Cyber Attacks

London and New York Police To Trade Cyber Security Staff

Prosecutors from London and New York police have planned to send staff to each other’s offices to increase transatlantic collaboration in a bid to fight cybercrime. The London Police and New York District Attorney’s Office will exchange one member each this spring, and they hope that there will be an expansion of the program in Read More

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North Korea Accused of Hacking South Korean Smartphones

South Korea’s National Intelligence Service (NIS) has alleged that North Korean cyber army has infected over 20,000 smartphones belonging to South Koreans, submitting its intelligence report to lawmakers on Wednesday. Citing the NIS report, Yonhap, South Korea’s news agency, reported that the cyber attacks were carried out between May and September. Victims reportedly downloaded infected Read More

Intel & NCR to Build Consumer Protection Solutions

Intel has teamed up with NCR to build end-to-end encryption solutions that will protect financial and consumer data that is processed at point-of-sale systems. Mobile devices and the Internet of Things are beginning to invade the financial and retail services space. It is true that they improve the customer experience, but the existing technology that Read More

HITRUST Announces Healthcare Security Program, CTX

With cyber attacks targeting the healthcare sector evolving and increasing at a significant pace, HITRUST (Health Information Trust Alliance) has announced Cyber Threat XChange (CTX) to automate cyber threat analysis and intelligence and distribute actionable indicators in an electronically consumable format that firms can use to improve their cyber defenses. HITRUST stated the CTX would Read More

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Murder By Internet Could Be A Reality, Say Researchers

The constantly evolving nature of Internet of Everything (IoE) is making us more and more vulnerable to online crimes, a US firm has warned. The scary part is that governments are not prepared to combat this threat of ‘online murder’ as criminals exploit Internet technologies to target their victims. Europol says that in the immediate Read More

Have There Been Further Cyber Attacks at JPMorgan Chase?

JPMorgan Chase has denied that it has fallen foul to a second data breach, refuting the claims on a New York Times report. Earlier on Thursday, the New York Times had reported that a new breach had occurred. “The story is false. We are not aware of any new attack,” said JPMorgan spokeswoman, Patricia Wexler. Read More

FBI Issues Warning Over Islamic State Cyber Attacks

The FBI says that it is monitoring social media activity for possible cyber-attack plots in response to airstrikes against the Islamic State. “Middle East-based hacktivist groups and extremist cyber actors have previously targeted US commercial and government Web sites in response to a range of US military actions and foreign policy positions,” it says. The Read More

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Best Jordan VPN

There are some sites are blocked in Jordan and laws and regulations that encourage users to exercise some censorship on their own. There have also been a few instances where citizens were arrested and prosecuted for posting ‘harmful’ content online. The government of Jordan is mainly concerned with controlling news websites that may create political Read More

Colombian Officials to Receive Cyber Defense Training in Estonia

Nine Colombian government officials are going to Estonia to receive cyber defense training, revealed Colombia Reports. Juan Carlos Pinzon, Minister of Defense, said on Tuesday that it was crucial to develop skills in the areas of cyber defense and cyber security in a world where cyber crime is increasing at a rapid pace and affects Read More

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