Posts Tagged ‘threats’

Cyber News Roundup: China Hacking Keeps Us Up At Night

The United States Department of Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen is extremely concerned about cyber threats, “The rate at which threats and risks are emerging is outpacing our ability to identify, assess and address them.” Threats to our systems and information are everywhere — from insiders to the factory floor to China. At the recent…

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Cyber News Roundup: Formjacking – The Latest Hack and How to Fight Back

What’s the latest hack to steal credit card information and personal data from consumers? Formjacking. Formjacking is the latest hacking technique that cyber criminals are using by inserting a small piece of malicious code—malware—on a victim’s system that allows them to snatch customers’ credit card information, reports Alyssa Newcomb, in Forget Phishing and Ransomware. Formjacking…

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Cyber News Roundup: Concerns at all levels-global, state, and now your car

Earthquakes, hurricanes, raging fires, tsunamis—these extreme weather events are typically the natural disasters we think of that can be devastating, causing extensive damage. Yet, data fraud/theft and large-scale cyberattacks were identified among the top five global threats in the latest World Economic Forum’s Global Risk Report. The report offers a unique perspective on the threats…

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