11 Apr 2018

Security researchers find new form of malware that lets hackers hijack ATMs to spit out money

“A new kind of malware has been discovered that forces ATMs to spit out huge wads of cash.” Source: Security researchers find new form of malware that lets hackers hijack ATMs to spit out money | Daily Mail Online

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11 Apr 2018

Data breach at military resort in Germany leaves soldiers open to identity theft

“The Armed Forces Recreation Center Edelweiss Lodge and Resort is investigating a data breach that left some guests open to identity theft.” Source: Data breach at military resort in Germany leaves soldiers open to identity theft – News – Stripes

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11 Apr 2018

New cyber weapons are here and no one is prepared, experts say

“Cyberattacks soon will destroy infrastructure and kill people. And that might be what it takes for policy leaders to prepare for what’s coming, experts said.” Source: New cyber weapons are here and no one is prepared, experts say

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11 Apr 2018

National Guard Using Cybersecurity Skills To Protect Integrity Of Midterm Elections

“Election officials concerned about malign forces hacking voting-related systems have an unexpected resource to draw upon: the National Guard. Guard soldiers in several states are using their cybersecurity skills to protect the 2018 elections.” Source: National Guard Using Cybersecurity Skills To Protect Integrity Of Midterm Elections : NPR

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09 Apr 2018

Iran hit by global cyber attack that left U.S. flag on screens

“Hackers have attacked networks in a number of countries including data centers in Iran where they left the image of a U.S. flag on screens along with a warning: ‘Don’t mess with our elections’, the Iranian IT ministry said on Saturday.” Source: Iran hit by global cyber attack that left

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09 Apr 2018

Deterring Russian Hacking Will Take More Than Latest Sanctions, Experts Say

” The sanctions aim to pressure Russian oligarchs to pressure Putin in turn, but it will be a long time before behavior changes.” Source: Deterring Russian Hacking Will Take More Than Latest Sanctions, Experts Say – Nextgov

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09 Apr 2018

Cyberinsurance Tries to Tackle the Unpredictable World of Hacks

“IN THE AFTERMATH of the Equifax data breach last year that exposed personal information of more than 145 million people, analysis firm Property Claim Services estimated that cyberinsurance would cover roughly $125 million of Equifax’s losses from the incident. It’s uncertain whether Equifax will actually receive that much money; insurance

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09 Apr 2018

Federal funds to bolster election cybersecurity may not be enough

“Last summer, with an important Illinois election season months away, Shelby County officials in central Illinois feared that their outdated voting equipment wouldn’t be approved for use by the State Board of Elections.” Source: Federal funds to bolster election cybersecurity may not be enough

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06 Apr 2018

Taiwanese under siege from blitz of Chinese cyberattacks

“The island’s cyber chief revealed there were as many as 40 million attacks each month, with even President Tsai Ing-wen reportedly being targeted” Source: Taiwanese under siege from blitz of Chinese cyberattacks | Asia Times

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05 Apr 2018

Weak White House email domain security ‘poses a national security risk’: Study

“More than 95 percent of emails domains overseen by the Executive Office of the President are at risk of being attacked by phishers and poses a ‘national security risk,’ according to a new study.” Source: Weak White House email domain security ‘poses a national security risk’: Study

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