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Cyber Attack – Google News

Sydney Airport: Cyber attack ruled out as backlog of flights begins to clear – ABC Online


ABC Online

Sydney Airport: Cyber attack ruled out as backlog of flights begins to clear
ABC Online
Passengers were left facing hours of delays when the air traffic control software failed about 5am. A cyber attack has been ruled out as the cause of the shutdown. As a result Air Services Australia (ASA) reduced traffic capacity to ensure safety

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Posted on 25 September 2017 | 6:09 am

Sir Martin Sorrell on the WPP cyber attack: ‘I’ve had worse weeks’ – The Drum


The Drum

Sir Martin Sorrell on the WPP cyber attack: 'I've had worse weeks'
The Drum
The Petya malware attack held Fedex, the Ukrainian government departments, its central bank and airports to ransom as well. Caught up within the global fall out was the world's largest advertising agency network, WPP, which was affected for around 10

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Posted on 25 September 2017 | 4:55 am

How prepared are you for a cyber attack? – Stuff.co.nz


How prepared are you for a cyber attack?
Stuff.co.nz
"SMEs often don't have immediate access to the expertise required to deal with a cyber attack, which can add to the length and impact of the issue by trying to resolve it themselves," says Clark. "That's why cyber insurance is crucial because it

Posted on 24 September 2017 | 4:00 pm

Singapore seen as top spot to launch global cyber attacks – TODAYonline


TODAYonline

Singapore seen as top spot to launch global cyber attacks
TODAYonline
NEW YORK Singapore has overtaken nations including the US Russia and China as the country launching the most cyber attacks globally according to Israeli …

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Posted on 23 September 2017 | 7:05 pm

House committee looking for answers from Merck on its June … – STAT


STAT

House committee looking for answers from Merck on its June …
STAT
A Congressional committee has sent letters to Merck and HHS seeking more information about a June cyberattack against the drug maker.

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Posted on 22 September 2017 | 7:52 pm

Major cyber-attack will happen soon, warns UK’s security boss – The Guardian


The Guardian

Major cyberattack will happen soon, warns UK's security boss
The Guardian
A “category one” cyberattack, the most serious tier possible, will happen “sometime in the next few years”, a director of the National Cybersecurity Centre has warned. According to the agency, which reports to GCHQ and has responsibly for ensuring the
Cyber attack worse than one that crippled the NHS is 'imminent', GCHQ spy chief warnsThe Sun
Cybersecurity expert warns of massive imminent hack attack | Daily …Daily Mail
GCHQ Warns of Massive Looming Cyberattack That Will Demand …Sputnik International

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Posted on 22 September 2017 | 5:49 pm

UPDATED: House committee wants to know a lot more about the cyberattack that damaged Merck – Endpoints News


Endpoints News

UPDATED: House committee wants to know a lot more about the cyberattack that damaged Merck
Endpoints News
Up to now, Merck has been reluctant to go into much detail regarding just how damaging a recent cyberattack has been to operations. Now, though, it's going to have to as the House Committee on Energy and Commerce has raised the matter to an issue …

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Posted on 22 September 2017 | 1:39 pm

Singapore overtakes US and Russia as top spot to launch global cyber attacks – The Independent


The Independent

Singapore overtakes US and Russia as top spot to launch global cyber attacks
The Independent
Singapore has overtaken nations including the US, Russia and China as the country launching the most cyber attacks globally, according to Israeli data security firm Check Point Software. The company, whose software tracks an average of eight to 10

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Posted on 22 September 2017 | 11:39 am

Bigger than WannaCry: A giant cyber attack will happen unless we … – ZDNet


ZDNet

Bigger than WannaCry: A giant cyber attack will happen unless we …
ZDNet
A huge attack which makes WannaCry look like small fry will occur in the not to distant future – unless something changes.

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Posted on 21 September 2017 | 3:59 pm

Cyber attack, hurricane weigh on FedEx quarterly profit – Reuters


Reuters

Cyber attack, hurricane weigh on FedEx quarterly profit
Reuters
N) said on Tuesday a June cyber attack on its Dutch unit slashed $300 million from its quarterly profit, and the company lowered its full-year earnings forecast. The company said the cyber attack slashed 79 cents per share from its profit – nearly 40
NotPetya cyberattack cost TNT at least $300mBBC News
NotPetya cyber attack on TNT Express cost FedEx $300mZDNet
FedEx Takes Earnings Hit Following CyberattackWall Street Journal (subscription)
Financial Times –Bloomberg –USA TODAY –Zacks Investment Research
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Posted on 19 September 2017 | 9:06 pm

Cyber Attack – BingNews

Cyber attacks hit 20% of Dutch companies, but few report it

More than 20% of Dutch companies employing more than 10 people were hit by cyber attacks by third parties in 2016, the national statistics office CBS said on Monday. Companies operating in the financial and energy sectors were hardest hit. Some 43% of …

Posted on 25 September 2017 | 12:54 am

Sir Martin Sorrell on the WPP cyber attack: ‘I’ve had worse weeks’

As summer was taking hold at the end of June, so too did one of the great modern threats in the digital age, with a global cyber attack bringing some of the world’s largest organisations to their knees. The Petya malware attack held Fedex, the Ukrainian …

Posted on 25 September 2017 | 12:53 am

Sydney Airport: Cyber attack ruled out as backlog of flights begins to clear

Passengers were left facing hours of delays when the air traffic control software failed about 5am. A cyber attack has been ruled out as the cause of the shutdown. As a result Air Services Australia (ASA) reduced traffic capacity to ensure safety standards …

Posted on 25 September 2017 | 12:00 am

Cyber-terrorism, Cyber-Crime and Data Protection

Efforts to define international rules for preventing cyber conflicts lag far behind the proliferation of attacks. Various proposals have been launched over more than a decade at the UN General Assembly by Russia, Us and other major actors. But geopolitical …

Posted on 24 September 2017 | 8:50 am

Singapore overtakes US and Russia as top spot to launch global cyber attacks

Singapore has overtaken nations including the US, Russia and China as the country launching the most cyber attacks globally, according to Israeli data security firm Check Point Software. The company, whose software tracks an average of eight to 10 million …

Posted on 23 September 2017 | 10:30 am

Security Alert: Cyber Criminals Slip Backdoor in CCleaner to Potentially Spread Malware

Definition: This type of attack initiated by cyber criminals aims to damage an organization by leveraging vulnerabilities in its supply network. Basically, hackers often manipulate with hardware or software during the manufacturing stage and implant …

Posted on 22 September 2017 | 12:15 pm

Major cyber-attack will happen soon, warns UK’s security boss

A “category one” cyber-attack, the most serious tier possible, will happen “sometime in the next few years”, a director of the National Cybersecurity Centre has warned. According to the agency, which reports to GCHQ and has responsibly for ensuring …

Posted on 22 September 2017 | 10:49 am

Singapore ranks first as launchpad for global cyber attacks

Singapore has overtaken nations including the U.S., Russia and China as the country launching the most cyber attacks globally, according to Israeli data security company Check Point Software Technologies Ltd. The company, whose software tracks an average …

Posted on 22 September 2017 | 6:24 am

SMEs in financial denial about the cost of a cyber-attack

Three quarters of SMEs have not set aside any budget to deal with the aftermath of a cyber-attack and of those SMEs who have ring-fenced some funds, many are too IT focused and have not considered the impact on other business areas, according to a new report.

Posted on 22 September 2017 | 4:43 am

Butler Community College hit by cyber attack

Officials with Butler Community College believe the school has been hit with a cyber attack. The college said in a Facebook post said the distributed denial-of-service (DDos) attack brought down its system on Tuesday by overloading it with information.

Posted on 21 September 2017 | 2:53 pm

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