Gulf Times - Cyber-attack
Australia concerned over 'malicious' cyber attack on hospitals

Australia concerned over 'malicious' cyber attack on hospitals

Australia has expressed concern over ‘malicious’ hacking attacks across the world by cyber criminals and state-based actors targeting hospitals, medical services and facilities ...

EasyJet hit by cyber attack, hackers access 9 mn customers' details

EasyJet hit by cyber attack, hackers access 9 mn customers' details

British budget airline easyJet said on Tuesday hackers had accessed the email and travel details of around 9 million customers, and the credit card details ...

Georgia, backed by US and Britain, blames Russia for 'paralysing' cyber attack

Georgia, backed by US and Britain, blames Russia for 'paralysing' cyber attack

Britain and the United States joined Georgia on Thursday in blaming Russia for a large-scale cyber attack last year that knocked thousands of Georgian websites offline and disrupted national television broadcasts.

G7 countries to simulate cross-border cyber attack next month: France

G7 countries to simulate cross-border cyber attack next month: France

Leading Western industrial powers will for the first time jointly simulate a major cross-border cybersecurity attack on the financial sector next month, French officials said on Friday.

BA says a further 185,000 payment cards possibly hit in cyber attack

BA says a further 185,000 payment cards possibly hit in cyber attack

International Airlines Group said an investigation into the theft of customers' data at its British Airways unit showed hackers may have stolen the personal information of a further 185,000 customers.

British Airways apologises after 380,000 customers hit in cyber attack

British Airways apologises after 380,000 customers hit in cyber attack

British Airways was forced to apologise on Friday after the credit card details of hundreds of thousands of its customers were stolen over a two-week period in the worst ever attack on its website and app.

India's Cosmos Bank loses $13.5 mn in cyber attack

India's Cosmos Bank loses $13.5 mn in cyber attack

Cyber criminals hacked the systems of India's Cosmos Bank and siphoned off nearly 944 million rupees ($13.5 million) through simultaneous withdrawals across 28 countries over the weekend, the bank has told police.

Singapore cyber attack may be state-linked: minister

Singapore cyber attack may be state-linked: minister

Hackers broke into a government database and stole the health records of 1.5 million Singaporeans, including Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong.

Croatian police arrest suspect behind global cyber attack platform

Croatian police arrest suspect behind global cyber attack platform

Croatian police said on Wednesday they had arrested a 19-year old man they suspect of being behind an illegal internet service for cyber attacks called Webstresser.org.

Malaysian central bank says it foiled hacking attempt

Malaysian central bank says it foiled hacking attempt

Bank Negara Malaysia said no funds were lost in the incident, which it identified on Tuesday and involved falsified wire-transfer requests over the SWIFT bank messaging network.

UK blames Russia for cyber attack, says won't tolerate disruption

UK blames Russia for cyber attack, says won't tolerate disruption

Britain blamed Russia on Thursday for a cyber-attack last year, publicly pointing the finger at Moscow for spreading a virus which disrupted companies across Europe including UK-based Reckitt Benckiser.

New cyber attacks hit airport, metro in Ukraine

New cyber attacks hit airport, metro in Ukraine

Ukraine was the chief victim of a major cyber attack earlier this year, and the government had warned on October 13 that another strike might be coming.