Tagged With Cyber Attacks

The rise of cyber attacks and data breaches against US hospitals has been linked to an uptick in heart attack deaths


The US hit Iran with a secret cyberattack to disrupt oil tanker attacks the same day Trump almost authorised military strikes


23 towns in Texas were hit by possibly the largest-ever ransomware attack, in what could be the first coordinated cyberattack of its kind



A Florida city was forced to use pen and paper and pay a $500,000 ransom after hackers took control of its computers


Cyberattacks are 300 times as likely to hit financial firms than other companies. A sweeping new report finds they’re not prepared.


Cyberattacks are the newest frontier of war and can strike harder than a natural disaster. Here's why the US could struggle to cope if it got hit.



The US Army built upgunned Strykers to take on Russia, but these hard-hitting armoured vehicles may have a fatal flaw


Russia plans to disconnect the entire country from the internet to simulate an all-out cyberwar


The record-breaking government shutdown is putting the US at risk of a major cyberattack


The hacker who targeted Xbox Live and PlayStation Network is facing 10 years in jail for knocking the gaming networks offline


A war in cyberspace is already raging and could lead to 'armageddon' if banks get hit


The man who guided Britain through the 2008 financial crisis worries cyber attacks could trigger the next crash



Britain's signals intelligence agency has been messing with ISIS communications and making it 'almost impossible' for them to operate


DIGITAL HEALTH BRIEFING: Consumer digital health adoption goes mainstream -- New York hospital suffers biggest data breach since 2016 -- 23andMe cancer test gets FDA approval


Top intel chief says North Korea's weapons of mass destruction are the biggest threat to the US


DIGITAL HEALTH BRIEFING: Walgreens, New York-Presbyterian launch telemedicine service -- Cybercriminals continue to target health data -- Philips buys VitaHealth



NATO made one of its biggest policy shift in decades to send a message to Russia


Britain's cybersecurity chief: Russia tried to hack UK media, telecoms, and energy


Rich people can now buy insurance to protect against what Warren Buffett calls the 'number one problem with mankind'


Law firms are preemptively opening Bitcoin wallets to pay ransoms