How Can Cryptocurrency Users Ward Off Cyberattacks?

We’ve all read the headlines. ICO funding thefts have hardly been low profile. It’s curious, though, that what was labeled by so many as simply a vehicle for criminal misdoings should itself be the target of criminal activity. But as…

City of Las Vegas Uses Artificial Intelligence to Thwart Cyber Attacks

It has become rather apparent the global cyber security sector may need a major overhaul in the coming years. If it is up to the city of Las Vegas, that fight will be won by deploying an artificial intelligence solution.…

Top 5 Cyber Security Job Skills In High Demand for 2017 and Beyond

Enterprises small and large all over the world will have to pay a lot more attention to cyber security moving forward. Particular skills are needed by virtually every company in the world right now. Below is a brief list of…

What Is RDPPatcher?

Cyber attacks are far more common now compared to a few years ago, which has security researchers concerned. Experts are warning about a new major threat, dubbed RDPPatcher. In fact, it appears criminals use this method of selling remote access…

Top 4 Successful DDoS Attacks

It is not surprising to learn criminals have taken a liking to using DDoS attacks against popular service providers. In most cases, these attacks shut down a specific financial institution or company that caused quite a bit of controversy. Throughout…

Top 6 Enterprises Improving Their Cyber Security Defenses

Considering how the number of cyber threats continues to grow at an accelerated pace, it is not surprising to see a lot of companies invest in cyber security. Interestingly enough, it appears as both large and small enterprises are looking…

Koolova Ransomware Aims to Inform Users On Cyber Security Precautions

Ransomware continues to evolve over time, as criminals come up with new ways to cause havoc. Koolova, a new strain of malware, is doing things very differently. In fact, it is relatively easy to get rid of the ransomware infection,…

US Presidential Committee Advocates For More Collaboration in The Cyber Security Sector

Cyber security measures are direly needed these days, and the US Presidential Commission acknowledges that fact. As a result, they have issued new guidelines and recommendations of how enterprises and institutions should go about protecting systems and data. Cooperation is…

NYDFS Introduces Cyber Security Guidelines For BitLicense Holders

It looks like more trouble is brewing on the horizon for Bitcoin companies targeting the New York area. Other than obtaining for a BitLicense to operate legally, new cybersecurity rules have been proposed by the NYDFS. BitLicense holders would have…

University of Kent’s Cyber Research Survey Shows How Big the Online Generation Gap Is..Or Isn’t

The University of Kent’s Cyber Security Center has released a study that shows the 5% of adults have browsed the dark net. It also shows that 1% said they have actually bought something on dark net. An even higher percentage…

Current Versions of Ransomware Are Only Templates For Future Malware Attacks

Even though we have been harping on the threat of ransomware for some time now, it looks like this type of malicious attack will not be diminishing anytime soon. In fact, the threat has never been more severe than it…

Smaller Swift-Connected Ukrainian Bank Targeted By Hackers

People who have been following the news may have heard the Ukraine central bank has been targeted in a cyber attack. As it turns out, officials issued a hacking alert in April of 2016. Similarly to what has happened with…

Monitoring The Dark Net For Stolen Information After A Data Breach

With all of the stolen data circulating on the dark net these days, people are wondering if it is possible to track down this information. Right now, it can take weeks, if not years, before a data breach is discovered,…

Three in Four US Enterprises Will Only Upgrade Cyber Security After An Attack

Enterprises mostly still live in the dark ages of cyber security, unfortunately enough. A recent survey by the RSA indicates the majority of companies dealing with cyber attacks have little to no response capabilities. In this day and age of…

Singapore To Take Government Computers Offline In Response To Cyber Threats

Singapore is a country which will not shy away from taking drastic measures. Not even when those steps result in cutting off internet access for government computers. This initiative will start in May 2017, and is an effort to keep…

Enterprises Rather Pay Bitcoin Ransomware Fee Than Improve Cyber Security

Companies are bracing themselves for future waves of ransomware attacks by the look of things, as they start to stockpile Bitcoin. While most digital currency enthusiasts would like to see them flock to Bitcoin for other reasons, internet criminals pose…

Swift Will Cut Off Banks With Weak Cyber Security

The entire Swift debacle has a lot of entities in the financial world on edge. Especially Swift, the payment network connecting a lot of banks around the world, is starting to take harsher action. Their latest plan involves the expulsion…

SEC Chief Voices Concerns Over US Financial Structure Cyber Security

The topics of cyber security and finance do not seem to mix well, and the situation is direr than ever before for the US financial system. That was the statement SEC Chief Mary Jo White made earlier this week, as…