International Criminal Court confirms cyber attack, investigation ongoing
The International Criminal Court in The Hague discovered the presence of hackers in its information systems. This was discovered just before the weekend.
The International Criminal Court announced Tuesday that it became the victim of a cyber attack. Hackers were able to penetrate its internal sy... Read more
European Parliament hacked after vote to designate Russia as a sponsor of terrorism
Shortly after they voted to designate Russia as a state-sponsor of terrorism, the European Parliament's website went down.
The European Parliament website was taken offline for several hours on Wednesday by a distributed denial-of-service (DDoS) attack. The attack came shortly after the MEPs vot... Read more
‘Kremlin operatives compromised Liz Truss’s phone’
On Sunday, The Mail revealed that Liz Truss's private mobile phone was compromised by operatives believed to be working for the Kremlin. The cyberspies are said to have acquired access to top-secret communications with crucial foreign allies and private chats with her most powerful political supp... Read more
Google uncovers alliance between Russia’s military and hacktivists
Google's Mandiant unit discovered proof that Russia's military intelligence agency is working with three pro-Russian hacktivist groups. The Wall Street Journal broke the news on Friday.
Google acquired Mandiant in a $5.4 billion deal that concluded earlier this month. The organization offers cy... Read more
The European wind energy industry is facing a slew of cyberattacks
Since the start of the crisis in Ukraine, cyberattacks on three European wind-energy businesses have prompted fears that Russian-friendly hackers are attempting to wreak havoc in a sector that stands to profit from attempts to reduce reliance on Russian oil and gas.
The hacked firms haven't offi... Read more
EU proposes rules for EU bodies to prevent cybersecurity attacks
The European Commission said that EU nations should establish a framework to manage cybersecurity threats at EU institutions amid fears about growing cyberattacks that might interrupt essential activities and gain unauthorized access to sensitive data.
The idea is part of a package of proposed E... Read more
White House warns US businesses about possible Russian hacking attacks
The White House has issued a warning to businesses that Russia may be preparing cyberattacks against key infrastructure in the United States.
President Biden reaffirmed the message on Monday, saying that developing intelligence revealed Russia is looking into options for possible cyberattacks. T... Read more
Ukraine says its websites are under ‘nonstop’ attack from Russia
The country's cyber watchdog agency says Russian hackers are attacking government websites.
Ukrainian websites have been under nonstop attack from Russian hackers since the Kremlin launched an invasion of the country last month, according to reporting in Reuters.
In a post to Twitter, Ukraine... Read more
Companies warned about potential cyberattacks after sanctions, following Russia’s escalation
On Wednesday, the Australian government backed the US and UK governments in imposing sanctions on Russian banks and individuals and issuing a warning to businesses to strengthen their cyber defences.
Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison stated that the government has already reached out to c... Read more
European and US regulators are worried about Russian-sponsored cyber-attacks on banks
The European Central Bank is warning banks to be ready for a potential Russian-sponsored cyberattack as tensions about Ukraine mount ever higher. Reuters reported that two people with knowledge of the matter said the region is bracing for a conflict's financial impact.
The stand-off between Russ... Read more