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Experts Assess Syrian Hackers' Capabilities

Experts Assess Syrian Hackers' Capabilities | Cyber Defence | Scoop.it
WASHINGTON -- A Syrian hacking group's reported defacing of Qatari government webpages over the weekend could signal a new direction for the organization that has infiltrated Western news websites and is loyal to Bashar Assad, the civil-war-torn...
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Germany and France declare War on Encryption to Fight Terrorism

Germany and France declare War on Encryption to Fight Terrorism | Cyber Defence | Scoop.it
Germany and France declare War on Encrypted mobile messaging services to Fight Terrorism
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Sophisticated, persistent mobile attack against high-value targets on iOS | Lookout Blog

Sophisticated, persistent mobile attack against high-value targets on iOS | Lookout Blog | Cyber Defence | Scoop.it
Persistent, enterprise-class spyware is an underestimated problem on mobile devices. However, targeted attack scenarios against high-value mobile users are a
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AI in Cyber Security: Creating the best defence against modern cyber attacks

AI in Cyber Security: Creating the best defence against modern cyber attacks | Cyber Defence | Scoop.it
Analysis: AI is to cyber security, as the Terminator is to John Connor.
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Hackers Hijack a Big Rig Truck’s Accelerator and Brakes

Hackers Hijack a Big Rig Truck’s Accelerator and Brakes | Cyber Defence | Scoop.it
As researchers demonstrate digital attacks on a 33,000 pound truck, car hacking is moving beyond consumer vehicles.
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Angela Merkel Briefed on Cyber Security

Angela Merkel Briefed on Cyber Security | Cyber Defence | Scoop.it
Cyberspace is a new world in which nations need to cooperate more than ever before, emphasized a briefing to Federal Chancellor of Germany, Angela Merkel.
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Better Safe: Dubai's utility body establishes 24/7 Cyber Defence Centre

Better Safe: Dubai's utility body establishes 24/7 Cyber Defence Centre | Cyber Defence | Scoop.it
CDC established to predict potential threats and ensure preventive measures to protect data
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Leaked Exploits are Legit and Belong to NSA: Cisco, Fortinet and Snowden Docs Confirm

Leaked Exploits are Legit and Belong to NSA: Cisco, Fortinet and Snowden Docs Confirm | Cyber Defence | Scoop.it
Cisco, Fortinet and Snowden Docs Confirm that Leaked Exploits are Legit and Belong to NSA
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White House sets out suggestion box for cybersecurity

White House sets out suggestion box for cybersecurity | Cyber Defence | Scoop.it
Security pros, trade associations and businesses can’t wait to reply.
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Defence, cyber security jobs could be key to Australian economy's future

Defence, cyber security jobs could be key to Australian economy's future | Cyber Defence | Scoop.it
The future of Canberra's economy could rest with 'high talent' jobs in private sectors working with government on defence and cyber security and a nationa
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Banks step up defence against cyber attacks - The Economic Times

Banks step up defence against cyber attacks - The Economic Times | Cyber Defence | Scoop.it
In the past two months, many private and public sector banks have seen a tremendous jump in cyber attacks that ranged from defacing websites to sophisticated attacks.
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Memex – The new search tool to dig also in the Deep Web

Memex – The new search tool to dig also in the Deep Web | Cyber Defence | Scoop.it
DARPA has publicly presented for the first time a new set of search tools called Memex which will improve also researches into the “Deep Web”.
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Malware claiming to be from UAE bank hits 30 countries: Kaspersky

Malware claiming to be from UAE bank hits 30 countries: Kaspersky | Cyber Defence | Scoop.it
Security solutions provider Kaspersky Lab has discovered a new wave of targeted attacks against 130 industrial and engineering sectors from 30 countries around the world, including the UAE.Using

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Warning — Bitcoin Users Could Be Targeted by State-Sponsored Hackers

Warning — Bitcoin Users Could Be Targeted by State-Sponsored Hackers | Cyber Defence | Scoop.it
Bitcoin Developers Warn Users Could Be Targeted by State-Sponsored Hackers
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It is interesting to see the State that bitcoin.org is suggesting to be the offender.
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The Secret Behind the NSA Breach: Network Infrastructure Is the Next Target

The Secret Behind the NSA Breach: Network Infrastructure Is the Next Target | Cyber Defence | Scoop.it
How the networking industry has fallen way behind in incorporating security measures to prevent exploits to ubiquitous routers, proxies, firewalls, and switches.
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Russia’s cyberspace footprint gets bigger

Republicans talk up cyber accomplishments, talk down Clinton — Army advances on offense
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Wait, someone's stealing that train: smart city transport can be easily hacked | Information Age

Wait, someone's stealing that train: smart city transport can be easily hacked | Information Age | Cyber Defence | Scoop.it
Transport systems across the world are vulnerable to cyber attacks, and this will become more of a problem as transport infrastructure adopts a cloud-based setup
 
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NATO to spend €70 million on 'cyber-refresh'

NATO to spend €70 million on 'cyber-refresh' | Cyber Defence | Scoop.it
The NATO Information Assurance and Cyber Defence Symposium (NIAS) is expected to outline the alliance's cyber-security expenditure priorities.
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NSA Pwned Cisco VPNs for 11 Years

NSA Pwned Cisco VPNs for 11 Years | Cyber Defence | Scoop.it
The Equation Group tools released by the Shadow Brokers have revealed that the U.S. National Security Agency has been able to decrypt any traffic sent using a Cisco
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NASA’s ‘act of desperation’ demonstrates continued cyber deficiencies

NASA’s ‘act of desperation’ demonstrates continued cyber deficiencies | Cyber Defence | Scoop.it
NASA’s CIO decided to let the authority to operate for its desktops, laptops and end user systems expire after ongoing cybersecurity problems.
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From SANS NewsBites: "NASA's CIO has allowed cybersecurity authorization for one of the agency's main networks to expire. Renee Wynn did not sign off on the network's authority to operate (ATO) due to a host of security issues. The network is managed by Hewlett Packard Enterprises.' One of the most important issues to take into account when outsourcing services is the potential lack of control on them.
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Latest NSA hack might reveal ugly side of US spying, Snowden says

Latest NSA hack might reveal ugly side of US spying, Snowden says | Cyber Defence | Scoop.it
Edward Snowden says the latest leak of NSA tools -- likely by an enemy government -- might show how the United States is hypocritical and spies on friendly nations.
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Will Humans or Bots Rule Cybersecurity? The Answer Is Yes

Will Humans or Bots Rule Cybersecurity? The Answer Is Yes | Cyber Defence | Scoop.it
Automated bots won't replace human hackers anytime soon. But Darpa's bot-vs-bot hacker contest showed they can certainly help.
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#China's Master #Plan for #IT #Dominance

#China's Master #Plan for #IT #Dominance | Cyber Defence | Scoop.it
China’s top leadership has released a bold long-range blueprint for the country’s Internet and technology strategy.

Via Constantin Ionel Milos / Milos Constantin
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The NSA cyberweapon auction is a total smokescreen -- here's what's really going on

The NSA cyberweapon auction is a total smokescreen  --  here's what's really going on | Cyber Defence | Scoop.it
A group calling itself the “Shadow Brokers” claimed earlier this week that it hacked into the National Security Agency and stole an apparent treasure trove of exploits and hacking tools that it is now trying to auction off.
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It's war: the cyber arms race | Information Age

It's war: the cyber arms race | Information Age | Cyber Defence | Scoop.it
There is a cyber arms race going on between the systems detecting cyber threats and the increasing sophistication of cyber attacks
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Iran investigating possible cyber angle on oil fires

Iran investigating possible cyber angle on oil fires | Cyber Defence | Scoop.it
Iran's Supreme National Cyberspace Council is investigating whether a recent string of oil and petrochemical fires were caused by a cyberattack.

Via Ángel G. de Ágreda
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