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Researcher studies the hacker mind

Timothy Summers is providing a better understanding about how hackers think through his research and newly formed startup, Summers & Co., LLC, designed to improve cybersecurity.

dateApr 20, 2015 in Security
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French TV hack 'a step up' in cyberjihadism

The "unprecedented" cyber-attack on French television channel TV5Monde represents a major "step up" in the Internet warfare being waged by highly specialised jihadist hackers, experts said Thursday.

dateApr 09, 2015 in Security
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A Q&A about the malicious software known as ransomware

Ransomware is a growing threat to computer users, who can suddenly find they're unable to open or use their files when their machines are infected. The malicious software can attack any user—an individual, small business, ...

dateApr 08, 2015 in Security
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Russian man's lawyers: Hacking charges should be dismissed

Lawyers for a Russian man accused of hacking into U.S. restaurants and stealing credit card numbers have asked a federal judge to dismiss the indictment against him, arguing that the U.S. Secret Service overstepped its authority ...

Corporate accounts targeted in Dyre Wolf campaign

A sophisticated and brazen theft operation has been brought to attention this month by IBM Security, which refers to it as the "Dyre Wolf Campaign." It has been active and successful, having stolen over $1 ...

China blasts Google security move as 'unacceptable'

A Chinese cyberspace bureau on Thursday denounced Google for deciding not to recognise the agency's authority after a Beijing-linked security breach, calling the US Internet giant's action "unacceptable and ...

Secure payment on Internet?

Now that it has become a common feature on the news to hear about cyber attacks on an international scale, cybersecurity is seen as a first priority by Internet users. There can be no doubt that the web has become a battleground ...

Does your password pass muster?

"Create a password" is a prompt familiar to anyone who's tried to buy a book from Amazon or register for a Google account. Equally familiar is that red / yellow / green bar that rates the new password's strength. ...

Beijing behind Internet security violation: group

China's cyberspace administration is "complicit" in attacks on major Internet companies including Google, an anti-censorship group said Wednesday, calling on firms worldwide to strengthen their defences.

BitWhisper turns up heat on air-gap security

Ben Gurion University reported Monday that researcher Mordechai Guri, assisted by Matan Munitz and guided by Prof. Yuval Elovici, uncovered a way to breach air-gapped systems—that's quite something considering ...

The ongoing war against cybercrime

Cybercrime is estimated to cost the global economy upwards of US$400 billion a year, and these costs are expected to continue to rise. ...

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