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Cyberattack is any attempt by an organization or individual to destroy, steal, disable, alter, or obtain illegal access to a computer or computer system in order to gain the benefit or cause harm. Cyberattacks can be launched from one or more computers against other computers or networks. The most common types of cyberattacks are phishing, malware, denial-of-service attacks, man-in-the-middle-attacks, DNS-tunneling, zero-day exploits, etc.
In early March, Internet scammers began to use Telegram bots, which collect personal data, to blackmail users in Russia. Now, the Telegram account of the Australian Finance Minister was hacked.
18-year-old US resident Graham Ivan Clark pleaded guilty to committing a hacker attack on the social network Twitter for the purpose of fraud. A Florida court sentenced him to three years in a juvenile prison.
Due to a vulnerability in Microsoft's Exchange Server software, hackers managed to attack more than 60,000 companies and organizations in the United States, Europe, and Asia. The incident has already been called a cybersecurity threat.
Florida Teen Accused of Massive Twitter Hack Targeting Barack Obama, Bill Gates, Elon Musk, and Others
On July 15, a Florida teen hacker gained access to Twitter accounts of Elon Musk, Jeff Bezos, Bill Gates, Barack Obama, and many others. On August 5, court hearings began against Graham Ivan Clark, a 17-year-old guy from Tampa, Hillsborough County, Florida.
All of Garmin's online services were unavailable worldwide due to cybercriminals who hacked into its internal security systems. That's why Garmin paid the ransom in exchange for a key to decrypt files and resume access to its services.
Garmin services are still unavailable since Garmin faced with hackers attack yesterday. It was a ransomware attack that encrypted its internal network and some production systems.