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Mirai Okiru: New DDoS botnet targets ARC-based IoT devices

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Well, this is bad…very bad. Mirai malware and its many variants which have targeted CPU architectures in the past, is now targeting the second most popular type of CPU core – ARC processors.

Meet Mirai Okiru, the Mirai variant targeting ARC processors, which […]

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Cyber insurance in the 2018 regulatory landscape

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Credits: csoonline

The year 2017 had no shortage of headlines pertaining to cyber incidents.  On the commercial side, you have the Equifax and Uber cases and on the government side, you have the DHS event.  These cyber incidents ran parallel to awareness campaigns run out of the […]

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Centre plans setting up of Cyber Warrior Police Force to tackle internet-related crimes

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Credits: HindustanTimes

The government has decided to set up a Cyber Warrior Police Force (CWPF) to tackle internet-related crimes such as cyber threats, child pornography and online stalking.

The CWPF is likely to operate under the National Information Security Policy and Guidelines wing […]

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GPS System Vulnerable To Hacking Attack That Could Cripple Bay Area Economy

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Imagine an attack in the Bay Area that shuts down the bridges and BART; where the ATMs and your credit cards don’t work and planes, trains and Uber are no longer available.

The bad guy is a hacker at an undisclosed location […]

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Cyber-attack shuts down US Regional Hospital’s online system

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A cyber-attack that left computer screens at Hancock Regional Hospital in Greenfield, Indiana, USA, with a ransom message for bitcoin has caused the entire network at the hospital to go offline to stop damage to the data of the patients.

After the […]

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As Cyber Threats To The Electric Grid Rise, Utilities & Regulators Seek Solutions

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Credits: forbes

The U.S. electric grid is increasingly dependent on the internet for operations, and as a result it is also increasingly susceptible to cyberattacks. It doesn’t take much imagination to see how such attacks might cripple a broad swath of the U.S. […]

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BlackBerry launches new cyber security product, Jarvis

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Manually scanning code for issues is nearly impossible, but automakers have to make sure their software is working correctly, and with the help of BlackBerry Ltd.’snew cyber security product Jarvis, that will be much easier.

Announced today during the keynote address […]

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Cyber Research Centre labels Australia’s counter-threat capacity ‘relatively weak’

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Australia’s Cyber Security Research Centre (CSRC) wants to see the creation of a country-wide agency responsible for countering cybercrime in Australia, proposing in a submission to a Parliamentary Committee a Commonwealth-led capability that supports federal, state, and territory-based efforts.

In a submission […]

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