Did the American Government Just Shut Down Wikileaks?

Early Monday morning, Politico reported that Wikileaks founder Julian Assange’s internet connection had been “cut” by a “state party.” This announcement was delivered via Twitter from other portions of the Wikileaks organization, which reassured its followers it had “activated the appropriate contingency plans.” This is assumed to mean that they…

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Hackers now have wider choice of weapons

Over the past two weeks, hackers launched two of the biggest digital attacks in Internet history, targeting a French Internet provider and one of the foremost computer-security journalists in the United States. What’s perhaps more unusual is not the size of the attacks, but their source: Internet-connected cameras and digital…

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Hackers’ Next Big Target Are EHR Vendors

Over the course of 2015, countless data breaches occurred within hospital networks, health insurers, physicians’ offices, and other organizations in the healthcare industry. In fact, Community Health Systems, Premera and Anthem were just a few of the most notable names who made cybersecurity headlines last year. More than 94 million…

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Protecting yourself from identity theft

A report from Javelin Strategy & Research finds the number of identity fraud victims remained steady at 13.1 million in 2015 when compared with 2014, however it is still the second highest number of victims since Javelin began conducting its annual study in 2004. According to the Identity Theft Resource…

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Legislature asked to adopt Cyber Crime Act

ISLAMABAD – Former provincial minister Mian Zahid Hussain – who head Pakistan Businessmen and Intellectuals Forum (PBIF) – has said that the number of internet users in the world has surpassed three billion while another one billion mobile internet would be added to it soon.   Presently, 192 countries are…

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Microsoft to buy into cyber security

Reports said that Microsoft will pay $320 million to buy an Israeli cyber security company. That’s according to financial newspaper Calcalist, which predicts the acquisition will mean Microsoft will use the company as a base for cyber security in Israel. Microsoft is desperately attempting to re-engineer its business and the…

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