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CHINESE HACKERS ATTACK GURUGRAM COMPANY

Source: National Cyber Security – Produced By Gregory Evans

The Millennium City witnessed its first case of Ransomware attacks by Chinese hackers with two cases coming to light recently. A city-based clothing company has reported to the Gurugram police that the hackers had demanded Rs 25 lakh from them as ransom. The other case involved a ransom demand of…

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Hackers have cashed out on $143,000 of bitcoin from the massive WannaCry ransomware attack

Source: National Cyber Security – Produced By Gregory Evans

Hackers have cashed out on more than $143,000 worth of bitcoin relating to ransoms paid from the massive WannaCry cyber-attack earlier this year. Bitcoin payments made by victims of the WannaCry ransomware attack – which totaled 52.2 BTC (around $143,000) – were withdrawn from online wallets overnight. This was confirmed…

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Teenage hacker who conspired to attack Sussex Police told to pay with pocket money

Source: National Cyber Security – Produced By Gregory Evans

A teenage hacker who conspired to attack Sussex Police and the Hong Kong government has been told his pocket money should be docked. The 17-year-old boy from Hove, who cannot be named for legal reasons, played a ‘significant role’ in an online hacker conspiracy group. He appeared at Worthing Magistrates’…

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Global cyber attack could spur $53 bln in losses-Lloyd’s of London

more information on sonyhack from leading cyber security expertsSource: National Cyber Security – Produced By Gregory Evans The report, co-written with risk-modeling firm Cyence, examined potential economic losses from the hypothetical hacking of a cloud service provider and cyber attacks on computer operating systems run by businesses worldwide. Insurers are struggling to estimate their potential exposure to cyber-related losses amid mounting cyber risks […] View full post on AmIHackerProof.com | Can You Be Hacked?

Weakening encryption is an attack on our freedom

Source: National Cyber Security – Produced By Gregory Evans

In the wake of the recent terrorist attacks in London, there is a renewed attempt by global governments to increase surveillance of the internet. Taking aim at encryption, Malcolm Turnbull stated that, despite it being “a vital piece of security for every user of the Internet … encrypted messaging applications…

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Everything to Know About The Worldwide Ransomware Attack

Source: National Cyber Security – Produced By Gregory Evans

Meet the sequel to WannaCry, the wide-ranging ransomware attack that crippled businesses around the globe last month. On Tuesday, another widespread ransomware attack began halting unprepared businesses in their tracks. The new attack uses the same method of propagation as WannaCry: A leaked hacking tool called Eternal Blue, which has…

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These Are the Known Targets in the Petya Ransomware Attack So Far

Source: National Cyber Security – Produced By Gregory Evans

A global ransomware attack on Tuesday hit computers at Russia’s biggest oil company, Ukraine’s international airport, global shipping firm A.P. Moller-Maersk, and the world’s biggest advertising agency WPP. Following is a list of companies and organizations that have reported being hit by cyber attacks: ROSNEFT Russia’s top oil producer Rosneft…

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Smart TV hack embeds attack code into broadcast signal—no access required

Source: National Cyber Security – Produced By Gregory Evans

Smart TV hack embeds attack code into broadcast signal—no access required

A new attack that uses terrestrial radio signals to hack a wide range of Smart TVs raises an unsettling prospect—the ability of hackers to take complete control of a large number of sets at once without having physical access to any of them. The proof-of-concept exploit uses a low-cost transmitter…

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Kremlin critics targeted in hacking attack

Kremlin critics targeted in hacking attackSource: National Cyber Security – Produced By Gregory Evans Operation aimed at Russian audience carries hallmarks of interference in Macron campaign Hackers are stepping up efforts to steal and manipulate emails from critics of the Russian government, security researchers say, using techniques that were hallmarks of a cyber attack on Emmanuel Macron’s campaign on the […] View full post on AmIHackerProof.com | Can You Be Hacked?

Is your small business prepared for a cyber security attack or data breach?

Source: National Cyber Security – Produced By Gregory Evans

Is your small business prepared for a cyber security attack or data breach?

When data breaches make headlines, the victims are usually large companies. But there is increasing evidence that small businesses are at even greater risk for cyberattacks that put the business and its customer and employees at risk: 62% of data …

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