cyberattack

Trump Campaign Website Defaced Briefly By Hackers

Security breach for Donald Trump re-election website, but campaign officials deny there was any exposure of sensitive information

2 days ago

Finnish Therapy Patients Blackmailed After Data Breach

New low. Confidential records of thousands of psychotherapy patients in Finland compromised, with some patients now being blackmailed

3 days ago

Microsoft President Warns Of Cyberattack ‘Onslaught’

Brad Smith tells attendees at security event that democracies at risk from cyber onslaught from the likes of Russia, China,…

1 week ago

US DoJ Charges Six Russian GRU Officers For Cyberattacks

Hackers also targeted this year's delayed Olympic Games in Tokyo says UK, as the US DoJ charges six Russian military…

1 week ago

Hackney Council Systems Downed In ‘Serious’ Cyberattack

Ransomware attack? Hackney Council in London admits it has been the target of a 'serious' cyberattack and urges people not…

2 weeks ago

Paying Ransomware Demands May Violate Sanctions, US Treasury Warns

Never pay. Insurers and others are warned by US Treasury Dept that cyberattack payouts to hackers may violate US sanction…

4 weeks ago

Flightradar24 Suffers Repeated Cyberattacks

Popular aviation website Flightradar24 admits three cyberattacks in a two day period, after services knocked offline for hours

1 month ago

Patient Dies In Germany After Hospital Ransomware Attack

Real world consequence of ransomware attacks. A female patient has died as a result of a cyberattack at a German…

1 month ago

Academic Sector Warned Of Cyber Threat By NCSC

Universities and schools are being warned by UK's cyber guardian of threats posed to their institutions after a spate of…

1 month ago

New Zealand Stock Exchange Restored After Four Day DDoS Attack

NSX stock exchange in New Zealand restored after being offline for four days, due to a prolonged DDoS cyberattack from…

2 months ago

New Zealand Stock Exchange Suffers DDoS Cyberattack

Dress rehearsal for attack on larger exchange? Two days outage for New Zealand's NZX, following 'offshore' DDoS cyberattack

2 months ago

Former Uber Security Chief Charged For Data Breach Cover-Up

Uber's former security boss, Joe Sullivan, charged by US DoJ for covering up 2016 data breach, that was exposed a…

2 months ago

Taiwan Blames China For Cyberattacks, Bans Chinese Apps

Hacking groups linked to the Chinese government responsible for attacking at least 10 government agencies, Taiwan alleges

2 months ago

Canon Suffers Ransomware Attack, With 10TB Of Data Stolen – Report

Report suggests Canon has been crippled with a ransomware attack with allegedly 10TB of data, including private databases, stolen

3 months ago

NSA Issues Alert For Critical Infrastructure Operators

Operators of critical infrastructure are being warned to harden their networks against cyber threats to their operational technology (OT)

3 months ago

Australian PM Warns Of ‘Sophisticated’ Cyber Attack By ‘State-Based’ Actor

Prime Minister Scott Morrison reveals Australia is experiencing cyber attacks across 'a range of sectors', with China reportedly the likely…

4 months ago

Coronavirus: Government Grants GCHQ Access To NHS IT

Fresh twist in privacy debate surrounding Covid-19 tracing app, after government reportedly grants GCHQ access to security data of NHS…

6 months ago

Boots Suspends Payments On Advantage Cards After Cyber-Attack

Second cyber-attack on a retailer's loyalty card scheme in the space of a week sees High Street chemist Boots suspend…

8 months ago

Mexico’s Economy Ministry Suffers Cyber-attack At Weekend

Mexican government department detected a cyber-attack on some of its servers on Sunday, but insists sensitive data was not compromised

8 months ago

Russia’s GRU Blamed For Huge Cyberattack On Georgia

The United Kingdom and the United States have called out Russia's campaign of “unacceptable cyberattacks against Georgia”

8 months ago

US Warns Of Gas Pipeline Shutdown After Ransomware Attack

Real world dangers posed by malware after natural gas pipeline in the United States is shut down after a ransomware…

8 months ago

US Charges Four Chinese Military Officials Over Equifax Hack

The US Department of Justice has charged four Chinese military hackers with carrying out the 2017 breach of Equifax credit…

9 months ago

United Nations Covered Up Hack – Report

Hack compromised 20 admin accounts and malware was implanted on 40 servers, but the UN opted to cover up the…

9 months ago

Travelex Finally Restores Money Transfers

It only took a month to sort out. Currency trader back online and no longer relying on pen and paper…

9 months ago

Travelex Facing Ransom Demand After Attack

Ransomware attack has crippled currency seller services, with cyber criminals reportedly demanding a £4.5 million ransom within two days

10 months ago

Travelex UK Website Still Down After Cyberattack

British website of foreign-currency seller Travelex is still offline after being taken down following a cyber-attack earlier in the week

10 months ago

Ransomware Forces New Orleans To Declare State Of Emergency

Another ransomware victim. Staff told to switch off computers as government of New Orleans declares state of emergency

11 months ago

Welsh Government Account Tweets Porn

Cyberattack sees official Twitter account of the UK Government in Wales post pornography

11 months ago

French Hospital Offline After Ransomware Attack

French hospital in Rouen forced to use pen and paper, after ransomware knocked out computers and servers

11 months ago

Indian Confirms Nuclear Power Station Hack

Well that's a tad worrying...India confirms its newest nuclear power plant has suffered cyberattack

1 year ago