Cyberattack on Tennessee election website preceded outage

An intentional cyberattack and suspicious activity by foreign computers preceded the crash of a website that was reporting results in a Tennesseecounty’s primary elections, a cyber-security firm said Friday. The Knox County elections website suffered the attack, and “a suspiciously large number of foreign countries” accessed the site on May 1, according to the report…

Romania’s cyber security alerts up 25 pct in 2017 to 138 mln

The National Cybersecurity Response Center (CERT-RO) said on Friday, in its Cyber ​​Threat Evolution Report 2017, that 138.2 million cyber security alerts were collected and processed in Romania last year, up 25 percent from 2016, affecting one out of three IP addresses in the country. Following the analysis of cyber security alerts collected by CERT-RO in…