Cyber-crime has a foreboding future, as a new online service allows nefarious criminals to hire coconspirators in several major U.S. cities to help create financial mayhem for banks and their patrons. The perpetrators can wreak havoc on finances by draining bank accounts, pocketing tax returns and stealing purchases based on fraud.
Abysmal new findings have come out with the recent study conducted by cyber security firm Imperva. Antivirus software has gotten to a point of such infectivity that companies who purchase it are probably wasting their time and money.
Israel’s conflict with Hamas has recently come to a head as rockets have flared from the Gaza Strip into Israel since Nov. 14. But cyber defense has become just as powerful as the Iron Dome system that Israel has activated to intercept rockets from the Israel’s volatile neighboring land.
It is enough of a shocker that the Taliban even has a PR department. During a routine distribution of a press release, the Islamic fundamentalist group accidentally gave away the contact information of its 400-person mailing list, according to an ABC report Friday.
Antivirus guru John McAfee has been a fugitive from Belize police for the last five days. On Nov. 12, officials started an official search in connection to the murder of fellow American expatriate and neighbor, Gregory Viant Faull.
“There’s an app for that” is true for just about everything these days. Next on the agenda to conquer the digital age are lawyers who aim to further serve clients by creating individualized mobile apps. With the head in the sand attitude that many firms take toward cyber security, it is important for any legal professional planning to implement a mobile app to allow technology and data security to be at the forefront of the program.
Coca-Cola learned some disquieting news March 15, 2009. FBI officials alerted executives of the multi-billion dollar corporation that they had been hacked, according to a Bloomberg report.
Hacker collective Anonymous and other groups commemorated Guy Fawkes Day with alleged international hacks and protests against banks, security firms and governments. Most notably, the group claimed to have published 28,000 Paypal passwords.
The importance of cyber security was taken to a new level as DHS Secretary suggested teaching children as young as five years old about data protection.