Cyberwarfare

Exclusive: Hackers acting in Turkey's interests believed to be behind recent cyberattacks

Sweeping cyberattacks targeting governments and other organizations in Europe and the Middle East are believed to be the work of hackers acting in the interests of the Turkish government, three senior Western security officials said.

Fresh attacks on government websites raise concerns

Concerns were raised on Friday after Greek government websites were targeted by hackers on Thursday for a second time within just a few days, fueling calls for stronger cyber protection.

Despite speculation that the hackers could have been from Turkey, a government official said yesterday that it is very difficult to ascertain who the culprits were.

Outdated laws put UK's cybersecurity at risk: Report

Britain's anti-hacking laws are outdated and placing the country's cybersecurity at risk, according to a new report released on Jan. 22.

The Computer Misuse Act 1990 is now 30 years old and must be updated, according to the Criminal Law Reform Now Network (CLRNN), a group of academics from Birmingham and Cambridge universities that specializes in legal reform projects.

No data lost from Turkish hacker attacks, probe finds

Last week's attacks by Turkish hackers on websites of Greek state bodies including the Greek Foreign and Finance ministries, the National Intelligence Service (EYP) and Parliament are the latest in a string of such incidents over the years which, however, have not led to any data being stolen, according to sources.

Cyber war is just a "matter of time": Iran is functional "offline", unlike the USA

Deutsche Welle asked security experts: What would be the strength of Iran in such a cyber war?
The day after the US drone attack killed Iranian General Qasim Soleimani, the US Department of Homeland Security issued a warning against possible cyber-attacks by Iran and its proxies.

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