Tuesday, October 26, 2021


Websites back up after brief global glitch

Services were disrupted by a software update, not a cyberattack.

US accuses China of massive Microsoft hack

The US coordinated its statement with allies – the European Union, Britain, Australia, Canada, New Zealand, Japan and Nato.

FBI warns of large ‘scale’ in US ransomware attack

The FBI has opened an investigation along with the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency and other US federal agencies 'to understand the scope of the threat'.

European hackers given US$5 million for ‘key’ to reopen US pipeline

The company reportedly paid the ransom in untraceable cryptocurrency.

After Singtel, now SIA suffers major data leak

Some 580,000 Singapore Airlines customers have had data compromised by a leak from an external air transport IT company.

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.

US government hit by cyberattack

Media reports say at least two departments including the Treasury have been targeted by Russian state hackers.

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