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Cyberattacks triple in 2012, Akamai says

China remains the largest culprit, with 41 percent of fourth-quarter observed attack traffic originating in the country, up from 33 percent in the third quarter.

By Apr. 23, 2013


Cyberattacks account for up to $1 trillion in global losses

A new report by McAfee shows that hacking and cybercrime is costing the global economy billions; however, it's not as bad as was previously reported.

By Jul. 22, 2013


Intelligence chief offers dire warning on cyberattacks

Director of National Intelligence James Clapper presents his yearly congressional report on security threats facing the nation. Cyberattacks appear for the first time -- and get top billing.

By Mar. 12, 2013


Cyberattacks reanimate CISPA, spark move by Obama -- reports

With recent news of cyberspying and hacks, legislators plan to bring back the controversial Cyber Intelligence Sharing and Protection Act, and the president plans to issue an executive order on cybersecurity, say reports.

By Feb. 8, 2013


U.S. weighs retaliation to alleged Chinese cyberattacks

Following a string of cyberattacks allegedly coming from China, the U.S. government is debating what from the response should take.

By Feb. 1, 2013


Corporations bring a 'knife to a gun fight' amid cyberattacks

According to a new report, denial-of-service attacks rose by a staggering 170 percent last year, and corporations need to learn how to better defend themselves.

By Jan. 25, 2013


Akamai: A third of cyberattacks come from China

The company also says the U.S. still has a long way to go to catch up with No. 1 South Korea in terms of average broadband speed, but the gap narrowed a bit in the third quarter.

By Jan. 23, 2013


Iran said to be responsible for cyberattacks on U.S. banks

The massive wave of DDoS attacks that hit U.S. banks recently was thought to have been done by a fringe hacker group, however government officials now believe it was the work of Iran.

By Jan. 8, 2013


Power utilities claim 'daily' and 'constant' cyberattacks, says report

A report out of Congress outlines the increased hacks on power grid computer systems, noting that one utility faces 10,000 attempted cyberattacks per month.

By May. 21, 2013


Targeted cyberattacks jump 42 percent in 2012, Symantec says

The security company's latest Threats Report shows a small decline in spam and a huge rise in the number of targeted attacks.

By Apr. 16, 2013