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Sunday, August 14, 2022



Russia-Ukraine conflict: What role do cyberattacks play?

March 01, 2022 4:56 pm

Hackers had launched a distributed denial-of-service attack, known as DDoS, in which servers are flooded with illegitimate requests so that the infrastructure is overwhelmed and crashes.

Lack of mobile cybersecurity awareness creates new avenues for cyberattacks: McAfee

February 26, 2022 3:26 pm

Cyberattackers are capitalising on the lack of awareness surrounding cybersecurity on mobile devices to launch novel cyberatttack techniques.

Ukraine hit by more cyberattacks, destructive malware

February 24, 2022 10:57 pm

Vikram Thakur, technical director at Symantec Threat Intelligence, said his outfit detected three organizations hit by the wiper malware, Ukrainian government contractors in Latvia and Lithuania and a financial institution in Ukraine.

No lights, no heat, no money - that's life in Ukraine during cyber warfare

January 15, 2022 4:12 pm

Russia has repeatedly rejected hacking allegations levelled by Ukraine and other countries over the years. While a suspect in the new web defacements, Russia has not been directly accused by Ukraine.

In latest breach, Iran's Mahan Air hit with cyberattack

November 21, 2021 4:34 pm

Mahan Air's website displayed an error message saying the site couldn't be reached. The carrier said in a statement that it had “thwarted” the attack and that its flight schedule was not affected, adding it has faced similar breaches in the past.

Mysterious hacker group suspected in July cyberattack on Iranian trains

August 15, 2021 10:45 am

The company’s report, which was reviewed by The New York Times, said the attack was a cautionary tale: An opposition group without the budget, personnel or abilities of a government could still inflict a good deal of damage.

Humorous hackers hit Iran's railroad system in cyberattack

July 10, 2021 9:03 am

The hackers behind the strike were apparently trying to be funny, urging passengers to call for information, listing the phone number of the office of the country’s supreme leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei.

Kaseya, a software provider, investigates potential cyberattack

July 03, 2021 12:08 pm

The company urged customers that use its systems management platform, called VSA, to immediately shut down their servers to avoid the possibility of being compromised by attackers.

Microsoft Office patches 4 critical flaws: Here's why you should update now

June 09, 2021 7:26 pm

Cybersecurity firm Check Point Research has urged Microsoft Office users to update their software immediately to fix four security flaws.

US says ransomware attack on meatpacker JBS likely from Russia; cattle slaughter resuming

June 02, 2021 8:43 am

JBS, the world's largest meatpacker, said on Tuesday night it had made "significant progress in resolving the cyberattack."