European Parliament Putin things back together after cyber attack

The European Parliament has experienced a cyber attack that started not long after it declared Russia to be a state sponsor of terrorism. The attack appears to have made part of the Parliament’s website inoperable and made access impossible for Read More …

Pro-Russian hackers claim cyber attack on FBI website

A group of pro-Russian hackers claimed to hack into the FBI website this week, the latest in a string of supposed attacks on U.S. government websites. The group Killnet took responsibility for infiltrating the website on its Telegram page Monday. Read More …

US Treasury thwarts DDoS attack from Russian Killnet group

The US Treasury Department has thwarted a distributed denial of service (DDoS) attack that officials attributed to Russian hacktivist group Killnet. These are the same pro-Kremlin miscreants that claimed responsibility for knocking more than a dozen US airports’ websites offline Read More …

Hackers took down U.S. airport web sites, Department of Homeland Security confirms

Unknown hackers attacked and temporarily shut down the public-facing websites of at least several major U.S. airports on Monday, a Department of Homeland Security official confirmed to USA TODAY. The official from DHS’ Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency or CISA, Read More …

Russian Hackers Reveal List of American Targets for Attack

A pro-Russian computer hacking cell announced it will be launching a series of cyber attacks on a number of United States government websites in an apparent response to escalating tensions between the country and the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO). Read More …

Estonia hit by ‘most extensive’ cyberattack since 2007 amid tensions with Russia over Ukraine war

Estonia was subject to “the most extensive cyberattack” since 2007, the Baltic state’s government said on Thursday, a day after it started removing Soviet-era war monuments from public areas in the wake of Russia’s February invasion of Ukraine. The Russia-based Read More …

Russian Hackers Target U.S. HIMARS Maker in ‘New Type of Attack’

ussian hackers have launched “a new type of attack” on American military company Lockheed Martin, the maker of the M142 High Mobility Artillery Rocket System (HIMARS), the weapon the hackers believe is responsible for thousands of deaths in Ukraine, according Read More …

Russian cyber attack on Lithuania unlikely to provoke military response

A NATO member is under attack. Normally the meaning of this would be frighteningly clear, but this is an attack with a difference: not a physical attack, but a cyber attack; and working out what a cyber attack means is Read More …

Russian hackers claim responsibility for cyberattack on Lithuania

Russian hacker group Killnet has claimed responsibility for a denial-of-service (DDOS) cyberattack on Lithuania, saying it was in response to the decision by Vilnius to block the transit of some sanctioned goods to the Russian exclave of Kaliningrad. Lithuanian state Read More …