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Hackers hit aluminum maker Hydro, knock some plants offline

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OSLO (Reuters) – Norsk Hydro, one of the world’s largest producers of aluminum, battled on Tuesday to contain a cyber attack which hit parts of its production, sending its shares lower and aluminum prices higher. A note warning visitors about a cyber attack is seen at the headquarters of aluminum producer Norsk Hydro in Oslo, Read More

Hackers demanded ransom money from Norsk Hydro to stop cyber attack: NRK

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OSLO (Reuters) – Hackers demanded ransom money from Norsk Hydro to stop an ongoing cyber attack on its IT systems, public broadcaster NRK reported on its website, citing a message sent by the Norwegian National Centre for Cybersecurity. The Norwegian National Security Authority, of which the Norwegian National Centre for Cybersecurity is a part, was Read More

Aluminum producer Hydro hit by cyber attack, shuts some plants

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OSLO (Reuters) – Norsk Hydro, one of the world’s largest producers of aluminum, was battling on Tuesday to contain a cyber attack which hit parts of its production, sending its shares lower and aluminum prices higher. FILE PHOTO: An aluminium coil is seen during opening of a production line for the car industry at a Read More

Facebook back up after massive global outage

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Facebook services have completely returned after a massive global outage left certain users unable to access Facebook, Instagram and WhatsApp for almost 24 hours. Users across the world including the US, Japan, New Zealand and parts of Europe were affected by the outage and faced difficulties accessing the social network giant and its apps WhatsApp Read More

Urgent warning over 'serious' Windows 7 bug

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Windows 7 users are at risk from a “serious” bug that could let malicious hackers take over their computer, Google has warned. Cyber-thieves are “actively exploiting” the vulnerability by combining it with a separate flaw found in the Chrome browser. Google has issued an update for its Chrome web browser to close the loophole. Microsoft Read More

Marriott CEO apologizes for data breach, unsure if China responsible

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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Marriott International Inc Chief Executive Arne Sorenson apologized on Thursday before a U.S. Senate panel for a massive data breach involving up to 383 million guests in its Starwood hotels reservation system and vowed to protect against future attacks. Sorenson told the Senate Permanent Subcommittee on Investigations that the hacking, which occurred Read More

Marriott CEO apologizes for data breach, vows improvements

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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Marriott International Inc Chief Executive Arne Sorenson apologized on Thursday before a U.S. Senate panel for a massive data breach involving up to 383 million guests in its Starwood hotels reservation system and vowed to protect against future attacks. FILE PHOTO: Marriott Chief Executive Arne Sorenson speaks during an interview with Reuters Read More