An hour-long blackout struck several US airlines, Australian financial firms and other global companies, with the problem traced to US-based tech provider Akamai.
Mounting speculation suggests US military's Cyber Command took punitive action against the disruptive Russia-based cyber-extortionist group.
Officials warn any shortages seen at individual petrol stations are a result of people “panic buying” and not the Colonial Pipeline shutdown itself.
Colonial Pipeline says a cyberattack forced it to temporarily halt all operations on a major pipeline that delivers roughly 45 percent of all fuel consumed on the US East Coast.
Prolific Swiss computer hacker Till Kottmann had stolen credentials, private records and proprietary information from dozens of companies and government agencies, according to US authorities.
The country hopes to defend its citizens from cyberattacks through a set of new measures.
A sophisticated cyberattack on US government agencies and private companies revealed a "grave risk" and thwarting it will be "highly complex," the US Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency said.
FBI and Department of Homeland Security's cybersecurity arm are investigating what industry experts said bore the hallmarks of Russian tradecraft.
US officials responsible for election security rejected claims made by President Donald Trump and Republicans that fraud and lost ballots led to his loss to Democrat Joe Biden in last week's election.
A Cellebrite representative landed in Riyadh in November 2019 to hack a Samsung S10 phone for Saudi authorities, a Haaretz’s sister publication reports.
Cyberattackers are manipulating people’s fears surrounding the coronavirus to steal sensitive personal information.
The Gulf nation has a notorious reputation for spying on its own citizens and other nationalities, and this time a mobile app was used for data breach.
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