cyber attacks

Saudi Aramco facing $50M cyber extortion over leaked data
Middle East

Saudi Aramco facing $50M cyber extortion over leaked data

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Saudi Arabia’s state oil giant acknowledged Wednesday that leaked data from the company —…
Biden’s team vows action against hack as US threats persist
World

Biden’s team vows action against hack as US threats persist

WASHINGTON (AP) — Once in office, President-elect Joe Biden will punish Russia for its suspected cyberespionage operation against the United…
Exclusive: FBI probes use of Israeli firm’s spyware in personal and government hacks: sources
Middle East

Exclusive: FBI probes use of Israeli firm’s spyware in personal and government hacks: sources

(Reuters) — The FBI is investigating the role of Israeli spyware vendor NSO Group Technologies in possible hacks on American…
Leaked report shows United Nations suffered hack
World

Leaked report shows United Nations suffered hack

GENEVA (AP) — Sophisticated hackers infiltrated U.N. networks in Geneva and Vienna last year in an apparent espionage operation that…
Exclusive: Hackers acting in Turkey’s interests believed to be behind recent cyberattacks: sources
Middle East

Exclusive: Hackers acting in Turkey’s interests believed to be behind recent cyberattacks: sources

LONDON (Reuters) – Sweeping cyber attacks targeting governments and other organizations in Europe and the Middle East are believed to…
US conducted cyber attack on Iran in response to drone downing: report
Middle East

US conducted cyber attack on Iran in response to drone downing: report

The United States launched cyber attacks against Iranian missile control systems and a spy network after Tehran downed an American…
Russia used social media for meddling in US politics: reports
World

Russia used social media for meddling in US politics: reports

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Russian interference in the 2016 US presidential election on social media was more widespread than previously thought…
Russia behind global cyber attack: US and UK
World

Russia behind global cyber attack: US and UK

Washington and London have detailed how Russian-backed hackers have been compromising network devices around the world since 2015. The announcement…
Russian election assault poses quandary for 2018 campaigns
World

Russian election assault poses quandary for 2018 campaigns

Encrypted messages. Two-factor authentication. Real-time monitoring of social media for malicious internet bot activity. This is the new reality for…
CBE takes measures to protect Egypt’s banks against ransomware
Egypt

CBE takes measures to protect Egypt’s banks against ransomware

The Central Bank of Egypt (CBE) issued instructions to banks operating in the local market to take precautionary measures to…
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