Tag: Cybersecurity

Cyber Threats to the FIFA 2018 World Cup

Modern global sporting events are not only a world stage for competing national teams: they are increasingly an arena for a wide range of online attackers. The 2018 FIFA World Cup in Russia presents opportunities for cyber threat actors looking …

DOJ report on tackling cyber threats forthcoming

Justice Department will soon release a report describing how its many agencies and components tackle cyber threats. DOJ officials delivered the report to Attorney General Jeff Sessions late last week, a department spokesman told Eric, four months after Sessions created a cyber task force …

Central banks share cyber threat data

The main U.S.-founded global cyber threat information sharing group for the financial services industry today launched a separate worldwide project focused on central banks and their overseers. Those banks have become a prominent target: Last month, hackers made off with …

The Rise of Destructive Botnets

Over the past few years, we have watched the rise of ransomware as it successfully targeted a variety of vertical markets, especially healthcare, education, and financial services. And like almost all malware, it has also begun to evolve. For example, the WannaCry ransomware …

Getting security ‘right’

There always seems to be plenty of security news to talk about. Someone is making some sort of mistake pretty much all the time. Everything from vulnerabilities in software to organizations getting hacked. We hear about horrible data leaks, bad …