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Winter Olympics Targeted

by Tim Heath on 2018-01-12 03:21PM in TECHNOLOGY-Hackers, GOVERNMENT-Police, FREE TO VIEW

Sochi, Rio and now Pyeongchang are in the hackers crosshairs as hackers attempt to steal sensitive data from the 2018 Winter Olympic Games.

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Six Cyber Attacks That Shook 2017

by Tim Heath on 2018-01-03 12:12PM in TECHNOLOGY-Hackers, NEWS-News Analysis, FREE TO VIEW

The increasing number and potency of cyber attacks caused concern for governments around the world. Vital information was stolen every day.

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Bitcoin Exchanges Under Siege

by Tim Heath on 2017-12-13 10:30AM in TECHNOLOGY-Hackers, NEWS-News Analysis, FREE TO VIEW, BUSINESS-Services-Financial

Three out of four Bitcoin exchanges and related cryptocurrency sites have suffered a DDoS attack in the third quarter of 2017.

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Mercenary Hackers Funded By Nation-States

by Tim Heath on 2017-12-08 11:58AM in TECHNOLOGY-Hackers, INTELLIGENCE-US, FREE TO VIEW

The FBI say they cannot tell the difference between hackers motivated by criminal intent from state- sponsored hackers pursuing cyberwar.

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Russian Hacking Went Far Beyond US Election

by Neil Telford on 2017-11-07 12:03PM in TECHNOLOGY-Hackers, NEWS-News Analysis, GOVERNMENT-National, FREE TO VIEW

Fancy Bear hackers tried to penetrate thousands of email inboxes belonging to the top echelons of the US diplomatic, defence & security services.

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Bermuda Super Rich Hack

by Tim Heath on 2017-11-07 08:30AM in TECHNOLOGY-Hackers, NEWS-News Analysis, FREE TO VIEW

Trouble In Paradise: Bermuda based law firm suffers a 'data security incident' releasing secret information about its extremely wealthy clients.

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Russian Hacking Fuels Return To Paper Ballots

by Neil Telford on 2017-10-24 08:49PM in FREE TO VIEW, GOVERNMENT-National, NEWS-News Analysis, TECHNOLOGY-Hackers

US regional election authorities are thinking of reversing the trend towards vulnerable electronic systems.

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Russian Spies Used Kaspersky Anti-V To Hack NSA

by Tim Heath on 2017-10-06 11:34AM in TECHNOLOGY-Hackers, NEWS-News Analysis, INTELLIGENCE-US, FREE TO VIEW

Sources claim Russian hackers accessed top secret NSA data via the private computer of a contractor using Kaspersky software.

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Postmortem: WannaCry Ransomware Explained

by Neil Telford on 2017-10-05 10:16AM in TECHNOLOGY-Hackers, NEWS-News Analysis, FREE TO VIEW, BUSINESS-Services-IT & Telecoms

WannaCry ransomware consists of multiple components infecting Windows operating systems. But the speed of its spread is something special.

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Poor Coding Limits IS Hackers

by Neil Telford on 2017-10-04 03:05PM in TECHNOLOGY-Hackers, FREE TO VIEW

Buggy Malware & Poor Encryption: Hackers working for Islamic State are bad at coding and and at hiding what they do.

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