DHS Prevents Cyberattack on Hawaiian Telecommunications Company
Industry: Telecommunications | Level: Strategic | Source: StarAdvertiser
Efforts from the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) prevented a potential cyberattack from impacting a telecommunications company utilizing underwater/submarine cables. The story covered by Star-Advertiser, shared DHS investigators provided a tip enabling the agency to disrupt the potential attack. A statement from DHS did not reveal the type of cyberattack, the international hacker group involved and the name or location of the arrested suspect. Leading HSI Special Agent, John F. Tobon, affirmed there was no damage or disruption to Hawaii's telecommunication infrastructure.