A small Nigerian Internet service provider (ISP) hijacked traffic meant for Google data centers on Monday, re-routing local traffic through China and Russia and making some hosted services temporarily unavailable for users.
Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 51:57 — 59.4MB)Subscribe: Android | Email | Google Podcasts | RSSIn this week’s episode, #118: modern computer games are like mini economies and that makes them a big target for hackers. We talk with four leading researchers from Bug Crowd about how even popular games fall down on security. Also: Srinivas Mukkamala, the CEO of RiskSense about how artificial intelligence and risk based approaches to securing elections systems could pay off.
Industrial control systems (ICSs) remain easy targets for nation-states actors because of security gaps such as plain-text passwords, direct Internet connections and weak anti-virus protections, a new report has found.
MikroTik is part of a bigger problem: the failure of infrastructure owners to take appropriate action to address serious security holes in products.
The NotPetya malware’s ability to cripple even sophisticated, global firms is a cautionary tale about the need for businesses to understand their risk and take a holistic view of security says Fadi Albatal, Chief Strategy Officer at Hitachi Systems Security.*