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 …

Yodel blames cyber incident for disruption and parcel-tracking problems

Delivery company Yodel is experiencing service delays because of what it describes as a “cyber incident” affecting customer services and parcel tracking. “Yodel has experienced a cyber incident that has caused some disruption. We are servicing customers but tracking is Read More …

Vice Society ransomware claims attack on Italian city of Palermo

The Vice Society ransomware group has claimed responsibility for the recent cyber attack on the city of Palermo in Italy, which has caused a large-scale service outage. The attack occurred last Friday, and all internet-relying services remain unavailable, impacting 1.3 Read More …