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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

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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

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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

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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

despacito youtube vevo music video hack

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 travel website

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

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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

uber ride-hailing

After Uber’s big hack, an investigation—and need for protection

What happens to Uber, and how can you protect yourself?

On Nov 22, 2017 by Phillip Tracy