HACKING #NUCLEAR SYSTEMS IS THE #ULTIMATE #CYBER THREAT. ARE WE #PREPARED?

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The nuclear plant employees stood in rain boots in a pool of water, sizing up the damage. Mopping up the floor would be straightforward, but cleaning up the digital mess would be far from it. A hacker in an adjacent room had hijacked a simulated power plant, using the industrial…


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‘Anonymous Greece’ #Claims #Hack of #State #TV

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The Greek chapter of the Anonymous hacker collective has claimed to have infiltrated state broadcaster ERT, but the channel has denied there was any attack at all. The bizarre incident allegedly occurred on Monday night when, according to Anonymous Greece, ERT’s databases were hacked in response to the state broadcaster’s…


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Filing #Deadline #Approaching for #New York’s #Cybersecurity #Regulation

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New York Department of Financial Services Superintendent Maria T. Vullo has reminded all regulated entities and licensed persons covered by the Department of Financial Services’s (DFS) cybersecurity regulation that the first certification of compliance must be filed on or prior to February 15, 2018. The filing requires a statement to…


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Online #game designed to #bring more #young women into #cybersecurity #field

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High school girls will soon have a chance to play as “cyber protection agents” in an online game designed to attract more women into the cybersecurity field. Delaware is one of seven states to partner with the SANS Institute, a for-profit cybersecurity training company, on the pilot of CyberStart. The…


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Does #Cyber Security Really Need #Machine Learning #Technology?

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Amidst the escalating number of high-profile hacks and cyber attacks, organizations are now embracing various forms of artificial intelligence (AI) – including machine learning technology and neural networks – as a new cyber security defense mechanism. At a time when human skills and competencies appear to be overmatched, the thinking…


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How to #attract the next #generation of #cybersecurity #talent

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In 2018, CISOs will spend even more money than they have in the past on cyberdefense. TechRepublic’s Dan Patterson spoke with ProtectWise vice president of product management Dave Gold to discuss how companies can leverage their teams to enhance their cyberdefense strategy. Cyberattacks are growing, their impacts are becoming more…


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Clarksville #Police are #searching for #Identity Thief

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Clarksville, TN – Clarksville Police are trying to identify a woman who withdrew over $8,000 from a bank which did not belong to her. On January 5th, 2018, a woman, identifying herself as Brenda Molinet entered a Clarksville bank and requested bank statements for her accounts. The teller requested an ID…


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Local #company’s #system #hacked; employee #info #stolen

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 Green Bay Police say they are investigating the hacking of a local corporation’s computer network, resulting in the theft of “significant amounts of money” from victims in the organization. Police did not immediately identify the company that was attacked. Action 2 News will work to find that out. Officers say…


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Hackers #access patient #data at #Oklahoma State #facility

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Hackers attacked Oklahoma State University Center for Health Sciences, and some 279,865 individuals have been notified that their protected health information may have been compromised. The organization learned on Nov. 7, 2017, that an unauthorized party had gained access to data on the computer network that contained Medicaid billing information….


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Intel asks #customers to #halt #patching for #chip #bug, citing #flaw

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Intel Corp (INTC.O) said on Monday that patches it released to address two high-profile security vulnerabilities in its chips are faulty, advising customers, computer makers and cloud providers to stop installing them. Intel Executive Vice President Navin Shenoy disclosed the problem in a statement on the chipmaker’s website, saying that…


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20,000 #accounts #COMPROMISED in latest #data breach for a #popular #VR #porn game

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Users of virtual reality porn have had their habits revealed and leaked by hackers with an ‘ethical’ motivation. Porn viewers on the SinVR system have had their names, email addresses and download habits leaked, cybersecurity company Digital Interruption has revealed. The data of up to 20,000 users was compromised by…


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Hackers Are Using #PDF Versions of ‘Fire and Fury’ to #Spread #Malware

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A security researcher with Kaspersky Labs has found pirated digital copies of Michael Wolff’s Fire and Fury containing malware that could help hackers gain access to other people’s computers. The exploit was highlighted by researcher Michael Molsner and reported by the Daily Beast. The Beast noted that the compromised version…


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Chinese #Hacking Against #Taiwan: A #Blessing for the #United States?

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Declaring that “cybersecurity is national security,” President Tsai Ing-wen of Taiwan inaugurated the Information Communication Electronic Force Command (ICEF) on June 29, 2017, formally establishing Taiwan’s “cyber fourth service.” The cyber fourth service, the first such independent military cyber command in the world, is the latest in a series of…


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Hackers #steal over 10% of #initial #coin #offering #funds

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More than 10 percent of funds raised through “initial coin offerings” are lost or stolen in hacker attacks, according to new research by Ernst & Young that delves into the risks of investing in cryptocurrency projects online. The professional services firm analyzed more than 372 ICOs, in which new digital…


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This #hacking #gang just #updated the #malware it uses #against #UK #targets

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A notorious hacking group is targeting the UK with an updated version of malware designed to embed itself into compromised networks and stealthily conduct espionage. Both the Neuron and Nautilus malware variants have previously been attributed to the Turla advanced persistent threat group, which regularly carries out cyber-espionage against a…


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Uber #ignored #bug that allows #hackers to #bypass two-factor #authentication

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Ride-hailing app Uber has reportedly ignored a security flaw – discovered by a New Delhi-based security researcher – that can allow an attacker to hack into user accounts via bypassing its two-factor authentication feature. “Two-factor authentication is a vital part of protecting online accounts that adds a second layer of…


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Cyber security #lessons we can we #take into #2018

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If 2017 is remembered for anything in the cyber sphere, it is remembered as the year of malware.  There have been quite a few high-profile breaches and ransomware campaigns such as WannaCry and NotPetya. The question is, what can we learn from last year to improve things for this year?…


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6 ways #hackers will use #machine #learning to #launch #attacks

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Machine learning algorithms will improve security solutions, helping human analysts triage threats and close vulnerabilities quicker. But they are also going to help threat actors launch bigger, more complex attacks. Defined as the “ability for (computers) to learn without being explicitly programmed,” machine learning is huge news for the information…


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Cryptocurrency will drive #AI adoption but #companies should not lose #sight of #present #dangers

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Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies have become a routine part of today’s cyber attack landscape. The press is awash with cryptocurrency. Reports on the all-time highs, the billionaires who jumped on the bandwagon early, and the news that the likes of Goldman’s are setting up trading desks to exploit the wave…


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Hospital #pays $55,000-worth of #bitcoins for #ransomed #data

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An Indiana hospital has reportedly paid hackers a hefty ransom to regain access to its IT systems. In a statement to local media, Hancock Region Hospital in Greenfield said the cyberattack happened at around 9:30am on January 11. Employees noticed the hack immediately, Rob Matt, the hospital’s chief strategy officer,…


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