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Dean is Features Editor at IT Security Guru. Aside from cyber security and all things tech, Dean's interests include wine tasting, roller blading and playing the oboe in his Christian rock band, Noughts & Crosses.

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Number of DDoS Attacks Have Doubled in Six Months As Criminals Leverage Unsecured IoT Devices

Organisations experienced an average of 237 DDoS attack attempts per month during Q3 2017 – equivalent to 8 DDoS attack attempts every day – as hackers strive to take their organisations offline or steal sensitive data, according to the latest DDoS Trends and Analysis report from Corero Network Security (LSE: CNS), a leading provider of real-time DDoS defense solutions. The ... Read More »

Hackers steal $30.95 Million of Bitcoin from Tether

Tether, a cryptocurrency startup, has revealed that hackers have stolen $30.96 Million of bitcoin from the main Tether Treasury Wallet. View Full Story  ORIGINAL SOURCE: Bleeping Computer Read More »

Investment in AI set to rise by 2020

85% of senior exec’s plan to invest in AI and IoT by 2020, according to research published by Deloitte. Read Full Story  ORIGINAL SOURCE: Help Net Security Read More »

British MPs Pledge Support for Lauri Love

More than 70 MPs in the UK have pledged their support for alleged hacker, Lauri Love, who is facing extradition to the US. Read Full Story  ORIGINAL SOURCE: IB Times Read More »

Police Chief Peter Goodman Believes everyone in UK has been Hacked

Police Chief Peter Goodman, the UK’s lead on Cybersecurity, believed everyone in the UK has probably been hacked, with persona data being sold on the dark web. Read Full Story  ORIGINAL SOURCE: Tech Republic Read More »

Pentagon identified Kaspersky as Potential Threat in 2004

It has been reported that the Pentagon identified Kaspersky’s software as a potential threat as far back as 2004. Read Full Story  ORIGINAL SOURCE: IB Times Read More »

Are North Korean Hackers Operating from Inside India?

North Korean hackers may be launching cyber attacks from within India. Read Full Story ORIGINAL SOURCE: IBTimes   Read More »

UK Govt Launches £20 million Initiative to get kids into Cyber

The UK Govt has today launched a £20 million program , to get schoolchildren interested in cyber security; the program is aimed at kids between 15-18. Read Full Story ORIGINAL SOURCE: BBC Read More »

Terdot Banking Trojan Developing into Threat

The Terdot banking trojan, first discovered in October 2016, is slowly believed to be growing into a sophisticated tool, that could not only act as a banking trojan, but also as an infostealer, or backdoor. Read Full Story  ORIGINAL SOURCE: Bleeping Computer Read More »

Aadhaar Data Leak

More than 200 central and state Govt websites have leaked the personal user data of individuals using India’s National ID system. Read Full Story  ORIGINAL SOURCE: IBTimes Read More »