Megan Sullivan does a good job reviewing the eight most common types of cyber attacks. It is a quick, eight-minute read, perfect for learning the basics.
darkreading.com – The Trump administration today confirmed what UK officials already said today officially: that Russia’s military was behind the crippling NotPetya ransomware campaign aimed at destabilizing Ukraine aâ€¦
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buzzfeed.com – Russian trolls posed as black activists on Tumblr and generated hundreds of thousands of interactions for content that ranged from calling Hillary Clinton names to supporting Bernie Sanders
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breitbart.com – â€œWhen it comes to cyber security, consumers are overconfident in their security prowess, leaving them vulnerable and enabling cybercriminals to up the ante this year, which has resulted in record attacks
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wired.com – Each new breaking news situation is an opportunity for trolls to grab attention, provoke emotions, and spread propaganda. The Russian government knows this.
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tobem.com – Designed for the pilot of piston-engine aircraft who is preparing for turbine ground school, the transitioning military pilot studying for that first corporate or airline interview, or even the old pâ€¦
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infosecurity-magazine.com – The results of the Pentagon’s Hack the Air Force 2.0 bug-bounty initiative are in: White hats received $103,883 in payouts and reported 106 vulnerabilities within 20 days.
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thehackernews.com – Only a single character can crash your iPhone and block access to the Messaging app in iOS as well as popular apps like WhatsApp, Facebook Messenger, Outlook for iOS, and Gmail. First spotted by Italâ€¦
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irishexaminer.com – Cybercrime is now more lucrative than the drugs trade and Irish companies must treat it as an ongoing concern, an IT security expert has warned. Boss of Dublin-based IT security firm Ward Solutions, plc
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cloud28plus.com – | denial of service; Legal/Data Security/Privacy; ddos protection; Medium Enterprise; Networking; internet; Very Large Enterprise; Security; Internet of Things & Big Data; ip transit; Any; Business
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