Changing Technology Leads Evolving Cybersecurity Strategy

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Dr. Jacob Shively, assistant professor of government at the University of West Florida, recently received a GROW Institute grant from the UWF Office of Research and Sponsored Programs to begin to look at the implications of technology and security policy. “My larger area of interest is national security and foreign…


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Militaries and Industry Seek to Solve Cybersecurity Conundrum

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For at least the whole of the current century, militaries have understood the critical role cyberdefense plays in every aspect of operations. Yet most military organizations appear reluctant to train for network defense outside of specialist cyber units. Unlike with land, sea, air and space, cyberwarfare cannot be conducted only…


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Cybersecurity Fact vs. Fiction

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Based on popular media, it’s easy to be concerned about the security of smart cars, homes, medical devices, and public utilities. But how truly likely are such attacks? Today’s security industry is plagued with misinformation and FUD (fear, uncertainty, and doubt). Is your car safe to drive? Could that insulin…


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Man and machine: How to team up to meet cybersecurity challenges

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In today’s cybersecurity landscape, the pressure is on. CISOs and other executives are suffering “security insomnia”: attack surfaces are growing exponentially, their security teams are receiving overwhelming numbers of alerts, real threats are masked by false positives, and the numbers of serious breaches are reaching new records – the list…


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Cyber Security Innovation Is Vital To The Protection Of Shareholder Confidence

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The post mortems about the widespread WannaCry ransomware attack in May have tended to overlook the most common consequences of cyber-attacks – the damage to the share price. Bad as it can be, it is compounded by customer uncertainty regarding the safety of personal data and increased concern along the…


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Jeff Bezos, Tim Cook and More Tech Leaders Meet With Trump to Talk Cybersecurity, Immigration

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The gathering was the first event for a technology-focused effort within the White House Office of American Innovation. The White House on Monday urged technology CEOs to pitch in on President Donald Trump’s effort to modernize government. “Our goal is to lead a sweeping transformation of the federal government’s technology…


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9 Ways To Outsmart An Identity Thief

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Identity theft statistics are shocking, to say the least. And it’s not going to get better any time soon. But there is no need for you to become a statistic. Here is what you can do to avoid identity theft. 1. If your mail box doesn’t have a lock yet,…


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Ex-Antioch Cop, Wife Plead Guilty In Tax Fraud, Identity Theft Conspiracy

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A former Antioch police officer and his wife have pleaded guilty to charges stemming from a tax fraud conspiracy involving $720,530 worth of stolen U.S. Treasury checks, federal prosecutors said Thursday. Between January and April of 2015, Gary and Ana Bostick filed false federal income tax returns in the names…


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5 Questions Ahead Of The Election Hacking Hearings

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Russia’s efforts to interfere with last year’s elections will be front and center during two hearings on Capitol Hill on Wednesday. Former Secretary of Homeland Security Jeh Johnson will appear before the House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence while the Senate Select Committee on Intelligence will hear from current U.S….


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Americans Worry More About National Security Than Hacking

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Consumers in the U.S. are more concerned about the threat of terrorism or war than they are about virtual threats including identity theft or viruses, according to new research. About 68 percent consumers surveyed in the U.S. said they were “extremely concerned” or “very concerned” about national security as it…


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US is Number One! In sales register hacking attacks, at least

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Hacking attacks against sales terminals have risen by nearly a third last year, and the US is still leading the way in being insecure. Incidents affecting sales tills and payment systems increased to 31 per cent in 2016, according to research by security firm Trustwave, while incidents affecting e-commerce environments…


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Qatar: QNA hacking linked to countries boycotting Doha

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Qatar says it has proof that the recent hacking of its state-run news agency and government social media accounts, which set into motion a major diplomatic crisis in the region, is linked to countries that have recently cut ties with it. Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates, Bahrain and Egypt…


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HACKERS TAKE OVER THE MOUSE OF A POWER-GRID COMPUTER

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THE BEST WORK of hackers tends to remain invisible. But when sophisticated intruders broke into the computer networks of regional energy firms in Ukraine in 2015 and cut power to roughly a quarter million people, their tampering didn’t go unnoticed. In this rare instance, the staff of one of those…


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“Cyber Sabotage” Could Be the Next Big Crime Wave

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A new report by security researchers is sending chills down the spines of power industry executives. While investigating a power outage in Ukraine from last December, they found a new type of malware that appears to have been custom-made for infecting electric utilities. The malware, called CrashOverride, is fairly significant…


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THE SCARILY COMMON SCREW-UP THAT EXPOSED 198 MILLION VOTER RECORDS

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A NUMBER OF voter-data exposures have cropped up this year, in locations as disparate as Mexico, the Philippines, and the state of Georgia. But the one that dwarfs them all came to light on Monday: a publicly accessible database containing personal information for 198 million US voters—possibly every American voter…


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The Microsoft security hole at the heart of Russian election hacking

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Russian hacking of the 2016 election went deeper than breaking into the Democratic National Committee and the Clinton campaign — the Russians also hacked their way into getting information about election-related hardware and software shortly before voting began. The Intercept published a top-secret National Security Agency document that shows exactly…


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Computer hacker stole almost £100,000 through bank glitch

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A computer hacker stole nearly £100,000 from a bank after spotting a loophole – then claimed he’d won it on a scratchcard. Unemployed James Ejankowski, 24, funnelled the money through his partner’s account, and he spent thousands on a Range Rover, a BMW car and getting his face tattooed. Prosecutor…


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Italy investigates foreign ministry hacking attempt

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Italy’s foreign ministry said on Tuesday it was investigating a hacking attempt, after a group calling itself Anonymous published what it said was stolen ministry data. A site called cyberguerrilla.org carried a blog post titled “Foreign Affairs Ministry You Have Been Hacked” addressed to Foreign Minister Angelino Alfano and the…


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Top Dem wants election systems hacking attempts made public

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The top Democrat on the Senate Intelligence Committee is pushing for the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) to make public any attempts by foreign powers to hack elections databases, networks and other systems. “While I am not aware of evidence that the 2016 voting process itself was subjected to manipulation,…


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How Hollywood Got Hacked: Studio at Center of Netflix Leak Breaks Silence

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Larson Studios president Rick Larson and his wife and business partner, Jill Larson, didn’t recognize the number that sent them these two short text messages via their personal cell phones two days before Christmas last year, so they simply ignored them. “We didn’t really think much of them,” said Jill…


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