Nigeria, three others suffer 85 million malware attacks
cyberattacks via malware intrusion have continued to increase in Africa with four countries suffering 85 million attacks in the last six months.
Cyberattack hits hundreds of US businesses
A US IT company urged customers to shut down their servers Friday after cyberattackers smuggled ransomware onto its network platform.
Cyberattack hit key US Treasury systems: senator
Hackers broke into systems used by top US Treasury officials during a massive cyberattack on government agencies and may have stolen essential encryption keys, a senior lawmaker said Monday.
China calls Trump cyberattack claims 'a farce'
China on Monday said tweets by President Donald Trump suggesting Beijing was involved in a massive cyberattack on the US government were "a farce" concocted for political motives.
US government confirms cyberattack
The US government confirmed Sunday that its computer networks had been hit by a cyberattack, as The Washington Post reported at least two departments had been targeted by Russian state hackers.
Cyberattack leaves millions without mobile phone service in Venezuela
A massive cyberattack that took down government websites in Venezuela earlier this week also has left seven million mobile phone users without service, the government said Thursday.
EU urges more action on cyberattacks
The EU must boost its defences against cyberattacks, which have fallen behind the modern world's reliance on the internet and mobile devices, the bloc's security chief warned Thursday.
UK parliament cuts e-mail access after cyberattack
Britain's parliament shut down external access to e-mail accounts on Saturday following a cyberattack. Parliamentary authorities described the attack as "sustained and determined", in an email sent to lawmakers and published by the Daily Telegraph.