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BotNet Report: Threats and Analysis.

The U.S. Department of Commerce recently released an interesting report on the increasingly sophisticated threat of botnets – groups of computers and/or computerized devices that can be used for malicious purposes, such as large-scale DDoS attacks or spamming messages.  The report makes 6 specific notes worth chewing on: 1.  Automated, distributed attacks are a global … Continue reading

Cybersecurity Insurance: A Budding Field.

As the frequency and complexity of cybersecurity incidents increases, the fledgling cybersecurity insurance industry continues to evolve and adapt. The problem? Cybersecurity incidents are like nothing else that the insurance industry has yet addressed. From Wired.com: Companies like retailers, banks, and healthcare providers began seeking out cyberinsurance in the early 2000s, when states first passed … Continue reading

Boeing Hit by WannaCry Virus.

Remember WannaCry? If you thought the threat had passed, think again. As PCMag.com reports: WannaCry is making headlines again, and this time it hit a major target: Boeing. The aerospace company quickly contained the infection, which only spread to a couple dozen computers. …Boeing isn’t offering details about the attack, but said initial reports about a … Continue reading

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