Cyberattack

Highlights Of China Vs Amnesty International Hong Kong Cyber Attack

Hong kong is considered as an SAR or Special Administrative Region, it kept its own internal ministerial government directly elected by Hong Kong people and they continue to use their HK$ as currency. But seems like that the “autonomy” does not end there when it comes to cyberspace, as hacker groups allegedly linked with Beijing

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4 Simple Actions To Fight PC Infections

In today’s cybersecurity atmosphere, there is no way for any organization to assume that “we are not hacked”. The attack surface is very wide in Windows, Office, Java, Flash Player, and even the Intel processors have hardware security bugs. Basically, 2018 was a horrible year for cybersecurity because it proved how indefensible is the architecture

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Cyberattacks Against IoT Devices on the Rise

Cyber attacks targeting IoT (Internet-of-Things) devices are rapidly increasing, as more people and organizations deploy them. IoT devices that are connected to the Internet but do not have a password set, or are often operated with the initial settings, are likely candidates to be targeted next. Various incidents have already occurred, some of which were

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Restaurants & Food Businesses, New Hacking Targets?

Restaurants, food, and beverage companies are not usual targets of cyber attacks, malware infection, ransomware infestation, and data breach attempts. However, a paradigm shift is currently happening, when threat actors are looking for new victims, new industries to focus on when it comes to their campaigns. The key ingredient of becoming an attractive potential victim

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Attempted Cyber Attack on Australian Parliament

Australia’s security agencies are investigating a likely cyber-attack attempt on the Federal Parliament’s computer system. It is alleged that the government believes that some foreign government is behind the attack. The hackers were caught in the early stages of gaining access to the system because the authorities didn’t find any loss of data, but signs

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24 Northeastern Ontario Hospital Hacking Incident, The Aftermath

Twenty-four Northeastern Ontario hospitals were victims of the latest cyber attack with the use of zero-day exploits. Zero-day exploits are unknown security bugs in software that are actively exploited by hackers in order to gain control, launch malware or open other vulnerabilities in the target system. The attack estimated to have occurred last January 16,

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Story Behind the DDoS Attack VS Boston Children Hospital

A man from Massachusetts was found guilty of a cyber attack against a healthcare institution and sentenced for 10 years in prison. His name is Martin Gottesfeld, found guilty by the U.S. District Court under Judge Nathaniel Gorton. “It was your arrogance and misplaced pride that has been on display in this case from the

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How to Protect Mid-Tier Enterprises from Cyberattacks in 2019

The new year has begun; here comes another New Year Special from The Threat Report. Today, we take a look at how mid-tier enterprises can protect themselves from all kinds of cyberattacks- known as well as unknown ones. 2018 saw mid-tier enterprises facing lots of cybersecurity challenges, with hackers seeking to exploit all kinds of

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