Cyber Security

Super Cyber War

Weapons of Mass Disruption – The Super Cyber Wars Have Begun

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hile we are busy worrying about Kim Kardashian, sound bite politics and banning 64 oz cups of sugary soft drinks, the first super-cyber weapon has been quietly spying on and attacking things it doesn’t like.  Huge stealthy computer viruses with capabilities that sound like the stuff of science fiction have been hard a work, collecting […]

Cybersecurity

Cyberwar 1.0: China vs The USA … We’re in trouble!

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“In the past year, one in seven large organisations detected hackers within their systems.” This is the highest level recorded, said the recently released PwC 2012 Information Security Breaches Survey.  It was completed in conjunction with Infosecurity Europe and supported by the Department for Business, Innovation and Skills. The survey goes on to say; “This […]

Cyber Crime

Avoiding the Cyber Crime Holiday

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Price Waterhouse Coopers just released a report finding that cyber crime against businesses has soared in 2011.  While Cyber Monday might be over, the online shopping discounts will continue to get better and better as Christmas approaches.  In essence, the holiday ad bombardment won’t stop until the New Year bells have tolled. The press gives […]

Carrier IQ

Carrier IQ: The Spy In The Machine

Software that tracks each key you press on your smartphone is installed on millions of mobile devices including Android, Nokia, RIM and older Apple Devices. The software called Carrier IQ records everything from keystrokes, web history and text messages then sends the information back to your carrier. It cannot be uninstalled and may very well […]

cyber-monday

Cyber Monday: 6 Tips to Avoid Getting Hacked or Scammed

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Cyber Monday — which for many stores begins Sunday — is almost upon us. That means that more than any other time of year, we’ll be bombarded with sales and deals and notices and ads. One study found 84 percent of retailers saying they would email consumers about holiday-shopping deals. Your email inbox will be […]