Russian hackers went to shocking and elaborate lengths to wriggle their way into the United States’ electrical grid, according to a Wall Street Journal report Friday that detailed a slew of new hacking techniques. Hackers targeted government contractors connected to a public utility company in Oregon to access the country’s electric grid, the report notes.
Two Iranian nationals indicted for SamSam Ransomware attacks Hospitals, Municipalities, Public Institutions were hit More than $30 million in losses attributed to attacks A federal grand jury returned an indictment unsealed today in Newark, New Jersey charging Faramarz Shahi Savandi, 34, and Mohammad Mehdi Shah Mansouri, 27, both of Iran, in a 34-month-long international
by Kyle Perisic The FBI issued a warning Friday to Americans with internet routers in their homes or offices to reboot their routers immediately after the agency discover hundreds of thousands of routers had been compromised by foreign actors. “The FBI recommends any owner of small office and home office routers power cycle
KIRILL KUDRYAVTSEV/AFP/Getty Images by Adelle Nazarian23 Mar 20180 23 Mar, 201823 Mar, 2018 The Department of Justice (DOJ) and Department of Treasury’s Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) charged one Iranian entity and nine Iranians on Friday in a hacking scheme to steal intellectual property and information from at least 144 United States-based universities, various