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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

Source: National Cyber Security – Produced By Gregory Evans

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

Source: National Cyber Security – Produced By Gregory Evans

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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Hacking Attacks Raise Fears As U.S. Military Increasingly Outsources IT

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Source: National Cyber Security – Produced By Gregory Evans

Hacking Attacks Raise Fears As U.S. Military Increasingly Outsources IT

Security must extend to affiliated entities to ensure protection of sensitive data.
The Navy recently revealed personal data belonging to 134,386 current and former sailors had been compromised. While the details are still unclear, the Navy is reporting a laptop

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Cyber Attacks On US Companies In 2016 – Analysis

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Source: National Cyber Security – Produced By Gregory Evans

Cyber Attacks On US Companies In 2016 – Analysis

This article is a continuation of a series of papers on cyber attacks against U.S. companies since 2014[1] and 2015.[2] While the means of cyber attacks vary, the pattern of targets has been relatively consistent. Large databases, as well as

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Computer hackers target Saudi Arabia in series of virus attacks

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Computer hackers target Saudi Arabia in series of virus attacks

Hackers have reportedly conducted a series of attacks on Saudi Arabia, targeting the agency running the country’s airports and hitting five additional targets.
Bloomberg reported on Thursday that the attacks took place over the last two weeks, citing two people

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Hackers Descend on the G20 Summit in China, Conducting Over 133,000 Malicious Cyber Attacks

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Source: National Cyber Security – Produced By Gregory Evans

Hackers Descend on the G20 Summit in China, Conducting Over 133,000 Malicious Cyber Attacks

Cybersecurity discussions were a top priority at the G20 Summit 2016, a global economic leadership forum attended by world leaders from 20 major economies; yet the event itself encountered a staggering number of attempted cyber attacks between September 3-6. NSFOCUS,

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