Cyber Attack Archive

The largest lottery prize in the last 18 months has been attacked by hackers

The jackpot of 12 million was not a single moment in danger, said the spokesman. Website National Lottery tickets from Ireland and the machines were offline for 2 hours due to a DDoS attack. Customers who want to try their luck at the jackpot of 12 million,

Instagram account of Russian Minister of Communications was blocked by hackers

An account belonging to the Russian Minister of Communications on social network Instagram was temporarily blocked on Sunday,as a result of a cyber attack of some hackers, which were presented as a group of Turkish activists and posted images of Turkish warplanes and flags, according to Reuters.

Hackers fool people who are trying to look for a job on the Internet

  Looking for a job on the Internet? How inventive hackers trick you to give them personal data. Increasingly more hackers use LinkedIn social network to launch attacks, according to a study by Symantec security company. BBC News transmits that were discovered dozens of fake accounts. Hackers pose as

Three Greek banks attacked by hackers, who demanded ransom in Bitcoin

More cyber attacks were committed on three Greek banks by hackers who demanded ransom in virtual currency Bitcoin to stop piracy, banking sources said Monday, quoted by Agerpres informs Reuters. According to these sources,  hackers were able to block all internet banking activity of three Greek creditors for

The Islamic State offers tips to prevent Anonymous hackers

The Islamic State has responded to all threats from Anonymous hackers group, started by distributing a list of tips which should be followed in order to avoid these hackers. But the list was intercepted by the International Centre for the Study of Radicalism in London, as reports The Independent. Twitter accounts

Embarrassing situation for CIA chief. A teenager accessed his e-mail and confidential information published on the Internet

A teenage hacker said he has illegally accessed private mailbox of the CIA Director and US Secretary of Homeland Security, informs Sky News. He uploaded files to the internet, saying that they come from John Brennan AOL’s account , including addresses from contact list. According to L’Express l’Expansion, this

Facebook warns you when you are being watched by the authorities

  Online security is a matter which social network focuses very much. In these circumstances, Facebook announced via a posting that will inform users given that they are liable to be victims of online attacks. Apparently, a special notification will be provided only when offenders could be

The danger of the webcam: by hackers who spy on people

Stefan Rigo, a young man of 33 years, using a malware program called  Blackshades, through which control webcams of friends and other people, especially saving images in which they had intimate relations. British authorities said that he had a certain addiction to monitor the privacy of others, and for

Hackers steal millions of personal data of telecom customer from UK

Personal data of up to 2.4 million customers were accessed after a division of Carphone Warehouse was the target of a sophisticated cyber attack, writes The Australian. Encrypted credit card information of more than 90,000 people may have been accessed in the attack, underlined phone retailer. An

One of the most serious cyber attack against the US. Hackers are supposed to be Chinese

Personal data of 18 million current, former and potential employees US government was accessed after a cyber attack to the Office for Personnel Management (OPM). The number of people affected is four times more than the recognized public agency, reported CNN.  The estimate of 18 million was made