Kaseya cyberattack: Hackers want $70 million for decryption
05 July 2021 | 2:25 pm
The Russian-linked REvil ransomware group is alleged to have carried out an attack that affected hundreds of companies worldwide. Joe Biden says the US will respond if the Kremlin is involved.
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White Ops CEO Michael Tiffany discusses a Russian cyber ad fraud operation that has cost brand advertiser and media companies millions.
1 Aug 2017
Hackers attending this weekend's Def Con hacking convention in Las Vegas were invited to break into voting machines and voter databases in a bid to uncover vulnerabilities that could be exploited to sway election results.
11 Oct 2017
North Korean hackers have stolen a large amount of classified military documents, including U.S.-South Korea wartime operational plans to wipe out Pyongyang's leadership, a South Korean lawmaker says.
22 Nov 2017
Hackers stole the personal data of 57 million customers and drivers from Uber Technologies Inc., a massive breach that the company concealed for more than a year.
20 Dec 2017
A series of recent cyber attacks has netted North Korean hackers millions of dollars in virtual currencies like bitcoin, with more attacks expected as international sanctions drive the country to seek new sources of cash.
27 Apr 2018
Finnish security researchers have found a way to gain access to entire buildings and hotel chains—all it takes is one keycard.
7 Nov 2018
The coalition of civil society organizations for Good Governance and Electoral Integrity in Nigeria (C24) met on 5 November 2018. This was in collaboration with Civil Societies in Nigeria (CSOs).
6 Nov 2018
Hackers sell over 120 Million private messages from Facebook.
17 Sep 2020
Russian, Chinese and Iranian hackers have targeted US electoral campaigns less than two months before the vote. Experts said the operations were likely aimed at intelligence gathering as opposed to election meddling.
6 Mar 2021
Microsoft said hackers exploited a bug in its email server software, which affected organizations rather than private accounts.
26 Mar 2021
Facebook has said it blocked a group of Chinese hackers that used the platform to target Uyghur activists living abroad and compromise their security by using surveillance software.
29 Mar 2021
A "Ghostwriter" cyberattack affected seven Bundestag members and 31 state parliamentarians, according to a Spiegel report. The hackers reportedly launch campaigns that "align" with Russian interests.
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The pro-Kurdish People's Democratic Party is facing possible court-ordered dissolution ahead of elections in May. The court has refused to postpone the decision until after the vote.
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As the new White House chief of staff, Jeff Zients will be replacing Ron Klain. His appointment could prove critical for Joe Biden as he faces a probe over the mishandling of classified documents.
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The EU's terror list could soon include Iran's Revolutionary Guards. Those already blacklisted face a barrage of restrictions, from frozen assets to travel bans.
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An explosion near a government building in Mogadishu was followed by a shootout between security forces and gunmen that left at least five civilians dead. The al-Shabab terror group claimed responsibility for the attack.