Cyber-Threat

Who is Guccifer 2.0?

Who is Guccifer 2.0?

Toni Gidwani challenges Guccifer 2.0's claimed attribution for the Democratic National Committee (DNC) breach

Bangladesh blames £56m bank heist on badly-installed software

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Bangladesh Central Bank officials are pinning the blame for an cyber-attack that netted $81million (£56mil) from the financial institution on SWIFT's for incorrectly installing new software.

Industry Innovators: Cyber-threat analysis and intelligence

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This is an entirely new category and it has become one of the most important areas of next-generation network and data protection.

Israeli missile defence chief dismissed for breach of security protocol

Israeli missile defence chief dismissed for breach of security protocol

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Israel's Defence Ministry dismissed Yair Ramati, the nation's head of missile defence, for a "grave breach of information security."

DDoS attacks up 180 percent in Q3 2015: Akamai

DDoS attacks up 180 percent in Q3 2015: Akamai

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Akamai's Q3 2015 State of the Internet - Security Report offered up a mixed bag of news indicating a very large increase in distributed denial of service attacks, while noting the length and severity of the incidents were down.

Mozilla may reject SHA-1 certificates six months early

Mozilla may reject SHA-1 certificates six months early

Mozilla has stepped up pressure on enterprise companies that continue to use SHA-1 certificates after research last month demonstrated the algorithm could be broken in as little as three months.

Amazon UK customers targeted with phishing scam

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Researchers at Malwarebytes spotted an email phishing scam on Wednesday that targets Amazon users in the UK.

Nigerian man sentenced to 12 years for operating spam scheme

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A Nigerian man was sentenced to more than 12 years in a prison and ordered to pay US $13 million in restitution for his role in an internet fraud scheme

Malware attacks hit Match.com UK site

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Security researchers have discovered malicious adverts on the UK version of dating site Match.com.

Rocket Kitten APT threat persists after being outted

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Trend Micro and ClearSky published an updated report on Rocket Kitten, a state-sponsored group targeting Israeli and European organisations.

UK ham radio operators spammed with malware

UK ham radio operators are the target of a phishing-scam asking them to open a malware-infected attachment purportedly from Ofcom Spectrum Licensing.

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