Russia Denounces US Senate Report on Meddling as ‘Unfounded’

Russia has denounced a U.S. Senate report which accuses the Kremlin of election meddling with the intent to undermine democracies, saying it is “unfounded” and damaging for relations between the two countries. U.S. Senate Democrats on Wednesday warned that Russian operations to undermine democracy extend far beyond U.S. elections and accused President Donald Trump of failing… Please follow and like us:

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Main Street Investor Confidence Hits New High: Survey

Eighty-five percent of retail investors in a new survey expressed confidence in U.S. capital markets, and in a clear message to the Trump administration and Capitol Hill, said actions in Washington would influence their decisions in the next year. The survey, a project of the Center for Audit Quality and The Glover Park Group, was conducted… Please follow and like us:

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WikiLeaks website targeted by hackers in successful cyberattack

Individuals attempting to load the official WikiLeaks website Thursday morning were greeted instead by a message attributed to OurMine, a hacking outfit previously linked to recent cyberattacks suffered by victims including BuzzFeed and HBO. “Hi, it’s OurMine (Security Group), don’t worry we are just testing your…. blablablab, oh wait, this is not a security test! Wikileaks,… Please follow and like us:

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Senators seek cybersecurity standards for federal ‘Internet-of-Things’ devices

A bipartisan group of senators are calling on Congress to adopt security standards for for internet-connected devices bought by the government in a bid to further secure the nation’s computer systems from cyberattacks. The Internet of Things (IoT) Cybersecurity Improvement Act of 2017 would mandate that connected devices purchased by the government meet specific security standards… Please follow and like us:

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Internet Money Laundering Will Change Banking Forever

It’s not just the frequency of new cyberattacks or the persistent, morphous nature of the attack vectors themselves that is astonishing. We are now beginning to see the way in which cyber is transforming our entire lawless ecosystem into a new, fascinating and frightening display of criminal behavior not hiding within the shadowy confines of the… Please follow and like us:

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Qatar Crisis: Lessons to Learn in Age of Cyber Attacks

Intrigues, espionage, and manipulation of information are not new in international affairs and, to the extent to which it revolves around the circulation of disinformation, neither is the Qatar crisis. What differentiates the ongoing crisis in Qatar from conventional international crises, however, is the means—the deployment of cyber attacks—and the risk of escalation posed by this… Please follow and like us:

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IoT Devices Remain Vulnerable To Cyber Attacks

This has truly been a year of ransomware and General Keith Alexander, the former chief of the National Security Agency agrees. In fact, at a TechCrunch Disrupt New York event last week, he warned industries saying: “I think this is just one of many that we’re going to see.” Cyber attacks have been at its peak… Please follow and like us:

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Microsoft criticizes government creation of hacking tools used in global cyberattack

SEATTLE — Microsoft says government hoarding of hacking tools is partly to blame for the cyberattacks that crippled computer systems around the world on Friday. The company also reiterated a call it made earlier this year for an international agreement among states to shield civilians and corporate noncombatants from hacking. In what one of the most… Please follow and like us:

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