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Email hack could be "existential crisis" for Yahoo

Email hack could be "existential crisis" for Yahoo | Cyber Defence | Scoop.it
The massive breach disclosed Thursday is believed to be the largest ever to hit a single email provider
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Malware Evades Detection with Novel Technique

Malware Evades Detection with Novel Technique | Cyber Defence | Scoop.it
Document-based macro malware flies under the security radar by first detecting existing documents on PC.

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How the US Air Force is Rapidly Mobilizing For Cyber War

How the US Air Force is Rapidly Mobilizing For Cyber War | Cyber Defence | Scoop.it
New ideas about defense and new tables of organization are reshaping the service’s ideas about battle.
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The U.S. government just released rules for self-driving cars

The U.S. government just released rules for self-driving cars | Cyber Defence | Scoop.it
The radical changes coming to our roadways mean regulators need to get more tech savvy, fast.
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Russia blamed for hacking attack on German MPs

Russia blamed for hacking attack on German MPs | Cyber Defence | Scoop.it
Germany is investigating a series of sophisticated computer hacking attacks on MPs and political parties amid fears Russia may be trying to influence the outcome of next year’
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Cyber Defence East Africa 2016 - it’s time for Actionable Cybersecurity!

Cyber Defence East Africa 2016 - it’s time for Actionable Cybersecurity! | Cyber Defence | Scoop.it
On 27th -29th September 2016, the National Information Technology Authority - Uganda (NITA-U) together with NRD Companies are organising the fourth annual Cyber Defence East Africa 2016 conference (CDEA).
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Gabon is taking an unprecedented step in internet censorship

Gabon is taking an unprecedented step in internet censorship | Cyber Defence | Scoop.it
Gabon is the latest country to turn off the internet in response to protests and dissent.
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Why the EU is suddenly marching to a different drumbeat on defence

Why the EU is suddenly marching to a different drumbeat on defence | Cyber Defence | Scoop.it
When it loses the UK, the EU loses an important military power, which makes the remaining countries keener than ever to collaborate.
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Cyber defence or more wishful thinking - Enterprise Times

Cyber defence or more wishful thinking - Enterprise Times | Cyber Defence | Scoop.it
Ciaran Martin, head of the new National Cyber Security Centre (NCSC) outlines how his department intends to create a cyber defence for the UK
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Researcher believes major DDoS attacks part of military recon to shut down internet

Researcher believes major DDoS attacks part of military recon to shut down internet | Cyber Defence | Scoop.it
The attacks targeted major companies that provide internet infrastructure and appear to have probed the companies' defenses to determine capabilities.
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UK moves to ‘active cyber-defence’ - BBC News

UK moves to ‘active cyber-defence’ - BBC News | Cyber Defence | Scoop.it
Britain moves towards more active defence in cyberspace, the head of the UK's new National Cyber Security Centre (NCSC) announces.
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NICP | NCI Agency Holds Third Threat Vector Analysis Workshop

NICP | NCI Agency Holds Third Threat Vector Analysis Workshop | Cyber Defence | Scoop.it
NCI Agency and Industry experts have stepped up their collaboration aimed at improving our defences against cyber threats.
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President Obama at the G-20 Summit: US has more capacity than anybody, both offensively and defensively - OSINT

President Obama at the G-20 Summit: US has more capacity than anybody, both offensively and defensively - OSINT | Cyber Defence | Scoop.it
President Obama at the recent G-20 Summit held in China declared that the US has “more capacity than anybody, both offensively and defensively.” Governments recognize the cyberspace as the fifth domain of warfare, in June the NATO alliance communicated...
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Yahoo sued for gross negligence over huge hacking

Yahoo sued for gross negligence over huge hacking | Cyber Defence | Scoop.it
Internet giant Yahoo was sued on Friday by a user who accused it of gross negligence over a massive 2014 hacking in which information was stolen from at least 500 million accounts.
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Brian Krebs site hit with 665 Gbps DDoS attack; Largest Internet has ever seen

Brian Krebs site hit with 665 Gbps DDoS attack; Largest Internet has ever seen | Cyber Defence | Scoop.it
Brian Krebs, a security researcher and a journalist suffered a DDoS attack on his site last week --- Now, it has been revealed that it was the largest DDoS
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Hackers Offer a DIY Alternative to the $600 EpiPen

Hackers Offer a DIY Alternative to the $600 EpiPen | Cyber Defence | Scoop.it
Man holds up a DIY version of the EpiPen autoinjector
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Another type of hacktivism. In this case to fight against pharmaceuticals abuses.
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Bad vibrations: Your sex toy may be collecting information about you

Bad vibrations: Your sex toy may be collecting information about you | Cyber Defence | Scoop.it
Why you may not want all of your devices to be smart.
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So far the issue is the collection of information but imagine what could happen when the toys could be remotely managed :o 
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Artificial Intelligence For Air Force: Cyber & Electronic Warfare

Artificial Intelligence For Air Force: Cyber & Electronic Warfare | Cyber Defence | Scoop.it

AFA: The Air Force wants artificial intelligence to track and react to cyber and electronic threats, to update countermeasures against enemy hackers, radars, and missiles faster than human minds can manage. But first you have to fix the basics. Today, the Department Of Defense Information Network (DODIN) is really not a single network, but a quasi-feudal patchwork of often incompatible local networks. It’s the Holy Roman Empire of cyberspace. 


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Israeli security agents partner with Volkswagen to make unhackable cars

Israeli security agents partner with Volkswagen to make unhackable cars | Cyber Defence | Scoop.it
Top Israeli security agents and Volkswagen are teaming up to develop cybersecurity technology for unhackable cars.
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When Governments Attack: Nation-State Malware Exposed

When Governments Attack: Nation-State Malware Exposed | Cyber Defence | Scoop.it
A cyberwar is taking place right now, hidden by the internet, its results rarely observed. But who are the players in this theater of war, and what are their weapons?

Via Constantin Ionel Milos / Milos Constantin
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An open letter to the first U.S. cybersecurity chief | ZDNet

An open letter to the first U.S. cybersecurity chief | ZDNet | Cyber Defence | Scoop.it
Obama appointee Gregory Touhill has an opportunity to foster a substantive conversation with the public over privacy issues.
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U.S. gives ‘no free pass’ to Russia, other nations on cyberespionage, Justice official warns

U.S. gives ‘no free pass’ to Russia, other nations on cyberespionage, Justice official warns | Cyber Defence | Scoop.it
The message from national security officials was a thinly-veiled warning to Russia that cyber spying will not be ignored.
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New computer defense system uses decoy network to mislead hackers

New computer defense system uses decoy network to mislead hackers | Cyber Defence | Scoop.it
‘Shadow networks’ can simulate complex network structures, fooling the hackers into believing they’ve accessed usable information, according to Penn State information scientists.
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Scale of cyber threat requires partnership says NATO

Scale of cyber threat requires partnership says NATO | Cyber Defence | Scoop.it
Ransomware, cyber jihadism and emerging attackers were some of the topics of day 2 of NATO's cyber conference, NIAS, held in Mons, Belgium on 7-8 September, with over 1,300 senior NATO and Industry delegates attending.
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