Ransomware is once again the key weapon in targeting core health services.
Source: Cybercriminals hold German hospitals to ransom | ZDNet
Putting files in the recycle bin doesn’t erase them, it just makes them harder to find. Here’s how to totally, utterly obliterate files from a hard drive before you give it away or trash it.
Source: How to totally, utterly, irreversibly obliterate files from a hard drive
New board boosts the performance of the $35 credit card-sized computer and adds wi-fi and Bluetooth support.
Source: Raspberry Pi 3 out now: Still $35 but up to 50 percent faster | ZDNet
It turns out that even something as seemingly benign as your mouse can put your personal information at risk. That’s according to a report by security firm Bastille, which says that hackers could in theory take control of your computer through its wireless peripherals.
Source: Researchers: Hackers Can Break Into Your Computer Through Your Wireless Mouse
Software updates are just another term for cryptographic single-points-of-failure.
Source: Most software already has a “golden key” backdoor: the system update
Deng Xiaoping, in 1979 – his second year as supreme leader of China – perceived a fundamental truth that has yet to be fully grasped by most Western leaders: Software, if properly weaponized, could be far more destructive than any nuclear arsenal.
Under Deng’s leadership, China began one of the most ambitious and sophisticated meta- software development programs ever undertaken.
Source: JOHN MCAFEE: The NSA’s back door has given every US secret to our enemies
Threats, ransom demands and public taunting of executives by hackers are all on the rise, warns report, changing what worst-case scenario really means.
Source: How hackers are making the worst-case security scenario ever worse | ZDNet
PWC report warns that businesses are leaving themselves vulnerable to cyberattacks due to lack of understanding over risks.
Source: Cybersecurity: Boards still happy to pass the buck to the IT department | ZDNet
A group they’ve dubbed “Lazarus Group” is well organized and tied to numerous other attacks on governments, banks, and military institutions in the US and South Korea since 2009.
Source: Who really hacked Sony? Cybersecurity researchers say they finally know
An interface overhaul and faster operation make version 11 of TeamViewer even more usable.
Source: TeamViewer 11 free edition, First Take: Remote control made easy Review | ZDNet