Tag Archives: EU

EU Websites Hacked Hours Before Sensitive Summit

Hackers yesterday broke into the European Commission’s websites, just hours from a sensitive summit of EU leaders debating the situation in Libya, the euro debt crisis and nuclear safety, officials said. “All staff were warned this morning” that “remote access to emails was no longer operational,” a spokesman for the …

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More Maltese Businesses Succumb to Cyber Attacks

Cyber attacks against Maltese businesses are on the rise, with a significant number reporting corruption or theft of data, according to a poll surveying the European nations. As Maltese corporations become more dependent on computer technology, outside hacker attempts have risen above the average level compared to other nations in …

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Europe Boosts Cyber Defense, Global Collaborations

A new strategy proposes the establishment of a center that will pool the efforts of European Union member countries to battle cyber threats and other criminal activities that use the Internet as a digital battleground, Swedish daily Dagens Nyheter reports. “We have to adopt to the digital reality and meet …

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Green Hackers Hit EU Climate Exchange Website

The website for the European Union Climate Exchange was hacked in political protest against carbon credits by hactivists late last week. The landing page of ECX.eu was hit with digital graffiti decrying the market-based approach to carbon emissions. A group of anonymous hackers calling themselves Decocidio claimed responsibility for the …

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Buckle in for the Cyber 'Wilderness of Mirrors'

Within the European Union and NATO, security professionals have been circulating dire warnings to colleagues regarding the growing cyber espionage threat from China. In recent months, the Chinese have appeared to more aggressively target NATO, EU and U.S. networks in an effort to steal intelligence secrets. Within the EU, cybersecurity …

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