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Russia said it has foiled a plot by foreign Spies to hack the country's banks

Russia said it has foiled a plot by foreign Spies to hack the country’s banks

Russia said it has foiled a plot by foreign Spies to hack the country’s banks The Russian Federal Security Service, the FSB, said in a statement Friday that the cyberattack by “foreign intelligence services” was scheduled for Dec.5 and designed to destabilize Russia’s financial system. The FSB didn’t say which country it thought was behind […]

Yahoo Confirms 500 million Accounts Hacked

Yahoo Confirms 500 million Accounts Hacked

Yahoo Confirms 500 million Accounts Hacked — that’s half a Billion users! That’s how many Yahoo accounts hacked were compromised in a massive data breach dating back to 2014 by what was believed to be a “state sponsored” hacking group. Over a month ago, a hacker was found to be selling login information related to […]

Do We Need an Army of Hackers to Fight a Cyber War?

Do We Need an Army of Hackers to Fight a Cyber War?

Do We Need an Army of Hackers to Fight a Cyber War? Despite all signs that America is facing an imminent cyber threat from state-sponsored global hackers – maybe something even on the scale of a cyber Pearl Harbor – we continue to plod along in rather nonchalant fashion. Those hackers might break into our Internet accounts, […]

Companies are starting to hire many more hackers

Companies are starting to hire many more hackers

Why are companies are starting to hire many more hackers? It’s conventional wisdom among cybersecurity experts that both the U.S. government and many industries have underinvested in cybersecurity, even as the number and scale of threats have visibly grown.y But now that appears to be changing, as many institutions are now ramping up hiring, and […]