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Hospitals Gain Control After Ransom Hack, More Attacks May Come

Source: National Cyber Security – Produced By Gregory Evans

Hospitals Gain Control After Ransom Hack, More Attacks May Come

Most U.K. health facilities whose computer systems were crippled in a global cyber-attack are back to normal operation, Home Secretary Amber Rudd said, even as experts warned that hackers would probably launch a new round of attacks with many computers still vulnerable. About 97 percent of facilities and doctors affected are able to work normally, Rudd said Saturday after a …

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DDoS attacks are up but are the hackers on holiday?

DDoS attacks are up but are the hackers on holiday?Source: National Cyber Security – Produced By Gregory Evans Complex DDoS attacks (distributed denial of service) are growing in popularity, but a noticeable drop in the number of attacks overall leaves us wondering where the hackers have gone. The first quarter of 2017 appears comparatively quiet to the previous cyber storms the world has weathered, […]

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Hackers use old Stuxnet-related bug to carry out attacks

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Hackers use old Stuxnet-related bug to carry out attacks

Users that run unpatched software beware. Hackers have been relying on an old software bug tied to the Stuxnet worm to carry out their attacks. Microsoft may have initially patched …

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Bounty platforms use ‘white hat’ hackers to prevent China’s cyber attacks

More than 800 Chinese “white hat” hackers gathered in Shenzhen, South China’s Guangdong province, on Thursday, to attend the China White Hat Conference held by 360 Business Security Group’s Butian Vulnerability Response Platform (Butian). Unlike movie-fueled myths, most of them … View full post on National Cyber Security Ventures

Combatant commands vulnerable to cyber attacks

Source: National Cyber Security – Produced By Gregory Evans

Cyber red teams are still able to gain the upper hand in major training exercises, and combatant command missions “remain at risk when subjected to cyber-attacks emulating an advanced nation-state adversary,” according to a Department of Defense report. The Office …

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Healthcare sector in the US has seen more hacking attacks than financial sector, says security firm

Source: National Cyber Security – Produced By Gregory Evans

Technology is encompassing every aspect of our lives. With the internet of things (IoT) devices, everyday equipment has a smart edge to them as well. Medical devices are no different. But unless the security loopholes are not plugged in, medical …

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FSC calls for stronger information security after hacker attacks

Source: National Cyber Security – Produced By Gregory Evans

Taiwan’s top financial regulator on Monday called on financial institutions to strengthen their information security to protect the rights of clients and investors after a securities firm reported an attack by hackers earlier in the day. Capital Securities Corp. said …

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‘Hackers behind US cyber attacks hard to trace’

Source: National Cyber Security – Produced By Gregory Evans

‘Hackers behind US cyber attacks hard to trace’

Washington’s allegations that Russia was behind the cyber attacks against the US may be difficult to prove due to the sophisticated technologies used by the hackers, experts here believe. “To determine who is behind the attacks in cyberspace is extremely …

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New Avecto Survey Finds Employees Easy Bait for Phishing Attacks

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New Avecto Survey Finds Employees Easy Bait for Phishing Attacks

Office workers are putting organizations at risk by being overly trusting of online scammers, according to new research from global security software firm, Avecto.
After questioning 1,000 people whose jobs require them to use the internet on a daily basis,

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Revealed: Cyber attacks that hit UAE in 2016

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Revealed: Cyber attacks that hit UAE in 2016

While businesses are investing more in cyber security, hackers continue to penetrate networks, pilfering money and customer data in the process. Cash from ATM machines are still being stolen. Fraudulent credit cards still abound and highly sensitive data are still

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