U.S. Attorney’s Office in Atlanta launches Cybercrime Unit

Source: National Cyber Security – Produced By Gregory Evans The U.S. Attorney’s Office in Atlanta has started a Cybercrime Unit following the arraignment of two African men who allegedly ran a phishing scam that targeted American universities, including Georgia Tech. The new unit will combat cybercrime in its many The…

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China Launches Quantum-Enabled Satellite

Source: National Cyber Security – Produced By Gregory Evans na’s launch of the first quantum satellite Tuesday will push forward efforts to develop the ability to send communications that can’t be penetrated by hackers, experts said. The satellite launched into space from the Jiuquan launch base in northwestern China’s The…

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Kaspersky launches free anti-ransomware tool for businesses

Source: National Cyber Security – Produced By Gregory Evans Kaspersky Anti-Ransomware Tool for Business leverages two groundbreaking technologies: Kaspersky Security Network and System Watcher. Security firm Kaspersky Lab on Wednesday launched Kaspersky Anti-Ransomware Tool for Business – a free software that offers complementary security to protect corporate users from The…

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Dubai firm launches ‘hacker-proof’ smartphone

Source: National Cyber Security – Produced By Gregory Evans A Dubai company has launched a new smartphone, which comes without a camera or GPS function and is being promoted as appealing to security-conscious users who want to reduce the chance of hackers accessing the device to spy on them. Mobile…

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Microsoft launches cyber security engagement centre in India

Source: National Cyber Security – Produced By Gregory Evans Software giant Microsoft has opened its first Cyber Security Engagement Centre in Gurugram to drive public-private partnerships to fight cybercrime, strengthen the cooperation with Indian businesses, government and academic organizations on cybersecurity, and increase its contribution towards securing Indian computer and…

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Taliban launches attack on Afghan gov’t agency

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — The Latest on the militant assault on an Afghan government security compound in Kabul (all times local): 4:15 a.m. The U.N. Security Council has condemned the Taliban attack in Kabul “in the strongest terms” and urged that those involved be brought to justice. In Tuesday’s attack,…

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North Korea Launches Another Large Rocket: Consequences and Options

Source: National Cyber Security – Produced By Gregory Evans On February 7, 2016, North Korea boosted a small satellite into space from the Sohae Satellite Launching Station using a three-stage, liquid-fueled Unha rocket. According to a CBS News report, the Kwangmyongsong-4 satellite is orbiting earth, but is tumbling and likely…

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