TOKYO — The worldwide “ransomware” cyberattack wreaked havoc in hospitals, schools and offices across the globe on Monday. Asia reported thousands of new cases but no large-scale breakdowns as workers started the week by booting up their computers.
The Czech Republic has suffered a damaging security breach after hackers infiltrated the emails of dozens of its most senior diplomats in a massive cyber-attack thought to have been carried out by Russia.
ThyssenKrupp, the German maker of Israel’s new fleet of submarines, has been the victim of a “massive” cyberattack, the company said Thursday.
Can the world wide web survive the internet of things? It’s a question many are asking after a vast attack on US and European internet structure last week, likely led by “smart” DVR players and webcams, that has left the tech industry reeling.
The hacking that brought down websites in the United States and Europe on Friday seems to be the most extensive, sophisticated and ambitious attack of its kind the West has ever experienced.
The two favorite expressions of information security experts in recent years are “cyber” and “APT” (short for Advanced Persistent Threat).
WASHINGTON — It was time to purge the hacker from the U.S. government’s computers. After secretly monitoring the hacker’s online movements for months, officials worried he was getting too close to critical information and devised a plan, dubbed “the Big Bang,” to expel him.
On Israel’s 68th Independence Day the Mossad announced a “help wanted” advertisement in a creative way.
Swift, the financial messaging system targeted as part of an orchestrated an $81m cyberattack at the Bangladesh central bank, has revealed a second bank suffered a similar malware-based attack.
Israeli cybersecurity company ClearSky has uncovered a massive Iranian cyber attack against Israel Sunday, days after Israel was accused of using similar measures to spy on talks between Iran and the West.