RANSOMWARE LIVE TRACKING MAPS

The vision is chilling. It’s another busy day. An employee arrives and logs on to the network only to be confronted by a locked screen displaying a simple message: “Your files have been captured and encrypted. To release them, you must pay...”

EU tells Facebook, Google and Twitter to 'do more' for users

EU tells Facebook, Google and Twitter to ‘do more' for users

BRUSSELS (Reuters) - Europe’s justice commissioner told Facebook (FB.O), Twitter (TWTR.N) and Google (GOOGL.O) on Thursday to do more to bring their user terms in line with EU law, saying proposals submitted by the tech ...
Radware Neutralizes Evasive Zero-Day Malware Threats With Cloud Malware Protection Service

Radware Neutralizes Evasive Zero-Day Malware Threats With Cloud Malware Protection Service

MAHWAH, N.J., Feb. 14, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Radware® (NASDAQ:RDWR), a leading provider of cyber security and application delivery solutions and services, today launched its Cloud Malware Protection Service, built to detect, alert and block ...
Databricks Appoints Vijay Gill as Senior Vice President of Engineering to Expand Investment in Its Unified Analytics Platform

Databricks Appoints Vijay Gill as Senior Vice President of Engineering to Expand Investment in Its Unified Analytics Platform

Databricks Appoints Vijay Gill as Senior Vice President of Engineering Salesforce Executive Joins Databricks Leadership Team to Make Artificial Intelligence a Reality for All Companies SAN FRANCISCO, Feb. 13, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Databricks, provider ...
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9 in 10 Cybersecurity Leaders Concerned About Sharp Rise in Digital Threats, RiskIQ CISO Survey Finds

SAN FRANCISCO, Feb. 13, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- RiskIQ, the leader in digital threat management, today announced the release of its 2018 CISO Survey, revealing that 89.1 percent of all information security leaders are concerned about ...
France's Thales sees more cybersecurity sales after strong 2017

France's Thales sees more cybersecurity sales after strong 2017

PARIS (Reuters) - French defense electronics group Thales (TCFP.PA) enjoyed a jump in sales at its cybersecurity business in 2017 and expects further strong growth in the coming years, said executive Laurent Maury. Maury said ...
Winter Olympics hit by cyber-attack

Winter Olympics hit by cyber-attack

Winter Olympics Security The official Winter Olympics website was taken offline after being hit by a cyber-attack, officials have confirmed. The site was affected just before the beginning of the opening ceremony in Pyeongchang, South ...
REPORT: Barclays in U.S. set to join cryptocurrency credit card ban

REPORT: Barclays in U.S. set to join cryptocurrency credit card ban

LONDON (Reuters) - Barclays (BARC.L) is likely to follow other major lenders in the United States in stopping customers from buying Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies with its credit cards, according to an interview with a ...
Alibaba to take $486 mln stake in China retail data firm

Alibaba to take $486 mln stake in China retail data firm

SHANGHAI (Reuters) - China’s biggest e-commerce company Alibaba Group Holding Ltd will invest $486 million for a stake in a domestic big- data firm focused on hotels and retail, as part of a push to ...
AI investment

Enter the robots: automation fills gaps in east Europe's factories

Enter the robots PAPA, Hungary (Reuters) - Plant manager Gabor Kiraly remembers the meeting a couple of years ago when he and his Austrian bosses learnt how severe the worker shortage in Hungary was about ...
Cloud Computing Politics

EU data protection law may end up protecting scammers, experts warn

EU data protection law WHOIS, one of oldest tools on internet for verifying real identities, at risk of being killed due to tough new GDPR regulations Sweeping new European data protection regulations may have the ...
Apple, Cisco team up with insurance companies to offer cyber policy discounts

Apple, Cisco team up with insurance companies to offer cyber policy discounts

Apple, Cisco team up (Reuters) - Apple Inc and Cisco Systems Inc have teamed up with insurer Allianz SE to offer discounts on cyber insurance to businesses that primarily use equipment from both technology companies, ...
Broadcom raises offer to buy Qualcomm to $121 billion

Broadcom raises offer to buy Qualcomm to $121 billion

(Reuters) - Chipmaker Broadcom Ltd on Monday raised its offer to buy Qualcomm Inc by 24 percent to more than $121 billion, sweetening the bid and putting more pressure on its rival to come to ...
Quantum Cryptography: New technique can capture images of ultrafast energy-time entangled photon pairs

Quantum Cryptography: New technique can capture images of ultrafast energy-time entangled photon pairs

University of Waterloo Report New technique can capture images of ultrafast energy-time entangled photon pairs Scientists at the Institute for Quantum Computing (IQC) at the University of Waterloo have captured the first images of ultrafast ...
Bitcoin skids to lowest since November after worst month in three years

Bitcoin skids to lowest since November after worst month in three years

LONDON (Reuters) - Bitcoin, the world’s largest cryptocurrency, skidded 9 percent on Thursday to its lowest level since late November, as a Facebook ban on cryptocurrency adverts and a growing regulatory backlash against the nascent ...
Fintech Dark Web

Several countries investigating Japanese virtual coin heist: cryptocurrency council member

TOKYO (Reuters) - Authorities in several countries are investigating last week’s $530 million heist involving the NEM cryptocurrency, a member of the foundation behind the digital coin said on Thursday. Takao Asayama, who is a ...
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