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23 towns in Texas were hit by possibly the largest-ever ransomware attack, in what could be the first coordinated cyberattack of its kind

The coordinated ransomware attack on 23 Texas towns was carried out by a "single threat actor," the Texas Department of Information Resources said.

A Florida city was forced to use pen and paper and pay a $500,000 ransom after hackers took control of its computers

Lake City's emergency services network was unaffected as it had extra security, but it's unclear if the city's main network had sufficient protection.

Cyberattacks are 300 times as likely to hit financial firms than other companies. A sweeping new report finds they’re not prepared.

The cost of dealing with a cyberattack's aftermath is particularly high for wealth managers and banks, Boston Consulting Group found.
Attacks on infrastructure are becoming the new frontline of cyber threats.

Cyberattacks are the newest frontier of war and can strike harder than a natural disaster. Here’s why the US could struggle to cope if it got hi...

Month by month, we see glimpses of the power cyberwar could have. Experts from industry and government told Business Insider how the US was at risk.
U.S. Soldiers with 4th Squadron, 2nd Cavalry Regiment (2CR) prepare to conduct a live fire exercise using the 30mm Stryker Infantry Carrier Vehicle-Dragoon at the 7th Army Training Command's Grafenwoehr Training Area, Germany, Feb. 20, 2018.

The US Army built upgunned Strykers to take on Russia, but these hard-hitting armored vehicles may have a fatal flaw

A recent Pentagon report revealed that the Army's new Strykers are vulnerable to cyberattacks, a serious weakness when facing threats from Russia.
A view of St Basil's Cathedral in Moscow's Red Square during a snowfall in January 2019. Russia plans to briefly switch off its internet to simulate an all-out cyberwar some time in the next few weeks.

Russia plans to disconnect the entire country from the internet to simulate an all-out cyberwar

It's part of the Kremlin's plan to make the country's internet independent so it would survive even if the rest of the world cut it off.

The record-breaking government shutdown is putting the US at risk of a major cyberattack

The government shutdown has left workers furloughed from the US's cybersecurity agencies. Experts are worried about the country's defenses.

The hacker who targeted Xbox Live and PlayStation Network is facing 10 years in jail for knocking the gaming networks offline

An FBI investigation into a series of denial-of-service (DoS) attacks targeting online video game services in 2013 led to a guilty plea.