February 2018

The countries posing the greatest cyberthreats to the United States are Russia, China, Iran and North Korea. Like its counterparts, Kim Jong Un’s regime engages in substantial cyber espionage. And like Russia and Iran, it launches damaging cyberattacks that wipe data from computer disks and shut down online services. But the North Korean cyberthreat is […]

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An increasingly sophisticated North Korean cyber-espionage unit is using its skills to widen spying operations to aerospace and defence industries, a new study has revealed. FireEye, a US private security company that tracks cyber-attackers around the world, has identified a North Korean group, which it names APT37 (Reaper) and which it says is using malware […]

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LISBON – UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres called on Monday for global rules to minimize the impact of electronic warfare on civilians as massive cyber attacks look likely to become the first salvoes in future wars. Computer hackers, many of them believed to be state-sponsored groups, last year disrupted multinational firms, ports and public services […]

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Huawei has a growing presence in Canada but U.S security officials again warned the U.S government of dealings with Huawei, including not using Huawei and ZTE mobile phones. PHOTO: via CBC For years security experts in Canada and the U.S have been expressing concerns about Chinese high-tech firms and potential spying. Last week FBI director […]

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Flashback: Criminals have already wreaked havoc on current, less-networked infrastructure. In 2016, an attacker installed ransomware on the San Francisco Municipal Railway. As a result, the public transit system was unable to charge for rides for a weekend. Details: Trump has touted his $200 billion infrastructure plan as a mechanism to generate more than a […]

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FINDLAY, OH (WTOL) – Students from across the local area got some first hand experience in Cyber Security. “Programmers, their job is to make a program that works. A hackers job is to find out how many ways to break it,” said Martin White, Director of Information Technology at Findlay City Schools Monday, students from local high schools and […]

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The engineering and manufacturing sectors are facing a growing demand for cyber security specialists to combat attacks on industry Awareness and concern over security against cyber threats is growing. It’s about much more than the risk of personal data being hacked into. A hostile cyber attack is classed by the UK’s National Security Risk Assessment […]

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