The extortionist claimed a terabyte of Saudi Aramco data had been hacked, with an offer for the data to be deleted posted on the dark web.
NSO Group has denied that it held "a list of potential, past or existing targets," including Macron and other members of the French government.
A Chinese government spokesperson dismissed hacking allegations as a "political smear" on Tuesday.
NATO said it is determined to "actively deter, defend against and counter the full spectrum of cyber threats."
"Our perspective is that staying silent would essentially be an acknowledgement that the government is indeed involved in this," the chairman of Hungary's parliamentary national security committee told the Associated Press.
A senior U.S. administration official previewed the launch of a new campaign that seeks to demonstrate how China's Ministry of State Security "uses criminal contract hackers to conduct unsanctioned cyber operations globally, including for their own personal profit."
"Our team worked with Microsoft to conduct a review of our systems and after a thorough investigation, no RNC data was accessed," said RNC Chief of Staff Richard Walters.
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"There's zero doubt in my mind that the timing here was intentional," cybersecurity researcher Jake Williams said.
The National Security Agency said the attacks by operatives were linked to the Russian military intelligence agency.
Since the pandemic's onset six out of 10 IT security leaders cited their remote workforce as the cause of a data breach. Downloading content from illegal websites can put entire companies at risk for a cybersecurity breach.
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North Korean hacking group Kimsuky was one of the IP addresses tracked by an analysis following the cyberattack on the Korean Atomic Energy Research Institute.
The study by a cybersecurity company found that 80 percent of businesses that paid after a ransomware attack suffered a second attack.
Verizon and the country's largest water supplier are among the high-value entities hit by the Pulse Connect Secure hack, which has been suspected to be China's work.
Attorney Alison Grinter Allen posted on Twitter on Monday that Winner "is still in custody in the residential reentry process, but we are relieved and hopeful."
"We have been accused of all kinds of things," Putin said, "and not once, not once, not one time, did they bother to produce any kind of evidence or proof, just unfounded accusations."
"There are a whole bunch of things we can do to prevent this activity from occurring, whether they pay the ransom or not, if they communicate and coordinate with law enforcement right out of the gate. That's the most important part," FBI Director Christopher Wray said.
The CEO said that the company paid the ransom to prevent any negative impacts on restaurants, grocery stores and farmers.
"That's an unknown we probably don't want to know. And it's an unknown we probably don't want to play out in a public forum," Colonial Pipeline CEO Joseph Blount said about the attack.
The cause of the worldwide outage appears to be linked to Fastly, a website content network. A fix has been applied.
Congress must take the lead in protecting our government, our corporations and our citizens against one of the most pressing foreign threats to our national security.
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The information of 4.5 million customers was leaked in a cyberattack on Asian airlines like Air India.
Although operations resumed Thursday, most gas stations in Virginia, Georgia and the Carolinas remained out of action.
President Joe Biden said that although U.S. intelligence had found no evidence to link the attack with the Russian government, he believed the country had "some responsibility to deal with" the issue.
The FBI accused the group of being responsible for the shutdown of a major U.S. oil pipeline last week.