Cyber-attacks

Hackers in U.A.E. Linked to Cyberattack in Qatar That Helped Trigger Gulf Rift

Interior ministry doesn’t connect Emirati government to incident but claim is expected to heighten tensions between the Gulf neighbors<p>Qatar said Thursday hackers in the United Arab Emirates were linked to a cyberattack on its state-run media, an episode that helped spark the Gulf’s worst diplomatic …

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5 lessons small business should learn from recent cyber attacks

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FCC Now Says There Is No Documented 'Analysis' of the Cyberattack It Claims Crippled Its Website in May

The Federal Communications Commission intends to keep secret more than 200 pages of documents related to an alleged cyberattack that the agency says …

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Qatar’s investigation of cyberattack stops just short of naming suspects

Qatar said Thursday that interference with its government media sites that culminated in a late-May cyberattack that sparked an ongoing diplomatic crisis in the Persian Gulf began more than a month earlier, when hackers first infiltrated its network.<p>Lt. Col. Ali Mohammed al-Mohannadi, the head of …

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June cyberattack hit Ukraine hospitals

The cyberattack that ripped through Ukraine on June 27 disrupted operations at several hospitals and pharmacies, knocking out scanners and briefly leaving patients in limbo. Ukrainian officials blame Russia, but Moscow denies any responsibility. (July 19) AP

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Cyberattack on Ukrainian clinics, pharmacies worries experts

KIEV, Ukraine (AP) — Dr. Lidiia Podkopaieva was about to click "send" on an order of new surgical instruments when her computer monitor suddenly went dark.<p>She speed-dialed the clinic's technician but didn't even have time to tell him what was wrong.<p>"We're under cyberattack," he told her. "Switch …

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Global cyber attack could cost $53 billion, report warns

In the last 12 months, we’ve had Wannacry, Russian election hacking, and a Gmail scam that hit millions. But we haven’t yet had a Hurricane …

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Qatari websites hacked: As cyber warfare gains prominence, countries may be at risk without even realising it

The reports of 'fake news' cyber attack on Qatari news agencies and the vehement denial by the United Arab Emirates (UAE), brings to mind one of PG …

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TalkTalk quarterly revenues dip; outlook unchanged

UK broadband provider TalkTalk has reported a dip in its quarterly revenues as it seeks to revamp the business after years of weak growth.<p>In a …

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Most Internet Users Think They Can Spot Phishing Emails. Half of Them Are Wrong

If you aren’t investing in cybersecurity measures for your business, you’re in trouble. With cyber crime costs projected to exceed $2 trillion in …

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Religare Hit By Cyber Attack of ‘Medium Severity’

The attack comes at a time of heightened focus on cyber security after global businesses were recently hit by two infections containing ransomware …

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Daily briefing: Wanda warning; KKR succession; Peltz aims for P&G

<b>Sign up to receive FirstFT by email here</b><p>Chinese banks have been warned by regulators against lending to Dalian Wanda as the serial acquirer comes …

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Cyber security experts say this is the best way to defend against online attacks

While hackers leverage artificial intelligence (AI) in breaching networks, companies are looking to fight fire with fire by handing the keys of …

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FEDEX: Last month's cyberattack will have a 'material' impact on our full-year results

(Reuters) - Package delivery company FedEx Corp said a disruption in services in its TNT Express unit following a cyber attack last month would hurt its full-year results.<p>FedEx's shares fell as much as 3.4 percent to $211.53 in early trading as the company said the financial impact of the …

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Cost of global cyber attack could match massive hurricane

A massive, global cyber attack on a cloud service provider could cost as much as $53 billion, about the amount of damage incurred by Superstorm …

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Global cyber attack could cost up to $120bn, warns Lloyd’s

Global cyber attacks pose a huge risk to businesses and governments, resulting in average economic losses of between $4.6bn and $53bn, according to a …

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Damages From a Well Executed Cyber Attack Could Reach $121.4 Billion

Lloyd’s of London, one of the world's largest insurers, warns that a well executed cyber attack could cause damages around to world ranging from …

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FedEx sees "material" financial impact from June cyberattack

• FedEx (NYSE:FDX) says it is still evaluating the financial impact of last month's cyberattack but "it is likely that it will be material."<br>• FDX says …

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Asia under-insured against cyber threats: study

Singapore<p>A REPORT by insurance market specialist Lloyd's and risk modelling platform Cyence has found that even though losses from cyber attacks can …

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Cyber attacks a wake-up call: Keenan (AAP)

Federal Justice Minister Michael Keenan says recent global ransomware attacks are a wake-up call for Australia's growing digital economy.

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Irish energy networks being targeted by hackers

Hackers have targeted Irish energy networks amid warnings over the potential impact of intensifying cyber attacks on crucial infrastructure.<p>Senior …

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To avoid cyber attacks, Israel urged to manually count election results

Israel’s National Cyber Authority is expected to recommend the manual counting of votes in future elections in order to prevent cyber attacks …

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Saint-Gobain Says All Systems Go After Cyber Attack on June 27 - Bloomberg

Cie. de Saint-Gobain SA said its computer systems are back to normal after suffering a cyber-attack on June 27, though millions of euros could have …

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Bupa loses personal details of 108,000 people in data breach

Bupa has admitted to a massive data breach after customer information was copied and deleted in a violation of rules.<p>The security incident occurred after an employee copied and deleted the details of 108,000 customers with international health plans. The tampered with data included names, dates of …

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Jared Kushner Is Reportedly Being Investigated for Possibly Working with Russia to Target Cyber Attacks

The hits just keep on coming.<p>One of the weirder aspects of the last 48 hours of Trump madness is the fact that Jared Kushner hasn't found himself at the center of this Donald Trump Jr.-Russian Lawyer storm despite <i>attending</i> the meeting that Trump Jr. described as occurring "under the pretext" of …

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How to Deter Russian Cyber Attacks

If war is politics by other means, as Clausewitz famously characterized it, deterrence can be thought of as political persuasion by other …

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NHS systems to be strengthened after cyber attack

The government has announced action to make the NHS more resilient to cyber attacks, including some further investment and steps to make hospital …

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MIT's new AI can already detect 85% of cyber attacks

The world has seen numerous major cyber attacks in the past couple of years, with targets ranging from government agencies to health insurers to entertainment companies.<p>A group of scientists at MIT’s Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Lab (CSAIL) are working to create a line of defense …

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How to Manage Risk From Cyber Attacks

Gen. Gregory Touhill (Ret.), former federal chief information security officer, discusses the risks posed by cyber attacks with Bloomberg's David …

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Darktrace valued at $825m as fintech firm Revolut secures new funding

Two British technology start-ups have raised $141m between them in the ­latest evidence that the appetite for fast-growing companies in the UK ­remains robust.<p>Darktrace, a cyber security firm backed by Mike Lynch, the Autonomy founder, has received $75m (£58m) in a funding round that values the …

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