The war between Israel and Hamas has reached an uncomfortable of stasis: a series of temporary ceasefires that may eventually culminate in a long-term halt to hostilities. The conflict's eventual impact remains as obscure as ever, but there was one way in which this latest round of fighting could be precedent-setting.
(Reuters) - Ally Financial Inc on Thursday became the latest U.S. financial institution to face cyber attacks that may stem from hackers in Iran. Bank of America Corp , Wells Fargo & Co and other banks in recent weeks have suffered so-called denial of service attacks in which hackers use a high volume of incoming traffic to delay or disrupt customer websites. Regional bank BB&T Corp and credit card issuer Capital One Financial Corp confirmed disruptions earlier this week. ...
NEW DELHI: Cyber criminals from countries like Pakistan, China, Bangladesh and the US are mostly involved in hacking and launching attacks on computer networks of Indian organisations, Parliament was informed today. Minister for Communications and Information Technology Ravi Shankar Prasad said attackers are compromising computer systems in different parts of the world and use masquerading techniques and hidden servers to hide the identity of actual systems from which the attacks are launched.
North Korea on Friday accused the United States and South Korea of carrying out a "persistent and intensive" cyber attack against its official websites in recent days. A number of official North Korean websites, including those of the Korean Central News Agency (KCNA), the daily Rodong Sinmun newspaper, and Air Koryo airline became inaccessible early Wednesday.