Because of the ease with which a hacker can misdirect the origins of an assault, it is impossible to attribute a cyberstrike to a specific source. So on the one hand, any evidentiary claims that North Korea was responsible for the recent WannaCry or Petya attacks, or even the Sony Pictures “Interview” hack are bogus. […]

Sign up here for The Morning Download, and get the most important news in business technology emailed to you each weekday morning. Good morning. Global leaders are talking about the problems of hacking and cyberattacks with a growing level of alarm. These challenges have been on the global agenda for years, but they are rising […]

SINGAPORE: India is one of the countries being largely targeted by cyber criminals, experts from Russian antivirus and cyber security firm Kaspersky Lab said at the Interpol World 2017 conference in Singapore. “Countries like India are developing so fast, it opens the doors for more cyber attacks,“ said Stephan Neumeier, managing director of Kaspersky Lab […]

One thing is an absolute truism of cybersecurity: it is one of the fastest changing realms currently known to humanity, and one that we are unable to predict. Cybersecurity is like earthquakes. We know that one is coming sometime in the future, but we don’t know where or when it will hit, what magnitude it […]

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 […]

CAMP PENDLETON — In the new age of 21st-century warfare, law enforcement Marines will scour battlefields for the enemy’s cellphones and forensic intelligence, drones will help infantry Marines land ashore out of sight of the adversary, and radio operators will use frequencies to disrupt the enemy’s hacking abilities. These innovations are part of a new […]

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