Cyberattacks: Bigger, smarter, faster


A French soldier wearing the logo badge of the 807 CTRS Cyber Defence attends a cyber defense exercise in Rennes, western France. Cyberattacks have been getting more devastating and bigger in scope over the last 15 years. — AFP

PARIS: From paralysing the Internet in Estonia to a US$4.4mil (RM18.22mil) ransom being paid last week after the shutdown of a major US pipeline, we take a look back at 15 years of cyberattacks.

Cyberwars begin

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