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Cyber Attacks Reach ‘Disturbing’ Level in Britain

Posted October 31st, 2011 at 1:35 pm (UTC-5)
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The director of Britain’s Government Communications Headquarters says government and industry are facing cyberattacks on a daily basis. Iain Lobban says cyberattacks have reached a “disturbing” level and could pose a threat to Britain’s economic well-being. The attacks range from significant attempts to steal information from security contractors to using the Internet databases to steal […]

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China Says Hit By 500,000 Cyberattacks

Posted August 9th, 2011 at 12:10 pm (UTC-5)
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China says it was targeted in 500,000 cyberattacks last year, with the majority originating from foreign countries. A Chinese monitoring agency says most of the attacks came in the form of Trojan horse software that installs itself on vulnerable computers. According to the report, 15 percent of the attacks were traced to IP addresses in […]

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