Albania Claims New Cyberattack on Day the US Sanctions Iran for July Attack

Albania said it suffered another cyberattack on the day the U.S. announced sanctions against Iran’s Ministry of Intelligence and Security (MOIS) for an attack launched against Tirana’s government computer systems in July. “The national police’s computer systems were hit Friday Read More …

Holiday Inn-owner IHG hit by ‘unauthorised activity’ in tech systems

Holiday Inn owner IHG said on Tuesday that bookings on its websites and apps were facing disruptions after its technology systems were hit by “unauthorised activity”. IHG said it was assessing the nature, extent and impact of the incident and Read More …

Colorado: Cyber attack hits Fremont County government

Fremont County government services are being impacted by a cyber attack that began last week. According to a Facebook post made by Fremont County Emergency Management, county officials became aware of the attack, which was impacting county government systems, on Read More …

UK: Ransomware attack on NHS systems could take weeks to fix, major IT provider warns

A cyberattack that hit a major IT provider for the NHS and severely affected the 111 service involved ransomware and could take up to four weeks to fix, it has emerged. Advanced, which supplies vital systems for the NHS, said Read More …

7-Eleven stores in Denmark closed due to a cyberattack

7-Eleven stores in Denmark shut down today after a cyberattack disrupted stores’ payment and checkout systems throughout the country. The attack occurred early this morning, August 8th, with the company posting on Facebook that they were likely “exposed to a Read More …

Ministers coordinating ‘resilience response’ after ‘major’ cyber attack hits NHS systems across UK

The Welsh Ambulance Service says the outage is significant, far-reaching and affects all four nations in the UK, but NHS England says there’s “currently minimal disruption”. People seeking medical help via the NHS 111 service have been warned there could Read More …

Taiwanese military reports DDoS in wake of Pelosi visit

Taiwan’s Ministry of National Defense confirmed it was hit by a DDoS attack on Wednesday in what has been an eventful week for the island nation, US-Sino relations, and semiconductors. The ministry said the network was attacked around 23:40 with Read More …

Canada’s internet outage caused by ‘maintenance’

One of Canada’s largest mobile and internet providers, Rogers, has apologised for the country-wide outage of its services which began on Friday. The company’s CEO Tony Staffieri said the failure followed “a maintenance update in our core network”. Transport, banking Read More …

Cyberattack shuts down unemployment, labor websites across the US

A cyberattack on a software company almost a week ago continues to ripple through labor and workforce agencies in a number of US states, cutting off people from such services as unemployment benefits and job-seeking programs. Labor departments and related 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 …