We Must Prevent an AI Instigated Coup

Following  the news that tech giants Google, Facebook, Microsoft, IBM and Amazon will be teaming up to develop new standards for Artificial Intelligence (AI), Phil Codd, Managing Director at SQS commented below. Phil Codd, Managing Director at SQS: “The announcement that Google, Facebook, Microsoft, IBM and Amazon are teaming up to develop new standards for Artificial Intelligence […]

IoT Open To More DDoS Attacks With Botnet Source Code Released

Following the news about the source code for the Internet of Things (IoT) botnet ‘Mirai’ has been released. Mirai is currently one of two IoT botnets that have been menacing the internet with DDoS attacks, and the release of the source code could allow for many new attacks powered by insecure routers, IP cameras, and other […]

Not For Profit Shouldn’t Mean Not Safe

Not for profits (NFPs) are an integral part of society and have vast economic contributions to the United States GDP.  According to The Independent Sector, non-profits account for 5.5% of the GDP – the equivalent of $805 billion. NFPs have the arduous job of overseeing and assisting some of the most vulnerable adults, children, and […]

IoT Botnet ‘Mirai’ Source Code Released

In response to the Brian Krebs’ reporting: “the source code that powers the “Internet of Things” (IoT) botnet responsible for launching the historically large distributed denial-of-service (DDoS) attack against KrebsOnSecurity last month has been publicly released, virtually guaranteeing that the Internet will soon be flooded with attacks from many new botnets powered by insecure routers, IP […]

Why The Enterprise Needs Its Own Texting App

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Today’s fast-paced, mobile world offers a myriad of solutions to help users communicate instantly. According to Pew, texting is the most widely used app on a smartphone, with 97 percent of Americans using it at least once a day. This comes at no surprise as text messages have a 98 percent open rate and a […]

Donald Trump’s Cyber Security Speech Today

In response to today’s speech on US cyber security polity by presidential candidate Donald Trump,  Adam Laub, Sr VP of Product Marketing at STEALTHbits Technologies commented below. Adam Laub, Sr VP of Product Marketing at STEALTHbits: “Political stances and consequences aside, this situation highlights the inherent dangers of “Shadow IT” whereby end users or business […]

Hacker Releases The Source Code Of Mirai DDoS Trojan

Over the weekend, the code that used huge numbers of IoT connected devices to form a botnet, and attack websites with a DDoS attack, was been released by its author. The malware, named ‘Mirai’, is a DDoS Trojan and targets Linux systems and, in particular, IoT devices. The author of the Mirai DDoS Trojan, which was used to attack […]