Security & Counter Terror Expo 2018: bringing together the international community to enhance global security

The threat of terrorism continues to have far reaching effects on every day life with a total of 25 terrorist attacks taking place across Europe in 2017. As risk from lone-wolf attacks and sophisticated ransomware increases, security professionals are faced Read More …

Undetectable CrossRAT malware targets Windows, MacOS, and Linux systems

Are you using Linux or Mac OS? If you think your system is not prone to viruses, then you should read this. Wide-range of cybercriminals are now using a new piece of ‘undetectable’ spying malware that targets Windows, macOS, Solaris Read More …

Ransomware: Is time running out for the biggest menace on the web?

Ransomware attacks like WannaCry and Petya caused major chaos last year, while the likes of Locky and Cerber were less high-profile, but still managed to generate large amounts of income for their criminal creators. 2017 was the year of ransomware, but it could be that the file-encrypting malware Read More …

IT ‘heroes’ saved Maersk from NotPetya with ten-day reinstallation bliz

4,000 servers, 45,000 PCs and 2,500 apps all rebuilt, while other staff went manual It’s long been known that shipping giant Maersk suffered very badly from 2017’s NotPetya malware outbreak. Now the company’s chair has detailed just how many systems Read More …

Electron critical vulnerability strikes app developers

A critical vulnerability affecting Electron desktop apps has been disclosed. Electron is a node.js, V8, and Chromium framework created for the development of cross-platform desktop apps with JavaScript, HTML, and CSS. Compatible with Mac, Linux, and Windows operating systems, the recently-discovered Read More …

Analysts: U.S. nuclear modernization plan under-invests in cybersecurity

The nuclear posture review specifically mentions “expanding threats in space and cyberspace.” Since a leaked draft of the Defense Department’s nuclear posture review was revealed by the Huffington Post, analysts and arms control experts have sounded alarms about language in Read More …

Behavioral biometrics missing from cybersecurity

Recently, there’s been an uptick in the adoption of the NIST Cybersecurity Framework, a set of guidelines aimed at helping organizations improve their overall cybersecurity process. In December 2017, NIST released the second draft of its framework. Among the updates were two Read More …