Cybersecurity attacks on government, healthcare, and financial institutions have been increasing at a significant rate in both frequency and sophistication. Each hacker has his own specialized skillset and personal reasons for launching a cyberattack. Hackers often seize on particular situations in an attempt to exploit potential vulnerabilities. Major
Topic: Cyber Attack
Intelligence fuels an organization’s ability to stay ahead of the next threat while enabling the business to make informed decisions. A successful threat intelligence program contextualizes threat data, aligns intelligence with business objectives, and then builds processes to satisfy those objectives. As technology evolves, threat actors will inevitably
A massive attack at the end of May targeted the database credentials of some 1.3 million WordPress sites.
Iran is being linked to an attempted cyberattack last month that authorities believe was aimed at disrupting water supplies in at least two locations in Israel as that country was seeking to contain a covid-19 outbreak, according to foreign intelligence officials familiar with the matter.
The U.S. Health and Human Services Department suffered a cyber-attack on its computer system, part of what people familiar with the incident called a campaign of disruption and disinformation that was aimed at undermining the response to the coronavirus pandemic and may have been the work of a foreign actor.
If "mutually assured cyber destruction" were to occur, one Marine Corps leader said, authoritarian nations such as China might have more to lose than the United States.
HOUSTON - At the public library in Wilmer, Tex., books were checked out not with the beeps of bar code readers but with the scratches of pen on notebook paper. Out on the street, police officers were literally writing tickets - by hand. When the entire computer network that keeps the small town's bureaucracy afloat was recently hacked, Wilmer was thrown into
Hackers were able to post offensive messages from the Twitter account of Jack Dorsey, the social media company's CEO, after they tricked his mobile services provider into handing over his phone number.
Imperva, a leading provider of Internet firewall services that help Web sites block malicious cyberattacks, alerted customers on Tuesday that a recent data breach exposed email addresses, scrambled passwords, API keys and SSL certificates for a subset of its firewall users.
North Korea has generated an estimated $2 billion for its weapons of mass destruction programs using "widespread and increasingly sophisticated" cyberattacks to steal from banks and cryptocurrency exchanges, according to a confidential U.N. report seen by Reuters on Monday.