Computer hackers linked to the Chinese government used two Chinese telecom companies and the Baidu search engine to mount mass data disruption attacks on American websites involved in circumventing Beijing’s censors.
PALO ALTO, California (Reuters) – The United States on Thursday disclosed a cyber intrusion this year by Russian hackers who accessed an unclassified U.S. military network, in a episode Defense Secretary Ash Carter said showed the growing threat and the improving U.S. ability to respond.
A senior State Department official admitted on Wednesday that the agency’s networks face “thousands” of cyber attacks by hackers on a daily basis and that breaches have occurred in some cases, according to testimony presented before Congress.
The FBI sent a warning to law enforcement and other public officials on Tuesday to be on guard for cyber attacks from hackers.
A senior State Department official admitted before Congress on Tuesday that its networks have been subjected to malicious hack attacks that have affected the department, according to testimony offered before a Senate Foreign Relation’s Subcommittee.
The FBI is warning U.S. companies that cyber terrorists from the Middle East and North Africa are planning to conduct cyber attacks against Israeli and Jewish interests next week.
China’s government is sharply increasing its investment in cyber warfare programs in what U.S. intelligence officials say is a major attempt to compete with superior U.S. military cyber capabilities.
China’s recent test of a missile designed to shoot down satellites in low-earth orbit highlights a growing threat of space weapons, the commander of the U.S. Strategic Command said on Tuesday.
SEOUL (Reuters) – South Korea on Tuesday blamed North Korea for cyberattacks against the country’s nuclear reactor operator last December, based upon investigations into Internet addresses used in the hacking, but Pyongyang denied any involvement.
Security weaknesses in the computing systems of the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) pose a cyber threat to U.S. airspace and has left the FAA with insufficient ability “to ensure the safe and uninterrupted operation of the national airspace system,” according to a new report by the federal government’s watchdog group.