Tag: CyberattackS

Cryptocurrency Theft Remains One of the Industry’s Biggest Problems

Even though cryptocurrencies tend to attract a lot of positive attention, there are some worrisome trends in this industry as well. With over $1.7 billion worth of cryptocurrencies having been lost or stolen since 2011, it is evident there is a lot of work to be done. Turning this situation around will prove to be challenging in many ways, though. The Issues With Cryptocurrencies It has become painfully evident that vast …
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Pentagon Ponders Nuclear Response to Cyberattacks

Our entire society is almost completely dependent on electronics and cyberinfrastructure. As such, we’ve seen an uptick in the number of cyberattacks executed against companies, governments, and other entities. The Pentagon is now mulling a rather harsh response if such attacks were to occur in the future. More specifically, it’s considering retaliating with nuclear weapons. This is a very worrisome and disturbing development, but it has thankfully not been approved just yet. The Pentagon’s Plan …
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Ransomware Attacks Remain Successful Due to Lack of Communication and Collaboration

The fight against online crime is proving to be an uphill battle, to say the least. With malware, ransomware, and Trojans becoming more common threats than ever before, the time is now to improve communication between different entities. Unfortunately, the lack of communication and collaboration is making things a lot harder than they should be. Communication And Collaboration Are Key It is very difficult to respond to cyberattacks if the …
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SWIFT Institute Wants Canadian Students To Come Up With Cyberattack Countermeasures

Testing security precautions in the financial sector is an excellent way to discover lingering vulnerabilities. Swift, the global payment network, has announced their 2017 Student Challenge. All students from colleges and universities across Canada can participate in this pen testing project, and trial new methods of protection for banking channels. The Swift Cyber Challenge Is Coming To Canada Under the SWIFT Institute Student Challenge 2017, elected students will partake in …
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