Powerful cyber attack on Russia’s Civil Aviation Authority servers: no more data nor back-up

A powerful and effective cyberattack on the Russian Federal Air Transport Agency (Rosaviatsia) infrastructure that took place on Saturday morning has erased all documents, files, aircraft registration data and mails from the servers. In total, about 65 terabytes of data Read More …

IT outage at Scotland’s Heriot-Watt University enters second week

Edinburgh’s Heriot-Watt University has entered a second week of woe following a vist by an infosec nasty. The 200-year-old institution’s IT team first referred to the crisis as a “security incident” but a spokesperson confirmed to The Register that it Read More …

Oil & Gas Cybersecurity: Halt Critical Operation Attacks

The oil and gas utilities industry face threats from cyber incidents. The ransomware attack on the Colonial Pipeline in May 2021 had a huge impact on the industry. In February 2022, it was also reported that European oil facilities hit Read More …

Israeli government websites down due to suspected cyberattack

This is the largest-ever cyberattack carried out against Israel, a defense establishment source says Several Israeli government websites went down on Monday, prompting suspicions of a cyberattack. The websites of the Prime Minister’s Office, as well as several ministries, were inaccessible. Read More …

Utility Cybersecurity: Situational Awareness Cuts Risk

The electric utility industry is one of the most critical infrastructure industries that highly affect people’s lives and economic activities. The power grids connect the systems of power generation, substation, transmission, and distribution over a wide area. They are going Read More …

Ukraine says its ‘IT Army’ has taken down key Russian sites

Key Russian websites and state online portals have been taken offline by attacks claimed by the Ukrainian cyber police force, which now openly engages in cyber-warfare. As the announcement of the law enforcement agency’s site details, specialists from the force Read More …

British Airways has been hit by ‘technical issues’ that have paralysed IT system

British Airways has cancelled all short-haul flights from Heathrow until midday leaving passengers stranded while further disruption is expected throughout Saturday due to ongoing technical issues. The airline said the problem, which may also cause delays for its customers using Read More …

Billion-dollar logistics giant Expeditors struggling to recover from cyberattack

Logistics and freight forwarding giant Expeditors International announced a cyberattack on Sunday that crippled some of their operating systems and continues to slow their operations around the globe. The Seattle-based freight company, which brought in $10.1 billion in revenue last Read More …

Ukraine: Websites of some banks and ministries are under a cyberattack

According to local media, hackers are now attacking a number of sites in Ukraine. Several banks and the website of the Ministry of Defense are under DDoS attack. “Ukrainska Pravda” citing sources in the Ukrainian government understands that a powerful Read More …