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Turkish hacker behind cyber heists gets 8 years in U.S. prison

Turkish hacker behind cyber heists gets 8 years in U.S. prison

A Turkish hacker was sentenced to eight years in a U.S. prison on Friday for his role as one the masterminds behind three cyber attacks that enabled $55 million to be siphoned from automated teller machines globally, Reuters reported. …

Russia's Rostelecom repels cyber attacks on largest banks

Russia's Rostelecom repels cyber attacks on largest banks

Russian telecom giant Rostelecom has thwarted DDoS-attacks on the five largest banks and financial institutions in the country, which were recorded on December 5, the company said in a statement. “The analysis of the attack …

Hackers attack European Commission website

Hackers attack European Commission website

The European Commission was the victim of a “large scale” cyberattack Thursday, a EC spokesperson said. “The attack has so far been successfully stopped with no interruption of service, although connection speeds have …

US ready to respond to alleged Russian cyberattacks

US ready to respond to alleged Russian cyberattacks

The United Stated intends to respond to hacking attacks allegedly conducted by Russia and aimed at interfering with US elections, US Vice President Joe Biden said, Sputnik reports. "We are …

Russian officials react to US cyber attack

Russian officials react to US cyber attack

Russian officials commented on accusations, voiced by the US Department of Homeland Security and the National Intelligence Agency, that Russia carried out cyber attacks on political organizations and public figures of the country, pointing …

US congressman: I 'misspoke' when I said RNC was hacked

US congressman: I 'misspoke' when I said RNC was hacked

A Republican congressman Michael McCaul said he misspoke when he asserted the Republican National Committee's data has been hacked, amending his remarks shortly after a top RNC official disputed his initial …

 Websites of Iranian embassies and consular offices hacked

Websites of Iranian embassies and consular offices hacked

At least 50 websites belonging to Iran's Foreign Ministry were hacked, Tasnim reports. The hacker group that calls itself 'Team Bad Dream' attacked the websites of Iranian embassies and consular offices across the …

Armenian embassies suffer massive cyber attack

Armenian embassies suffer massive cyber attack

The websites of 46 Armenian embassies were subjected to a massive cyber attack, an expert on information security, Samvel Martirosyan, said. "This is the first major cyber attack on the national network sector …

Iranian hackers breach New York dam

Iranian hackers breach New York dam

Iranian hackers breached a dam in the city of Rye Brook, which is located near New York, in 2013, CNN reports with reference to a former official. The attackers were unable to get into the full dam system, but could take control of …