Last week in cybersecurity – Sunday, November 6, 2016

Eye on technology background.
The increasing threat of cyber attacks

As we wind down ever closer to what is becoming probably the most bizarre U.S. presidential election in modern history, there is huge controversy around cyber-security news and other types of text including the words “Clinton” or “Trump” in the body, let alone the headline. The political circle of the internet was literally exploding in response to a report issued by Slate last week claiming the Trump organization had been using a secret server to establish communication with a Russian bank. However, just as quick came the debunking of the entire matter by the same cyber-security community. Continue reading “Last week in cybersecurity – Sunday, November 6, 2016”

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Social media playing major role in Clinton Vs Trump election

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Many people these days are turning to social media platforms to have their expressions heard and learn whatever they need to know about each of the candidates in the much heated U.S. presidential elections. The second presidential debate held just recently has rapidly raised concerns, and attention, in this regard, with the third and final faceoff scheduled for October 19th. Continue reading “Social media playing major role in Clinton Vs Trump election”

U.S. Democrat HQ computer hacking by Russians raises cybersecurity concern

Originally posted in Independent Australia

This article discusses the recent hacking of Democrat HQ by Russians and the implications of the growing cyber security threat for countries across the globe.

RUSSIAN HACKERS, enjoying support from Moscow, are responsible for a recent breach of the Democratic National Committee servers in the United States, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) and the Office of the Director of National Intelligence (ODNI) confirmed in a statement recently. Continue reading “U.S. Democrat HQ computer hacking by Russians raises cybersecurity concern”