Cyber Threats

“It seems that by exploiting the alleged “cyber threat from Russia,” the British government is preparing its own citizens for approving London’s massive anti-Russian cyber attack, which — in case of implementation — will in fact be an aggressive and unprovoked action,” the statemenet of the Russian Foreign Ministry reads. The ministry has also demanded from London to provide evidence of Moscow’s involvement in alleged cyber attacks on the […]

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Intel announces Threat Detection Technology and Security Essentials Intel recently made two technology announcements: Threat Detection Technology (TDT) and Security Essentials. The former serves as a set of silicon-level capabilities to detect new classes of threats, while the latter serves as a framework that standardizes the built-in security features across Intel processors. The chip maker […]

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CenturyLink tracked 104 million unique botnet targets per day in 2017 Businesses, governments and consumers should pay more attention to the risk posed by botnets, according to a new threat report released by CenturyLink, Inc. (NYSE: CTL). In 2017, CenturyLink Threat Research Labs tracked an average of 195,000 threats per day impacting, on average, 104 million unique […]

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Theresa May will strengthen the UK’s digital defences through a £15m online security pact with Commonwealth allies amid warnings over the growing threat of cyber warfare from Russia. Leaders from the 53-nation bloc are expected to sign the world’s largest cyber declaration, pledging to join forces to combat criminals and hostile actors engaged in potentially devastating cyber attacks, and to […]

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Days after the missile strike on Syria, GCHQ and the FBI have warned of a potential retaliation by Russia– in the form of a cyber attack. The NCSC is on high alert and concern is growing among executives who fear severe disruption of critical infrastructure. IT security experts commented below. Bill Conner, CEO at SonicWall: “Cyber attacks like […]

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