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Aug 29, 2014

U.S. banking group says unaware of any ‘significant’ cyber attack

BOSTON (Reuters) – An influential U.S. financial services industry group that shares information about cyber threats has said it is unaware of any “significant” cyber attacks, downplaying concerns about possible breaches at JPMorgan Chase & Co and other banks.

The group, known as the Financial Services Information Sharing and Analysis Center, or FS-ISAC, includes all major U.S. banks and dozens of smaller ones along with some large European financial institutions.

Aug 29, 2014
Aug 28, 2014

Corrected – Time Warner Cable suffers major outage; New York launches probe

BOSTON/WASHINGTON (Reuters) – (Corrects 12th paragraph to clarify that 59 percent of Time Warner Cable customers, not all cable customers, are unsatisfied with service; corrects capitalization in analyst company to “cg42″ from “CG42″)

Time Warner Cable Inc, the No. 2 U.S. cable operator, suffered a massive network outage on Wednesday due to suspected human error that cut Internet services to some 11 million businesses and residences, prompting a New York state investigation.

Aug 28, 2014
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Aug 27, 2014
Aug 27, 2014
Aug 27, 2014
Aug 27, 2014

Time Warner Cable suffers major outage; New York launches probe

BOSTON/WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Time Warner Cable Inc, the No. 2 U.S. cable operator, suffered a massive network outage on Wednesday due to suspected human error that cut Internet services to some 11 million businesses and residences, prompting a New York state investigation.

The outage to all of its Internet customers across 29 states began at about 4:30 a.m. EDT, said company spokesman Bobby Amirshahi. Services were “largely restored” by 6 a.m and “a majority, if not all” were back on line as of 8 a.m., he said.

    • About Jim

      "Jim works in the Reuters Boston bureau covering cyber security, hacking and technology privacy issues. He’s been with Reuters since 2005. He previously covered technology, media and biotechnology for Broadcasting & Cable, the Orange County Register and Bloomberg News out Tokyo, Taipei, San Francisco, Los Angeles and Santa Ana, California."
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