Cyberattacks

A cyberattack is an offensive attempt, often by an anonymous individual or group, to steal, alter, or destroy a target's information. Cyberattacks are also used to damage or destroy a computer device, network, or system.
Online voting is a cybersecurity nightmare
There's much more work to be done—and experts don't see a major breakthrough on the horizon.
House Republicans ask Federal Reserve chair for briefing, documents on data breaches
'These reports raise serious concerns about the Federal Reserve's cybersecurity posture.'
New malware targeting critical infrastructure takes after Stuxnet
Move over, Stuxnet. IRONGATE may represent the next evolution of malware targeting critical infrastructure.
Cyber-savvy lawmakers urge colleagues to use encrypted messaging, better passwords
Wouldn't we all feel more comfortable knowing our representative used WhatsApp?
Hackers steal millions from Ecuadorian bank in third such attack this year
The network that processes money-transfer orders is urging banks to report every incident.
U.S. intelligence chief warns of increased cyberattacks against 2016 campaigns
'As the campaign intensifies,' a senior U.S. official said, 'we’ll probably have more of it.'