Latest cyber attack publications
Reuters has obtained more details about Cloud Hopper attacks that besieged Western tech firms Hackers working on behalf of China’s intelligence services compromised the networks of some of the world’s biggest technology service providers, according to an exclusive Reuters report. The Cloud Hopper attacks were first detailed by a US indictment in December. APT10 group,… Read More
Pavel Durov claimed the DDoS attack originated ‘mostly from China’ and was meant to disrupt communication between protesters in Hong Kong The founder of Telegram has claimed a cyber attack that disrupted the messaging platform was carried out to coincide with protests in Hong Kong. Pavel Durov said a Distributed Denial of Service (DDoS) attack,… Read More
The app said some users will have experienced connection issues Messaging platform Telegram has confirmed it was the target of a DDoS attack. Telegram detailed the attack in a colourful thread on Twitter, explaining to users that the issue could disrupt the service but would not compromise personal user data. “We’re currently experiencing a powerful… Read More
OS Maker and operator of Outlook, MSN and Hotmail admits the contents of user emails could have been accessed by hackers Microsoft has confirmed that some of its email services have been breached by hackers, with the contents of some user emails exposed by the attack. The technology giant said a “limited” number of accounts… Read More
It can take one afternoon for hackers to compromise a business’ crown jewels. In April, German chemicals juggernaut Bayer revealed it fended off a year-long attack. Luckily for Bayer, no data was compromised in the sustained breach.