VPN is Still Vulnerable to Heartbleed

Source: National Cyber Security – Produced By Gregory Evans Researchers earlier this month guessed heartbleed had infected two-thirds of all Web servers, and researchers at Sucuri reported Friday that just 2 percent of the top 1 million websites on the Internet remain infected and all of the top 1,000 sites…

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Australian airports vulnerable to hackers

Source: National Cyber Security – Produced By Gregory Evans Australian airports may have a strong safety culture, but they are vulnerable to hackers with malicious intent because they have been focusing more on their physical assets than on their IT systems, says former hacker turned IT consultant Phil Kernick. Mr Kernick,…

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Behind the Scenes / IoT devices vulnerable to cyber-attacks

Source: National Cyber Security – Produced By Gregory Evans Every August, Las Vegas is home to two international conferences for hackers, Black Hat and DEF CON. This year, many warned of the vulnerability of the Internet of Things (IoT) (see below) and of potential exploitation of this system by cyberterrorists….

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World’s Nuclear Facilities Vulnerable to Cyber-Attacks

Source: National Cyber Security – Produced By Gregory Evans UNITED NATIONS, Aug 17 2015 (IPS) – As hackers continue to rampage through closely-guarded information systems and databases with monotonous regularity, there is a tempting new target for cyber-attacks: the world’s nuclear facilities. A warning has already been sounded by the…

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I-Team: Local Airports Vulnerable to Cyberattacks, Experts Warn

Source: National Cyber Security – Produced By Gregory Evans Cyber security experts warn that hackers could have the ability to shut down an airport’s security network with nothing more than a laptop, according to an I-Team investigation. The cyber security systems are designed to keep airports secure, but security experts…

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In no area are we more vulnerable

Source: National Cyber Security – Produced By Gregory Evans As a member of the House Select Committee on Intelligence, I am reminded every day that we live in a dangerous world. It is violent and chaotic, and it’s becoming more so all the time. But among the many national security…

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‘Chip and pin’ credit cards are vulnerable, too

Source: National Cyber Security – Produced By Gregory Evans Have you received your new or reissued credit card with a chip that stores your credit-card data? The cards have a square, gold or silver metallic-like image. If we believe recent news reports, these “smart” chip embedded cards will help stop the…

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Sales and customer service teams ‘most vulnerable to cyber attacks’

Source: National Cyber Security – Produced By Gregory Evans A report from McAfee found that the UK is one of the countries most vulnerable to risk across Europe, since one in ten UK organisations do not provide the necessary online protection training for their staff. With 82 million new suspect URLs found in…

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