Giving SIGNA the Tools to Grow

SIGNA was busting at the seams after nearly 20 years of non-stop growth. The company wears two major hats– a real estate empire and a major retail group– with dozens of employees and projects spanning all across Europe. With accelerated growth came the need for accelerated…

Companies must face facts: Cyber attacks can wreak havoc on multiple fronts

… for cybersecurity, as massive attack after massive attack – Equifax, WannaCry, NotPetya … ; the consequences of a successful attack can permeate an entire organization … a bigger toll from a cyber attack than they see ever saw … VISIT THE SOURCE ARTICLE Companies…

Hacker jailed for attacking Google, Pokemon and Skype

A hacker who attacked Google, Skype and Pokemon has been jailed for two years after setting up an online army of ‘zombies’. Alex Bessell, 21, used more than 9,000 ‘zombie’ computers to attack tech giants in an attempt to crash their online operations. Bessell also…

Carphone Warehouse fined over cyber attack

Carphone Warehouse has been fined £400,000 by the Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) after a data breach in 2015. Hackers gained unauthorised access to the personal data of more than three million customers and 1,000 employees during a cyber-attack. The fine is one of the largest…

Apple says Spectre and Meltdown vulnerabilities affect all Mac and iOS devices

(Ben Margot/Associated Press) Technology companies are working to protect their customers after researchers revealed that major security flaws affecting nearly every modern computer processor could allow hackers to steal stored data — including passwords and other sensitive information — on desktops, laptops, mobile phones and…

Ex Cop Sentenced for Buying a Gun on the Darknet

After falling into a trap set by undercover officers on the darknet, for PSNI officer Allan Kennedy will be spending the next 5.5 years behind bars. He admitted attempting to purchase a 9mm pistol and silencer from the undercover officer. After his arrest, police discovered…

Man Arrested by ‘Almost Ten’ Officers for Ordering Five Pills

In Switzerland, authorities charged a 25-year-old man with violations of the Narcotics Act after he ordered five ecstasy pills from a darknet vendor that the police intercepted. The suspect asked the vendor for a reship, but instead of the drugs at his door, he said…

Exmo hack: UK Bitcoin exchange hit with DDoS attack days after lead analyst was kidnapped

The Bitcoin exchange was hacked just days after one of Exmo’s leading analysts, a blockchain expert named Pavel Lerner, was kidnapped in Kiev while he was leaving his office iStock A UK-based Bitcoin exchange called Exmo was hit by hackers with what appears to be…

1M-plus customer records possibly compromised in Nissan Canada hack – SiliconANGLE

Up to 1.13 million customers of Nissan Canada have had their personal details breached after hackers managed to steal data from Nissan Canada Finance and related company Infiniti Financial Services Canada. The hack, which occurred Dec. 11, involved personal information including customer names, addresses, vehicle make…

Concise (Post-Christmas) Cryptography Challenges

It’s the day after Christmas; or, depending on your geography, Boxing Day. With the festivities over, you may still find yourself stuck at home and somewhat bored. Either way; here are three relatively short cryptography challenges, you can use to keep you momentarily occupied. Other…

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