Cyberattack

After Massive Web Outage, Akamai Implements “Fix”, Says “Not Cyberattack”

Websites worldwide are slowly coming back online as Akamai tweets the ongoing situation "was not a result of a cyberattack on the Akamai platform."

U.S. and key allies accuse China of Microsoft Exchange cyberattacks

The U.S., NATO and other allies are collectively calling out China for malicious cyberattacks, including a March attack that exploited a flaw in Microsoft's Exchange Server.

Biden’s meeting with Putin left America in a weaker position

President Joe Biden only delivered half the message to Vladimir Putin when he warned the Russian leader against engaging in further cyberattacks.

Ransomware ‘business’ is hot as attacks surge

Healthcare and utilities sectors are most targeted

World’s Largest Meat Supplier Reportedly Getting Back Online After Cyber Hack

The world’s largest meat supplier said it has resumed most production after a cyber attack shutdown operations in the U.S., Canada and Australia.

US Pipeline CEO Admits Paying $4.4Mln Ransom to End Hacker Attack, Restore Service

Colonial Pipeline Chief Executive Joseph Blount said his company paid $4.4mln to the cybercriminal group that closed the largest US pipeline with a ransomware attack that sent American motorists scrambling to find gasoline and underscored the vulnerability of the nation’s infrastructure to hackers, the WSJ reported on Monday.

US fuel crisis eases after cyberattack, but many petrol pumps remain dry

The gasoline shortage crisis on the US East Coast is slowly abating, according to industry data. The modest recovery comes as the country’s largest fuel pipeline was brought back to normal operations after a cyberattack.

The refinery shutdowns have begun: Two refineries paused due to pipeline cyber hack as America’s energy infrastructure shows shocking vulnerabilities

The nation’s two largest crude oil distillation units were shuttered on Sunday after it was reported that the Colonial Pipeline had suffered an “outage.”

Report: Colonial Pipeline Paid Nearly $5 Million Ransom to Hackers

Colonial Pipeline Co. paid hackers nearly $5 million to free their computer network Friday, despite claims they had no intention of doing so.

Gas Stations Report Shortages as Pipeline Shutdown Drags On

CHAMBLEE, Ga. (AP) — More than 1,000 gas stations in the Southeast reported running out of fuel, primarily because of what analysts say is unwarranted panic-buying among drivers, as the shutdown of a major pipeline by a gang of hackers entered its fifth day Tuesday.

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