December 14, 2017

Syrian cyber attack on Harvard University website

America's Harvard University has had its website hacked in what appears to be a "sophisticated" cyber attack from Syrian protesters. Along with a picture of Syrian president, Bashar al-Assad, the hacked home page showed a message saying the "Syrian Electronic Army Were Here". A further message … [Read more...]

Mitsubishi hit by cyber attack

Japan's largest weapons maker, Mitsubishi has confirmed it has been hit by a cyber attack attempting to get data on missiles, submarines and nuclear power plants. Mitsubishi Heavy Industries (MHI) said viruses were found on more than 80 of its servers and computers last month, but at this stage … [Read more...]

LulzSec announces its hacking days are over

Secrative but high profile hacking group Lulz Security (LulzSec) has annouced on its Twitter account that it is disbanding. After an action packed few weeks which saw cyber attacks on such high profile websites as Sony, Nintendo, Fox, PBS, the CIA, and the US Senate. LulzSec have not given a … [Read more...]

Teen hacker arrested as authorities hit back after cyber attacks

A teen hacker has been arrested in the UK as the FBI and Scotland Yard hit back following recent cyber attacks on government websites. Ryan Cleary, 19, was arrested in Wickford, Essex. Police have not identified him publicly themselves (his mother did), but have said that the arrest is in … [Read more...]

Lockheed Martin hit by massive cyber attack

Giant US aerospace company Lockheed Martin has been hit by a massive cyber attack that took place last week. Lockheed Martin says the threat was detected quickly and their internal security team prevented any sensitive programmes being accessed. The Pentagon says it is looking into the … [Read more...]

US nuclear missiles go offline with computer glitch

A computer hardware malfunction has taken 50 nuclear inter-continental ballistic missiles off-line for 45 minutes. Apparently President Barack Obama has been briefed about the suspected hardware glitch. No US President likes to push the big red button and get an error messsage. An official, … [Read more...]