Cyber attack

Platform News: SolarWinds

SolarWinds hack was ‘largest and most sophisticated attack’ ever

A hacking campaign that used a US tech company as a springboard to compromise government agencies is “the largest and most sophisticated attack the world has ever seen,”...

Platform News: President Joe Biden talking about technology on the campaign trail

Biden says President Trump must blame Russia for cyber attack

Joe Biden has said he had seen no evidence that a massive cyber attack against the US is under control and warned that the breach will not go unanswered once he takes office on Jan...

Platform Industry: Hackers and cyber security

Cybersecurity is top business worry in ‘age of risk’: Marsh & McLennan CEO

Cybersecurity has emerged as the most pressing vulnerability for business facing a new “age of risk,” topping the coronavirus pandemic and climate change, in part becau...

Scott Morrison

Australia to spend nearly $1 billion to boost cyber security

Australia will spend approximately $926.1 million over the next 10 years to boost its cyber security defences, Prime Minister Scott Morrison has said, as Canberra seeks to combat a...

Platform Industry: Hackers and cyber security

Russian hackers got hold of Emails from Merkel’s constituency office: Der Spiegel

Russia’s GRU military intelligence service appears to have got hold of many Emails from Chancellor Angela Merkel’s constituency office in a 2015 hack attack on Germany&...

Security

Cognizant hit by ‘Maze’ ransomware attack

Cognizant Technology Solutions Corp on Saturday said it was hit by a “Maze” ransomware cyber attack, resulting in service disruptions for some of its clients. The infor...

WHO

Hackers linked to Iran target WHO staff Emails during coronavirus – sources

Hackers working in the interests of the Iranian government have attempted to break into the personal email accounts of staff at the World Health Organisation during the coronavirus...

Security

Italy’s social security website hit by major cyber attack

Computer hackers have attacked Italy’s social security website, forcing it to shut down on Wednesday just as people were starting to apply for coronavirus benefits, the head ...