Tag: Cyber Attack

Top 4 Cyber Attack Vectors of 2016

It is evident that 2016, has been a year filled with all types of cybercrime. Ranging from DDoS attacks to malware, hacking to ransomware, and social engineering to skimming, a lot of havoc has been caused by select groups of individuals. But what were some of the top attack vectors exploited by criminals in 2016? #4 DDoS Attacks Are Growing In Number The recent attacks against DynDNS go to show …
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Bangladesh Central Bank Heist Update: US$15m of Stolen Funds Will Be Returned

Quite a few people will remember the Bangladesh heist, which took place a few months ago. During this attack against a Swift-connected bank, roughly US$81m was stolen by cyber criminals. It looks as if part of the stolen funds will be returned to their rightful owners, as a Philippine court ordered the return of US$15m. Said funds somehow ended up in the bank account of a casino boss. A Silver …
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US Presidential Election Should Fear Non-Voters More Than Cyber Attacks, Experts Say

With the US Presidential elections taking place today, there are some concerns over hacking attempts and other cybersecurity threats. If the vote were to be disrupted, chaos would ensue, and both candidates would blame the other for it. Security experts, however, feel confident that there will be no attacks, either online or offline. US Presidential Election Security Concerns Even though the US government is not overly concerned about cyber attacks …
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The CIA Prepares A Major Cyber Attack Against Russia

The situation between the United States and Russia will soon take a turn for the worse. There is a rumor circulating regarding the CIA preparing for a large-scale cyber attack against Russia. For now it remains unknown what the exact target will be, although the reasoning behind this plan is not all that difficult to find. A New Cyber War Is Brewing And It Is Coming Quickly Not too long …
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