itemprop=”name” content=”Tom’s Guide” Security News WASHINGTON — Most media reports of cyberattacks and cyberwar are inaccurate and sensationalized, the veteran security researcher known as Space Rogue told the ShmooCon hacker conference here yesterday (Jan. 13). Credit: Palo_ok/Shutterstock The threat of computer-based attacks upon the… read more at: http://www.tomsguide.com/us/cyberwar-squirrels-shmoocon,news-24283.html

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Hackers working on behalf of the Russian government have attacked a wide variety of American citizens and institutions. Targets have included the Democratic National Committee, the Republican National Committee, prominent Democratic and Republican officials, and university and academic research programs. These attacks started years back but have continued after the election. They have hit government […]

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The UK parliament has launched an inquiry into its cybersecurity defenses, as part of its five year cybersecurity strategy. Cyberthreats were pinpointed as “one of the four key security challenges” facing the UK in its 2015 National Cybersecurity Review. The Joint Committee on the National Security Strategy has been tasked with assessing the nation’s cybersecurity […]

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For a less-than three-year-old company, Louisville’s Swimlane is swimming in cash. The cyber security firm, founded in 2014, recently closed on a $6 million Series A finance round from a private group of Colorado-based angel investors and industry experts. They were perhaps drawn in by the company’s list of clients, which includes Fortune 1000 companies […]

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It’s nice that Kathe Stander (“Putin’s popularity with GOP scary,” Jan. 13) has discovered for herself the decades-long, established fact of intense European interest (and sometimes dismay) in our presidential elections. The ongoing hearings of Cabinet nominees that she unjustifiably describes as having “questionable ethics” should allay her fears on that account. And perhaps she […]

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LONDON Shipping companies grappling with the threat of cyber attacks on vessels are finding insurance policies often fall short, officials involved in both industries say, a risk that could feed through into global prices. Digitalization means electricity networks, emergency services, industry and agriculture are all vulnerable to hacking by criminal gangs for extortion or, for […]

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January 13, 2017 —Rudy Giuliani, who will be cybersecurity adviser to the incoming president, says Americans are going to hear a lot more from Donald Trump on digital threats against the country. “He’s going to elevate this to a very large priority for the government – and I think by doing this, he’s trying to […]

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Yesterday, President-elect Donald Trump announced the appointment of former New York Mayor Rudy Giuliani as his cyber security advisor concerning the US private sector. The news made headlines, mostly because Rudy Giuliani is the last person who someone would think to be qualified to handle “the cyber,” and because nobody seemed to know what Giuliani’s […]

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