German nuclear plant suffers cyber attack designed to give hackers remote access – expert comment

The Telegraph has reported that a nuclear power plant in Germany has been found to be infected with computer viruses. The Gundremmingen plant, located about 120 km (75 miles) northwest of Munich, is run by the German utility RWE. The viruses, which include “W32.Ramnit” and Continue reading German nuclear plant suffers cyber attack designed to give hackers remote access – expert comment

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Expert opinion for users affected by Minecraft “Lifeboat” breach.

Recently over seven million members of the independent Minecraft “Lifeboat” community have had their security and privacy put at risk after hackers breached servers and stole usernames, email addresses and MD5-hashed passwords. Ken Spinner, VP of global field engineering at Continue reading Expert opinion for users affected by Minecraft “Lifeboat” breach.

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Hacking smart cars without an Internet connection

Recently a Chinese hacker who goes by Daishen claims he can hack the Volkswagen Toureg, Audi A6, Audi A7 and more, without an internet connection through the car’s GPS and stereo systems exploiting the flaws in car’s security layers. (http://www.techworm.net/2016/04/chinese-hacker-claims-can-hack-car-even-without-internet-connection.html) Continue reading Hacking smart cars without an Internet connection

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A Gathering of Big Data & Smart Cities Experts in Singapore

SINGAPORE,  – Experts from the Big Data & Smart Cities related industries have recently gathered at Marriott Singapore Tang Plaza for the BIGIT Technology Singapore 2016 featuring the 3rd Big Data & Smart Cities World Show conference. The two-day conference, Continue reading A Gathering of Big Data & Smart Cities Experts in Singapore

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44,000 Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation Customers Breached – Expert Comment

The Washington Post has reported that data on roughly 44,000 Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation customers was recently breached accidentally by a departing employee. Commenting on this, David Gibson, VP of strategy and market development at Varonis, said: “A vast number Continue reading 44,000 Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation Customers Breached – Expert Comment

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