Panda Security Identifies Public Service Sector as Target for Cyber-Attack in Latest Whitepaper – “Privacy in Public Administration”

Source: National Cyber Security – Produced By Gregory Evans PandaLabs, Panda Security’s anti-malware laboratory, has released its latest whitepaper entitled, “Privacy in Public Administration.” The whitepaper details numerous cyber-attacks on specific countries, and how the government sector is becoming a more focused area of attack for cyber-criminals. The full The…

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Thieves stole taxpayer data from IRS ‘Get Transcript’ service

Source: National Cyber Security – Produced By Gregory Evans Shortly after the Internal Revenue Service launched its “Get Transcript” service in 2014, IRS Commissioner John Koskinen lauded it as “another innovation…a secure online system that allows taxpayers to view and print a record of their IRS account, also known The…

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Now Streaming: Intranet Protocol TV Service Arrives in North Korea

Source: National Cyber Security – Produced By Gregory Evans TV viewers in North Korea are no longer tied to watching shows at the time they air. The country has begun an “Intranet” Protocol Television (IPTV) service providing access to live and catch-up TV, according to a report carried by The…

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ControlScan Introduces Managed SIEM Service for LogRhythm

Source: National Cyber Security – Produced By Gregory Evans ATLANTA, GA–(Marketwired – August 15, 2016) – #ManagedSecurity – ControlScan, the managed security service provider (MSSP) IT leaders and their organizations rely upon for unified security and compliance, announced today that it now offers a managed SIEM service to support The…

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Ransomware customer service: Negotiation is always on the table

Source: National Cyber Security – Produced By Gregory Evans Cyberattackers running ransomware campaigns are usually willing to negotiate if it means exhorting any payment at all from victims, researchers claim. Ransomware is a particularly nasty breed of malware which, once downloaded and executed on a vulnerable system, will encrypt files…

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India Rejects Google Street View Service Over Security Concerns

Source: National Cyber Security – Produced By Gregory Evans India has rejected Google’s plans to collect images for its Street View service, citing concerns that it could compromise the country’s security. The decision, first reported by the Press Trust of India Thursday, was made after a “detailed analysis” by Indian…

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