Friday, 20 September 2019

Tag Archives: cyber-attack

Twitter account of Amitabh Bachchan hacked

BOLLYWOOD veteran actor Amitabh Bachchan’s Twitter account was hacked by a group, Ayyildiz Tim. After hacking the account, Ayyildiz Tim posted several messages, including an anti-India post. The first post read, “This is an important call to the whole world! We do condemn the irrespective behaviors of Iceland republic towards ...

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BA says 185,000 more customers affected in cyber attack

LONDON: British Airways owner IAG on Thursday said that a further 185,000 customers may have had their personal details stolen in a cyber attack earlier this year. This includes the holders of 77,000 payment cards whose name, billing address, email address, card payment information have potentially been compromised. A further ...

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Major cyber attack hits private Bank in Pakistan

KARACHI: The country’s banking system was once again the target of a cyber-attack. Banks’ ATM cardholders and online users, particularly those maintaining accounts at Bank Islami, need to become extra cautious while doing financial transactions. According to industry sources, ABL and JS Bank have also restricted ATM overseas transaction. In its ...

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Dubai’s Careem hit by cyber attack affecting 14 million users

DUBAI: Careem, Uber’s main ride-hailing app rival in the Middle East, was hit by a cyber attack that compromised the data of 14 million users, it said on Monday. The company learned of the breach, in which access was gained to a computer system that stored customer and driver account ...

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Majority of big British firms not prepared for cyber attack

LONDON: More than two-thirds of 
Britain’s biggest businesses have admitted staff lack training to deal with the growing threat of cyber attacks, research has shown. Top companies and charities have been told to do more to protect themselves from online threats after a UK government survey of leading firms found ...

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UK homes lose internet access after cyber-attack

LONDON: More than 100,000 people in the UK have had their internet access cut after a string of service providers were hit by what is believed to be a coordinated cyber-attack, taking the number affected in Europe up to about a million. TalkTalk, one of Britain’s biggest service providers, the ...

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