[Weekly Security News] Taiwanese television station FTV under cyberattack

Weekly Cybersecurity News_August 12

August 12, 2022

1. Taiwanese television station FTV under cyberattack

According to Taiwanese TV station FTV, the DDoS attack has affected the FTV’s official website and YouTube live broadcast content. The content of the YouTube channel has recently been changed differently from the content on TV by hackers. The cyberattack only affected its live online content, adding that operations of its terrestrial and cable channels continued uninterrupted.

Source: Taipei Times

 

2. Voting for next UK prime minister delayed after cyber hacking warning

According to the British daily newspaper Telegraph, the PM election was postponed after a GCHQ spy agency reported that hackers were trying to change the ballot for the next prime minister. The agency did not disclose the source of the threat.

Source: Wionews, The print

 

3. Growing cybersecurity threats, small businesses are vulnerable to security issues

Many small to medium-sized companies do not take cybersecurity seriously and do not spend money for it, which is causing more damage. The risk of cyberattacks on small businesses is already higher than that of large businesses and has increased dramatically over the past few years.

Source: Tripwire

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