June 2018

Kane Gamble, the Leicestershire teenager, is the terrifying example of what happens when IT help desk security measures take a disastrously wrong turn. Gamble was only 15 years old when he waged an eight-month campaign of “cyberterrorism” between June 2015 to February 2016, whereby he gained access and leaked the details of high-ranking US intelligence […]

Illustration: Liu Rui/GT A post claiming the US would wage a cyber war against China by dismantling net neutrality rules after it announced additional tariffs of 25 percent on Chinese imports worth approximately $50 billion has been circulating on WeChat. It should be known that the US’ repeal of net neutrality rules is not related […]

Video Roundtable: Cyber security – How to deal with the threat to content 2018-06-18T09:17:00Z For broadcasters and media firms, cyber security threats come from a range of sources, including hackers, government agencies and cyber criminals. In this IBC365 discussion, a panel of experts explore what can be done to protect content and safeguard businesses. … read more […]

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THE KEY The headquarters of the Office of Personnel Management in Washington on June 5, 2015. (Andrew Harrer/Bloomberg) It has been four years since hackers stole personal information from 22 million people through the Office of Personnel Management, and only now are we seeing concrete evidence that the data is being used in financial crimes. A woman admitted […]

CrowdStrike, a Sunnyvale, Calif.-based cybersecurity firm, has raised $200 million in new funding at a valuation exceeding $3 billion by private investors, the company said Tuesday. CrowdStrike was founded in 2011 by executives formerly at the helm of cybersecurity firm McAfee. The firm sells “endpoint” security software, a crowded segment of cybersecurity market that aims […]