Tuesday, June 15, 2021

cybersecurity

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

The company reportedly paid the ransom in untraceable cryptocurrency.

International police boffins take down ‘most dangerous botnet’

The malware enabled international criminals to access financial details and other lucrative personal information.

Russia ‘likely’ behind SolarWinds hack, says US intelligence

Agencies concerned that classified materials holding government secrets could have been accessed through the hack.

Hackers breach US agencies, Homeland Security a reported target

This adds to a growing list of targets in the attack, including the Treasury and Commerce departments.

Hackers targeting Covid-19 vaccine supply chain, IBM warns

IBM says the precision of the operation signals 'the potential hallmarks of nation-state tradecraft'.

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