by Razvan Muresan, from Business Insights , on 07.03.2018
Artificial intelligence (AI) is capturing the imagination of business and technology leaders in virtually every industry. The promise of technology solutions based on AI is certainly compelling, with potential benefits including greater efficiency, reduced errors, cost savings, enhanced customer services, etc. read more
by Luana PASCU, from IoT Security Insights , on 06.03.2018
Because IoT devices pose a major risk for cyberattacks, INTERPOL tested 43 cybercrime investigators and digital forensics experts in a digital challenge involving a fictitious attack on a bank through an IoT device. This comes as no surprise, since in recent years hackers have actively targeted the financial sector. After an increased number of attacks ...
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by Graham CLULEY, from HotForSecurity , on 06.03.2018
Just days after it was revealed that a distributed denial-of-service (DDoS) attack on GitHub had been measured at a record-breaking peak of 1.35 terabits per second, another attack has raced past, and claimed the world record at a mind-blowing 1.7 Tbps. To give these figures some context, the notorious DDoS attack on the DNS provider [and#8230;] read more
by Cristina POPOV, from IoT Security Insights , on 06.03.2018
As long as it doesn't shoot lasers out of his eyes, it’s up to you. OK, just joking. You see, robots are improving rapidly on many levels – design, artificial intelligence and functions. In other words, they are changing both their look (some resemble humans, others adorable pets) and their abilities (what they know, do, ...
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by Filip TRUTA, from HotForSecurity , on 06.03.2018
Authorities in Iceland have detained 11 people in what local media call the “Big Bitcoin Heist.” Thieves reportedly made off with $2 million worth of Bitcoin-mining hardware from data centers on the southwestern Reykjanes peninsula. The highly orchestrated heist occurred in multiple locations at different times, and was conducted by several people, two of whom [and#8230;] read more
by Filip Truta, from Business Insights , on 06.03.2018
An increase in cyber threats and a failure to learn from past incidents place the security of data, infrastructure and assets at risk, according to a new threat landscape report. read more
by Ionut ILASCU, from IoT Security Insights , on 06.03.2018
The word “smart” has become such a powerful selling point that sometimes manufacturers jump almost head first into adding connectivity to their products. Among the latest to receive WiFi and Bluetooth are guitar amplifiers. But just as musicians develop their own personality, manufacturers of instruments implement technology differently, sometimes overlooking important aspects that could defeat ...
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by Bogdan BOTEZATU, from Bitdefender Labs , on 05.03.2018
Annabelle Ransomware is a family of file encrypting malware inspired from the horror movie franchise Annabelle. In addition to its file encryption capabilities, the Annabelle ransomware goes the extra mile and attempts to disable the firewall, deny the execution of an array of utilities, spread via connected USB drives and ultimately, overwrite the MBR with […] read more
by Ionut ILASCU, from IoT Security Insights , on 05.03.2018
We are now living the reality of connected things, where billions of devices carry the promise of saving us time on mundane tasks and better organizing our lives. This is also a reality where hackers can exploit vulnerabilities and lax security standards to create botnets with tens of thousands of smart devices. An internet-of-things botnet ...
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by Liviu Arsene, from Business Insights , on 05.03.2018
The global software defined data center (SDDC) market is estimated to reach US$90.416 billion by 2022, from US$36.517 billion in 2017, meaning that companies will continue on the path of software defined everything. While the immediate benefits of SDDCs revolve around less CapEx, OpEx, centralized management, and the deployment of cloud in a box, organizations need to prepare for challenges facing when adhering to SDDCs. read more