Cyber Espionage

Cyber-espionage through advanced persistent threats (APT) has become the biggest nightmare for IT security decision makers in the UK, Bitdefender has announced this Wednesday. According to its report, 49 per cent of IT security decision makers said their organisations could ‘definitely’ be a target. Another 47 per cent says their organisations could ‘possibly’ be a […]

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Britain’s security services are struggling to keep up with the ever-changing world of communications and cyber espionage, according to former MI5 director general Dame Stella Rimington. Opening the 2017 InfoSecurity event at London’s Olympia, Rimington reflected on experiences from her time at MI5 tackling the likes of the IRA, declaring the current challenges facing the […]

Britain’s security services are struggling to keep up with the ever-changing world of communications and cyber espionage, according to former MI5 director general Dame Stella Rimington. Opening the 2017 InfoSecurity event at London’s Olympia, Rimington reflected on experiences from her time at MI5 tackling the likes of the IRA, declaring the current challenges facing the […]

Attorney General Jeff Sessions has decried the leaks and vowed to take a more aggressive stance against those releasing the information to news outlets. | AP Photo By … read more at: http://www.politico.com/story/2017/06/05/media-leaks-cybersecurity-espionage-239162

A group of hackers that previously leaked alleged U.S. National Security Agency exploits claims to have even more attack tools in its possession and plans to release them in a new subscription-based service. The group also has intelligence gathered by the NSA on foreign banks and ballistic missile programs, it said. The Shadow Brokers was responsible […]

Malware continues to be a major factor in cyber-crime, and a growing volume contains ransomware. That’s among the key findings of the 10th annual “Verizon 2017 Data Breach Investigations Report,” which is based on data from 42,068 incidents and 1,935 breaches in 84 countries. Just three years ago, ransomware ranked 22nd among specific types of […]