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Triton Industrial Cyber Attacks are Coming and We're Not Ready

In 2017, a Middle Eastern petrochemical facility had the unfortunate distinction of being the first known victim of malware specifically targeted at process safety systems. Thanks to this malicious software named TRITON, the oil and gas industry became ground zero...

Top 10 Cybersecurity Risks of the Government Shutdown

The government shutdown is dramatically impacting the world’s cybersecurity. No doubt there are major corporate and government breaches taking place now which could have been prevented if things were operating normally. Here are the top problems the shutdown is causing...

D.C., Virginia, Most Concerned About Phishing Attacks

Phishing is a global scourge. Just today, Danny Palmer at ZDNET writes an excellent piece about how cybercrime is a $600 billion global drain on the economy. Here is an excerpt: "You could argue that 80 percent of cyber...

Kollective Improves Network Performance via P2P Technology

Enterprise network congestion on continues to be a problem as software updates and files continue to grow in size. Add to these challenges, the fact that increasingly, enterprises expect to be able to communicate via video seamlessly.In fact, more than 2,000 US and...

Could Scheduling Logins Make us Safer?

Hackers are relentless. Today it was discovered the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) suffered at least 240 data breaches and another 800 suspected hacks, according to Mick Mulvaney, the acting director of the bureau in congressional testimony.The City of Atlanta has...

Chelsea Manning: Top U.S. Traitor and Leaker, May Become Senator

History Will Remember the U.S. Government as Going too Easy on Hackers and Leakers Photo courtesy of APThe United States made a nuclear deal with Iran and also paid a ransom to have numerous American hostages/prisoners returned. In exchange, billions...

Bitly Hack Destroys Trust in the Web

Bit.ly, the popular URL shortening service was hacked in 2014 and reports are now surfacing that millions of the these accounts are available online. This is an absolutely huge deal and will lead to the following problems: A total screw-up...

You need a Flip Phone for Your Data Center

The big news of the week is celebrities are eschewing smartphones for flip phones. What you ask? Yes, flip phones, those clamshell devices which most people associate with the luddite relative you just saw at Thanksgiving. The reason? They are...

iTunes and User Accounts Hacked

This past weekend I covered the hacking of the iTunes App Store and it seems user accounts now have been compromised as well. Some users have seen unauthorized spending in their accounts hit $1,400 and Apple is being slow to...

Android Runs on Older iPhones

You have to hand it to hackers... As thanks to their hard work you can now run Android and the Android OS on your 2G iPhone. Expect the 3G version to be out soon, followed by the 3GS which apparently...

Major Spanish Hackers in Jail

Few things make people as happy as knowing hackers have gone to jail -- especially when the people going to jail are some of the most active hackers on the internet. While reading a story on the subject, I learned...
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