The government body regulating the financial sector for the United States, Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), revealed its systems have been attacked last May. Jay Clayton, SEC Chairman, reported that hackers had breached the agency’s Electronic Data Gathering, Analysis, and Retrieval (EDGAR), which is a database that holds past financial data,...

Cybersecurity firm SecureWorks recently reported that the declining cost of cybercrime tools is encouraging a greater number of inexperienced hackers to conduct malicious online activities. In the 2017 State of Cybercrime: Exposing the threats techniques and markets that fuel the economy of cybercriminals, the firm’s Counter Threat Unit reveals that low-level...

Last week, country manager of Data Centre Group, Lenovo Philippines and Indochina Abraham Lim said that his organization is moving to the next generation of infrastructure, the software-defined data centre, which gives them the agility to respond to the growing complexity of their customer’s needs. He added that as the...

According to Google’s general counsel, taking down “extremist content” within a few hours after posting is an enormous technological and scientific challenge. Google counsel Kent Walker will be delivering this response on behalf of Facebook, Microsoft, and Twitter in an event on the sidelines at a gathering of world leaders...

Research from an Israeli cybersecurity team has shown that it is possible to infiltrate networks isolated from the Internet and other networks using infrared light from CCTV cameras. Led by Dr. Mordechai Guri, researchers from Ben-Gurion University of the Negev demonstrated an attack called aIR-Jumper where malicious code can be used...

Zurich, Switzerland - Switzerland’s FINMA has recently shut down a provider of fake cryptocurrency called Quid Pro Quo Association which has been able to raise as much as $4.2 million from around a hundred investors. The financial watchdog revealed that the fake “E-coin” the group was offering were stored locally on...