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Readers who tried to click on the New York Times’ website got nothing but error messages for several hours Tuesday during the site’s second major disruption this month, and people also had trouble accessing Twitter. A hacker group calling itself the “Syrian Electronic Army” claimed responsibility
South Korea issued a cyber attack alert Tuesday after hackers penetrated a number of official websites, including the presidential Blue House, on the anniversary of the outbreak of the Korean War.
China’s military is denying renewed U.S. accusations of carrying out cyber-attacks and says the sides should cooperate against the global threat of computer crime.
The Washington Post disclosed Saturday that it had suffered a cyberattack and suspects Chinese hackers were behind it, joining Twitter and major US media outlets that have endured intrusions.
After a decade of costly conflict in Iraq and Afghanistan, the American way of war is evolving toward less brawn, more guile.
Al-Qaeda’s main Internet sites have gone silent for more than a week in an unprecedented blackout that is most likely the result of a cyber attack, analysts said Tuesday.
The United States and Australia said Thursday that a cyber attack in either country would trigger a joint response, as they sought common ground in a changing world with China on the rise.
TOKYO, Japan – Sony said Monday it would fully restore all PlayStation Network and Qriocity online distribution services in Japan on Wednesday, after shutting them down in April due to hacker attacks. In the wake of the cyber attack, Sony shut down those services on April 20 to conduct an investigation and boost the overall [...]
HARTFORD, Connecticut — Hackers who claimed responsibility for online attacks against Sony Corp. and the CIA said they compromised the security of more than 1,000 accounts of an FBI partner organization, hours before releasing a web manifesto calling for “war” on governments that control the Internet. The online collective Lulz Security said it attacked a [...]
KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia — Hackers disrupted dozens of Malaysian state-linked websites Thursday, fulfilling a threat to batter the government’s digital defenses in retaliation for a crackdown on entertainment piracy. At least 51 websites suffered cyber-attacks that persisted for several hours after midnight, Malaysia’s telecommunications regulator said. Officials indicated no confidential information was compromised, but some [...]
NEW YORK – The International Monetary Fund, already reeling from last month’s arrest of its former leader, is investigating an attack on its computer system. IMF spokesman David Hawley said the organization is fully functional. He declined to provide further details on what he termed an “IT incident,” including its scope or nature and whether [...]
Top US defense contractor Lockheed Martin said Sunday that it had successfully warded off “a significant and tenacious” attack on its information systems network.
TOKYO (AFP) – As Sony struggles to recover its shredded reputation in the wake of perhaps the largest ever cyber attack, it is facing a more worrying problem, say analysts — it has lost the knack of innovation. The April hacker thefts of millions of customers’ personal records have been a bruising experience for the [...]