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  • Ukrainian intelligence’ hackers attack Russian government agencies and large companies

    June 5, 2024

    Hackers from the Main Intelligence Directorate (DIU) of Ukraine’s Ministry of Defense have attacked the electronic services of several Russian ministries and banking institutions, according to RBC-Ukraine source in the special services. According to Roskomnadzor (Federal Service for Supervision of Communications, Information Technology and Mass Media) , the disruption is allegedly linked to an accident in ...

  • Bank of Russia reports rising number of cyber attacks on financial infrastructure

    May 23, 2024

    The Bank of Russia reported an increase in the number of attacks on suppliers of various IT solutions used in the financial market, the regulator said in its report. “It is particularly noteworthy that attacks on third parties – suppliers of various IT solutions utilized in the financial market – have increased in frequency in 2023. ...

  • Man convicted following complex two year cybercrime investigation by Police Scotland

    May 15, 2024

    A 21-year-old man from West Dunbartonshire has been convicted of creating, selling and supporting an online computer system with the capability of bringing down websites. Detective Chief Inspector Andy Maclean, of Police Scotland’s Cybercrime Investigations Unit, said: “Tagore supplied a tool used by his customers to carry out Distributed Denial of Services (DDOS) attacks. These are ...

  • Russia foiled 280,000 DDoS cyberattacks against remote electronic voting system

    March 17, 2024

    Speaking at a news conference in Moscow, Ella Pamfilova, head of Russia’s Central Election Commission, said that the overall turnout in the presidential election as of 3:45 p.m. Moscow time (1245GMT), taking into account remote electronic voting, is 70.81%. Pamfilova also said that about 280,000 DDoS cyberattacks against remote electronic voting had been foiled, including 215,000 ...

  • Cambridge faces cyber attack

    February 19, 2024

    The University faced a cyberattack yesterday (20/02), which is affected internet and services across multiple UK higher education institutions. Students at various colleges were notified of the attack, which affected access to IT services such as CamSIS and Moodle. An internal email revealed that the incident was a Distributed Denial of Service (DDoS) attack, described as ...

  • Surprising 3 Million Hacked Toothbrushes Story Goes Viral – Is It True?

    February 7, 2024

    A news story about the hacking of three million smart toothbrushes to create a massive botnet used to launch a distributed denial of service cyberattack against a Swiss organization has gone viral. However, many in the information security industry, including the author, have trouble finding evidence to support the story. Searching Google reveals that everything from ...

  • Cyber attack hits Pennsylvania Courts’ website

    February 5, 2024

    Pennsylvania Courts’ website was targeted in a cyber attack on Sunday. Pennsylvania’s Chief Justice Debra Todd made the announcement, saying portions of the website were made unavailable due to the attack. The situation was described as a denial of service cyber attack. Todd said there was no indication any court data was compromised and courts will ...

  • Czech cyber security agency reports record number of attacks in 2023

    January 31, 2024

    Czechia’s National Cyber and Security Information Agency says it registered a record number of cyber-attacks last year. The state organisation said on its website on Wednesday that it had recorded 262 such attacks in 2023, compared to 146 the previous year. The agency said the increase was mainly due to repeated waves of DDoS attacks led ...

  • Russian hackers attack Ukraine MoD resources

    January 25, 2024

    Cyber attacks by Russian government-funded groups on the resources run by the Ministry of Defense using phishing, distribution of remote code execution malware, and blocking of access to web resources have been recorded. “Last day, attacks on Ukraine’s government and commercial sectors were recorded. Also, attacks by Russia-funded hacker groups were launched on the resources of ...

  • Linux devices are under attack by a never-before-seen worm

    January 10, 2024

    For the past year, previously unknown self-replicating malware has been compromising Linux devices around the world and installing cryptomining malware that takes unusual steps to conceal its inner workings, researchers said. The worm is a customized version of Mirai, the botnet malware that infects Linux-based servers, routers, web cameras, and other so-called Internet of Things devices. ...

  • Q3 2023 in Review: DDoS Attacks Report by StormWall

    November 23, 2023

    StormWall researchers observed that attacks have grown by 43% compared to Q3 2022. Over the past quarter, and according to the analysis conducted by the team, there have been three main trends affecting the surge in DDoS attacks: The number of multi-vector attacks has increased There’s been a significant spike in attacks that target multiple protocols or ...