How Microsoft Is Working To Confront Firmware Threats? Experts Weigh In

Persistent Threats still go unnoticed by website owners

Microsoft yesterday released a Security Signals report which shows that firmware attacks are on the rise, and detailed how they were working to help eliminate this entire class of threats. Some key points from the study include:  Cybersecurity threats are always evolving, and today we’re seeing a new wave of advanced attacks targeting areas of computing […]

The Australian Inter-parliamentary Alliance On China’s Website Suffers Cyber-attack

Penn State Univ. Cyberattack

The Australian Inter-Parliamentary Alliance on China’s website suffers cyber-attack, as reported in Australia: “The Inter-Parliamentary Alliance on China’s website was down for about nine hours on Monday, UK time, after suffering a distributed denial-of-service, or DDoS, attack. The attack on IPAC’s website, which is now back online, came around 24 hours after a separate cyberattack […]

Whistle-blower Claims Ubiquiti Networks Data Breach Was ‘catastrophic’

Conspiracy Theory and the Internet of Things

A whistle-blower involved in the response to a data breach suffered by Ubiquiti Networks has claimed the incident was downplayed and could be described as “catastrophic.” On January 11, the networking equipment and Internet of Things (IoT) devices provider began sending out emails to customers informing them of a recent security breach. The company said that someone had […]