Red Cross falls victim to massive cyberattack
It says the hackers targeted an external company in Switzerland that the ICRC contracts to store data.
China cyberspace regulator drafts new rules for internet behemoths, sources say
The proposed requirements from the Cyberspace Administration of China will apply to any platform company with more than 100 million users, or with more than 10 billion yuan in revenue.
Ukrainian police say cyber attack destroyed ‘information resources’
Ukrainian officials say the attack hit around 70 internet sites of government bodies including the security and defence council, the cabinet of ministers and several ministries.
China to require certain firms to undergo cybersecurity reviews before pursuing overseas listings
Companies will not be allowed to list abroad if the review finds that national security could be impacted, the Cyberspace Administration of China says.
Hackers steal research data from Sweden’s Volvo Cars
The company, owned by China's Geely, says 'there may be an impact on the company's operation' but likely no 'impact on the safety or security of its customers' cars or their personal data'.
Over 8,600 cybersecurity incidents reported from January to November
The majority comprise fraud cases followed by intrusion and malicious code.
Google disrupts cybercrime web infecting 1 million devices
Unlike conventional botnets that rely on predetermined channels to ensure their survival, Glupteba is programmed to find a replacement server in order to keep operating even after being attacked, says Google.
Israel slashes list of countries that can buy cyber tech, says report
A local newspaper says Mexico, Morocco, Saudi Arabia, Mexico and the UAE are among countries which will now be barred from importing Israeli cyber tech.
US says Iran govt behind ransomware attacks
The US Department of Homeland Security estimates that ransomware attackers extorted at least US$350 million from victims last year.
FBI says hackers got no data after compromising email server
The agency says it has fixed the software vulnerability that allowed the attack.
China pushes for security reviews of firms seeking to export user data
The Cyberspace Administration of China says that the security review requirement will also apply to firms if their data contains critical information.
Hackers-for-hire the biggest cybersecurity threat, says EU agency
The study, which covered the period April 2020 to July 2021, seeks to help governments and companies understand cybersecurity threats and develop techniques to tackle the problem.