Washington, Sept 11 – Microsoft said Thursday it thwarted recent cyberattacks from China, Russia and Iran targeting both Republican and Democratic presidential campaigns, as technology giants scrambled to protect election security less than two months ahead of the US vote.
Hackers break Biden, Gates, Twitter accounts in Bitcoin scam
AP/UNB, July 16 – Unidentified hackers broke into the Twitter accounts of former President Barack Obama, Democratic presidential front-runner Joe Biden, Mike Bloomberg and of technology moguls, politicians, celebrities and major companies on Wednesday in an apparent Bitcoin scam.
Nation-backed hackers tune attacks to COVID-19 fears: Google
Google on Wednesday warned that nation-backed hackers are exploiting the coronavirus pandemic to target health care organizations and those working to fight the pandemic.
Coronavirus: How hackers are preying on fears of Covid-19
Security experts say a spike in email scams linked to coronavirus is the worst they have seen in years, reports BBC.
US cybersecurity firm: Hackers stole EU diplomatic cables
Hackers have spent years eavesdropping on the diplomatic communications of European Union officials, a U.S. cybersecurity firm said Wednesday, an operation disrupted only after researchers discovered hundreds of intercepted documents lying around on the internet.