Last night, Friday, November 2nd 2018, Anonymous hackers managed to hack, deface and the steal the contents of Società Italiana degli Autori ed Editori, an Italian Copyright collection agency, leaking sensitive databases online.
In conjunction with Lockheed Martin, researchers have developed a new Artificial Intelligence web bot to crawl hacking forums, websites & chats on the Surface Web & Deep Web in order to pick up on/predict cyber attacks before hackers can launch them.
Not only have 29 US states failed to complete their election security audits with the DHS, but new research from Coalfire has found critical and unpatched vulnerabilities in US voting machines days ahead of the elections.
Earlier this week the US Department of Justice announced the indictment of 2 Chinese officers along with their team of spies and co-conspirators, alleged to have carried out extensive hacking operations for the sake of intellectual property theft.
A new study of 660 US based IT & data security employees finds that the number of successful cyber attacks/data breaches being absorbed by US corporations has dramatically increased throughout 2018 – only forecasted to grow in 2019.
A new report from Carbon Black has found another 81,534,624 voting records for sale on the DarkNet, including voter ID’s, full names, emails, phone numbers, address, citizenship status -et cetera
New research from The International Information System Security Certification Consortium paints an interesting depiction of today’s cyber security landscape, showing which areas/skills are currently lacking and what employers are looking for headed into the future.
Starting today it appears as though Twitter has begun at least a mini-purge of Anonymous related/affiliated accounts, suspending at least 8 highly followed/prominent accounts tied to the movement.
Chinese Corporations Have Begun Leveraging North American ISP’s To Intercept & Record Telecommunications Data
New research indicates that, dating back to the Obama-Xi Cyber Pact of 2015, the Chinese Government has turned to public companies to leverage autonomous system in the US/Canada to carry out Border Gateway Protocol attacks to intercept/record internet traffic stemming out of North America.