Category: Cyber Attack

Future of Web Security: Firms Now Forced to Think Like Hackers

Posted by in Cyber Attack, Distributed Denial of Service (DDoS), Hack, Hackers

With new waves of DDoS attacks reported every day, and dozens of publications on the same, it has become eminent for companies to re-think their cyber security strategies.   Cyber-attacks are becoming more sophisticated as technology evolves. Recently, a luxury goods manufacturer went under attack from a phisher who stole employee finger-prints used as security…

The Real-Life Hacking of Mr. Robot

Posted by in Cyber Attack, Data Breach, Hackers, Hacking, Mr. Robot

One of the most talked-about television series these days is currently on its second season, and it features cyber attacks that are not only plausible but also realistically systematic. Mr. Robot is a dramatic series broadcast by the USA cable television network. The series focuses on a young and troubled IT engineer recruited by a…

The Democrats Got Hacked, And We Should All Take Note

Posted by in Cyber Attack, Democratic National Committee, Russian Hackers

Recently, it was discovered that Russian hackers hacked into computers at the Democratic National Committee to obtain research they had on Donald Trump. Wow. You read that right, everyone. Let me first say that whatever opinion I (or probably most of you) may have of Donald Trump or Vladimir Putin, it would be pretty conspiratorial…

1,000 Wendy’s Got Hacked, But Don’t Freak Out

Posted by in Cyber Attack, Hacking, Wendy's

This week, Wendy’s announced that it had been the victim of a large-scale cyber attack that hacked its networks and left it vulnerable to attack. More than one thousand of its restaurants were hacked into through malicious malware encoded in each Wendy’s at point of sale. Debit card information continues to be the likely target…


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