Cyberattack

01.18.16
Ukraine blames Russians for a cyberattack on Kiev's airport
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Ukraine blames Russians for a cyberattack on Kiev's airport

It's worried that this is the next step in a a digital assault.

By J. Fingas,   01.18.16
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12.31.15
Microsoft will warn users targeted by government hackers (update)
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Microsoft will warn users targeted by government hackers (update)

It's following in the footsteps of other tech corporations like Google, Facebook and Twitter.

By M. Moon,   12.31.15
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12.27.15
Anonymous takes credit for cyberattacks crippling Turkey
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Anonymous takes credit for cyberattacks crippling Turkey

Turkey's hesitation in fighting ISIS supposedly made its websites fair game.

By J. Fingas,   12.27.15
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12.23.15
Yahoo alerts victims of state-sponsored cyberattacks
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Yahoo alerts victims of state-sponsored cyberattacks

Google, Twitter and Facebook already warn users of similar suspected attacks.

By J. Conditt,   12.23.15
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12.12.15
Twitter warns users targeted by state-sponsored attacks
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Twitter warns users targeted by state-sponsored attacks

Twitter will tell you if it thinks a government tried to compromise your account.

By J. Fingas,   12.12.15
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11.25.15
Facebook's new alert system warned the US about Iranian hackers
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Facebook's new alert system warned the US about Iranian hackers

If it weren't for Facebook code that warns about state-sponsored hacks, the US State Department might not have caught an Iranian attack when it did.

By J. Fingas,   11.25.15
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11.17.15
Congress considers letting US companies hack Chinese attackers
11.17.15

Congress considers letting US companies hack Chinese attackers

A Congress study says the US may want to let companies launch 'revenge' hacks to recover or wipe data.

By J. Fingas,   11.17.15
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