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Cyberattacks imminent for Western businesses due to Trump’s actions
A report has predicted because of Trump, "Iran is likely to respond by launching cyberattacks on Western businesses within months, if not faster."
Germany infiltrated by Russian group that crippled Ukraine’s power
The power grid in modern countries may not be as secure as you think, as reports have emerged revealing hackers have breached Germany's supply.
Why cybercriminals are corrupting popular social media platforms
Fraudsters are targeting legitimate social media platforms to create a new type of fraud market – one that has a global reach.
Cybercriminals taking over email accounts and scamming contacts
A new study from Barracuda has revealed an increasingly popular method of cybercrime - steal email credentials then steal money from colleagues.
Victorian Govt devotes $17.6 m to Cyber Security Strategy
The strategy will protect government agencies and networks from cyber hacking threats, and will also help to protect the privacy of Victorians.
World’s first advanced blockchain identity lab to be built in Edinburgh
The £600,000 lab will explore ways in which blockchain technology can protect personal data from online scammers and cybercriminals.
‘World’s biggest’ DDoS market BUSTED, but experts remain cynical
Europol has announced another major takedown that is a triumph for the ‘good guys’, but experts say it only shows how easy it is for cybercriminals.
Bring on the fines: Survey finds most companies won’t be ready for GDPR
One month until GDPR comes into force and many companies are still not ready for the sanctions that come with up to €20m in fines or 4% of turnover.
Britain maintains it has the most cybersecure railway in Europe
“Cyber security in particular is vital. We must ensure the integrity of our systems so that we can run a safe and efficient railway.”
Report finds UK manufacturers’ cybersecurity severely wanting
With the industry now one of the most targeted, EEF CEO Phipson says "manufacturers must urgently take appropriate steps to protect themselves."
Cybercrime industry raking in $1.5 trillion profit - most from online markets
How much are cybercriminals earning for their efforts? A new study by Bromium suggests that figure could be as much as US$2 million per job.
Australia the best in the world... at being breached
Australia may have just cleaned up at the Commonwealth Games, but it appears the nation still has a lot to learn when it comes to cybersecurity.
'Honeypot' experiment exposes how hackers are doing their work
Cybereason created a fake financial services company with weak cybersecurity to reveal how cybercriminals are using bots to do all the grunt work.
Expert insights: Should we be preparing for cyberwar with Russia?
Days after the missile strike on Syria by Western powers, fears are growing over a potential retaliation by Russia - here's what the experts think.
IBM Security unveils new AI platform to defend against cyberattacks
The company has invested more than 200,000 hours of R&D into this platform, which includes technologies from Cisco, McAfee, Symantec and others.
What do cybercriminals spend their money on? Sex, drugs & toilet roll
Cybercriminals in Bromium's report were earning up to £1.4m a year and had a number of fascinating spending habits.
PHOTO GALLERY: Thales holds media event calling attention to cybersecurity
Today in Paris Thales opened its doors to international media to demonstrate with concrete examples how cybersecurity impacts businesses & citizens.
Ransomware on the rise, creeping into business critical systems
Verizon's comprehensive annual DBIR report has just been released with a number of shocking findings like ransomware incidents doubling in number.
"Utterly frightening": UK's critical infrastructure is under attack
The NCSC recently issued a warning that the UK's critical infrastructure has been under cyberattack for at least a year.
175 days to detect a network intruder in EMEA - just 77 in US
A study has revealed the median time for an EMEA business to detect an intruder is more than double that in the US - and it's much worse in APAC.
ZoneFox founder shares motivations for founding cybersecurity company
Robin Block sat down with Jamie Graves to discuss the cybersecurity industry, the founding of ZoneFox, and find out what drives him to succeed.
New report delves deep into cybercrime - and forecasts its future
Now in its tenth year, Trustwave has released its encyclopaedic report that details both current and future threats that are crucial to be aware of.
INTERVIEW: SolarWinds MSP security VP lays industry bare
Cybercrime is a business and the rising number of attacks is not a result of criminals getting smarter -most businesses just have poor cyber hygiene.
Cofense to bring phishing’s meteoric rise back down to earth
Formerly PhishMe, Cofense is on a mission to stamp out phishing and is celebrating its rebranding by offering you FREE party packs.