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cyberattack

Town Reverts to Ancient Technologies After Getting Hacked

Matanuska-Susitna officials declared a state of emergency when a serious malware attack took down their systems.
Samantha Cole
8.2.18
News

Senator Wants to Classify Insecure Internet of Things Devices As 'Harmful'

Sen. Mark Warner is asking the FCC whether poorly secured Internet of Things devices should not be allowed on the internet.
Lorenzo Franceschi-Bicchierai
10.26.16
News

Hackers Took Down a High School Literacy Test Because Punk’s Not Dead

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Jordan Pearson
10.25.16
News

Blame the Internet of Things for Destroying the Internet Today

An army of hacked Internet of Things devices could be one of the reasons why your internet sucks today.
Lorenzo Franceschi-Bicchierai
10.21.16
News

Twitter, Reddit, Spotify Were Collateral Damage In Major Internet Attack

A cyberattack on a company called Dyn caused massive DNS outages all over the East Coast and beyond on Friday.
Lorenzo Franceschi-Bicchierai
10.21.16
esports

eSports Has a DDoS Problem

A DDoS attack might have disrupted The International, but it's just the tip of the iceberg.
Emanuel Maiberg
8.7.15
Canada

Anonymous Is Celebrating Canada Day In Protest With Attacks on Government Sites

The DDoS campaign is the latest in a string of attacks in protest of Canada's controversial anti-terror legislation Bill C-51.
Matthew Braga
7.1.15
News

Government Spies Are Now Hacking Cybersecurity Firms

A Russian firm was hit by “mix of Alien, Terminator and Predator” cyberattack.
Lorenzo Franceschi-Bicchierai
6.10.15
News

Hackers Tried To Hold a Darknet Market For a Bitcoin Ransom

The unknown culprits asked for 10 Bitcoin to stop the distributed denial of service attack.
Lorenzo Franceschi-Bicchierai
5.13.15
china

The Five-Day Cyber Assault on GitHub Appears to Finally Be Calming Down

After five days of the largest cyberattack in its history, the coding site seems to have won—for now.
Lorenzo Franceschi-Bicchierai
3.31.15
china

GitHub's Largest DDoS Attack Is Still Going, 4 Days Later

The site’s largest DDoS attack shows no signs of tapering off
Lorenzo Franceschi-Bicchierai
3.30.15
china

Did China Just Launch a Cyber Attack on GitHub?

The attack turned visitors of other websites into weapons to target an anti-censorship group.
Lorenzo Franceschi-Bicchierai
3.27.15
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