UK rail network has been hit by cyber-attacks at least four times in the past 12 months.
A high-ranking Google exec revealed that that the company sends 4,000 warnings monthly about state-sponsored cyberattacks.
ESET researchers spotted and uptick in Nymaim malware detections during the first half of 2016 and noticed a series of targeted attacks in Brazil.
An attacker gained unauthorized access to a North Carolina State University account containing personally identifiable information.
The Hard Rock Hotel & Casino in Las Vegas Monday reported a data breach after point of sale malware was found on the resort's systems.
Avast Security is reporting that the Retefe banking Trojan is now targeting UK banking customers by redirecting them to fake banking websites.
A disgruntled ex-employee of an insurance firm uploaded the personal details of 112,000 French police officers to a Google Drive account on June 2 possibly exposing the officer's personal information, including addresses.
Tens of thousands of security cameras are the newest recruits to an DDoS botnet, noted for its powerful and unrelenting attacks
A prankster Saturday hacked the official SEC (Southeastern Conference) Twitter account and posted pictures of scantily clad women.
It's difficult to predict how the global and British economies will react to Brexit in the long run, however UK Cyber-security every chance of staying in very good shape says Ilia Kolochenko.
Cable provider Cable One alerted its customers of a phishing email scam looking to steal payment and personal information.
Annapolis, Maryland officials spotted malware on parking garage servers which may have compromised customer payment information.
The U.S. and Israel are set will announce a bilateral threat sharing program that is expected to begin in the next few months.
Scammers looked to steal payment information from Apple customers using phishing emails claiming that a virus was detected in the iTunes database.
Acer reported a security breach compromised the sensitive data of nearly 34,500 online shoppers.
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