Tag: cyberattack

Sustained Cyberattack Shuts Down British Parliament’s Email Service

Governments are still very prone to cyberattacks these days. It is only a matter of time until the next attack happens, by the look of things. The British Parliament suffered from a major attack last week, which has proven to be quite troublesome. As a result of this event, a low of lawmakers couldn’t even access their email accounts remotely. Luckily, the issue was resolved rather quickly, yet it shows …
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Major Bitcoin Exchanges Become Main Targets of Cyberattacks

Cryptocurrencies are relatively young and fragile, but already they’re under constant threats from cybercriminals. Just during this past week there have been multiple attacks on bitcoin exchanges, rendering their services useless and customers unable to buy, sell, or trade cryptocurrency. Whether by accident or not, these attacks happened at the same time that investors’ interest in digital currencies has also gone through the roof. Cryptocurrencies are being rapidly adopted by multiple countries, institutions, services and agencies. …
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Healthcare Industry Saw 63% More Cyberattacks In 2016

A lot of exciting reports come out during this time of the year, even though the news is not always positive. The latest cyber attack report shows how the number of attacks against the healthcare industry has increased by 63% in 2016–a troublesome finding which may only grow worse as time progresses. Healthcare Sector Remains A Problem Multiple reasons can be called out as to why the healthcare sector is …
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Tor Developers Are Preparing For The Next Generation of Cyberattacks

Even though security researchers are not always certain how to deal with the current generation of cyberattacks, preparations for the future are already underway. A new generation of internet criminality is just around the corner. This means a new and improved version of Tor will need to be developed to combat these threats. Tor Could Do With Some Major Improvements For quite some time, Internet criminals assumed they could remain …
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