Central Asia: The Land of CyberCrime?

The development of the telecommunications infrastructure in Central Asia has increased the online presence of the region dramatically. It has also exposed cybercrime weaknesses. Unfortunately, there has been little education and development of regional expertise around the dangers of...

Cyber threats are reaching for the cloud and more

Recent years have seen a boom in tech innovation. From newly connected cities and organisations built on the backbone of the Internet of Things (IoT) and artificially-intelligent chatbots that tackle customer service issues to cloud storage and computing that...

Was The Facebook Outage A Cyber-Attack?

Yesterday, at about 11am EST, a hashtag started trending on Twitter: #Facebookdown. The social media site and its sister, Instagram, were suffering an outage. Some users weren’t able to log in to their accounts at all while others were experiencing...

DoJ Charges Hackers with Staging Computer Attacks

Federal authorities have arrested two alleged members of a hacking group known as the Apophis Squad on charges of making false threats of violent attacks and staging attacks on multiple computer systems. According to an announcement from the Department...

Are Hackers Winning The Denial Of Service Wars?

Distributed denial of service (DDoS) attacks are a particularly pernicious form of cyberattack where the bad actor seeks to take down a web site or even an entire corporate network by flooding it with malicious traffic. DDoS attacks have...