In order to teach a lesson to cyber criminals and hackers, the Russian government has proposed changes to the law. Cyber attacks on Russian infrastructure will lead to hard consequences including up to 10 years imprisonment and heavy fines.
Cyberattacks and breaches have grown in frequency, and losses are on the rise. In 2015 the number of U.S. data breaches continued to break records with 781 reported where the number of records exposed was about 169 million records, according
ThyssenKrupp, one of the largest global steel manufacturers, has confirmed that it was hit by hackers and that sensitive trade secrets have been stolen as part of a “massive” cyberattack. The data breach, which was uncovered by the firm’s internal
The emergence of cybercrime as a global phenomenon is causing the FBI and Justice Department to increasingly rely on international law enforcement collaboration, legal treaties and informal agreements in addition to cooperation from the private sector, Assistant Attorney General for
Russia claims that it was cyber attacked by a foreign spy service, but no evidence of unusual activity was found on the servers of the web hosting company used for the alleged attack.
According to CSO, the Russian
Imperva, Inc. (NYSE:IMPV), committed to protecting business-critical data and applications in the cloud and on-premises, today released its new Hacker Intelligence Initiative (HII) Report: Phishing made easy: Time to rethink your prevention strategy? In the report, researchers at the Imperva
Tens of thousands of TalkTalk customers are at risk of having had their passwords stolen after it was revealed that a hack against the company’s broadband routers was more severe than initially thought.
The cyber attack, which left some Post
North Korea may have hacked into the South’s cyber command, which would be the first time it has been compromised, according to an official of the Ministry of National Defense on Tuesday.
“The Defense Ministry found traces that a server
The US government has provided a link to let people check if their computer programs have been hacked. The move has come following the shutdown of the cybercrime network, Avalanche
It has been four years since the German police have
It sounds like the plot of a blockbuster movie: a metropolitan transit system is hit by a ransomware attack that freezes its entire ticketing infrastructure.
A message from the hacker is splayed across the terminals’ public displays: “You are Hacked.
Cybercrime has undergone an alarming rise in the recent past with criminals taking to various social media platforms to launch sextortion scams on unsuspecting users. There are nearly 900 police reports of such blackmail and sextortion, according to reports.
Following a few glasses of wine, John’s inhibitions had dropped when he went online to talk to a woman he had met through an internet dating site. Although they hadn’t met in person, they had been exchanging messages for about
Russia’s leading financial group VTB and the biggest lender Sberbank said on Friday cyber threats have not affected their activities.
Earlier in the day, Russia’s Federal Security Service (FSB) announced that foreign special services were plotting a series of cyber
On December 23 of last year, tens of thousands of people in Ukraine suffered a blackout. The culprit wasn’t just another malfunction or a natural disaster—but a hacker attack. This was the first known cyberattack that took out the electric
When a tremor wobbles the ground underneath your feet, it’s easy to keep your head down, keep typing, do whatever it is you were already doing. Perhaps someone just dropped something very heavy a ways away, that’s all.
A new cybersecurity report by Symantec equates the public’s past dismissal of seatbelts in cars with consumer’s laissez-faire attitude when it comes to defending their devices against hackers.
Cyberattacks are a risk many consumers are ignoring – and a number
During the first weekend in February this year, Bangladesh Bank became the victim of one of the biggest cyber-heists of all time. Criminals managed to hack into the central bank’s security system, falsely masquerade as official banking authorities, and illegally
Germany’s foreign intelligence chief has warned that Russia could seek to disrupt next year’s German elections with cyber attacks.
Bruno Kahl said his agency was aware of cyber attacks with no other purpose than “causing political uncertainty”.
“Europe is in
The most concerning thing revealed so far about the cybercriminal attack on the San Francisco light rail system at the Thanksgiving weekend was that the virus was able to infect so much of the system, said cybersecurity experts.
It may be a cliché but it can’t be said enough: where security breaches are concerned, it’s not if but when. Breaches are splashed across the front pages of the news on an almost daily basis, with some of the