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Hackers shut down Moscow’s Cable Car via Cyber Attack

Moscow’s Cable Car services which were opened to the public for the first time was reportedly shut down by hackers via cyber attack. Sources reporting to Cybersecurity Insiders say that the passengers were forced to disembark the vehicles only 2 hours after it opened on Wednesday as the digital systems which were operating the cars […]

Dell fails to notify customers on Cyber Attack

Dell has announced late yesterday that it had reset all the passwords of its customers belonging to its electronics store Dell.com on November 14th this year as a precautionary measure to block unauthorized attempt of cyber crooks to extract customer information like email address, customer names and hashed passwords. The highlight of this issue is […]

Cyber Attacks on Banks have doubled says UK Watchdog

Cyber Attacks on Banks have doubled in a year says the Financial Conduct Authority(FCA) the UK and that’s due to the sheer neglect of bankers. Yes, you’ve read it right! The FCA of UK says that some overconfident bankers are making silly errors in crucial computer updates leading to chaos and money loss. Furthermore, as […]

UBER to pay $491,000 Penalty for 2016 Cyber Attack

Uber Technologies, an American taxicab company has been ordered to pay $491,000 or £385,000 (pounds) by UK data watchdog over a 2016 cyber attack which compromised the data of millions of customers and tens of thousands of drivers. Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) said that the penalty has been imposed on the California based peer to […]

West Virginia hospitals become a victim of a Ransomware attack

Two hospitals in West Virginia are reported to have fallen victim to a ransomware attack launched last week. And as a result of the impact, it’s said that both the healthcare units have stopped accepting patients for emergency service transports. Ohio Valley Medical Center (OVMC) in Wheeling and East Ohio Regional Hospital (EORH) in Martins […]

Cyber Attack news trending now

1.) A research published in the journal Nature Communications says that the 2016 US elections were influenced by fake news spread by 6% of Twitter Bots. The numbers from Facebook aren’t available now. But the study confirms that a lot of accounts (1 million Approx) which have been suspended in March this year by the […]

Russia invades into digital systems of Ukraine Government Agencies

Ukraine’s Computer Emergency Response Team along with Foreign Intelligence Service claims that a new strain of Pterodo Windows Backdoor virus was found targeting the computer systems of government agencies running in Ukraine. And the investigating officials suspect that this could be a conspiracy of Russia which could be planning large-scale cyber attacks in near time. […]

Dharma Ransomware Attack on Texas-based Hospital

A Texas-based hospital is said to have become a victim of ransomware outbreak in September this year which is said to have leaked patient data on a simultaneous note. The Altus Bay Hospital (ABH) is the healthcare organization in the discussion which released a detailed press statement on the incident yesterday. ABH mentioned in its […]

Cyber Attack leaks personal data of Vision Direct Customers

Vision Direct, a UK based online optical lenses retailer has confirmed that a cyber attack on its database has leaked out personal data of its valuable customers. Sources say that the leaked info includes full name, billing address, email address, password, telephone number, and payment card info- including CVV number & expiry date. Cybersecurity Insiders […]

Cyber Attack news trending now

Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg has put the blame of Cambridge Analytica scandal surrounding his company on the long-serving COO Sheryl Sandberg and declared that his company was at war against certain media outlets which he blames for the company’s nightmare 2 yrs. Returning to a combative leadership observed at the inception of the social media […]

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