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Growing cyber-kinetic threats to railway systems

Cybersecuring railway systems from potential attackers must become paramount in the digitization that those systems currently undergo. Their cybersecurity is too closely interlinked with the railway safety to leave the door open to...

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Cyber games at the World Cup 2018

Analysis of cyberthreats at the World Cup looking back at cyberattacks from the last tournament and predictions for this year.

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2 Canadian banks hacked, 90,000 customers' data stolen

Bank of Montreal and the Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce’s Simplii Financial confirmed hackers stole the personal and financial data of thousands of customers.

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Cyberwar: Silicon Valley’s new bright, shiny thing

Tech companies are hoping you forget history and ignore their culpability.

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Nation state attacks – the cyber cold war gets down to business

Cyber weaponry is moving to new frontiers: yours. Businesses are the next target on the nation state menu. Are you protected or vulnerable?

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Russia is hacking routers in global cyber attacks, US and UK warn

In a first-of-its-kind advisory, the U.S. and U.K. warned of malicious cyber activity by state-sponsored Russian hackers who are targeting network infrastructure devices.

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Hackers abused Cisco flaw to warn Iran and Russia: 'Don't mess with our elections'

Hackers exploited a flaw in Cisco Smart Install Client in a cyber attack against Iran and Russia, enabling them to leave the US flag and 'Don't mess with our elections' on screens.

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Reducing the impact of AI-powered bot attacks

Fraudsters are harnessing AI to behave like humans, trick users and scale-up attacks.

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Combating cyber threats in critical infrastructure through due diligence

Regardless of the implementation method, it’s important for critical infrastructure industries to assess their cybersecurity risks and to protect themselves. An optimal way to start is to adopt the NIST CSF, which will bring depth and...

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The theft of tea leaves and the evolution of cyber espionage prevention

All companies, big and small, are trying to figure out how to secure important data — the trade secrets. Lucky for us, it might come down to something as simple as being human.

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Toe-to-toe with the Roosskies

Russia is hardly, if at all, deterred by sanctions. Until Uncle Sam puts his kinetic foot down, Russian Intrusions and campaigns will continue and most likely increase.

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Vengeance by DDoS: No one is immune

The DDoS attack is showing up as one of the tools used to extract vengeance against companies, organizations, and individuals. Companies need a defense plan.

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The power of platforms

In an age of information, the most dangerous dual-use technology is not kinetic.

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Russia hacked Olympic computers and tried to frame North Korea

U.S. officials said the “false-flag” hacking operation conducted by the Russian GRU was supposed to make it look like North Korea accessed hundreds of Olympic-related computers.

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Equifax hackers may have stolen more data than originally revealed

A document submitted by Equifax to the Senate Banking Committee shows attackers may have also stolen tax ID numbers, additional driver’s license and credit card details, email addresses and phone numbers.

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The global ungoverned area

Looking at the Internet through Westphalian-tinted glasses is not going to make us safer or more secure.

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Kaspersky: Accidental DDoS attacks among top threats

Kaspersky Lab's Q4 2017 DDoS Intelligence Report found most DDoS attacks were sabotage and attempts to cash in on Bitcoin, but some were accidental attacks.

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Why healthcare cybersecurity spending will exceed $65B over the next 5 years

Hospitals and healthcare providers remain under cyber attack, causing organizations to spend more to protect their systems and patient data.

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