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Biggest Cyber Attacks and Their Cost for the Global Economy

July 17, 2019

In 2017, cybercrime cost the global economy $600 billion. In 2018, the global financial damage exceeded $1 trillion,…
Same computer password for the last 10 years? You might need a vibrating cybernudge

May 17, 2019

Researchers say changing human behaviour key to foiling cyberattacks. Technology used in exercise and lifestyle apps may hold…
These 5 Cyber Threats Are on the Rise in 2019

April 5, 2019

2018 was a good year for hackers. Hundreds of millions of records were breached following cyber attacks. A…
Cybersecurity Threats Small Firms Shouldn’t Ignore in 2019

February 25, 2019

Cyberattack prevention is not just a buzzword, at least in today’s era. The term is surfacing the Internet…
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New attack could make website security captchas obsolete

December 6, 2018

Researchers have created new artificial intelligence that could spell the end for one of the most widely used…
How online technologies are transforming transnational organised crime

October 31, 2018

Experts from Cardiff University are leading on a major new research project which will assess how new technologies…
Vulnerability can be turned into an advantage

October 17, 2018

But this vulnerability may be turned into an advantage as Denmark has the potential to become the world’s…
£6m cyber security scheme launched to protect Greater Manchester’s companies against malicious computer attacks

September 5, 2018

Lancaster University experts are part of a £6 million cyber security scheme that will protect Greater Manchester’s business…
Robot Designed to Defend Factories Against Cyberthreats

April 4, 2018

It’s small enough to fit inside a shoebox, yet this robot on four wheels has a big mission:…
New exercise unveiled to help businesses in the fight against cyber attacks

March 14, 2018

Officers in the Met’s Fraud and Linked Crime Online (Falcon) unit have adapted it to be included in…
A triple-threat against cyberthreats

December 4, 2017

The Department of Energy’s Pacific Northwest National Laboratory has licensed three of its most unusual technologies for preventing…
HADES creates alternate reality to mislead hackers

November 30, 2017

The Russian novelist Fyodor Dostoevsky once postulated that the devil no longer uses fire and brimstone but instead…
“Combosquatting” Attack Hides in Plain Sight to Trick Computer Users

October 31, 2017

To guard against unknowingly visiting malicious websites, computer users have been taught to double-check website URLs before they…
Proven cybercrime fighter moves from government to private sector

July 20, 2017

FLOWER software app helps stem cyberattacks Some Department of Energy facilities experience thousands of attempted cyberattacks every day.…
Sonic cyber attack shows security holes in ubiquitous sensors

March 15, 2017

Sound waves could be used to hack into critical sensors in a broad array of technologies including smartphones,…
Roadmap to safer cyberspace

December 17, 2015

How do cybersecurity experts discover how to properly defend a system or build a network that’s secure? As…
VTech hack is the first major attack to gain access to minors’ accounts

December 2, 2015

More than 200,000 of the 5 million accounts stolen in a cyberattack on the digital toymaker VTech belonged…
New research method identifies stealth attacks on complicated computer systems

October 17, 2015

Imagine millions of lines of instructions. Then try and picture how one extremely tiny anomaly could be found…
Got Your Number: Cyber-attacks Make Us Rethink the Idea of Social Security Numbers

June 8, 2015

Nearly every 12 hours, on average in 2014, there was an institutional data breach somewhere in the United…
Researchers hack a teleoperated surgical robot to reveal security flaws

May 8, 2015

To make cars as safe as possible, we crash them into walls to pinpoint weaknesses and better protect…
To deter cyberattacks, build a public-private partnership

August 26, 2014

Cyberattacks loom as an increasingly dire threat to privacy, national security and the global economy, and the best…
Researchers test distributed computing as defense against cyberattacks on power grids

May 22, 2014

Imagine a cyberattack that does serious damage to the U.S. power grid. The results wouldn’t be pretty. The…
Several Israeli websites attacked by Anonymous to protest against Israel’s policies on Palestine

April 11, 2014

Hacktivist group Anonymous launched attack on hundreds of websites of Israeli government and other organizations in-order to protest…
Indian hackers deface Pakistani websites in retaliation to cyberattacks

February 3, 2014

In response to over 2000 Indian websites defaced by Pakistani hackers on 26th January, Indian hackers have defaced…
2013 Global Threats Report Identifies Motivation and Intent Behind Cyber Attacks Originating from China, Russia, Syria, and Iran

January 27, 2014

CrowdStrike, a global provider of security technologies and services focused on identifying advanced threats and targeted attacks, today…
CEOs are in the dark when it comes to cyber-attacks against their companies

January 27, 2014

Ponemon Institute report entitled, “Cyber Security Incident Response: Are we as prepared as we think?”Findings show that while security…
Arab bloggers aim to boost cyberactivism

January 21, 2014

Egyptian anti-government bloggers work on their laptops from Cairo’s Tahrir square on February 10, 2011 Arab bloggers on…
Cyberattack traced to hacked refrigerator, researchers report

January 20, 2014

A LG representative shows a smartphone with Home Chat in front of a LG smart refrigerator at the…
New cyber-attack model helps hackers time the next Stuxnet

January 14, 2014

Disabling a country’s electricity with the click of a button. usairforce Of the many tricks used by the world’s…
Israeli hacking school trains cyber warriors

December 3, 2013

Trainees work at the “Cyber Gym” centre, where IT and infrastructure company employees train to defend against cyber…
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