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Catch 22: Digital Transformation and its impact on cybersecurity

The development of technologies to support digital transformation offers many businesses benefits, but it brings cybersecurity risks. Many business leaders believe hackers are more advanced than software developers, according to a new study.

Why businesses need extra vigilance to combat phishing attacks

New research shows how today's email system has no mechanism to fully prevent spoofing. This means extra vigilance required on the part of businesses in order to combat growing sophistication of phishing attacks.

Op-Ed: Cyber World War in progress — User discretion advised

Sydney - Nation state hacking has been background noise around the world for years. Some rhetoric, and not much else, has been the result. The global situation is bad and getting worse.

Data breaches could cost the global economy trillions by 2019

Juniper Research has concluded that data breaches could cost the global economy as much as $2 trillion in the next five years, and has pointed the finger at weak corporate and network security as the reason for the breaches.

Justice Canada employees fall for fake email scam

Ottawa - After mock emails were sent to employees at the Department of Justice, it was determined more than one third of them clicked onto phony links in the email leading to concerns about the security of the department's sensitive information.

World's biggest cyberattack detected, 1.25bn email addresses sold

An Internet security firm has detected a cyber crime cache of personal data, said to be the world's biggest cyberattack event ever.

Who is James Madan?

Wherever you live in the world, there are people out there who are just itching to relieve you of your hard-earned money. If you let them.

$4 billion cost of cyber crime to India in past year

Cyber security business Symantec warned that Internet fraud cost India a whopping $4 billion in the year to July 2013. The Norton Report issued on Tuesday indicates an 8 percent increase for the year and the average cyber crime victim loses around $207.

A site that sells stolen credit cards

Stolen credit cards are openly sold in the cyber marketplace, as one Russian carding site is selling 554 stolen Australian credit cards for $4.50 per record.

Massive cyber attack in USA, Europe and Latin America

Leading cyber security company, McAfee, has issued a breaking news report that indicates that the U.S., European and Latin American financial systems are under a massive cyber attack.

'Nations must talk to halt cyber-terrorism' — Kaspersky

Tel Aviv - The man behind the company who discovered Flame, "the most sophisticated cyber-weapon yet unleashed", warns of a "cyber-terror apocalypse".

'Stop Cyber Spying Week' — counter-attack on CISPA

The Cyber Intelligence Sharing and Protection Act (or CISPA for short) is once again in the news, but this time a major counter-attack is being planned to fight it.

Student guilty in Rutgers spying case

New Brunswick - The Rutgers student on trial for using a webcam to spy on a roommate who later committed suicide has been found guilty on all counts charged in the indictment.

Information Warfare Monitor finds spy-network based in China

Canadian researchers say that computers of several embassies worldwide as well as at the United Nations and the office of the Dalai Lama have been infiltrated by a cyber-space spy network originating in Chengdu, China. Beijing denies any knowledge.

UK Police receives more Power to Hack into Computers

Police in UK received special power for hacking into personal computers to prevent cyber crime and pedophilia. The Home Office of the country has passed the controversial order.

Elida High School science teacher arrested

after he attempted to meet a 14-year-old girl for sex who actually was an undercover police officer

Cybercrimes on a Rise?

Cyber Crime on the Rise and taking control of the Internet.

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Tom Scott speaks at the UK s Parliament and Internet Conference 2012
Tom Scott speaks at the UK's Parliament and Internet Conference 2012

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