450 million cyberattacks attempted on Japan Olympics infrastructure: NTT

The NTT Corporation, which provided wide-ranging telecommunications services and network security for the Olympic & Paralympic Games in Tokyo this summer, said there were more than 450 million attempted cyberattacks…

Halloween comes early for Syniverse, Facebook, and Twitch: What we can learn from their spooky outages plus breaches

It looks like more than ghosts are wreaking havoc on haunted networks. We’re less than a full week into October, and Cybersecurity Awareness Month isn’t quite taking shape the way…

Sinclair confirms ransomware attack after TV station disruptions

Sinclair Broadcast Group — which controls hundreds of TV stations across the US — has confirmed a ransomware attack on certain servers and workstations. In a statement and notice sent…

A former top US election official urges sweeping security improvements, warning 'democracy is in trouble'

Written by Tim Starks Oct 14, 2021 | CYBERSCOOP The Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency’s former lead election security official is recommending comprehensive changes to protect the ballot in future…

#DTX2021: Louis Theroux Discusses the Coalescence of Tech and Human Behavior

#DTX2021: Louis Theroux Discusses the Coalescence of Tech and Human Behavior Renowned documentarist Louis Theroux described the growing societal dangers posed by social media use during the keynote interview at…

North Korea targeted cybersecurity researchers using a blend of hacking and espionage

Padlokr –  Padlokr –  North Korea has a long history of hacking targets in the U.S. Chris Price/Flickr, CC BY-ND Paulo Shakarian, Arizona State University North Korean hackers have staged…

EU: Russia Behind ‘Ghostwriter’ Campaign Targeting Germany

It’s not the first time that the disinformation/spearphishing campaign, which originally smeared NATO, has been linked to Russia.

EU takes aim at Russia over 'Ghostwriter' hacking campaign against politicians, government officials

The European Union formally blamed Russia on Friday, just ahead of this weekend’s German elections, for a hacking campaign targeting EU government officials and politicians. And the EU is threatening…

Facebook says it will step up efforts to stop coordinated campaigns that cause harm

Facebook will ramp up efforts to curb coordinated activities from real users who are connected to dangerous activities in the real world, such as promotion of vaccine misinformation and organizing…