cyberattack


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cyberattack

An assault against a computer system or network. See information warfare and DOD cyberspace glossary.
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It is an environment where business can remain resilient in the event of a cyberattack.
Read more: North Korea denies US WannaCry cyberattack accusation
Committee official said the cyberattack affected non-core systems and had no effect on the actual events.
The findings show the most common type of cyberattack was phishing--cited by more than half (55%) of physicians who experienced an attack--followed by computer viruses (48%).
The findings show the most common type of cyberattack was phishing cited by more than half (55 percent) of physicians who experienced an attack followed by computer viruses (48 percent).
It is worth noting that many of Iran's cyberattacks are aimed at the petrochemical industry, military and intelligence sectors in order to gain leverage, particularly over Saudi Arabia and the US.
Interestingly, 20% of Asia/Pacific families were unsure whether they had suffered a cyberattack.
Yet despite this awareness, many companies at risk of cyberattacks remain unprepared to deal with them.
The emergence of the framework for an EU response to a cyberattack comes just days after United Kingdom Security Minister Ben Wallace claimed the UK government is "as sure as possible" that North Korea was behind the WannaCry ransomware attack that spread through the EU and to more than one million computer systems around the world.
Other high-profile cyberattacks include a 2014 assault on Sony Pictures Entertainment, where content, personal details and correspondence were stolen.
In so doing, when a cyberattack occurs, threat indicators about attacks with the same or similar elements, as well as intelligence about countermeasures can be rapidly supplied from AIS and used to respond.
Ideally, this plan should be updated frequently and periodically tested with cyberattack simulations to ensure that both technology and personnel are adequate to the task.