Russia allegedly launches “sophisticated” attack against the Pentagon

NBC broke the news last night that Russia launched a “sophisticated cyberattack” against the Pentagon’s Joint Staff unclassified email system, which has been shut down and taken offline for nearly two weeks. Andy Heather, VP EMEA at HP Security Voltage, commented: Continue reading Russia allegedly launches “sophisticated” attack against the Pentagon

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The number of pirated assets is set to rise by 22%

New research on the ecosystem for pirated software and digital assets has been conducted by Arxan and iThreat Cyber Group (ICG). The report reveals that illegal reproduction and distribution of copyrighted material on the Web is booming as a result Continue reading The number of pirated assets is set to rise by 22%

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UK and Singapore agree to increase cooperation in cyber security

Earlier this week, Prime Minister David Cameron announced that UK and Singapore have agreed to increase cooperation in cyber security: http://www.channelnewsasia.com/news/singapore/singapore-uk-agree-to/2014622.html. Reacting to the announcement, Ian Shaw, managing director of MWR InfoSecurity said, “We fully support this announcement and, infact, Continue reading UK and Singapore agree to increase cooperation in cyber security

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OpenSSH Vulnerability Leaves Popular Operating Systems and Devices at Risk

Francis Turner – VP Product Research and Security ThreatSTOP A new vulnerability has been found in OpenSSH which is used by almost all Linux/BSD distributions, as well as many network infrastructure and security devices to allow “Secure Shell” or SSH connectivity for Continue reading OpenSSH Vulnerability Leaves Popular Operating Systems and Devices at Risk

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UCLA Health System cyber attack affecting 4.5 million patients

It has emerged this evening that UCLA Health System has been the victim of a criminal cyber attack affecting 4.5 million patients. The attackers accessed a computer network that contains personal and medical records. Clinton Karr, senior security strategist, Bromium “Healthcare information Continue reading UCLA Health System cyber attack affecting 4.5 million patients

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