Illinois county hit with DDoS attack designed to ‘discourage you from voting’
The attack did not comprimise any data.
On Nov 8, 2022 by David Covucci
Kremlin-aligned hackers claim responsibility for coordinated DDoS attacks on U.S. airport websites
14 were targeted.
On Oct 10, 2022 by Claire Goforth
New bill wants to make sure major cyberattacks are reported right away
The bill would require notifications within 24 hours.
On Jul 21, 2021 by Andrew Wyrich
Software firm used by election officials hacked a day after FBI warning
Here's what we know.
On Sep 24, 2020 by Kahron Spearman
FBI warns of attempts to spread disinformation online about election results
The FBI and CISA put out a statement about 'the potential threat' of 2020 election misinformation.
On Sep 23, 2020 by Libby Cohen
Epilepsy Foundation targeted by strobe-light GIFs in cyberattack
Promotional material for a Miley Cyrus album was co-opted with the intention to induce seizures on Twitter.
On Dec 18, 2019 by Brooke Sjoberg
State of emergency declared in New Orleans following ‘cyberattack’
City employees were 'immediately alerted to power down computers, unplug devices, and disconnect from WiFi.'
On Dec 14, 2019 by Mikael Thalen
What happens when smart cities open the physical world to cyberattacks?
From gridlocking Manhattan to weaponizing appliances, internet-connected cities may become a security nightmare.
On Sep 28, 2019 by Ben Dickson
Scary DVR attack gives hackers access to live video feeds
Tens of thousands of devices are vulnerable.
On May 7, 2018 by Phillip Tracy
Malware disguised as a painting app infects 40,000 Facebook users
The social network is investigating.
On Apr 18, 2018 by Phillip Tracy
This new ransomware locks your files until you play PUBG
Or you can use the code.
On Apr 11, 2018 by Phillip Tracy
YouTube hit by cyberattack, ‘Despacito’ and other top music videos vanish (updated)
The hackers' motives remain unclear.
On Apr 10, 2018 by Phillip Tracy
Orbitz was hit by a major cyberattack—here’s what you need to know
The site is offering free credit monitoring to affected customers.
On Mar 20, 2018 by Phillip Tracy
North Korea hacked a Bitcoin exchange—and robbed it into bankruptcy
The hermit kingdom is looking to cryptocurrency to overcome sanctions.
On Dec 22, 2017 by Phillip Tracy