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Latest news about the cyber attacks around the world updated often by rss feeds.

Cyber Attack – Google News

Cyber attack: Authorities investigate malware virus as global businesses struggle to recover – ABC Online


ABC Online

Cyber attack: Authorities investigate malware virus as global businesses struggle to recover
ABC Online
Authorities are investigating a major cyber attack that has wreaked havoc on computer servers around the world, disrupting operations at ports from Mumbai to Los Angeles and halting production at a Cadbury factory in Australia.

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Posted on 28 June 2017 | 2:50 pm

AP Moller-Maersk struggles with effects of cyber attack – Financial Times


Financial Times

AP Moller-Maersk struggles with effects of cyber attack
Financial Times
AP Moller-Maersk, the world's largest container shipping group, warned that the latest global cyber attack was continuing to cause disruption to its operations even as the spread of the virus that experts said originated in Ukraine appeared to have
Ransomware Attacks Halts Shipping Giant Maersk in Its TracksFortune
Maersk Shuts Down Some Systems to Help Contain Cyber AttackBloomberg
Cyberattack hits the world's biggest shipping companyCNBC
Irish Times –Fox Business –New York Daily News
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Posted on 28 June 2017 | 2:22 pm

Tax software blamed for cyber-attack spread – BBC News


BBC News

Tax software blamed for cyberattack spread
BBC News
A global cyberattack that affected companies around the world may have started via corrupted updates on a piece of accountancy software. Fingers are increasingly pointing to a piece of Ukrainian tax-filing software, MEDoc, as the source of the
'They sow chaos wherever they can': A familiar actor may be behind the massive cyberattack that swept EuropeBusiness Insider
Companies struggle to recover after massive cyberattack with ransom demandsWashington Post
Cyberattack Hits Ukraine Then Spreads InternationallyNew York Times
NBCNews.com –Aljazeera.com –Washington Post –The Verge
all 1,108 news articles »

Posted on 28 June 2017 | 1:00 pm

India’s largest container port disrupted by global cyber attack – Reuters


Reuters

India's largest container port disrupted by global cyber attack
Reuters
"This is fallout of global cyber attack. We are hopeful that operations will normalize in a day," he said. Containers are piling up outside the port due to the delay in loading and unloading at Gateway Terminals India, he said. The Indian government
The Latest: Russia says cyberattack shows cooperation neededSacramento Bee
Cyberattack: Ransomware hits Jawaharlal Nehru port operations in MumbaiHindustan Times

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Posted on 28 June 2017 | 11:53 am

Cyber attack: No government departments impacted – SBS


SBS

Cyber attack: No government departments impacted
SBS
The Australian arms of global firms including Cadbury owner Mondelez International are scrambling to protect their computer systems amid a global cyber attack. Mondelez, the Spanish food giant that owns the Cadbury chocolate factory in Hobart, and …
Chocolate factory becomes Australia's first victim of latest cyber attackReuters
Here's Who the Massive Ransomware Attack Hit HardestFortune
Petya cyberattack: Cadbury factory hit as ransomware spreads to Australian businessesThe Guardian
CNET –NEWS.com.au –The Mercury –Mondelez International
all 41 news articles »

Posted on 28 June 2017 | 10:25 am

‘Vaccine’ created for huge cyber-attack – BBC News


BBC News

'Vaccine' created for huge cyberattack
BBC News
Security researchers have discovered a "vaccine" for the huge cyberattack that hit organisations across the world on Tuesday. The creation of a single file can stop the attack from infecting a machine. However, researchers have not been able to find a …

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Posted on 28 June 2017 | 6:46 am

Global cyberattack: What you need to know – CNNMoney


CNNMoney

Global cyberattack: What you need to know
CNNMoney
A massive ransomware attack has hit businesses around the world, causing major companies to shut down their computer systems. Researchers are still investigating the software behind the attack, warning that it's more sophisticated than the WannaCry …

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Posted on 28 June 2017 | 6:02 am

New cyberattack wallops Europe; spreads more slowly in US – Chicago Tribune


Chicago Tribune

New cyberattack wallops Europe; spreads more slowly in US
Chicago Tribune
Ukraine suffered more than 60 percent of the attacks, followed by Russia with more than 30 percent, according to initial findings by researchers at the cybersecurity firm Kaspersky Lab. It listed Poland, Italy and Germany, in that order, as the next
Europe cyberattack also breaches Merck headquarters in USNew York Post
11 Victims of the Latest Surprising Global CyberattackTheStreet.com
Merck, Mondelez victims of global cyberattackAllentown Morning Call
NJ.com
all 56 news articles »

Posted on 28 June 2017 | 1:07 am

Massive cyberattack spreads ransomware across Europe, US – ABC News


Sky News

Massive cyberattack spreads ransomware across Europe, US
ABC News
A massive cyberattack that freezes computers and demands a ransom to open them has hit companies in the U.S. and elsewhere around the world today, U.S. officials and private cybersecurity analysts said. Among the American targets are the giant Merck …
What is Petrwrap virus behind cyberattack?Sky News

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Posted on 27 June 2017 | 5:56 pm

Ukrainian Banks, Electricity Firm Hit by Fresh Cyber Attack – New York Times


The Independent

Ukrainian Banks, Electricity Firm Hit by Fresh Cyber Attack
New York Times
KIEV — A number of Ukrainian banks and companies, including the state power distributor, were hit by a cyber attack on Tuesday that disrupted some operations, the Ukrainian central bank said. The latest disruptions follow a spate of hacking attempts
Ukraine cyber attack: Chaos as national bank, state power provider and airport hit by hackersThe Independent
Ukraine Hit by Massive CyberattackForeign Policy (blog)
Cyberattack hits European computersConcord Monitor
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette –PBS NewsHour
all 7 news articles »

Posted on 27 June 2017 | 12:20 pm

Cyber Attack – BingNews

Cyber attack hits Maersk, BNP Paribas & others

A major cyber attack, believed to have first struck in Ukraine, has continued to cause havoc around the world, cripppling computers or halting operations at port operator Maersk, the property arm of French bank BNP Paribas and a Cadbury plant in Australia.

Posted on 28 June 2017 | 8:56 am

Tax software blamed for cyber-attack spread

A global cyber-attack that affected companies around the world may have started via corrupted updates on a piece of accountancy software. Fingers are increasingly pointing to a piece of Ukrainian tax-filing software, MEDoc, as the source of the infection …

Posted on 28 June 2017 | 8:40 am

NATO says cyber attacks a call to arms

Computer users around the world were scrambling to reboot systems after a tidal wave of ransomware cyberattacks spread from Ukraine and Russia across Europe to the United States and then on to Asia. NATO chief Jens Stoltenberg warned the alliance must step …

Posted on 28 June 2017 | 6:32 am

Global Cyber Attack Hit Auchan Payment Terminals in Ukraine

PARIS — A global cyber attack on Tuesday hit the terminal payments of French retailer Auchan [AUCH.UL] in its stores in Ukraine but the incident is now over, a company spokeswoman told Reuters. “Auchan was impacted but only in Ukraine. As a result …

Posted on 28 June 2017 | 1:33 am

Maersk Shuts Down Some Systems to Help Contain Cyber Attack

A.P. Moller-Maersk A/S has shut down systems across its operations to contain a cyber attack against its computer network as it assesses the full impact. Vessels at its Maersk Line unit, the world’s largest container carrier, are maneuverable, able to …

Posted on 28 June 2017 | 12:28 am

HMS Queen Elizabeth could be vulnerable to cyber-attack

Britain’s new aircraft carrier HMS Queen Elizabeth, which has left the Rosyth dockyard, could be vulnerable to a cyber-attack as it appears to be using the same outdated system that left the NHS exposed. But officers aboard the £3.5bn carrier, which is …

Posted on 27 June 2017 | 11:16 pm

Cyber attacks have long-lasting business impact: Lloyd’s of London

FILE PHOTO: A man types on a computer keyboard in front of the displayed cyber code in this illustration picture Thomson Reuters LONDON (Reuters) – Businesses in Europe underestimate the “slow-burn” effects of cyber attacks and need to prepare more fully …

Posted on 27 June 2017 | 10:07 pm

Cyber attack sweeps globe, researchers see ‘WannaCry’ link

MOSCOW/KIEV/WASHINGTON, June 28 (Reuters) – A major global cyber attack disrupted computers at Russia’s biggest oil company, Ukrainian banks and multinational firms with a virus similar to the ransomware that infected more than 300,000 computers last month

Posted on 27 June 2017 | 3:40 pm

Chernobyl monitoring system hit by global cyber attack

(CNN)The automatic radiation monitoring system at the Chernobyl nuclear power plant was hit by a cyberattack Tuesday and monitoring was being carried out manually, according to a Ukrainian federal agency. “Due to the temporary disconnection of the Windows …

Posted on 27 June 2017 | 11:32 am

The cyber attack that knocked out Ukraine this morning is now going global

So far, it’s unclear whether Petya is using the same tools that made the WannaCry ransomware attack on May 12 so successful. The quick proliferation of that attack, which infected nearly 300,000 computers worldwide within a day, was due entirely to its …

Posted on 27 June 2017 | 8:53 am

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