Organised criminals dealing with electronic payments disrupted in Italy, Bulgaria and Czech Republic

Four key members of an international criminal network responsible for compromising payment card data and illegal transactions against European citizens were arrested today, 30 November 2017, during a joint law enforcement operation called “Neptune”. The operation run by the Italian Read More …

Hackers Now Have Incredibly Sophisticated Ways to Breach Banks’ Defenses

Global banks need to do more to protect themselves from cyberattacks after a “significant evolution” in the threat level in the last 18 months, according to the SWIFTglobal payments network. Hackers are deploying increasingly sophisticated ways of breaching banks’ cyber defenses Read More …

US intelligence blabs classified Linux VM to world via leaky S3 silo

A classified toolkit for potentially accessing US military intelligence networks was left exposed to the public internet, for anyone to find, according to security researchers today. A Linux-based virtual machine designed to safely receive and handle secret material, and connect Read More …

Indonesia volcano forces mass evacuation, shuts Bali airport

Indonesian authorities ordered 100,000 people to flee Monday from an erupting volcano on Bali that forced the island’s international airport to close, stranding large numbers of travelers. Mount Agung has been hurling clouds of white and dark gray ash about Read More …

Autumn 2017 edition of the Critical Infrastructure Protection Review magazine is now available to read online and in print

Articles, in-depth analysis and insights from Argonne National Laboratory, TNO, Fraunhofer Institute for Technological Trend Analysis, Zurich University of Applied Sciences, Barnsley Hospital NHS Foundation Trust, Joint Multinational Readiness Center and many more. To view contents please visit the following Read More …

Department of Social Services says it has contained data breach ‘vulnerability’

The Australian Department of Social Services (DSS) has confirmed the third-party breach of its previous credit card management system, with data reportedly exposed by Business Information Services over an 11-year period containing the names, usernames, work phone numbers, work email Read More …