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Cyber Attack – Google News

Reckitt Benckiser sales take a knock after crippling cyber attack – Telegraph.co.uk


Telegraph.co.uk

Reckitt Benckiser sales take a knock after crippling cyber attack
Telegraph.co.uk
Consumer goods giant Reckitt Benckiser has said sales will be lower this year as it comes to terms with a cyber attack that ravaged its systems last month. Reckitt said the fallout from the Petya cyber attack that spread across Europe had been
Petya ransomware: Companies are still dealing with aftermath of global cyberattackZDNet
Reckitt Benckiser still recovering from cyberattackSky News
Reckitt Benckiser has a mixed morning as cyber attack and antitrust investigation continue to cause problemsCity A.M.
Financial Times –Nasdaq –Irish Times
all 29 news articles »

Posted on 24 July 2017 | 10:24 am

Almost 60% of Scottish councils hit by cyber attacks – The Scotsman


The Scotsman

Almost 60% of Scottish councils hit by cyber attacks
The Scotsman
Aberdeen City Council was one of the hardest hit. Between 2014 and 2017, it suffered 12 successful cyber attacks, including six ransomware incidents, and had its webpage defaced. It also recorded more than 15 million attempts, including intrusion
Leeds City Council and NHS' cyber attack battleYorkshire Evening Post
Hospital faced mass cyber attacksWigan Today
Hundreds of cyber attacks on Yorkshire public servicesYorkshire Post
The Indian Express –iNews
all 9 news articles »

Posted on 24 July 2017 | 5:00 am

Letting Cyberattack Victims Hack Back Is a Very Unwise Idea – WIRED


WIRED

Letting Cyberattack Victims Hack Back Is a Very Unwise Idea
WIRED
As the rate of cybercrime increases, so too does the intensity of those attacks. Now, companies such as the UK's Pervade Software, are exploring new digital weapons with the goal of better protecting themselves and recovering stolen data. These include …

Posted on 22 July 2017 | 11:01 am

Qatar Crisis: Lessons to Learn in The Age of Cyber Attacks – Newsweek


Newsweek

Qatar Crisis: Lessons to Learn in The Age of Cyber Attacks
Newsweek
What differentiates the ongoing crisis in Qatar from conventional international crises, however, is the means—the deployment of cyber attacks—and the risk of escalation posed by this new brand of warfare. According to reports, the worst rift between
Qatar's investigation of cyberattack stops just short of naming suspectsWashington Post
Qatar says cyberattack 'originated from the UAE'Aljazeera.com
Hackers in UAE Linked to Cyberattack in Qatar That Helped Trigger Gulf RiftWall Street Journal (subscription)
Voice of America
all 537 news articles »

Posted on 22 July 2017 | 8:00 am

Nuance earnings hurt by Petya cyberattack, some providers still offline – Healthcare IT News


Healthcare IT News

Nuance earnings hurt by Petya cyberattack, some providers still offline
Healthcare IT News
The transcription service provider is struggling to regain full function of some of its services, primarily its eScription platform, but the company expects full function …

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Posted on 21 July 2017 | 7:22 pm

Briton admits to cyber-attack on Deutsche Telekom | World news … – The Guardian


The Guardian

Briton admits to cyber-attack on Deutsche Telekom | World news …
The Guardian
Liberian telecoms company commissioned attack but had not asked for German firm to be hacked, 29-year-old tells Cologne court.
Briton admits Deutsche Telekom cyberattack – Sky NewsSky News

all 3 news articles »

Posted on 21 July 2017 | 6:10 pm

Parliament cyber attack: Data breach under investigation after … – The Independent


The Independent

Parliament cyber attack: Data breach under investigation after …
The Independent
A cyber attack targeting the Houses of Parliament has caused a data breach after email accounts including a select committee's mailbox were compromised.
Commons committee was hit by cyber attack – BBC NewsBBC News

all 3 news articles »

Posted on 21 July 2017 | 4:32 pm

A cyberattack is going to cause this tech company to miss earnings – CNBC


CNBC

A cyberattack is going to cause this tech company to miss earnings
CNBC
Nuance Communications' shares briefly fell Friday after the voice and language technology company said a recent global malware attack will impact its earnings. The company sees third-quarter earnings in the range of 26 cents per share and 28 cents a …

Posted on 21 July 2017 | 1:04 pm

Cyber Attack on Ukrainian Medical Facilities Sets ‘Dangerous … – Insurance Journal


Cyber Attack on Ukrainian Medical Facilities Sets 'Dangerous …
Insurance Journal
Dr. Lidiia Podkopaieva was about to click "send" on an order of new surgical instruments when her computer monitor suddenly went dark. She speed-dialed the.

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Posted on 21 July 2017 | 8:01 am

Global cyberattack could spur $53 billion in losses: Lloyd’s of London – CNBC


CNBC

Global cyberattack could spur $53 billion in losses: Lloyd's of London
CNBC
A major, global cyber attack could trigger an average of $53 billion of economic losses, a figure on par with a catastrophic natural disaster such as U.S. Superstorm Sandy in 2012, Lloyd's of London said in a report. Insurers are struggling to estimate
Lloyd's – Extreme Cyberattack Could Cost $120 Billion, As Much As 0.2% Of Global GDPForbes
Global cyber attacks could trigger economic losses on par with catastrophic natural disastersThe Independent
Lloyd's says cyberattack could cost $120bn, same as Hurricane KatrinaThe Guardian
Financial Times –Bloomberg –BleepingComputer –Lloyd’s List
all 103 news articles »

Posted on 17 July 2017 | 7:16 am

Cyber Attack – BingNews

Household goods group Reckitt Benckiser is still recovering after cyber attack as sales fall

Household goods group Reckitt Benckiser has revealed the impact of a cyber-attack last month that significantly disrupted its manufacturing and orders systems across a range of markets. The maker of Dettol disinfectant and Nurofen painkillers cut its …

Posted on 24 July 2017 | 5:34 am

Cyber attack hits sales at household goods giant Reckitt Benckiser

Household goods giant Reckitt Benckiser has laid bare the impact of a cyber attack that wrought havoc across its factories last month. The Durex-to-Dettol firm confirmed like-for-like sales fell 2% in the second quarter after the ransomware attack …

Posted on 24 July 2017 | 5:21 am

Cyber attack costs weigh on Reckitt revenue forecast

LONDON (Reuters) – Reckitt Benckiser Group (RB.L) expects muted sales growth this year, after last month’s global cyber attack exacerbated ongoing difficulties at the British consumer goods firm. The maker of Durex condoms and Lysol disinfectants has been …

Posted on 24 July 2017 | 5:19 am

Reckitt Benckiser has a mixed morning as cyber attack and antitrust investigation continue to cause problems

Consumer goods group Reckitt Benckiser (RB) has released a mixed half-year report this morning, noting a decrease in like-for-like revenues but hiking the interim dividend. The company recorded a one per cent like-for-like revenue decline over the first …

Posted on 24 July 2017 | 5:12 am

Reckitt targets ‘challenged’ as cyber attack effects linger

Reckitt Benckiser said on Monday operations had still not returned to normal everywhere after a cyber attack last month that affected dozens of companies, as the household products group reported a rise in first-half profits but a fall in underlying revenues.

Posted on 24 July 2017 | 5:05 am

Nine cyber attacks on Edinburgh Council in last 3 years

HACKERS launched nine cyber attacks on Edinburgh City Council computers over the last three years, figures reveal. Cases included targeted malware – software specifically designed to disrupt or damage systems – and computers bombarded with data to …

Posted on 24 July 2017 | 4:57 am

Reckitt Benckiser sales take a knock after crippling cyber attack

Consumer goods giant Reckitt Benckiser has said sales will be lower this year as it comes to terms with a cyber attack that ravaged its systems last month. Reckitt said the fallout from the Petya cyber attack that spread across Europe had been exacerbated …

Posted on 24 July 2017 | 3:48 am

Reckitt second-quarter sales fall after cyber attack

LONDON (Reuters) – British consumer goods maker Reckitt Benckiser Group reported a 2 percent fall in second-quarter sales on Monday after last month’s global cyber attack disrupted its operations. The maker of Durex condoms and Lysol disinfectants said on …

Posted on 24 July 2017 | 12:49 am

Commons committee was hit by cyber attack

Seventy seven people who sent personal information to a Commons select committee have been told it may have been compromised in a cyber attack. In its latest update on the attack in June, the Commons says 39 mailboxes were hit – fewer than 0.5% of 9,000 …

Posted on 21 July 2017 | 9:36 am

Briton faces court over Deutsche Telekom cyber attack

A British man admitted in a German court to staging a large-scale cyber attack on Deutsche Telekom last year, saying he was acting for a Liberian client A British man admitted in a German court Friday to staging a large-scale cyber attack on Deutsche …

Posted on 21 July 2017 | 6:23 am

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