News tagged: Cyberattack

TalkTalk Hack Affects 4M Customers

TalkTalk, a broadband and wireless service provider in the UK, has been hacked and as many as 4 million customers could have been affected. The company says it was the victim of a "significant and sustained cyberattack." Due to the attack, hackers may have accessed personal info.

Sony Hack Leads To 47K Leaked SSN

The Sony Pictures Entertainment hack has resulted in 47,000 US Social Security Numbers being leaked. Those Social Security Numbers belong to employees, celebrities, and freelancers. Along with SSN being leaked, personal information such as salaries ...

Cyber Attack Targeted 75 American Airports

A newly published report has revealed that in 2013 a cyber attack was carried out that targeted 75 American airports. Federal authorities were involved in the investigation that resulted in the recent report. An investigation was kicked off after four airports were...

Microsoft's Macs Get Infected, Too

In a blog post made by the Microsoft Security Response Center, the company admitted to joining an elite group of cyberattack victims. All through February announcements were made by Twitter, Facebook and most recently Apple, who all may have dealt with the same malware.

Apple Gets Attacked By Hackers

Apple was the latest victim of a targeted OSX malware infection which turned out to be the same exploit that hit Facebook and Twitter recently. The offending Java plug-in has been identified and Apple have issued a security update. Apparently no data was compromised.

Facebook Is The Latest Victim Of Hackers

In a blog post yesterday, Facebook revealed it was the latest target of sophisticated hacking. Employee laptops were infected but so far no user data seems to have been compromised. Other high-profile targets in recent weeks include The New York Times and Twitter.