January 2018

Trump, as a person of business, is not interested in sanctions against Russia. The Russian economy is no competition to the American economy, which can not be said about the Chinese economy. Trump is launching a trade war with Xi Jinping, and the US is about to introduce sanctions against China in the near future. […]

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From the Brits to the Australians, everyone wants to say they were the ones to tip off the Americans about Russian hacking. Now, the Dutch say their hackers hacked the hackers of Russia’s Cozy Bear network. Such claims are impossible to corroborate, and it’s only fair that they be greeted, at least in part, with […]

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By Alexander J Martin, Technology Reporter The Defence Secretary, Gavin Williamson, has claimed that Moscow could cause “thousands and thousands and thousands” of deaths in the UK with a cyberattack on our critical infrastructure. But what could the UK actually expect in a cyberwar? And could hackers really kill “thousands and thousands and thousands” of […]

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Two-thirds of UK information security practitioners admit to cyber security practices in their organisation that would “shock outsiders”. This is the key finding of a survey of 201 UK-based IT security professionals who work in the financial services industry, commissioned by virtualisation and cloud infrastructure firm VMWare. Download this free guide The importance of web […]

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Two-year-old malware campaign plagues Ukrainians with Vermin, Quasar RATs Researchers have uncovered a two-year-old cyber-espionage campaign that’s been infecting Ukrainians with either a newly discovered remote access tool called Vermin or the more established Quasar RAT. An analysis of Vermin, conducted by members of Palo Alto Networks’ Unit 42 threat research team, determined that the reconnaissance malware collects […]

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President Donald Trump’s administration recently decided to elevate Cyber Command, placing it on par with long-standing military units like Central Command, which orchestrates the country’s campaign to eradicate ISIS. | Evan Vucci/AP Photo By MARTIN MATISHAK 01/30/2018 05:40 PM EST President Donald Trump is expected to pick Lt. Gen. Paul Nakasone, the head of the […]

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ELLICOTT CITY, Md., Jan. 30, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — Today, Blackpoint Cyber announced availability of SNAP-Defense 3.0 (SNAP), a multi-tenant offering that allows MSSPs to deliver SNAP’s next-generation cyber threat hunting and response to their customers. The new architecture also sets the stage for delivering natural product extensions enabled by SNAP’s patented live network mapping.

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