Cyber Threats

KALISPELL, Mont. — Classes were scheduled to resume Tuesday in northwestern Montana’s Flathead Valley after more than 30 public and private schools canceled classes last week because several schools received cyber-threats. More than 15,000 students stayed home because of the closures. Flathead County Sheriff Chuck Curry said investigators told school administrators there was no indication […]

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United Arab Emirates banks are sharing information about cyber attacks through a platform from the UAE Banks Federation (UBF). Initially, 13 of the UBF’s 48 member banks will share information via the Information Sharing and Analysis Center (ISAC), which is provided by security software supplier Anomali. Download this free guide Data protection: Not just about […]

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Dive Brief: Leading cloud providers introduced new security applications last week, as first reported by GeekWire. Google and Spotify launched Foreseti Security, an open source community with new security tools for Google Cloud Platform users, on Friday according to a Google announcement. The collaboration offers users visibility into the platform’s infrastructure and regulation and analysis […]

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If cyber-criminals are anything, they’re adaptive. The threat vectors UK businesses face continue to evolve, and hackers are finding new ways to attack hidden vulnerabilities. The technology landscape and today’s connected world are changing the cyber security environment, too, with more attacks propagating far and wide through the digital links businesses have with vendors, customers […]

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Classes are scheduled to resume Tuesday in northwestern Montana’s Flathead Valley after more than 30 public and private schools canceled classes last week because several schools received cyber-threats. More than 15,000 students have stayed home because of the closures. Flathead County Sheriff Chuck Curry said investigators told school administrators there is no indication the person […]

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Whitefish cheerleaders Camdyn Hitchcock, Ayla Burnham and Kyra Schiff (from left) wash away their window paintings Saturday at Mackenzie River Pizza Co. in downtown Whitefish. Cyber terrorism threats closed schools and canceled activities across Flathead County Thursday, Friday and into the weekend, including Whitefish High School’s homecoming festivities. … read more at: http://missoulian.com/news/local/as-flathead-school-threats-expand-law-enforcement-calls-acts-cyber/article_146d9bb0-0746-5e75-ac3e-905c18daed51.html

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If cyber-criminals are anything, they’re adaptive. The threat vectors UK businesses face continue to evolve, and hackers are finding new ways to attack hidden vulnerabilities. The technology landscape and today’s connected world are changing the cyber security environment, too, with more attacks propagating far and wide through the digital links businesses have with vendors, customers […]

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North Korea’s threats against the U.S. have brought a heightened sense of awareness around cyber threats, according to current and former government officials, operators of critical industrial systems, and other experts. The U.N. Security Council last week approved new sanctions against Pyongyang, prompting vows of retaliation, specifically against the U.S. Sources said the programs and […]

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International cybersecurity firm Fortinet is on the hunt to hire as many as 1,000 tech experts to fill its newly expanded data hub in Burnaby and help it keep on top of a rapidly expanding “threat landscape,” as security strategist Derek Manky puts it. From ordinary “phishing” to sophisticated malware and ransomware attacks such as […]

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