List/Grid Tag Archives: denial of service attacks

European Police Continue Pursuit of 'Anonymous' Hackers

European Police Continue Pursuit of 'Anonymous' Hackers

Police in Italy and Switzerland this week raided more than 30 homes as part of an overall effort to crack down on high-profile cyber attacks claimed by hacktivist collective Anonymous,… Read more »

Russian Prez Assails Hackers for Blog Disruption

Russian Prez Assails Hackers for Blog Disruption

Russian President Dmitry Medvedev yesterday urged authorities to investigate a cyber attack that took his blog offline for at least an hour on Wednesday. News reports said Medvedev’s blog was… Read more »

UK Energy Sector Fears Attack within Next 12 Months

UK Energy Sector Fears Attack within Next 12 Months

Energy firms in the U.K. believe a major cyber attack against the grid will be launched in the next 12 months, but are not taking action implementing stronger cybersecurity or… Read more »

Foreign Cyber Crooks Attack Irish Businesses

Foreign Cyber Crooks Attack Irish Businesses

Cyber crooks are extorting thousands of euro from Irish businesses by attacking and hijacking their computer systems and websites, the Irish Examiner reports. The Computer Crime Investigation Unit said foreign… Read more »

US — Worst. Spammer. Ever.

US — Worst. Spammer. Ever.

A new report by Sophos has revealed the top 12 spam-producing countries, and once again, the United States was tagged with the dubious distinction of placing first. “Many members of… Read more »

Stock Traders Become Targets for Hackers Exploiting Mobile Platforms

Stock Traders Become Targets for Hackers Exploiting Mobile Platforms

Once mobile online trading platforms become popular, the nature of the cyber-crime scene will most likely change, according to an Internet security expert. It is just a matter of time… Read more »

Report Reveals Lax Attitudes toward Cyber Warfare

Report Reveals Lax Attitudes toward Cyber Warfare

A new report by Sophos indicates a relaxed attitude to state-sponsored cyber crime with a majority of respondents saying it is OK for their country to spy on other nations… Read more »

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