Putin's phone-in hit by 'cyberattacks'
A televised phone-in with Russian President Vladimir Putin Wednesday was targeted by "powerful" cyberattacks, the state-run Rossiya 24 network which broadcast the event said.
Cyberattacks: NITDA cautions against hacking group masquerading as USAID
The National Information Technology Development Agency (NITDA) has urged Nigerians to beware of a widespread malicious email campaign undertaken by a hacking group, Nobelium. NITDA warned that the group is masquerading as the US Agency for International Development (USAID). Mrs Hadiza Umar, NITDA Cooperate Affairs and External Relations’ Head, gave the warning in a statement…
Cyberattacks to intensify 2021 as hackers explore weakly-secured infrastructure
Activities of cybercriminals are expected to be on the upward swing in the next 12 months, except adequate measures are instituted, an expert has said.
US charges Russians with cyberattacks on Ukraine, French elections, Olympics
Six Russian military intelligence officers have been charged in the United States with carrying out cyberattacks on Ukraine's power grid, the 2017 French elections and the 2018 Winter Olympic Games, the Justice Department announced Monday.
Experts warn banks, others over cyberattacks as employees work remotely
With many organisations forced to work from home in a bid to stem the spread of the pandemic, experts have asked firms to review existing security infrastructure...
Russia says victim of US cyberattacks 'for years'
The Kremlin on Tuesday said Moscow had been the victim of US cyber attacks "for years" following a New York Times report that Washington is stepping up digital incursions into Russia's power grid.
Cyber attacks are costly, and things could get worse
Cyberattacks cost the United States between $57 billion and $109 billion in 2016, a White House report said Friday, warning of a "spillover" effect for the broader economy if the situation worsens.
Firms scramble to recover from wave of cyberattacks
Thousands of computer users across the globe scrambled on Wednesday to reboot after a wave of ransomware cyberattacks spread from Ukraine and Russia across Europe to the United States.