Cyber Attack Archive

Hackers supports Islamic State

Increasingly,more and more hackers offer help in spreading Islamic State terror network messages, attacking the websites of media organizations, according to security company FireEye. “Supporters help the terrorist organization Islamic State for opportunistic attacks and more sophisticated cyber operations”, specifies the company FireEye. French TV5 Monde station

Chinese Hackers stole data from up to 4 million American federal employees

The US government announced on Thursday it had detected computer piracy of personal data belonging to a total of four million federal employees who, according to the Washington Post, were committed by the Chinese. This “cyber intrusion” was detected in April 2015 the Office of Personnel Management (OPM),

Hackers attacked the US IRS: personal data of more than 100,000 Americans, compromised

IRS (Internal Revenue Service), believes that the hackers who stole personal data of 100,000 US taxpayers would come from Russia. The attacks took place over a period of four months and authorities have found that it contained some cyber criminals in the country led by Vladimir Putin, shows

Cyber attack against Bundestag, the German Parliament

Hackers stole data from Bundestag during a cyber attack committed two weeks ago, a spokeswoman confirmed for the lower house of the German Federal Parliament, but it was unclear who is behind the attack, reports Deutsche Welle website. Spokeswoman said that several data leakage was detecting. But it is

Russian hackers gained access to Obama’s emails

The New York Times has reported that Russian hackers, who managed to access the White House computer system, were able to read President Obama’s unclassified emails. The breach was more intrusive than they admitted. “The hackers, who also got deeply into the State Department’s unclassified system, do not appear to have

Cyber attack on Lufthansa customer database

Hackers had broken the database of the German Lufthansa airline customers, Der Spiegel newspaper, quoted by Agerpres. Lufthansa said it had taken prompt action, but admitted “that failed to prevent illegal access to records of customers’. According to Der Spiegel, unidentified hackers have accessed data site users, compromising their

Russian hackers have managed the most sophisticated cyber attack on the White House

A group of russian hackers managed to break the White House computer system, gaining access to private information which contain the program of US President Barack Obama, writes CNN. According to available information, the attack, behind which they may be Russian hackers, as stated by the authorities, was

Obama wants a programme to sanction hackers

A new program that allows the government to punish foreign hackers was urged by US President to be created. The government will now be able to target those attempting cyber attacks on US assets and infrastructure and sanction hackers. “Cyber-threats are one of the most serious economic and national security

Github under DDOS attack

Github is under massive DDOS attack coming from China. This attack started on 26 March 2015, and the main attacker is Baidu. On it’s service status page, Github posted on 26 March this message: We’ve identified and mitigated a DoS attack that was impacting service. Service is

How to know if you have been hacked

81% of large businesses have suffered malicious data breaches shows in a cybersecurity survey, made by UK Government’s in 2014. That indicate almost one in five didn’t. “In this context, it’s impractical to prove a negative,” said Lenny Zeltser, a senior faculty member at the SANS Institute, who