White House Threatens ‘Consequences’ for 2017 Russian Cyber Attack

White House Threatens ‘Consequences’ for 2017 Russian Cyber Attack

White House Threatens ‘Consequences’ for 2017 Russian Cyber Attack In an unusual public statement, the White House fingered Russia and said it would respond with unspecified “international consequences” to NotPetya. The White House has promised unspecified “international consequences” for a June 2017 Russian military cyber attack against Ukraine that went on to infect networks and computers […]

Edward Snowden points blame at NSA for not preventing NHS cyber attack

Edward Snowden points blame at NSA for not preventing NHS cyber attack

Edward Snowden, the former NSA contractor who in 2013 leaked details of America’s surveillance programs, has blamed the intelligence agency for not preventing the global cyber attack on Friday. Some cyber security experts and privacy advocates said the massive attack reflected a flawed approach by the United States to dedicate more cyber resources to offence rather […]

US should take some of blame for massive cyberattack, Chinese media says

US should take some of blame for massive cyberattack, Chinese media says

Chinese media pinned some of the blame for the massive global cyberattack that affected more than 300,000 computers over the weekend on the United States. The China Daily said Wednesday that the U.S.’s National Security Agency should take some of the blame for last week’s WannaCry ransomware attack, which targeted vulnerabilities in Microsoft systems and […]

Cyber Attack: No serious impact in India due to ransomware, says Prasad

Cyber Attack: No serious impact in India due to ransomware, says Prasad

IT minister Ravi Shankar Prasad says the systems run by the National Informatics Centre were secured and running smoothly. (HT photo) The government today said there was no serious impact in the country due to a global ransomware cyber attack, except for a few isolated incidents in Kerala and Andhra Pradesh. IT Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad […]

Cyber attack continues its destructive world tour

Cyber attack continues its destructive world tour

Cyber attack continues its destructive world tour Wednesday, June 28, 2017 – 01:18 The cyber attack that started Tuesday is wreaking havoc across the globe Wednesday, crippling thousands of computers, disrupting operations at ports from Mumbai to Los Angeles and halting production at a chocolate factory in Australia. Press CTRL+C (Windows), CMD+C (Mac), or long-press […]

Microsoft slams US government over global cyber attack

Microsoft slams US government over global cyber attack

icrosoft has attacked the US government for developing the computer vulnerability that was used in a cyber attack on thousands of computers on Friday. The global ransomware attack, which hit computers in more than 150 countries, was engineered using tools developed by America’s spy agency, the National Security Agency. As well as throwing the NHS […]

Cyberattack targets British lawmakers

Cyberattack targets British lawmakers

While the US still tries to sort out how Russian cyberattacks played an influence on the recent presidential election, the British Parliament is currently experiencing its own attack from hackers this weekend. News reports say the country’s lawmakers have been left unable to use or access their email as a result of a “sustained and […]

Pentagon, Fearing Cyber Attack, Moves to Find Alternative Comms Network

Pentagon, Fearing Cyber Attack, Moves to Find Alternative Comms Network

Considering the escalating tension between the U.S. and North Korea, the Pentagon is moving to create an alternative communications network in the event of a cyberattack on U.S. power grids. According to Defense Systems, the Defense Advanced Research Project Agency (DARPA) and BAE Systems are helming this project. The project, based on a statement from the […]

Cyber attack hits Twitter, Amazon, other top websites

Cyber attack hits Twitter, Amazon, other top websites

Twitter Major internet services including Twitter, Spotify and Amazon suffered service interruptions and outages on Friday as a US internet provider came under sustained cyber attack. The internet service company Dyn, which routes and manages internet traffic, said that it had suffered a distributed denial of service (DDoS) attack on its domain name service shortly […]