UK is second most targeted nation for DDoS attacks

Source: National Cyber Security – Produced By Gregory Evans The UK gets hit by 9.3 per cent of the world’s distributed denial of service (DDoS) attacks – second only to the United States. DDoS attacks deliberately overload a company’s network with fake traffic, primarily from bots, forcing it to The…

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No nation should have hegemony over internet: Xi Jinping

Source: National Cyber Security – Produced By Gregory Evans In a veiled attack on the US, Chinese President Xi Jinping today said no nation should pursue “Internet hegemony” and asserted that countries have the right to independently choose their own path of cyber development and regulations. Addressing the opening ceremony…

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Which nation is the most prolific hacker?

Source: National Cyber Security – Produced By Gregory Evans State sponsored hacking is, truth be told, something of a mixed bag of motives, capability and success. It can be quite difficult, even for government agency and IT security professionals who spend much of their time engrossed in such things, to…

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Bad new world: Cyber risk and the future of our nation

In September 2007, in a remote laboratory in Idaho, researchers began to show that that picture had begun to change, dramatically and irreversibly. Dubbed “Aurora,” the researchers’ project demonstrated the ability of a cyber hacker to destroy physical equipment–in this case a generator used to create electricity for the power…

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