Attack

FBI seizes firms offering Cyber Attacks-on-Demand

US Department of Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) has announced that it has seized over 15 internet domains and has charged around 14 men associated with firms that offer cyber attacks-on-demand. The law enforcement agency has added in its statement that the firms were found indulging in malicious practices such as spreading malware and launching […]

Cyber Attack on Russian Embassy by the UK

All these days we found nations accusing Russia of launching cyber attacks on their country’s digital infrastructure. But now, the Russian Embassy in London claims that its website was hit by hackers based in the UK which could be a state-sponsored attack. Officials from Russian embassy say that attack was launched on the website on […]

State-sponsored DDoS Cyber Attack on Twitter

Twitter servers tumbled down for several hours last month after they received unusually large volumes of traffic coming from individual IP addresses located in China and Saudi Arabia. Preliminary investigations reveal that the incident could be the work of state-sponsored hackers. But the social networking website added in its statement that nothing can be concluded […]

Shamoon Malware behind Saipem Cyber Attack

Saipem, the Italian oil services firm has discovered in its cyber attack investigation that last week’s disruption of its 300 servers was caused by Shamoon Virus attack- linking it to the 2012’s massive attack on Saudi Aramco. A statement released by the company on Wednesday says that the work to restore the operations was going […]

Microsoft, PayPal, and Google top the table of Phishing Email trends

Comodo Cybersecurity, a company which offers threat intelligence and cyber defense services have announced that one in 100 emails received by companies is of Phishing genre. And the most frequently targeted brands are Microsoft(19%) , PayPal(17%) and Google(9.7%). According to the latest Global Threat Report from Comodo Cybersecurity, the three phishing subject-lines ranking at the […]

Cyber Attack on Starwood Marriott linked to Chinese Ministry of State Security

While, all these days we have seen companies coming under cyber attack and law enforcement agencies blaming US adversaries like Russia, North Korea, and Iran for the incidents. But now, renowned news resource in the United States- The New York Times claims that it has evidence that the Chinese Ministry of State Security was behind […]

Sensational Cyber Attack news for the day

When the heading says it’s sensational we mean it by all means….and here’s the proof 1.) Facebook workers are reportedly turning against their company founder Mark Zuckerberg for spying on user calls & posts and signing secret deals with data firms to sell user data. And the crux is that they want their founder to […]

Cyber Attack news for the day

1.) China is said to have cyber-attacked the Foreign Affairs Think Tanks of Australia for at least two times this year. As the attack was similar to the one launched on the think tanks of United States, the Australian intelligence has come to a conclusion on Tuesday that the incident could have been sponsored by […]

Cyber Attack on Quora database affects 100 million users

Quora, the question and answer website from California has disclosed that a recent breach in its database could have leaked out critical info of more than 100 million users. This includes names, email addresses, encrypted passwords and data imported from linked networks. Quora’s Chief Executive Adam D’Angelo discloses the news to the world on a […]

Data of 500 million Starwood Marriott Hotel customers compromised in Cyber Attack

Marriott International has disclosed that the data of more than 500 million guests was compromised in September this year which happens to be the biggest in the last 5 years. The compromised details include Passport info, credit card details, and names & phone numbers of guests who checked into the Starwood properties on or before […]

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