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  • New Orangeworm attack group targets the healthcare sector in the U.S., Europe, and Asia

    April 23, 2018

    Symantec has identified a new attack group dubbed Orangeworm deploying the Kwampirs backdoor in a targeted attack campaign against the healthcare sector and related industries. Symantec has identified a previously unknown group called Orangeworm that has been observed installing a custom backdoor called Trojan.Kwampirs within large international corporations that operate within the healthcare sector in the United States, ...

  • Notts Police dog and handler scoop trophy at national dog trials

    April 23, 2018

    PC Matt Rogers and PD Nibble qualified to attend the 58th National Police Dog Trials being hosted by the Metropolitan Police after qualifying at the regional trials in March 2018. The National Trials are split into three phases with a track and property search, detaining a suspect without contact and a search for more property. The final ...

  • Nine dead, 16 hurt by van ploughing over Toronto sidewalk – police

    April 23, 2018

    A white Ryder rental van killed nine people and injured 16 when its driver ploughed through a busy Toronto sidewalk on a sunny Monday afternoon, police said. Toronto Deputy Chief Peter Yuen provided the casualty toll at a news conference. The incident occurred just before 1:30 p.m. (1730 GMT) as large crowds of office workers were on ...

  • DARPA Wants to Merge Human and Computer Cyber Defenders

    April 23, 2018

    The CHESS program would build on DARPA’s autonomous cybersecurity contest and traditional hacking competitions The Pentagon’s long-horizon research and development wing is betting it can combine human and computer cyber defenders in a way that adds up to more than the sum of their parts. The program, from the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency, is called Computers and ...

  • Viewpoint: The pitfalls of India’s biometric ID scheme

    April 23, 2018

    More than a billion Indians now have the biometric-based 12-digit personal identification number called Aadhaar, which means foundation in Hindi. What started as a voluntary programme to tackle benefit fraud has now grown into the world’s most ambitious, and controversial, digital identity programme. Mishi Choudhary writes on why most advanced countries are not adopting similar ...

  • Saudi Arabia intercepts two ballistic missiles fired towards Aramco facility by Houthis

    April 23, 2018

    Yemen’s armed Houthi movement fired two ballistic missiles at a Saudi Aramco facility in the southern city of Jizan on Monday, but Saudi news agency SPA said both projectiles were destroyed. The Houthis’ Al-Masirah TV said they had targeted a port belonging to the Saudi state oil giant. SPA quoted the spokesman for the Saudi-led coalition as saying ...

  • A Lack Of Cybersecurity Funding And Expertise Threatens U.S. Infrastructure

    April 23, 2018

    As our physical infrastructure becomes increasingly digitalized, it also becomes increasingly vulnerable to cyber attack. Russian hackers, for example, have been trying to compromise U.S. electrical infrastructure for years, and successfully cut off power to hundreds of thousands of people throughout Ukraine in 2015 and again in 2016. Beyond our energy infrastructure, traffic signals are also susceptible to being hijacked, ...

  • NATO cyber defenders tested at world’s largest cyber drill

    April 20, 2018

    NATO cyber experts will test and train their ability to defend against cyber attacks in the in the largest international live-fire cyber defence exercise, Locked Shields (23 April – 27 April). A team of 30 from the NATO Communications and Information Agency (NCIA) will be taking part in the week-long event, alongside 1000 national experts from around 30 ...

  • Central Berlin evacuated after Second World War bomb dropped by Britain is found

    April 20, 2018

    The centre of Berlin has been evacuated after the discovery of a Second World War bomb dropped by Britain. The central railway station, economy ministry and the natural history museum have all been closed to the public while bomb disposal experts deal with the explosive. German rail operator Deutsche Bahn said it expected long-distance rail transport at ...

  • Milipol Qatar’s 12th edition to be held from 29 to 31 October 2018

    April 19, 2018

    Middle East’s leading homeland security exhibition incorporates Civil Defence Exhibition and Conference for the first time and calls upon industry experts to take part in the 2018 edition Doha, Qatar –  April 2018: Milipol Qatar, the leading international exhibition dedicated to homeland security and Civil Defence in the Middle East, returns for its 12th edition this year, for ...

  • BT to supply European air navigation network

    April 19, 2018

    BT has been awarded a decade-long contract to provide the network for air traffic management (ATM) communications to Eurocentral. Following a tender, BT was selected by Eurocontrol for the10-year contract, worth around £50m, that will see it will manage a network across 47 countries and 100 locations. The network will ensure data flows are secure and reliable, with availability ...

  • Gold Galleon Hacking Group Plunders Shipping Industry

    April 18, 2018

    Researchers have identified the hacking group behind several widescale business email compromise (BEC) attacks gouging the maritime shipping industry millions of dollars since last year. Attackers are taking advantage of the industry’s lax security and the use of outdated computers, according to a report released here at the RSA Conference Wednesday. Researchers from the Dell SecureWorks Counter ...



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