December 2017

Video: Looking back on 2017 Thought you caught everything in security this year? There was a lot to unpack. Here are ten things we learned this year that you might have missed. 1. APPS CAN USE ULTRASONIC SOUNDS TO TRACK WHERE ITS… read more at: http://www.zdnet.com/article/10-things-in-cybersecurity-that-you-might-have-missed-this-year/

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Moscow mules This was the year Kaspersky finally got all the big press it’s been angling for. Unfortunately for the antivirus company, it wasn’t for its research. Kaspersky spent an uncomfortable year in the headlines being accused of working with Russia’s FSB (former KGB). Eventually those suspicions got it banned from use by US government […]

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There were no shortage of security vulnerabilities disclosed and companies breached in 2017. For venture capitalists, all that security news provided further incentive to invest in cyber-security startups, as the opportunity and demand for new technologies continued to grow. Over the course of the year, eWEEK has chronicled the flow of new money into cyber-security […]

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The rationale for Robert Mueller’s appointment as special counsel is that Russia conducted a cyberespionage attack — hacking — to interfere in the 2016 presidential campaign, and that the Trump campaign may somehow have “colluded” in this offense. Mueller has been at this for six months, and the FBI for a year before that. So isn’t […]

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Ignatius is a columnist with The Washington Post.  … read more at: http://qctimes.com/opinion/columnists/ignatius-iran-is-a-cyber-threat/article_7aeefac6-f0c5-59e4-86ed-0ecabe1f5eec.html

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If 2017’s string of headline-hitting cyberattacks has made one thing clear, it’s that cybercrime is now something that affects us all. Take the WannaCry ransomware attack in May, for example, which infected 400,000 machines worldwide in 150 countries, with 47 NHS organisations affected in the UK, and operations delayed up and down the country. And mere […]

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Video: Looking back on 2017 Thought you caught everything in security this year? There was a lot to unpack. Here are ten things we learned this year that you might have missed. 1. APPS CAN USE ULTRASONIC SOUNDS TO TRACK WHERE ITS… read more at: http://www.zdnet.com/article/10-things-in-cybersecurity-that-you-might-have-missed-this-year/

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Moscow mules This was the year Kaspersky finally got all the big press it’s been angling for. Unfortunately for the antivirus company, it wasn’t for its research. Kaspersky spent an uncomfortable year in the headlines being accused of working with Russia’s FSB (former KGB). Eventually those suspicions got it banned from use by US government […]

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As I noted on Thursday, Britain’s top security priority is countering Islamic terrorist threats. Yet the world is big and British spy agencies also have other top concerns. In its 2016-2017 report released before Christmas, Parliament’s Intelligence and Security Committee gave us a window into just what those priorities are. First up, Russia. While the […]

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