Adam Sandler’s Twitter Account Hacked – Expert Response

"State-Sponsored" Cyber Attacks

As reported by Variety, Adam Sandler’s Twitter account has been hacked, with hackers retweeting posts from several accounts. The ‘Chuckling Squad’ group, who are responsible for the attack, have also previously been linked to the hacking of Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey’s account. The attack on Dorsey was reportedly carried out using SIM-swapping, where hackers trick a […]

Comment: Ransomware Attack Takes US Maritime Base Offline

A computer virus forced a US maritime base offline for more than 30 hours, the country’s coast guard has revealed. Ransomware interrupted cameras, door-access control systems and critical monitoring systems at the site. The agency did not reveal the name or the location of the facility targeted by the attack.  Officials said they believed the […]

COMMENT: Travelex Forced To Take Down Site Following Cyber Attack

Cybersecurity

Travelex has been forced to take down its website after a cyber attack, a decision that has affected other services that use its services, including Tesco Bank.  The foreign-currency seller has been working on the issue since the software virus attack on New Year’s Eve.