Last week in cybersecurity – Sunday, November 13, 2016

 

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The future of cybersecurity is gloomy, to say the least

 

As the world begins to digest Donald Trump’s shocking victory in the U.S. presidential elections, in this piece I will try to capture the meaning of such a major development for the world of cybersecurity. Continue reading “Last week in cybersecurity – Sunday, November 13, 2016”

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Last week in cybersecurity – Sunday, November 6, 2016

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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”

Last week in cybersecurity – Sunday, October 23, 2016

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As WikiLeaks continues to leak extensive and highly damaging e-mails, group leader Julian Assange saw his Internet access cut off by the Ecuadorian embassy in London despite finding refuge there from 2012 onward. Continue reading “Last week in cybersecurity – Sunday, October 23, 2016”

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”

Last week in cyber-security – Monday, October 3, 2016

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This week we witnessed a continuation of growing concern around the concept of potential election tampering in the United States. The FBI was able to find evidence about hackers evaluating the defensive capabilities of voter registries across the country, and maybe more interestingly, stalking on a number of Democratic Party officials and hacking into their cell phones. Continue reading “Last week in cyber-security – Monday, October 3, 2016”