EghtesadOnline: Following a cyberattack that severely disrupted the sale of subsidized gasoline in Iran last Tuesday, the sale of compressed natural gas has experienced a 50% jump per day, a member of the board of directors at Iran's CNG Association said.
EghtesadOnline: The Energy Ministry in Tehran ruled out the possibility of a cyber-strike or sabotage on the state-run Iran Power Generation, Distribution and Transmission Company’s (Tavanir) infrastructure.
EghtesadOnline: A cyberattack targeted Iran’s communication infrastructure, causing widespread disruptions in internet connections throughout the country, an ICT Ministry official says.
EghtesadOnline: Sony. Netflix. And now, HBO. While the 2014 hacking at Sony Pictures pushed entertainment giants to take computer security more seriously, recent incidents have exposed weaknesses throughout Hollywood’s food chain. Last week, as HBO investigated a cyberattack on its own systems, an unaired episode of its hit show “Game of Thrones” appeared online following an unrelated breach at a pay-TV partner in India. In April, when 10 episodes of Netflix Inc.’s “Orange Is the New Black” leaked, the incident was traced to a contractor.
EghtesadOnline: The 23-year-old who saved the world from a devastating cyberattack in May was asleep in his bed in the English seaside town of Ilfracombe last week after a night of partying when another online extortion campaign spread across the globe.
EghtesadOnline: A cyberattack disabled some of the U.K. Parliament’s communications on Saturday, disrupting the ability of lawmakers to access their email, a House of Commons spokeswoman said.
EghtesadOnline: Russia’s cyberattack on the U.S. electoral system before Donald Trump’s election was far more widespread than has been publicly revealed, including incursions into voter databases and software systems in almost twice as many states as previously reported.
EghtesadOnline: There's a blame game brewing over who's responsible for the massive cyberattack that infected hundreds of thousands of computers. Microsoft Corp. is pointing its finger at the U.S. government, while some experts say the software giant is accountable too.
EghtesadOnline: An unprecedented cyberattack swept across the globe over the weekend, but so far the majority of victims haven’t paid hackers a ransom.
EghtesadOnline: An estimated 200 computers in Iran have been infected by a virus called 'WannaCry', in the first reported incident by government officials after a week of thousands of computers around the world being locked by the malware.