German Parties Targeted in Cyberattack

Source: National Cyber Security – Produced By Gregory Evans Officials say there is evidence a Russian hacker group attempted to break into computer systems BERLIN—Hackers sought to infiltrate the computer systems of several German political parties this summer, officials said Wednesday, raising fears of foreign interference in the country’s The…

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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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Symantec Sees Ransomware Hackers Getting More Advanced, Targeted

Source: National Cyber Security – Produced By Gregory Evans Hackers using software to block data and then demand money in return are relying on increasingly advanced techniques more commonly seen in cyber-espionage cases, the antivirus company Symantec Corp. said…. Read more on this. , valued at $ecting to http://finance.ya, finished…

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2 plead guilty in spamming scheme that targeted millions

Source: National Cyber Security – Produced By Gregory Evans Two men have pleaded guilty for their roles in a computer hacking and spamming scheme that federal prosecutors in New Jersey say compromised the personal information of tens of millions of people. Tomasz Chmielarz, of Rutherford, New Jersey, and Devin McArthur,…

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Small business targeted by Vodacom security solution

Source: National Cyber Security – Produced By Gregory Evans Vodacom Business has unveiled a security solution to keep employees’ smart devices and modems secure and threat-free. Housed on Vodacom’s core network, the SecureNet solution provides protection against mobile viruses, mobile malware and phishing sites when using non-encrypted communication. SecureNet also…

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Computer systems being targeted by Ransomware

Source: National Cyber Security – Produced By Gregory Evans Not all kidnappers grab your loved ones. A growing online threat – ransomware – essentially abducts your computer system, putting data and services off-limits to users and demanding a payment to restore access. “We are seeing more cases of this –…

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