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NHS Cyberattack Was 'launched from N. Korea'

by Tim Heath on 2017-06-26 05:44PM in TECHNOLOGY-Hackers, NEWS-News Analysis, FREE TO VIEW, BUSINESS-Services-IT & Telecoms, BUSINESS-Services-Health & Welfare

The UK's NCSC confirm the view that the Wannacry attack which badly affected the National Health Service was perpetrated by N. Korea.

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WannaCry Prompts Microsoft Updates … And A Warning

by Neil Telford on 2017-06-19 04:46PM in TECHNOLOGY-Hackers, NEWS-News Analysis, FREE TO VIEW, BUSINESS-Services-IT & Telecoms

Microsoft has released new security updates for older versions of Windows as it warns of potential cyber-attacks by government organisations.

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US Blames North Korea For Hacking

by Neil Telford on 2017-06-19 04:39PM in FREE TO VIEW, GOVERNMENT-National, NEWS-News Analysis, TECHNOLOGY-Hackers

Finally: The US government has issued a rare alert squarely blaming North Korean for a raft of cyber-attacks stretching back to 2009.

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Israeli Hackers Have Penetrated ISIS Networks

by Tim Heath on 2017-06-18 12:42PM in TECHNOLOGY-Hackers, NEWS-News Analysis, INTELLIGENCE-International, FREE TO VIEW

Israeli hackers have uncovered the terror group's plans to build laptop bombs that could get through airport X-ray machines.

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North Korea, WannaCry, Cyberattacks And Lazarus

by Tim Heath on 2017-06-13 02:36PM in TECHNOLOGY-Hackers, NEWS-News Analysis, FREE TO VIEW, BUSINESS-Services-IT & Telecoms

Who is really to blame? For many, it seems that question has already been solved: It was North Korea. Except the evidence is not conclusive.

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Putin Applauds Patriotic Russian Hackers

by Tim Heath on 2017-06-12 03:29PM in TECHNOLOGY-Hackers, NEWS-News Analysis, GOVERNMENT-National, FREE TO VIEW

Putin: "patriotic" citizens might be engaged in hacking. Such individuals are joining "the justified fight against those speaking ill of Russia,"

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'Friendly Hackers' Hijack UK Shopping Centre Billboard

by Neil Telford on 2017-06-07 11:46AM in FREE TO VIEW, NEWS-News Analysis, TECHNOLOGY-Hackers

Liverpool One shopping centre in the UK has been forced to shut down digital billboards after an unknown hacker tampered with the signage.

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Six Seconds To Hack A Credit Card

by Neil Telford on 2017-06-07 11:44AM in TECHNOLOGY-Hackers, NEWS-News Analysis, GOVERNMENT-Police, FREE TO VIEW, BUSINESS-Services-Financial

Distributed Guessing Attack: Quickly working out the card number, expiry date and security code of a Visa card using nothing more than guesswork.

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UN Investigators Are Targets For Cyber Attack

by Neil Telford on 2017-06-07 11:40AM in TECHNOLOGY-Hackers, NEWS-News Analysis, INTELLIGENCE-International, GOVERNMENT-National, FREE TO VIEW

A group of unknown hackers are targeting United Nations experts investigating potential sanctions violations by North Korea.

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How Cybersecurity Benefits from Hackers

by Neil Telford on 2017-06-07 10:35AM in FREE TO VIEW, NEWS-News Analysis, TECHNOLOGY-Hackers

Despite the crimes committed and the damage they do, there are some ways cybersecurity can benefit from the existence of hackers.

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