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Are you an ethical hacker? Join Dubai Police ‘Capture the Flag’ cyber security challenge

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Credits: ABC News

Dozens of professional and amateur young people in the information technology, digital applications and programming field are poised to the launch of second version of the “Capture The Flag”, the cyber security challenge, to demonstrate their technical capabilities against […]

By |February 14th, 2019|Cyber News|

Cyber Security Risk in Retail and How to Handle It

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Credits: Forbes

Hackers and their tactics are continually evolving but one thing remains the same: retailers are prime targets for a cyber-attack. This is such a widespread issue that in nearly every cyber-security report in the past few years retail is the industry […]

By |February 14th, 2019|Cyber News|

What if the internet suddenly stopped? Russian tests raise devastating prospect of cyber war

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Credits: AU News

What if the world wide web suddenly went dark? No Netflix? No YouTube? No Facebook? While this may sound like bliss for some, the full extent of our reliance on internet would quickly become evident. And it would be […]

By |February 14th, 2019|Cyber News|

US counterintelligence agent helped Iran lob cyber-bombs at America, say Uncle Sam’s lawyers

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Credits: The Register

US prosecutors on Wednesday announced the indictment of a former US counterintelligence agent on charges of helping Iran conduct cyberattacks on her former colleagues.

The legal eagles also charged four Iranian nationals said to have carried out related computer crimes.

Former US Air […]

By |February 14th, 2019|Cyber News|

Hackers KO Malta’s Bank of Valletta in attempt to nick €13m

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Credits: The Register

Malta’s Bank of Valetta (BOV) has pulled the plug on its entire internet access, including shutting down cashpoints and branch offices, after detecting a “cyber intrusion” by crims that tried to steal nearly €13m.

The Times of Malta reported: “All of […]

By |February 14th, 2019|Cyber News|

Ever used VFEmail? No? Well, chances are you never will now: Hackers wipe servers, backups in ‘catastrophic’ attack

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Credits: The Register

A hacker wiped every server and backup of VFEmail this week in a “catastrophic” attack, according to the webmail service.

VFEmail admins detailed the network intrusion on Monday in a grim red-letter update on the site’s front page. The service’s founder […]

By |February 14th, 2019|Cyber News|

One click and you’re out: UK makes it an offence to view terrorist propaganda even once

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Credits: The Register

It will be an offence to view terrorist material online just once – and could incur a prison sentence of up to 15 years – under new UK laws.

The Counter-Terrorism and Border Security Bill was granted Royal Assent yesterday, updating a […]

By |February 13th, 2019|Cyber News|

Big trouble Down Under as Australian MPs told to reset their passwords amid hack attack fears

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Credits: The Register

The Australian Parliament has reset all passwords on the parliamentary computing network following an unspecified security incident.

In a joint statement on February 8, the legislature’s presiding officers – Speaker of the Australian House of Representatives Tony Smith, and Scott […]

By |February 10th, 2019|Cyber News|

Japan government plans to strengthen cyber defences by certifying cloud storage services

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Credits: straits times

The Japanese government is planning to introduce a system to certify the safety of online “cloud” data storage services, according to sources. Government institutions would be able to use only certified services.

Demanding that companies in charge of important infrastructure, such […]

By |February 7th, 2019|Cyber News|

Huawei offers to build centre for cyber security in Poland

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Credits: Reuters

China’s Huawei has offered to build a cyber-security centre in Poland, where the authorities arrested a Chinese employee of the telecommunications firm along with a former Polish security official on spying charges last month.

“We are ready to establish a cyber-security centre in […]

By |February 7th, 2019|Cyber News|