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How cyber attacks knocked out popular sites last week

On Friday, hackers attacked a major piece of the internet’s infrastructure. This attack overwhelmed Pinterest, PayPal, CNN, Netflix, Fox News and about 80 other popular websites. 233 more words

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East Coast Under Attack: Massive Outages Blanket The Area! Here’s Why…

By Lisa Haven

Shorty after the US government brazenly announces that they are pondering a cyber attack on Russia, the East Coast gets bombed with a cyber attack of its own. 121 more words

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'Smart' home devices used as weapons in website attack

Hackers used internet-connected home devices, such as CCTV cameras and printers, to attack popular websites on Friday, security analysts say.

Twitter, Spotify, and Reddit were among the sites taken offline on Friday. 6 more words

Cyber Security

Infographic: Under attack – cyber security breaches

Cyber attacks and data breaches are now viewed as the number one risk to businesses today, ahead of excessive red tape, skills shortages and terrorism – but despite this, only a third of businesses are looking to invest in protective measures. 8 more words

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How Your DVR was Hijacked to Help Epic Cyberattack

Elizabeth Weise reports: Technology experts warned for years that the millions of Internet-connected “smart” devices we use every day are weak, easily hijacked and could be turned against us. 423 more words


Cyber attack: hackers 'weaponised' everyday devices with malware to mount assault

The huge attack on global internet access, which blocked some of the world’s most popular websites, is believed to have been unleashed by hackers using common devices like webcams and digital recorders. 92 more words