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Healthcare Suffers Estimated $6.2 Billion In Data Breaches

Nearly 90 percent of healthcare organizations were slammed by a breach in the past two years. The 911 call has come in loud and clear for the healthcare industry: nearly 90% of all healthcare organizations suffered at least one data breach in the past two years with an average cost of $2.2 million per hack. …

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Anonymous to Strike World Banks, Targets Bank of Greece First

The Anonymous hacker collective has declared resurgence of its attack scheme of 2011 it named Operation Icarus that launched an onslaught of assaults against the banks in Wall Street. Currently, it has targeted servers of the apex bank in Greece, which the bank lately substantiated. The attack forced the bank to withdraw its presence from …

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Anonymous Threatens Bank DDoS Disruptions

After earlier this year declaring “total war” against U.S. Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump, the hacktivist group Anonymous is now threatening global banks with 30 days of distributed denial-of-service attack disruptions. As a preview, on May 2, the group claimed to have disrupted the website of Greece’s central bank. “Olympus will fall. A few days …

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Anonymous Attacks Eight More Banks Part of OpIcarus

The first DDoS attacks part of #OpIcarus targeted the Central Bank of Greece, which were followed only after a few days by similar attacks against the Central Bank of Cyprus. Shortly after that, the number of attacks seems to have exploded, now coming from all directions and from multiple Anonymous divisions such as Ghost Squad …

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ISIS Cyberthreat: Puny but Gaining Power

The Islamic State group’s cyber-war capabilities are unsophisticated, but they won’t be that way for long. That was the conclusion of a 25-page report released last week by Flashpoint. The report, “Hacking for ISIS: The Emergent Cyber Threat Landscape,” found that the Islamic State’s “overall capabilities are neither advanced nor do they demonstrate sophisticated targeting.” …

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