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Is North Korea hacking bitcoin to bypass sanctions?

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With North Korea facing the toughest-ever set of economic sanctions from the international community, it appears the country may be trying to hack bitcoin and other cryptocurrency exchanges in a bid to obtain much needed funds.

Cybersecurity research companies in the U.S. […]

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Manufacturers’ ICS at high risk of cyber attack

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Credits: DailyNews

The study, commissioned by cyber security company Kaspersky Lab, found that the manufacturing sector was the most susceptible of any business sector to cyber attacks.

Moreover, the study found that the manufacturing sector represented one-third of all attacks against ICSs globally.

Industrial […]

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Cyber security specialist shortages could leave Australia vulnerable to attack, experts say

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Credits: ABC News

Australian Cyber Security Growth Network (ACSGN) CEO Craig Davies said the demand for skills in the sector had outstripped anyone’s ability to produce skilled candidates.

“It’s such a rocket ship this industry, we have zero unemployment and the demand is […]

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UK minister to visit India next week for cyber security talks

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Credits: IndiaTimes

UK Foreign Office minister Mark Field will embark on a two-day visit to India next week to hold talks on cyber security.

Field will visit New Delhi and Chennai next Tuesday as part of his first tour of the country as […]

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National Lottery website brought down by cyber hack attack leaving thousands unable to buy tickets

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Credits: Mirror

A cyber attack brought down the the National Lottery website last night, Camelot has admitted.

The website was down for more than an hour-and-a-half yesterday evening, due to a distributed denial of service (DDOS) attack – when hackers flooded the website with online traffic.

A Camelot […]

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Greek central bank dismisses Anonymous hacking claim

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Credits: Reuters

Greece’s central bank dismissed claims by hacking group Anonymous that it had accessed confidential internal files, saying on Wednesday the material was already in the public domain.

Anonymous responded by warning that it was merely testing out the bank’s defenses and […]

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No, Russia Didn’t Hack 21 States’ Elections: Intercept’s Greenwald Blasts Media Colleagues for Latest Russia Fake News

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Credits: Breitbart

Outlets like the USA Today, MSNBC’s Rachel Maddow Show, and the Associated Press went wild at the Department of Homeland Security’s announcement that they, as Maddow put it, “knew at least by June that 21 states had been targeted by Russian hackers […]

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