The following is a list of some of the major cyber-attack campaigns in recent years.
Stuxnet: An Iranian nuclear weapons program was crippled by a cyberattack, which the US claimed was designed to sabotage the centrifuges used to enrich uranium.
Stoltenberg: A former US Navy SEAL was sentenced to life in prison for his role in a global cyberattack in which he was responsible for stealing information about the military’s computer networks.
Stromberg: The Russian nuclear weapons chief was charged with theft and attempted theft of US military intelligence.
Flame: A US government contractor was charged after allegedly leaking a security vulnerability to the Russian government, compromising thousands of US government computer systems.
Tor: The Tor anonymity software was hacked by Russian hackers in 2012 and resulted in an explosion in a Russian government office.
Tor Browser Bundle: A German company was hacked in 2016 by a group called Black Legion, which claimed to have the capability to infect millions of computers.
DDoS attacks: The number of cyberattacks spiked during the 2016 US presidential election.
China’s state-sponsored hacking campaign against the United States has been called a cyberwar.
WannaCry: A computer worm that crippled computers around the world has infected more than 14.5 million computers worldwide.
Iran’s nuclear program was affected by a series of cyber-explosions that took place in 2014 and 2015.