Tuesday, October 26, 2021

cyber security

Nations reveal ransomware pain at US-led summit

The US has convened some 30 countries – with the notable exception of Russia – to boost cooperation in fighting the costly and disruptive attacks that have boomed around the world.

Record cryptocurrency heist valued at US$600 million

The hacked firm has threatened police involvement, but also offered the hackers the chance to 'work out a solution'.

Supplies disrupted after world’s largest meat company hit by ransom cyber-attack

Supermarkets and other large end-users like the McDonald's burger network will be immediately impacted.

‘World’s leading bank robbers’: North Korea’s hacker army

Pyongyang's 6,000-strong cyberwarfare unit operates from several countries including Belarus, China, India, Malaysia and Russia, according to a US military report published in July 2020.

Apple blueprints stolen by cyber-criminal gang for ransom

It is understood the cyber-criminals are asking for tens of millions of dollars in ransom.

Hackers embarrass corporate bigshots into paying to get their hijacked porn collections back

A new trend towards ransoming sensitive private information could affect companies by damaging their reputation.

Putrajaya on alert after cyberattack threat

A group calling itself 'Anonymous Malaysia' has threatened to carry out cyberattacks on government websites and online assets, saying authorities are ignoring data security.

Cyberattack hit key US Treasury systems, says senator

So far officials have said the hackers broke into computers at the State Department, Commerce Department, Treasury, Homeland Security Department, and the National Institutes of Health.

Vaccine documents hacked as West grapples with virus surge

Pfizer and BioNTech say documents relating to their vaccine candidate had been accessed, but that 'no systems have been breached in connection with this incident'.

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