Cyber Attacks News, Articles and Updates
NATO CCDCOE urged to promote cooperation in training of cyber-defence experts as the cyber realm declared a theatre of war.
While 97 percent of companies in a recent report have been the victim of a digital attack, only 22 percent said they were fully prepared to combat security breaches perpetrated by organized crime.
Hackers hijacked 2,500 Twitter accounts and used them to spread links for adult content.
Anonymous said it took down North Carolina state government sites in protest of "bathroom law."
FireEye researchers detected a nearly six-fold increase in the percentage of ransomware activity in March 2016.
Cyphort Labs spotted a new Angler Exploit campaign that has already infected at least 19 websites.
A panel Tuesday at SC Congress Atlanta devolved into a debate over how serious the threat is posed by ransomware.
An alleged hacker for the Syrian Electronic Army (SEA has been extradited to the United States from Germany.
Symantec researchers spotted a cyberespionage group dubbed "Tick" spreading custom malware through compromised Japanese websites.
Several ISIS hacking groups announced that they have joined forces to form a large hacking group.
Anonymous and LulzSec leaked millions of records and launched cyberattacks on Italian businesses to protest Italy's labor laws.
Russia's central bank and the government are working together to fight banking hacker group Buhtrap.
The "Father of Car Hacking" was just announced the winner of the 2015 ACM-Infosys Foundation Award, but the first step on the path that lead here started several years ago.
Officials say the Iranian man charged with hacking into a New York dam used a technique called "Google dorking" to identify the vulnerable system.
An arrogant ransomware author had their plans foiled after the creator of the ransomware's source code stepped in.
A former Florida deputy said that the FBI raided his home after his hacker friends leaked thousands of confidential records.
An array of global entertainment, news and commentary sites have been hit with perhaps the largest malvertising campaign yet.
Zscaler researchers spotted attackers using porn to lure victims into downloading the Android Marcher trojan.
A man claiming to be the leader of the cybergang Team GhostShell, known for hacking the FBI, NASA, elite universities and others, contacted SCMagazine.com to reveal his identity and share his story.
The U.S. military has begun to launch cyber attacks to support an assault against ISIS to take back the Iraqi city of Mosul.
A recent strain of Mac malware has left researchers speculating whether the Hacking Team is back.
Researchers have spotted an increase in the number of malicious VBScripts that use obfuscation methods.
Threat actors in China have stolen confidential information from Norwegian companies which is now being used in Chinese military technology says General Lt Morten Haga Lunde, head of the Norwegian intelligence.
Researchers discovered a new Android trojan that is capable of phishing for banking credentials, stealing data and using ransomware.
An ongoing malvertising attack that has been injecting malware into WordPress sites has now switched its malicious payload.
The teen suspected of leaking the information of several U.S. government officials was arrested in the U.K.
Threat actors are using a fake CloudFlare DDoS check page to redirect victims to a nuclear EK.
Researchers at Zscaler spotted attackers using macro malware as a vector to spread the Neutrino bot via spearphishing emails.
Researchers have spotted attackers using malicious Microsoft Word documents distributed via spearphishing emails to spread the Black Energy Trojan in Ukraine.
The Israeli Electric Authority was hit by a massive cyberattack during a period of record-breaking power consumption.
SC Magazine Articles
- Cerber ransomware strain now targeting Office 365 users
- Critical infrastructure in Europe exposed to hackers
- Deal with the devil: Ransomware experiment proves you can negotiate price down
- WordPress Summer of Pwnage: 64 holes in 21 days
- Cerber ransomware C&C server shut down by research firm and CERT-Netherlands
- Microsoft Office 365 hit with massive Cerber ransomware attack, report
- Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Las Vegas hit with POS breach
- X-ray and MRI machines among devices used as springboards for data breach attacks
- Brexit shakeup: How will the U.K.'s exit from the EU affect the technology sector?
- Hacker purportedly selling over 650,000 stolen medical records on dark web marketplace