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Author Archives: Dean Alvarez

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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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 »

Pricing of Goods and Services on the Deep & Dark Web

Olivia Rowley, Analyst,

The Deep & Dark Web facilitates an expansive and dynamic underground economy shaped by the diverse skills and motivations of a wide range of adversaries. The forums and marketplaces where illicit goods and services are exchanged have come to play an influential role in today’s cyber and physical threat landscape by providing access to the means to carry out various ... Read More »

NSA hack blamed on Microsoft Software

Kaspersky Labs are placing the blame on malware infected Microsoft Office software and not its own for the stolen top-secret data on US intelligence materials. View Full Story ORIGINAL SOURCE: Gears of Biz Read More »

Cyber Degree Bursary still available from NCSC

The NCSC is calling out any students looking to go to university to apply for there £4,000 CyberFirst student bursary. View Full Story ORIGINAL SOURCE: Enterprise Times Read More »

A city is US still suffering from ransomware attack

A city in Tennessee is still suffering from a ransomware attack after refusing to pay the $250,000 ransom demand. View Full Story ORIGINAL SOURCE: SC Magazine Read More »