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New threat can exploit every device, warns expert

There is a new threat blowing up in the news, and it’s capable of exploiting most computing devices in operation today, said an industry expert, explaining how it could be prevented it from infiltrating an organization. Cons

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Five most dangerous new attack techniques: SANS

Experts from SANS recently presented the five most dangerous new cyber-attack techniques in their annual RSA keynote session in San Francisco, and shared their views on how they work, how they can be stopped or at least slowed, and how businesse

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Energy sector ‘tops finance as cyber attack target’

Energy is overtaking banking and finance as a target for cyber-criminals in the Middle East, yet companies in the sector are leaving themselves significantly more open to a successful attack, experts said at Security in Energy conference in Abu

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Adipec security conference to focus on cyber crime risks

The Abu Dhabi International Petroleum Exhibition and Conference's (Adipec) Security in Energy Conference will focus on strategies to mitigate cyber crime risks and deploy defence mechanisms to protect critical industry systems and infrastruc

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Energy sector targeted by sophisticated attack group

The energy sector in Europe and North America is being targeted by a new wave of cyber attacks that could provide attackers with the means to severely disrupt affected operations, according to an official blog by Symantec. The gro

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Uncovered: School for credit card fraud gangs

By analyzing hundreds of criminal forums, Digital Shadows, leader in digital risk management, has discovered a new trend in the form of remote learning ‘schools’ pointing to an ecosystem enabling  fraudsters s to up-skill themse

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‘Destruction of Service’ attacks set to grow: report

The impact of Destruction of Service (DeOS) attacks, which could eliminate organizations’ backups and safety nets, required to restore systems and data after an attack is predicted to grow in 2017, according to a new report.

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Extreme cyber-attack could cost $53bn: Lloyd’s

A major global cyber-attack has the potential to trigger up to $53 billion of economic losses, according to a scenario described in new research by Lloyd’s, the world’s specialist insurance market, and Cyence, a leading cyber risk an

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Wanna mitigate ransomware without tears?

Events from the last few days have once again highlighted the havoc cyber-attacks can wreak. The October 2016 Dyn attack showed us the devastation a Distributed Denial-of-Service (DDOS) attack can cause, and now the WannaCry ransomware is showin

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Ransomware attacks in 150 countries

The WannaCry ransomware attack has continued to spread, impacting over 10,000 organisations and 200,000 individuals in over 150 countries, according to reports. While measures have been taken to slow the spread of the malware, new

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