Cyberterrorism

Lendio, a free online service that helps business owners find the right small business loans within minutes, announced it has helped facilitate more than $500 million in financing to more than 21,000 small businesses across the U.S. According to a press release, the average loan size for Lendio’s small business customers is $26,873, with the […]

In news good for no one anywhere, it seems the North Korean army of cybercriminals has decided to reorganize itself to prioritize greater specialization.  According to WSJ reports out this morning — the cyber dark army has splintered into smaller groups and is increasingly focused on stealing from the rest of the world to give […]

It sounds like science fiction. Yet a cure for Acute Radiation Syndrome (ARS) may be on the horizon thanks to an Israeli scientist and a team from Pluristem Therapeutics Inc. While the effects on humans of Chernobyl and Fukishima will forever reside in infamy, US Energy Secretary Rick Perry recently acknowledged that nuclear power facilities […]

Every European citizen should be traceable through an individual internet fingerprint, a leading security official has said. Sir Julian King, the European commissioner for the security union, has warned that Brussels will clamp down on anonymity and encryption online amid increasing threats of cyberterrorism. Reform of member states’ powers to access protected material online will […]

Photo via Wikimedia Commons The Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors website was back to normal Wednesday after being hacked and someone substituting a pro-Islamic State group message for links to county information. “No breach of data occurred and no personal information was compromised,” a county spokesman said. The site at www.bos.lacounty.gov was attacked Tuesday, […]

Researchers say Islamic State’s United Cyber Caliphate remains in its infancy when it comes to cyberattack expertise. Hackers operating within the Islamic State’s United Cyber Caliphate may be well-versed and conversant in encrypted communications tools such as Telegram and WhatsApp, but they’re still novices when it comes to their actual cyberattack expertise. While the online […]

Information and Technology (IT) and Panchayat Raj Minister Nara Lokesh has stated that cyber attacks like wannaCry can be avoided by setting up Centre of Excellence for Cyber Security. The Minister at a review meeting at the Secretariat on Wednesday said that it was necessary to impart training in cyber security to the students. International […]