Telekom Slovenije reports surge in cyberattacks

Telekom Slovenije, Slovenia’s largest telecommunications provider, dealt with 22% more cyberattacks in the past year than the year before, when it detected a record number of such attacks. Cyberattacks targeting individuals and companies of all sizes increased with the start of the Russian invasion of Ukraine, the company said in Monday’s press release marking European Cybersecurity Month.

Montenegro Sent Back to Analog by Unprecedented Cyber Attacks

"After the ransomware attack last week, Government DNS namespace is blocked so the administration switched to offline mode. According to internal investigation, a cyber-attack happened after a malicious software was uploaded from the computer in one of Government services," a government source told BIRN, speaking on condition of anonymity.

US tech titans look to ditch passwords

Apple, Google and Microsoft said Thursday they are looking to get rid of passwords and replace them with a more secure way to access accounts or devices.

The U.S. tech titans jointly announced support for a common standard that will let people sign in by unlocking their mobile phones, say, with fingerprint or face recognition.

Greek Post Restarts Services After Cyber-Attack Downs System

Hellenic Post, ELTA, announced on Wednesday that it had restarted the system that enables objects and items to be sent abroad after a cyber-attack brought the computers down.

Days before, financial services and the sending of simple correspondence were also re-activated. The suspension of these operations, among other things, has caused delays in the payment of pensions.