Bitcoin CYBER-ATTACK WARNING: Security experts warn attack could happen AT ANY TIME – Express

Just days after hackers infiltrated Ethereum Classic, potentially stealing almost half a million pounds in tokens, leading figures in digital security say bitcoin could be next. The problem lies in the underlying technology – blockchain – which many regard as the most sophisticated and impenetrable digital data resource in existence. However, for all its robust […]

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Shutdown Raises Cybersecurity Fears For Government Websites – NPR

Enlarge this image Sarayut Thaneerat/Getty Images/EyeEm Several parts of the federal government have been shut down for about a month now, and cybersecurity professionals say government websites are becoming more vulnerable to security breaches each day the shutdown lasts. Visitors to manufacturing.gov, for instance, are finding that the site has become unusable — its information […]

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Achieving cyber resilience in the telco industry – Accenture – SecurityBrief Australia

Article by Accenture Australia and New Zealand communications, media and technology lead Jonathan Restarick With growing demands to protect consumers, cybersecurity has been a major challenge for the telecommunication industry in the past twelve months. In response to this challenge, four telco groups – Singtel, SoftBank, Etisalat, and Telefónica – have recently partnered to create […]

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New Phobos ransomware exploits weak security to hit targets around the world – ZDNet

A prolific cybercrime gang behind a series of ransomware attacks is distributing a new form of the file-encrypting malware which combines two well known and successful variants in a series of attacks against businesses around the world. Dubbed Phobos by its creators, the ransomware first emerged in December and researchers at CoveWare have detailed how […]

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Cybersecurity measures aren't enough to stem the wave of breaches – SecurityBrief Australia

Article by Tenable A/NZ country manager Bede Hackney. 2018 was a milestone year for data security and privacy. The rollout of legislative frameworks, such as the Notifiable Data Breach Scheme and the General Data Protection Regulation, brought to light the endless wave of cyber attacks confronting businesses every day.  A recent report by the Ponemon […]

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Cyber Security Today: Jan. 21, 2019 — Huge cache of stolen passwords, unique Android malware and Linux trouble – IT World Canada

A huge cache of stolen passwords revealed by a security researcher, unique Android malware uses motion sensor and Linux attack goes after Welcome to Cyber Security Today. It’s Monday January 21st. To hear the podcast, click on the arrow below: Massive and unprecedented are some of the words being used to describe the huge cache […]

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