Social media giant remains silent over alleged breach, which a security researcher says will "lead to a lot of hacking, targeted phishing and doxxing."
Hackers obtain access to over 80,000-member database of InfaGrad, an FBI outreach programme, and were asking $50,000 for the entire database.
The rise of cyber alliances and emerging cyber threats will compel governments to rethink their behaviour on the global stage.
Fast Company says its content management system — software used by news outlets to publish and manage their stories — was hacked to send the notifications.
Uber put out word of the breach late Thursday in a tweet, and a hacker claiming to be 18 years old then posted screenshots taken from inside Uber computers.
The number of cybercrimes against children surged by 144 percent in 2020 and continues to rise since the switch to remote schooling.
World Economic Forum warns that a digital shift propelled by the pandemic and a space race facilitated by falling costs for launch technology bring fresh challenges for the global economy.
An hour-long blackout struck several US airlines, Australian financial firms and other global companies, with the problem traced to US-based tech provider Akamai.
Mounting speculation suggests US military's Cyber Command took punitive action against the disruptive Russia-based cyber-extortionist group.
Officials warn any shortages seen at individual petrol stations are a result of people “panic buying” and not the Colonial Pipeline shutdown itself.
Colonial Pipeline says a cyberattack forced it to temporarily halt all operations on a major pipeline that delivers roughly 45 percent of all fuel consumed on the US East Coast.
Prolific Swiss computer hacker Till Kottmann had stolen credentials, private records and proprietary information from dozens of companies and government agencies, according to US authorities.
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