TikToker mocked for attempting to link hacker conference to Las Vegas cyberattack

‘Why let facts get in the way’: TikToker dragged for linking MGM cyberattack to hacker conference held last month in Las Vegas

'This is total nonsense. Watch the creation of a conspiracy theory happen in real-time!'

On Sep 14, 2023 by Mikael Thalen

bartender greenscreen TikTok over cyber attack article with caption 'PLEASE WATCH!!!' (l) Square credit card processing machine on table (c) bartender speaking with caption 'PLEASE WATCH!!' (r)

‘Something’s going on’: Bartender says restaurant’s Square credit card system went down mid-shift. She says it’s a cyberattack

'What's really going on?'

On Sep 13, 2023 by Stacy Fernandez

Line Of Children In School Computer Class

EXCLUSIVE: ‘I had my bank account drained last week’: Teachers, parents left furious in wake of ransomware attack on Minneapolis schools

The school was repeatedly accused of downplaying the event as fraud charges racked up.

On Sep 5, 2023 by Dylan Winward

New York, NY, USA - December 13, 2019: Taylor Swift performs at the 2019 Z100 Jingle Ball at Madison Square Garden.

Ticketmaster blames ‘cyberattack’ for disastrous Taylor Swift ticket launch

'In hindsight, there are several things we could have done better.'

On Jan 24, 2023 by Mikael Thalen

a voting machine

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

people in airport

Kremlin-aligned hackers claim responsibility for coordinated DDoS attacks on U.S. airport websites

14 were targeted.

On Oct 10, 2022 by Claire Goforth

A person at a computer carrying out a cyber attack in the dark.

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

tyler technologies

Software firm used by election officials hacked a day after FBI warning

Here's what we know.

On Sep 24, 2020 by Kahron Spearman

election voting stickers. fbi warns of election disinformation

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

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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

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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

smart cities internet of things

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

cybersecurity camera attack dvr

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 cybersecurity hacker

Malware disguised as a painting app infects 40,000 Facebook users

The social network is investigating.

On Apr 18, 2018 by Phillip Tracy

pubg ransomware cyberattack

This new ransomware locks your files until you play PUBG

Or you can use the code.

On Apr 11, 2018 by Phillip Tracy