On April 23, 2013, the Associated Press’s (AP) Twitter account sent out the following tweet: Breaking: Two Explosions in the White House and Barack Obama is injured. The Twitter account had been hacked, purportedly by the Syrian Electronic Army (SEA).
Over the course of the next three minutes the Dow … Read More >>
On July 13, 2018, 12 Russian nationals were charged by indictment with conducting cyber operations against the United States in an effort to “interfere with the 2016 U.S. Presidential election.”
In 2016 multiple cyber units of the Russian “GRU” (Main Intelligence Directorate of the General Staff were able to secure, … Read More >>
On May 21, 2014, eBay reported that it had discovered its systems had been breached two weeks earlier and that all of their 145 million users had PII stolen from them. The reason given for the delay in announcing the breach was that eBay initially believed the user data was … Read More >>
In March of 2011, RSA the makers of the RSA SecurID tokens that over 40 million government organizations and corporations use for their security in authenticating users, disclosed that they had been the victim of hackers.
It was believed that the hack came from two teams and was sponsored by … Read More >>