Cyber Attacks

Airline Cyber Attack Attacks: Cancel Flights in Alaska

On Saturday, at the height of holiday travel, RavnAir cancelled at least half a dozen flights in Alaska, after what the business identified as “a disruptive cyber attack” on its computer network. According to company spokeswoman Debbie Reinwand, the cancellations involved around 260 travelers. The regional carrier suspended all flights involving its Dash 8 aircraft…

U.S. Energy Grid Coverage Proposal Passes with NDAA

Legislation aimed at protecting the U.S. power grid from cyber attacks passed this week, after the National Defense Authorisation Act (NDAA) was introduced in 2020. The NDAA voted 377-48 in 2020, and President Donald Trump will sign it shortly. The annual Military Bill includes the Securing Energy Infrastructure Act, which sets out a two-year energy…

Apps such as Slack And Dropbox are vulnerable to attack at the moment?

According to a recent survey, many global IT policymakers consider Corporate communication and collaboration (EC&C) apps as vulnerable to cyber attacks, such as Slack, Dropbox, etc. The survey was carried out by the Israeli cybersecurity firm Perception Point and comprised 500 respondents from various industries. The respondents are medium and large businesses with over 1000…

Official: Russian-owned Ohio Election Hack Attempted

An electoral cyberattack was detected and thwarted by Ohio earlier this month, the head of the state election said. Republican State Secretary Frank LaRose said on November 5, the “relatively sophisticated” hacking attempt was originated in Panama but traced to a Russian-owned enterprise. LaRose told The Columbus Dispatch Tuesday that the hackers wanted to find…

Cyber Attacks Against Anti-Doping Organs Warned by Microsoft

Russian government-sponsored hackers have infiltrated many anti-doping and sports organizations. At least 16 organizations worldwide were hit by the cyber attacks. Microsoft security researchers say hacking began on September 16. The incidents followed reports on anomalies found in a database of the Russian national doping laboratory by the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA). Athlete’s Relation with…

Cyber-Attacks Disrupt the Defense Contractors, IT Systems

Defense contractors Rheinmetall AG and DCC have been struck by cyber attacks this month that have affected and affected their IT systems. German Rheinmetall AG, with two operational parts, Rheinmetall Defense & Rheinmetall Automotive, is one of the world’s leading providers of military machinery and systems. “The 23,000 strong worldwide workforce produced revenues of 6.9…

Computer Hacking – What are they and how to stay protected

Individuals using an Internet-connected computer are vulnerable to the threats posed by internet predators and hackers of computers. These specialists usually use phishing scams, immediate emails or spam e-mails and flawed websites to supply your laptop with hazardous malware and to compromise your computer safety. These hackers can also create efforts to immediately access your…

How to Prevent Bots from Infecting Your System

What’s Bots? Bots are also known as crawlers, spiders, and internet bots as Internet robots. They are automated programs that are designed to perform repetitive duties. Bots were created to perform tasks at extremely high speeds with the computing energy accessible to programmers, incredible for a true person to do the same job. With both…

Botnet- What it is and how to defend against it!

It is called a botnet when a specific type of malware infects and regulates various internet-connected computers. The device owners / users are completely unaware of the botnet infection in most instances. The systems that are infected may include servers, mobile devices, PCs, and stuff internet. Cybercriminals remotely control the botnet-attacked computers and their activities…

What is Browser Hijacking? How to Get Rid of This Virus?

A browser hijacking in computing relates to a hijacker’s malicious intrusions for private benefits. To do this, the hijacker utilizes malicious software that is positioned on the internet browser to alter the browser’s behavior. The user typically does not know what is happening in the background in all instances. The sole aim of such hijacking…