Dyn Says It's Defending Against Third Wave of Complex Cyber Attacks - Reuters Oct 21, 2016 04:25PM

Dyn Says It's Defending Against Third Wave of Complex Cyber Attacks - Reuters

PayPal says some customers unable to make payments due to cyber attack on Dyn Oct 21, 2016 03:36PM

(Reuters) - PayPal Holdings Inc said on Friday that it has experienced some service disruptions due to the cyber attack on Dyn that caused Internet outages for its customers.

"This has prevented some of our customers from being able to pay with PayPal in certain regions," said company spokeswoman Amanda Miller. "PayPal was not attacked directly, nor were any of our core services to business impacted in the disruption."

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Fed's Williams wants rate hike this year as wages rise Oct 21, 2016 02:34PM

By Ann Saphir

SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - San Francisco Federal Reserve Bank President John Williams on Friday redoubled his call for raising rates soon, telling reporters after a speech here that "this year would be good" for a rate rise that he had wanted to take effect last month.

Waiting too long to raise rates, he said, could end up fueling inflation or bubbles and force the Fed to implement sharp rate hikes that could choke economic... (continue reading...)

U.S. government probing whether east coast internet attack was a 'criminal act' - official - Reuters Oct 21, 2016 12:36PM

U.S. government probing whether east coast internet attack was a 'criminal act' - official - Reuters

Cyber attacks disrupt PayPal, Twitter, other sites Oct 21, 2016 09:17AM

By Joseph Menn, Jim Finkle and Dustin Volz

(Reuters) - Hackers unleashed a complex attack on the internet through common devices like webcams and digital recorders and cut access to some of the world's best known websites on Friday, a stunning breach of global internet stability.

The attacks struck Twitter, Paypal, Spotify and other customers of an infrastructure company in New Hampshire called Dyn, which acts as a switchboard for internet... (continue reading...)

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