Global Cyber Attack Intent on Havoc, Not Extortion

Global Cyber Attack Intent on Havoc, Not Extortion

Global Cyber Attack Intent on Havoc, Not Extortion $MSFT A cyber attack that caused indiscriminate economic damage around the world, including to us here at Live Trading News, was apparently designed to create maximum havoc in Russia’s neighbor and adversary Ukraine. While the rogue software used in the attack was configured as extortionate “ransomware,” that […]

World War 3: Situation Report

World War 3: Situation Report

World War 3: Situation Report Turkey: US and Turkey clash over Kurds Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has told US President Donald Trump that his country will not accept Syrian Kurdish fighters in the region, but stopped short of criticising a US decision to arm them. The Turks fear any weapons the U.S. provides the […]

Ransomware: The Criminalization of Cyber Attacks

Ransomware: The Criminalization of Cyber Attacks

Ransomware: The Criminalization of Cyber Attacks The International Conference for the Criminalisation of Cyber-Terrorism, held in Abu Dhabi under the patronage of H.H. Sheikh Abdullah bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation, concluded with the “Abu Dhabi Declaration for Criminalising Cyber-Terrorism”, which was read by Dr. Ali Rashid Al Noaimi, Chairman […]

World War 3 : Did North Korea Launch Ransomware Attack

World War 3 : Did North Korea Launch Ransomware Attack

World War 3 : Did North Korea Launch Ransomware Attack Did North Korea fire the first shot in World War 3 by launching the Ransomware Cyber attack, researchers say, very possible. Even worse is the idea that if the original software was on NSA computers, did North Korea gain access to NSA data? The speculation […]

NSA Stupidity Created Ransomware Cyber Crisis

NSA Stupidity Created Ransomware Cyber Crisis

NSA Stupidity Created Cyber Crisis A ransomware virus is spreading aggressively around the globe, with over 100,000 computers in 99 countries having been targeted, according to the latest data. The virus infects computer files and then demands bitcoins to unblock them. Russia’s central bank said on Saturday it had detected “massive” cyber attacks on domestic […]

Consumers Get Serious About Internet Security

Consumers Get Serious About Internet Security

Consumers Get Serious About Internet Security Thanks to John Podesta of the DNC, America was recently treated to a front row seat at a phishing attack. Phishing is the practice of luring someone into divulging sensitive information in response to an e-Mail that appears to be from a trusted source. This “nasty” practice become a […]