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Iran foils cyberattacks on public services

Iran foils cyberattacks on public services

Iran’s state television said authorities have foiled massive cyberattacks that sought to target public services, both government and privately owned. The report late on Sunday said Iran thwarted the attacks that planned to target …

DDoS attack registered on Russian Defense Ministry website 

DDoS attack registered on Russian Defense Ministry website 

The official website of the Russian Defense Ministry is down due to a DDoS attack, a source in the law enforcement said on Friday. "Specialists from the defense ministry are repelling a DDoS attack on the official website of the …

Blinken vows to take measures against Russia-based hackers

Blinken vows to take measures against Russia-based hackers

The United States has made it clear to Russia that it will take measures against hackers on the Russian territory if Moscow fails to deal with them, U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken said. "We’re working to bring allies …

Kyrgyz President's Facebook page hacked

Kyrgyz President's Facebook page hacked

Kyrgyz President's press secretary Galina Baiterek explained the situation concerning the last comments on Sadyr Japarov's Facebook page. Facebook users found insulting comments on Japarov's page addressed presumably to MP …

Major U.S. Twitter accounts hacked in Bitcoin scam

Major U.S. Twitter accounts hacked in Bitcoin scam

Billionaires Elon Musk, Jeff Bezos and Bill Gates are among many prominent U.S. figures targeted by hackers on Twitter in an apparent Bitcoin scam. The official accounts of Barack Obama, Joe Biden and Kanye West also requested …

Pentagon's new weapons systems easily hacked

Pentagon's new weapons systems easily hacked

New U.S. weapons systems being developed by the US Department of Defense can be easily be hacked by adversaries, a new government report said. The Government Accountability Office said the Pentagon was unaware of how easy it could be …

Iraqi hackers hack ISIS website

Iraqi hackers hack ISIS website

A group of Iraqi hackers Daeshgram made a mockery of ISIS magazine, called Al-Naba, Al Arabiya reported. An image of Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi surrounded by dancers and an editorial on the ISIS team at the World Cup caused …

Iran, China and US hit by cyber attacks

Iran, China and US hit by cyber attacks

Hackers have attacked networks in a number of countries including data centers in Iran where they left the image of a U.S. flag on screens along with a warning: "Don’t mess with our elections", the Iranian IT ministry said. …

Russian Defense Ministry’s website suffers DDoS attacks

Russian Defense Ministry’s website suffers DDoS attacks

Russia's Defense Ministry’s website suffered DDoS attacks during the recent poll for new weapons' names, but all of them were thwarted, a ministry source said. "On the last day of the poll for new weapons' names, …

Android devices targeted by new botnet

Android devices targeted by new botnet

There is a new botnet targeting Android devices by scanning for open debug ports so it can infect victims with malware that mines the Monero cryptocurrency, Bleeping Computer reported. The botnet came to life on February 3, and is …

Russia’s Interfax agency comes under hacker attack

Russia’s Interfax agency comes under hacker attack

Almost all services of Russia’s Interfax news agency have come under the attack by hackers, First Deputy Director General and Executive Director Alexey Gorshkov said. He said that almost all services of Interfax …

Rosneft oil production unaffected despite cyber attack,

Rosneft oil production unaffected despite cyber attack,

Russia's top oil producer Rosneft (ROSN.MM) said on Tuesday its servers had been hit been a large-scale cyber attack, but its oil production was unaffected, Reuters reported. "The company's servers underwent a powerful …

Hackers strike 74 countries with stolen NSA hacking tool

Hackers strike 74 countries with stolen NSA hacking tool

Using a tool likely stolen from the United States intelligence community, hackers launched a massive cyberattack across the world on Friday, hitting government agencies and other organizations in up to 75 countries.  The malicious …