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Reinforce Small and Medium Enterprise Against Cyber Threats
For small or medium size enterprise (SME) cyber security is a special challenge. Its cash or budget isn't as much as big guys, but its cyber risk is as same as latter. SME, many of them are in private sector, usually cannot afford a solid team or service to protect from cyber threats. They have to compromise some information security requirement in view of pure business pursuit. However, there are still some effective ways for them to drive cyber threats away...
By Sneha Paul  View Source  
What have we learned from WannaCry
WannaCry demos a sample of ransomware, which has been a growing threat in recent years. Cyber security is a key area of FBI. It said more than 4,000 ransomware attacks every day since 2016. In cyber space ransom seems easier , lower cost, and much higher frequent. The WannaCry ransomware attack gives computer owners a surprise as well as a lesson: how to defend from cyber ransom is becoming a question widespread ...
By Michelle Drolet  View Source  
WannaCry and Ransomware is Active on May
Ransomware is to demand money after launching security attack. This May large scale ransomware attacks are reports in many countries. WannaCry is one the them; its name is telling the world not to touch me, or your bad day is coming. The NHS once suffered a major cyber attack and had to cancel some operations countrywide. In China, the thing even became worse. Thousands of gas stations' computer systems had been down to follow a ransomware warning....
By Cara McGoogan  View Source  
Netflix Incident and Cyber Extortion Campaigns
Recently Netflix is focused among information security topics. Some attackers declared to expose its data or disrupt its web site by DDoS unless the organization pays ransoms. 10 unaired episodes from Season 5 of Netflix’ hit series "Orange Is The New Black" have been leaked. It shows that ransomware is not the only form ...
By Jai Vijayan  View Source  
Cybersecurity Startup Exposed Hospital Data in Demos
From time to time, we heard stories of data leak. There are so many ways and causes. But can you imagine your data are exposed because a security startup demonstrated its unbeatable features? The network of El Camino Hospital, based in Santa Clara, California was such a victim for years. As reports of Wall Street Journal, hundreds of presentations probed it...
By Jeremy Kirk  View Source  
5 biggest cybersecurity questions answered
Everything changes, either quickly or slowly. Cyber security is in the fastest end. Some horrible things is in front of you, but you even never heard it before. How can I surf the web anonymously? Is it a question? Yes, because in most cases your internet activities or behaviors are collected and shared among venders. Can hackers access my webcam? The answer is hackers can get more than webcam if they are smart and evil enough...
By Gene Richardson  View Source  
5 Reasons Not Hire Cyber security Professional
Skilled cybersecurity professionals are easy to get job. By estimating, the talent gap will be over 1.8 million in five years. However, hiring a cyber security expert isn't easy reversely. The related opening sometimes lasts for months in at least 55% organizations. It's difficult for them to decide the hiring is right or not. The most common reasons are 5:...
By Alison DeNisco  View Source  
Cyber security Wizards Come from Hogwarts?
Oxford, Cambridge, or Hogwarts? New cyber security experts don't come from Hogwarts. Let's view the history, the government ran some ultra-secret code & cipher schools to prepare talents for World War Two. For current information safety circumstance, the government needs more hands and minds to keep data secure. The real wizards won't come from fake schools like Hogwarts...
By Mark Flegg  View Source  
Blackmail David Beckham: 1 M Or Email Leak
David Beckham is usually in news. This time he becomes a keyword in computer security pages. He and his team refused blackmailers a deal of a £1 million. The sequence was some negative emails really leaked. David did a right thing: say no to cyber criminals. But now the society starts to move the focus to what he said in private emails...
By Kenina Christi  View Full Paper  
Don't Do Cyber Crime If Can't Do Jail Time
You may heard the old adage "Don't do the crime if you can't do the time". It's the same to young cyber criminals. A 17-year-old was sentenced to 12 months rehabilitation after hacking British telecom; another 17-year-old was sentenced to four years in Massachusetts for leading a group of villainous hackers. Hacker sometimes means go to jail.
By Steve Morgan  View Source  View Cache  
Will Trump Let Arab Hackers To Make America Safe Again
The first of first for safe is trust. Arab hackers are becoming a new issue for America safe. A new case is that Cairo-born Mohamed Saher has been told he shouldn't leave U.S., he works for a security firm, NSS Labs, and his boss doubts Trump's travel ban may finally cover more countries...
By Thomas Fox-Brewster  View Source  
Hackers Guilty of Mining Millions from EA Game
The virtual money and online marketplace are targets of hackers too. A young guy from CA was found guilty not because he stole money from a US bank, but mined $16 million FIFA coins from a soccer game of EA. This isn't a first hack case related to virtual money, and higher value cases would come very soon in cyber security circumstances...
By Sean Buckley  View Source  
Donald Trump Unveiled Four-Part Cyber Security Strategy
President-elect Donald Trump disclosed his cyber security strategy, which is getting mixed reactions. Experts say it has some good ideas. "It sounds like a fairly rational, high-level playbook... but much of this is already being done to a certain extent," chief technology officer at Binary Defense Systems agreed with him...
By JOSE PAGLIERY  View Source  
Does Censorship Is A Way for Cyber Security
A new law related to cyber security is in table of Chinese law makers. The draft bill caused some controversial comments. For example, hackers aren't the key part there although they are the role in most of cyber attacks or accidents. Instead, government are granted to censor Internet. Cyber security has separate definitions by countries. In China, ...
By Reuters  View Source  
Cyber Security Experts Share Horror Stories
Recent DDoS attack across USA causes many topics, it's not only billions of dollars in lost but potentially harm individuals. From daily mobile malware to vulnerabilities with the electric grid, some cyber security experts share stories here. Hopefully, the unknown stories can help to defend the worst-case scenarios...
By Dan Patterson  View Source  
Hackers Released House Democrats Personal Information
This is a cyber security incident with political backdrop. All Democrats in House of Representatives may be involved with this leak. Lots of private cell phone numbers and email addresses will be public, ...
By ALEXANDER MALLIN  View Source  
Stanford launches new online courses in computer security
Staying ahead in the cyber security game is critical to defending against new threats. To protect against cybercrime, corporations, business and government must continuously update their security measures and keep employees properly trained. Since 2005, Stanford has provided professionals around the world with the opportunity to learn the latest...
By PRNewswire  View Source  
A Teen Hacker Is Targeting Russian Sites
A teenage hacker angry about the downing of the Malaysia Airlines Flight MH17 has gone on a hacking spree, apparently breaching several random Russian websites and spilling the private information on millions of Russian internet users. The hacker, who calls himself Cyber Anakin in reference to the Star Wars character, told me that he didn’t...
By LORENZO FRANCESCHI-BICCHIERAI  View Source  
Want to be a hacker: Here to start
There's been a surge of high-profile cyber attacks recently: last year's Ashley Madison debacle, a number of attacks carried out by hacktivist group Anonymous, and the recent ransomware siege of a Hollywood hospital, to name a few. As a result, the demand (and salaries) for cybersecurity professionals has skyrocketed. The best way to learn cyber...
By StackCommerce  View Source  
On heels of city of Mobile hacked, here's some tips to prevent a cyber attack from infecting your life
If there is one thing certain about 2014, cyber attacks are on the rise and no one business or government sector is immune from its effect. The latest victim is the city of Mobile, which reported Monday that hackers were to blame for a nearly week-long interruption of the city's email system. Every department was affected, from police to public...
By John Sharp  View Source