ECB orders for Cyber Attack Stress test on banks

From 2024, the ECB will launch cyber attacks on major noted banks to check their IT infrastructure’s cyber resilience towards sophisticated attacks. Andrea Enria, the head of the ECB, announced the decision Supervisory, after banks operating in Europe observed a sharp rise in attacks on their infrastructure, after the start of the Russian war with […]

Satellite jamming by Russia leads to aircraft rerouting in Europe

Unconfirmed sources from EU Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) state that Russia has started influencing satellites that is showing a direct impact on the aviation industry as several aircraft had to be rerouted while in Eastern Finland, the Black Sea, eastern Mediterranean, and Kaliningrad. Such instances started on February 28th this year and could be an […]

Cloud usage by Public Sector to be seriously probed by European Data Protection Board

In coming weeks, the European Data Protection Board (EDPB) has decided to launch a serious probe into the use of cloud services by the public sector. Therefore, from May 2022 around 22 national authorities across the European Economic Area (EEA) will be asked to probe firms operating in/for healthcare, finance, tax, and IT services/ Highly […]

Cyber Attack on Europe’s major Oil terminal

A Cyber Attack on Europe’s major oil terminal could trigger an oil shortage in coming days and that too at the time when the entire nation was suffering to curtail the already high energy prices. Cybersecurity Insiders have learnt that the fuel shortage is being caused because of a digital attack that has affected all […]

European Union proposes Joint Cyber Unit for large scale Cyber Attacks

European Union has proposed a Joint Cyber Unit to defend its IT infrastructure against sophisticated cyber attacks and the knee-jerk reaction comes after witnessing the repercussions caused by Colonial Pipeline Cyber Attack in the United States a few weeks ago.   Every year, the number of incidents targeting Europe is rising on an exponential note […]

US Federal agencies issue fresh warning on ransomware attacks on the healthcare sector

In a joint statement issued by the FBI and Department of Health and Human Services, in association with the Department of Homeland Security’s Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA), all companies serving in the healthcare sector are being warned that they could be attacked by malware amid the rise of a new wave of COVID […]

Europe Police catch COVID 19 ransomware spreading gang

A cybercrime unit formed by a police agency operating in Europe, succeeded in catching cyber criminals on a recent note and sources say that they were trying to spread ransomware to hospitals in the name of COVID 19 testing.    According to a statement issued by Romanian Directorate for Investigating Organized Crime and Terrorism (DIICOT), […]

Europe Super Computers being fraudulently used to mine Cryptocurrency

Just a week ago reports were in that the Supercomputer named Archer from Europe was cyber-attacked by hackers to steal critical information about the research and development taken up by Universities and Government to find a vaccine for COVID 19.   Now the news is out that almost all the supercomputers operating in Germany, UK, […]

Cyber Attack on European Power Grid and Radio com

As the world is struggling to contain the spread of Coronavirus, the European Network of Transmission System Operators for Electricity(ENTSO-E) says that it has become a victim of a cyber-attack recently that impacted its operations at the office network. FYI, ENTSO-E is a transmission operator for almost 43 electric stations and a cyber-attack of any […]

EU 5G Mobile Networks are vulnerable to Cyber Attacks

European Union shortly called as EU has issued a public statement yesterday saying that its next-generation 5G networks were vulnerable to cyber attacks from state-funded actors. Although the warning did not name any country specifically, it’s known that the western nations fear a threat from countries like China, Russia or Iran.   Reacting to the […]

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