cyber attack Archive

Ransomware – a malware which encrypts your data

  Cyber threats have an enviable diversity and a proof of ingenuity of hackers is ransomware, a malware which encrypts your data in the “hard drive” and you can not regain access unless you pay an amount of money  as a reward. Few threats act in a way so

NTP critical vulnerability, solved by OS X update

The myth which says that Apple’s operating system, OS X is more protected against hacker attacks than other operating systems was once again dismissed. A critical vulnerability that could affect Mac users proved so dangerous that led the Cupertino company to publish for the first time in

After hackers threats, Sony decided to cancel Christmas release of The Interview

US investigators have established that cyber attack on Sony Pictures was conducted by North Korea, according to official sources in Washington, film studio was forced to cancel the launch of the film “The Interview”, a decision widely criticized by Hollywood on Tuesday. A group of computer pirates who showed

An internationally renowned hacker detained in UK

  United States Department of Justice announced that the FBI dismantled most dangerous online  pirates network, thus ending one of the biggest scams in history information, which caused losses of over 100 million dollars. The group that is behind the criminal action has infected over the past three

Is the world threatened by cyber attacks? Most experts say “Yes”

  The world lives under the threat of a cyber attack of huge dimensions, which could occur in the next decade. Company Pew Research interviewed 1,642 experts in the field about this topic, and 61% of them said that a cyber attack can cause serious problems globally

Tricked by email. Ukrainian government officials have been spied on by hackers which have been used a Windows vulnerability

  Hackers have used this summer an error of the Microsoft Windows operating system to spy Ukrainian officials and American academics. This is the conclusion of an investigation of an American company in the field of cybersecurity, reports the Wall Street Journal (WSJ). According to the publication,

Google warns: Espionage of the USA risks “breaking the internet”

Cyber espionage practiced by the United States is a threat that could lead to “breaking the internet” warns Supervisory Board Chairman of Google, Eric Schmidt. “The impact is serious and is getting worse,” said he. “The result of the simplest scenario is that we get to break the