Safeguarding hardware from cyberattack: Engineers are addressing a vulnerability in hardware that some thieves have exploited to steal data – Science Daily

Researchers have developed an algorithm that safeguards hardware from attacks to steal data. In the attacks, hackers detect variations of power and electromagnetic radiation in electronic devices’ hardware and use that variation to steal encrypted information. Researchers with the University of Wyoming and the University of Cincinnati recently published their work in the Institute of […]

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Cyber Attacks, Not Nukes, May Be North Korea's Most Dangerous Weapon – InsideSources

Some national security and cybersecurity experts say cyber attacks, not nuclear weapons, are the biggest threat from North Korea. Politicians and political journalists cite North Korea’s nuclear weapons program as the priority for President Trump’s  second summit with North Korean leader Kim Jong-un in Vietnam this week, but new research suggests the rise of “nation-state […]

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Security flaw put RBS customers at risk of cyber-attack – BBC News

Royal Bank of Scotland (RBS) customers have been put at risk of cyber-attack after being recommended flawed security software. Since January, the banking group has begun to offer its business banking customers a product called Thor Foresight Enterprise free of charge. Heimdal Security sells it as “next generation protection” against cyber-threats. Security researchers uncovered a […]

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Ransomware Forces Two Chemical Companies to Order ‘Hundreds of New Computers’ – Motherboard

A ransomware attack appears to have affected two American chemicals companies, Motherboard has learned. Hexion and Momentive, which make resins, silicones, and other materials, and are controlled by the same investment fund, were hit by the ransomware on March 12, according to a current employee. An internal email obtained by Motherboard and signed by Momentive’s […]

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Simon Bridges calls for tougher cyber security laws in wake of Christchurch terror attacks – TVNZ

Simon Bridges has called for greater cyber security in the wake of Christchurch terror attacks. The National Party leader is calling on the Government to target hate crime on the internet. Yesterday Mr Bridges called for a Royal Commission of Inquiry into our security and intelligence agencies. Today Mr Bridges told TVNZ1’s Breakfast New Zealand […]

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