The danger of Ransomware cyberattacks and 9/11 attack is alike – FBI director warns

The danger of Ransomware cyberattacks and 9/11 attack is alike – FBI director warns

Washington: The challenges posed to national security by the 9/11 terror attack and recent US cyberattacks are alike, claimed the Director of the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI). FBI Director Christopher Wray drew attention to the fact that both the attacks compelled the ordinary citizens to face immense turmoil. Three years ago, US cybersecurity experts […]

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Hackers extorted $5 million from US fuel company

Hackers extorted $5 million from US fuel company

Washington: Colonial Pipeline, the largest fuel pipeline company in the United States, paid $5 million in ransom to cyber attackers. Last Friday, the fuel pipeline was hit by a ransomware attack. Besides, the company shut down its oil pipeline and fuel supply completely after the cyberattack. The Russian-based hacker group, DarkSide, carried out the attack. This […]

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No evidence of Russian involvement in Colonial Pipeline cyber attack: US President Joe Biden

No evidence of Russian involvement in Colonial Pipeline cyber attack: US President Joe Biden

Washington/Moscow : The US investigation agency has declared that an organisation named ‘Darkside’ had carried out the cyber attack on Colonial Pipeline, the most extensive fuel pipeline in the United States. According to cyber security companies and experts, this company is linked with Russia and involved in cyber crimes. Despite that, US President Joe Biden […]

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Emergency alert issued in US after Chinese cyberattack on Microsoft   

Emergency alert issued in US after Chinese cyberattack on Microsoft   

Washington/Beijing: – Following a cyberattack launched by the Chinese hackers on the leading IT company Microsoft, the US Administration has issued an emergency alert. Under this, all the government departments have been ordered to evaluate the safety of their computer networks. White House spokeswoman Jen Psaki warned that the new cyberattack was an active threat. […]

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