A recent article in New York Times titled, “US Cyberattacks Target ISIS in New Line of Combat” highlights how the military is using computer-network attacks alongside traditional weapons for the first time. Richard Cassidy, technical director EMEA, at Alert Logic Continue reading Cyber attacks target ISIS in a new line of combat – Q&A
Kaspersky Labs research has shown that ATMs can easily be hacked by cyber criminals, meaning funds could be stolen. Alex Cruz Farmer, VP of cloud at NSFOCUS IB has the following expert comments; Why are banks still using old models Continue reading All ATMs can be hijacked with malware, Kaspersky says – 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
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.
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
In a recent report from ICIT entitled “Combatting the Ransomware Blitzkreig”, the authors James Scott and Drew Spaniel make the point that “It is not inconceivable that malware, and ransomware in particular, will eventually target IoT devices.” They cited the Continue reading Could IoT devices become victims of ransomware?
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
During a gathering of World Congress of Crimean Tatars, and an international conference on Mass Violations of Human Rights in Occupied Crimea on Monday April 11, the Lithuanian parliament (Seimas) website suffered a cyber attack. Cerniauskas also confirmed that the Continue reading Cyber attack on Lithuanian Parliament – 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
Yesterday, the FOX-IT Security Operations centre started to see an increase of exploit kit related incidents. The incidents originated from a large malvertising campaign hitting the Netherlands. The list of affected websites spreads across most of the popular Dutch sites, Continue reading Extensive Malvertising campaign hits Dutch websites