According to security researchers at Proofpoint, who uncovered the recent Zeus Panda malware campaign, hackers have been targeting holiday shoppers since November, capitalising on the Thanksgiving, Black Friday and Cyber Monday shopping sprees.
The high-profile attacks of 2017 saw cyber defense rise to the level of boardroom concern. However, a look back to the past year reveals more than just a slew of headlines, but a number of trends which we can expect in 2018.
Amazon Web Services (AWS) announced this week at its AWS re:Invent conference the launch of several new cybersecurity services, including for threat detection, IoT security, and secure communications for Virtual Private Cloud.
The Guardian reported that Prime Minister Theresa May's official spokesperson said, "These are obviously concerning reports and the National Cyber Security Centre is working closely with domestic and international agencies, including the National Crime Agency and the Information Commissioner's Office, to investigate if and how this breach has affected people in the UK.
Blockchain is quickly becoming one of the most anticipated technologies of our time. Much like the early internet, experienced technologists foresee blockchain as a vehicle to drive society forward.
News has not been great on the global state of cyber security lately.
A survey conducted by Infoblox has confirmed that more than 20% of healthcare organizations in US and UK are still using legacy operating systems such as Windows XP making them “Super” vulnerable to cyber threats such as ransomware attacks.