Hackers break into FBI server, send emails warning of cyberattacks
15 November 2021 | 6:29 am
Hackers breached a Federal Bureau of Investigation email system and sent thousands of fake messages, according to the US law enforcement agency. The FBI said it has shut down the server.
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20 Jun 2020
Australia's government and private sector are being targeted in large-scale sophisticated cyber attacks by a foreign entity, the country's Prime Minister Scott Morrison has said, but declined to name the actor.
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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.
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Joe Biden will hit back at Russia with more than "just sanctions," for its suspected role in recent cyberattacks, his chief of staff said. A bipartisan group of lawmakers has called for a "strong response" by the US.
6 Mar 2021
Microsoft said hackers exploited a bug in its email server software, which affected organizations rather than private accounts.
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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.
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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.
5 Jun 2021
Washington has blamed a Russian hacking group over a ransomware attack that crippled meat processing giant JBS. Joe Biden is set to raise the issue with Vladimir Putin at an upcoming summit.
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The FBI says it's recouped most of the ransom money that was paid to a hacker group after it attacked a massive fuel pipeline. The internet criminals installed ransomware on the Colonial Pipeline in May and were paid over $4 million in cryptocurrency by the oil company to stop the attack. We take a closer look.
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Video games company Electronic Arts says hackers managed to steal some of the source code to its popular football game FIFA 21, as well as the Frostbite engine underpinning several titles.
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President Vladimir Putin dismisses accusations that Russia was behind cyberattacks against the United States in an interview with NBC broadcast ahead of his summit with President Joe Biden.
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