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PlayStation Network Hacked. Again.

When mysterious tweets appeared on the official Sony PlayStation Twitter feed on Monday morning, it quickly became clear that the account had been hacked. Indeed, the hackers made little effort to hide their activities, proudly announcing that the breach had been carried out by the OurMine Security Group. Photo credit: Twitter Initially there were a few twee
Publish At:2017-08-23 14:50 | Read:94 | Comments:0 | Tags:Mobile News News cybersecurity Hackers news

US military is working on the creation of separate unified cyber warfare command

President Donald Trump ordered the US Military to create a separate cyber warfare command tasked with cyber warfare operations. President Donald Trump wants to improve cyber capabilities of the US Military, he ordered it to create a separate cyber warfare command tasked with cyber warfare operations. President is thinking of a separate command specialized on
Publish At:2017-08-19 11:40 | Read:190 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Cyber warfare Admiral Mike Rogers Cyber attack

Hackers target energy and utility firms

Why cyber warfare is becoming so important In the early stages of any war, the first action is to try and disrupt the infrastructure of an enemy. In recent years, this means risking people’s lives to bomb key infrastructure, like power plants, bridges and fuel depots. With key utilities crippled, society quickly breaks down, making it very hard for the count
Publish At:2017-08-18 05:50 | Read:109 | Comments:0 | Tags:Mobile News Technology cybersecurity Hackers

Former Bupa employee offered 1 million customer records for sale on dark web

Former Employee of the Healthcare giant Bupa offered for sale records of 1 Million clients on Dark Web. A former employee of healthcare giant Bupa was selling between 500,000 and 1 million medical records on the dark web. The former employee whose identity remains undisclosed had sold several batches of hundreds of thousands of medical records managed by Bup
Publish At:2017-08-03 08:00 | Read:285 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Cyber Crime Cyber warfare Data Breach Deep Web

The biggest cybersecurity breaches of 2017…so far

What can we learn from the latest cybersecurity breaches The frequency and impact of cybercrime has been steadily escalating for several years now, but 2017 has been one of the worst– at least in terms of media headlines. Worse still, we’re only half way through the year. So what has happened, and what can you learn? NSA hacking tools are stolen and leaked T
Publish At:2017-07-11 08:20 | Read:246 | Comments:0 | Tags:Mobile News News cybersecurity Hackers Ransomware

Petya: New global ransomware attack

New ransomware attack similar to Wannacry spreads globally “New global ransomware attack”. This is the message that has been trending on Twitter in the last hours, accompanied by the hashtags #Ransomware and #Petya. A new type of WannaCry on a global scale is attacking businesses all over the world. And, just as in the previous international atta
Publish At:2017-06-27 12:55 | Read:220 | Comments:0 | Tags:Malware Mobile News cybersecurity Hackers Ransomware urgent

Virgin Media customers asked to change passwords over hacking alert

800.000 Virgin Media customers advised to change their passwords over imminent hack risk Virgin Media, one of UK’s larger Internet providers, has advised more than their 800.000 customers using a specific router (Super Hub 2), to change their passwords immediately after an investigation revealed they are prone to hacking. The warning comes after ethical secu
Publish At:2017-06-23 16:50 | Read:442 | Comments:0 | Tags:Mobile News News cybersecurity Hackers news

Are you the dream victim of a ransomware cybercriminal?

Ransomware attacks continue to be popular The recent ransomware attack against the NHS caused millions of pounds worth of damage – and put countless lives at risks when operations and general treatment had to be delayed. Despite the chaos, security experts believe that the criminals behind the attack made just $100,000 in the week after infection. Ransomware
Publish At:2017-06-16 19:05 | Read:305 | Comments:0 | Tags:Malware Mobile News cybersecurity Hackers

Should we worry that the UK General Election is hacked?

Should we worry about UK election tampering? When Donald Trump won the 2016 US Election, political experts were shocked – most had failed to predict that he would go on to become the President. The UK’s decision to leave the European Union earlier in the year had been similarly surprising – again, most had expected a narrow win for the “Remain” campaign. Sin
Publish At:2017-06-08 08:30 | Read:348 | Comments:838 | Tags:Mobile News News Cybercrime cybersecurity Hackers

Avoiding Security Hype, the Hazard From Hollywood

If it’s summer, it must be Hollywood blockbuster season. Disaster! Horror! Explosions! Supervillains! But in the corporate world, it’s summer blockbuster season year-round. Networks of zombie bots! Twisted teenage genius hackers! The chills and thrills are dramatic, and they make for easy presentations. Give the audience enough explosions, and
Publish At:2017-06-06 08:50 | Read:298 | Comments:0 | Tags:CISO Chief Information Security Officer (CISO) Cybersecurity

How do you know if the leaks are real?

Is the Media Able to See the Difference Between Fake, Real and Tampered Leaks? Since President Donald Trump became POTUS, he has been accusing reputable sources of information such as BBC, NY Times, NBC News and CNN for being ‘fake news’. However, every single person, who has ever had to deal with these outlets, especially with publications such as BBC
Publish At:2017-06-06 01:15 | Read:299 | Comments:0 | Tags:Malware Mobile News cybersecurity Hackers Phishing

More Than Half a Billion Passwords Compromised

A security research firm discovered that there’s an anonymous database containing more than 560 million passwords. The database is accessible on the Dark Web, and it is a compilation of information exposed by all major leaks over the last five years. It includes stolen account information from security breaches of LinkedIn, DropBox, LastFM, MySpace, Adobe, N
Publish At:2017-06-01 22:05 | Read:397 | Comments:0 | Tags:Mobile News Security cybersecurity Hackers passwords

Can someone hack my drone?

Drones are gaining more and more popularity here in the US. They are no longer only a military tool able to operate thousands of miles away from us, but an easily accessible product available in almost every consumer electronics store in the US. Well, most of the ones sold in the stores may not be as powerful as the military ones, but they still are flying d
Publish At:2017-05-31 09:15 | Read:356 | Comments:0 | Tags:Mobile News Technology cybersecurity Hackers

Adylkuzz, the new virus that follows in WannaCry’s footsteps

Adylkuzz, the malware that steals virtual money from thousands of computers All investigations seem to indicate that WannaCry, the global attack that shocked the world last week, was just the tip of the iceberg in terms of cyber-security threats. The new cyber-attack currently underway, called Adylkuzz, is potentially much more dangerous than its predecessor
Publish At:2017-05-22 22:45 | Read:443 | Comments:0 | Tags:Malware Mobile News cybersecurity Hackers Virus

Who is listening? The problem of online microphones

What lurks in our microphones? Microphones play an important part in day-to-day life. We can talk with almost anyone in the world using our smartphones, tablets and laptops. We can even give our in-home smart technology instructions simply by speaking to it. But this power and convenience often means that microphones have to be left switched on – which means
Publish At:2017-05-17 13:40 | Read:513 | Comments:0 | Tags:Malware Mobile News cybersecurity Hackers Privacy

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