Cyber Threats

WASHINGTON, Feb. 10, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — The American Chemistry Council’s (ACC) Chemical Information Technology Center (ChemITC) announced a new partnership with the Defense Security Information Exchange ™ (DSIE) to help increase participation in the Chemical Sector ISAC (ChemISAC), which serves as a trusted community for companies to identify and share cyber threat information. “Protecting the technology […]

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Verizon Communications announced its intention to acquire Yahoo for $4.83 billion July 2016. In striking this deal, Verizon sought to strengthen its position in the digital advertising and media markets that it operated in under its subsidiary, AOL Inc. Those hopes were dashed in September when Yahoo announced that a large-scale data breach had occurred […]

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WASHINGTON, Feb. 10, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — The American Chemistry Council’s (ACC) Chemical Information Technology Center (ChemITC) announced a new partnership with the Defense Security Information Exchange ™ (DSIE) to help increase participation in the Chemical Sector ISAC (ChemISAC), which serves as a trusted community for companies to identify and share cyber threat information. “Protecting the technology […]

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The EU’s Network Information and Security Agency (Enisa) has published its fifth annual report assessing the threat of cyberattacks in the region. Enisa’s Threat Landscape Report 2016 assesses the numerous cyber-incidents that dominated the news over the 12-month period, focusing on the main objectives of monetisation and political impact. It reports about the motivations of […]

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Accenture, has entered into an agreement to acquire the iDefense Security Intelligence Services business from VeriSign, Inc. iDefense, one of the world’s first and most prolific cyber threat intelligence businesses, has proven capabilities in cyber intelligence related to vulnerabilities, malicious code and global threats to organizations. iDefense’s next generation intelligence platform specializes in delivering faster […]

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February 8, 2017 University Research Reveals Animal-Based Coding Practices by Jim Turley “It’s practically impossible to look at a penguin and feel angry.” – Joe Moore   The headline was straight out of click-bait heaven. “Hungry penguins keep self-driving cars safe from hackers.” It had everything: cute animals, cyber-threats, and scary autonomous vehicles. Throw in […]

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Companies that are not proactively protecting themselves against ransomware attacks could pay for it in the short term. A report by cybersecurity company Malwarebytes said ransomware distribution rates in 2016 grew by 267% between January and November. Ransomware was the leading attack strategy used against businesses, with the United States recording the most ransomware detections. Ransomware is […]

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