Cyberattack
Cyber-attack is any type of offensive maneuver employed by individuals or whole organizations that targets computer information systems, infrastructures, computer networks, and/or personal computer de...
Global cyber attack slows but experts see risk of fresh strikes
A global cyber attack described as unprecedented in scale forced a major European automaker to halt some production lines while hitting schools in China and ...
Fox News Exclusive: Hacker 'Guccifer' Casts Doubt on Obama Administration's Russia Hacking Claims
Romanian hacker Marcel Lehel Lazar, weighing in from a prison 3,700 miles away on the latest diplomatic dust-up between the U.S. and Russia
Obama orders sanctions against Russia, expels operatives, in response to hacking
The Obama administration announced sanctions Thursday against Russia’s two leading intelligence services, while ejecting dozens of intelligence operatives from the U.S., as part of a response to what ...
US expels Russian diplomats over cyber attack allegations - BBC News
The US expels 35 Russian diplomats in the wake of cyber attacks related to the US election.
America’s secret arsenal
To this day it remains one of the most sophisticated and mysterious offensive operations ever launched: Stuxnet, the computer virus specifically engineered to attack Iran's nuclear reactors. Discovere...
The Next Big War Will Be Digital—and We’re Not Ready For It
In the 21st century the familiar form of warfare in which physical damage is meted out against the opponent’s military forces and infrastructure has become only one form of attack. Instead, states are...
ISIS Calls Anonymous 'Idiots' As Cyber War Heats Up
ISIS has offered instructions on how to safeguard members against attacks. The militant group that has taken credit for tragic attacks on Paris over the weekend, has opened a new front in a cyber war ...
Russia Hacked Pentagon's Joint Chiefs Of Staff And Shut Down Its Email System
The 'sophisticated cyber intrusion' occurred sometime around July 25 and impacted military and civilian personnel working inside the Pentagon, reports suggest. It's not clear whether the hack was sanc...
UCLA Health Cyberattack Involved Sensitive Data On 4.5 Million People
A hack targeting UCLA Health’s computer network may have exposed personal and medical data on 4.5 million people. The attack tapped into parts of the system where sensitive details like names, birth d...
Chinese Hack Of Federal Personnel Files Included Security-Clearance Database
The Chinese breach of the Office of Personnel Management network was wider than first acknowledged, and officials said Friday that a database holding sensitive security clearance information on millio...
US Officials Report Massive Breach Of Federal Personnel Data-4 Million Accounts Hacked
US government agencies have been hit by a "massive breach" affecting the personal data of millions of federal workers, officials said. The Office of Personnel Management (OPM) confirmed on Thursday th...
Obama Signs Executive Action, Calls For Collaboration To Fight Cyber Attacks At Stanford Summit
The weather couldn’t have been more perfect on Friday as Stanford welcomed President Obama and key tech executives to campus for the White House Summit on Cybersecurity and Consumer Protection.  The w...
U.S. military social media accounts apparently hacked by Islamic State sympathizers
Social media accounts for the U.S. military's Central Command appeared to have been hacked on Monday, with the posting of messages on Twitter and YouTube threatening American troops.
Pro-Russia Hackers Claim Attack on German Government Websites
German government websites, including Chancellor Angela Merkel's page, were hacked on Wednesday in an attack claimed by a group demanding Berlin end support for the Ukrainian government.
OP hit by another denial of service attack
Some users may encounter issues using the online services of the financial services group.
North Korea's internet appears to be under mass cyber attack
North Korea’s already tenuous links to the Internet went completely dark on Monday after days of instability, in what Internet monitors described as one of the worst North Korean network failures in y...
Vulnerability (computing)
In computer security, a vulnerability is a weakness which allows an attacker to reduce a system's information assurance. Vulnerability is the intersection of three elements: a system susceptibility o...
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Exploit (computer security)
An exploit (from the English verb to exploit, meaning "using something to one’s own advantage") is a piece of software, a chunk of data, or a sequence of commands that takes advantage of a bug, glitch...
Social engineering (security)
Social engineering, in the context of information security, refers to psychological manipulation of people into performing actions or divulging confidential information. A type of confidence trick for...
Denial-of-service attack
In computing, a denial-of-service (DoS) or distributed denial-of-service (DDoS) attack is an attempt to make a machine or network resource unavailable to its intended users.A DoS attack generally cons...
Denial-of-service attack - Wikipedia
WinAntiVirus
WinFixer is a family of scareware rogue security programs developed by Winsoftware which claim to repair computer system problems on Microsoft Windows computers if a user purchases the full version of...
Conficker
Conficker, also known as Downup, Downadup and Kido, is a computer worm targeting the Microsoft Windows operating system that was first detected in November 2008. It uses flaws in Windows OS software ...
Morris worm
The Morris worm or Internet worm of November 2, 1988 was one of the first computer worms distributed via the Internet. It was the first to gain significant mainstream media attention. It also resulted...
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Timeline of computer viruses and worms
This timeline of computer viruses and worms presents a chronology of noteworthy computer viruses, computer worms, Trojan horses, similar malware, related research and events.
OP hit by another denial of service attack
Some users may encounter issues using the online services of the financial services group.
Ares.exe
Agobot, also frequently known as Gaobot, is a family of computer worms. Axel "Ago" Gembe, a German programmer, was responsible for writing the first version. The Agobot source code describes it as: “a...
Ad-Aware
Ad-Aware is an anti-spyware and anti-virus program developed by Lavasoft that detects and removes malware, spyware and adware on a user's computer. According to Lavasoft, Ad-Aware detects spyware, com...
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Forget the Sony hack, this could be the biggest cyber attack yet
On July 3, Department of Homeland Security, which plays “key role” in responding to cyber-attacks on the nation, replied to a Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) request on a malware attack on Google ca...
Antivirus software
Antivirus or anti-virus software (often abbreviated as AV), sometimes known as anti-malware software, is computer software used to prevent, detect and remove malicious software.Antivirus software was ...
Mobile virus
A mobile virus is malicious software that targets mobile phones or wireless-enabled Personal digital assistants (PDA), by causing the collapse of the system and loss or leakage of confidential informa...
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