Cyber-Attacks


Obama Orders Review of 2016 Election Cyber-Attacks

US President Barack Obama has ordered intelligence agencies to review cyber-attacks and foreign intervention into the 2016 election and deliver a report before he leaves office on January 20, the White House said on Friday….


Australia Online Census Shutdown After Cyber-Attacks

Australia was forced to reassure its citizens that their personal data was secure Wednesday, after malicious attacks by overseas hackers prompted an embarrassing shutdown of the online census. Australians are required to complete the census…


Linux Distributions Vulnerable to Cyber-Attacks: Report

Researchers from University of California-Riverside have identified a weakness in the Transmission Control Protocol (TCP) of all Linux operating systems that enables attackers to remotely hijack users’ internet communications. Such a weakness could be used…