27th Dec 2014

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Department of Justice Creating Cybercrime Team

As a result of cybercrime, the US is developing a cybersecurity unit to prepare the private sector for online crime.   The cybersecurity unit will cooperate with the private sector to combat cybercrime.  No details…

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24th Dec 2014

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North Korea Loses Its Link to the Internet

Although this may have been a coincidence, North Korea’s internet failed hours after President Obama stated the United States would retaliate proportionally for North Korea’s attack against Sony. Experts consider this shut down to be…

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23rd Dec 2014

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Biggest Health Data Breaches in 2014

Healthcare cyber attacks in 2014 show that the problems could be from business associates as well as hackers. Attacks show the need to secure networks and monitor security practices of business associates. Since the HIPAA…

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9th Dec 2014

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Cyber-Attack could Cost Sony Pictures Tens of Millions of Dollars

Recent attacks on Sony studios may cost millions of dollars. The costs will go towards restructuring the network, paying investigators, and any legal issues that have occurred. This is a serious and unique cyber-attack. Social…

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3rd Dec 2014

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Hackers ramp up computer attacks that demand ‘ransom’

Lawyers, Cops, and Small businesses are being attacked by malicious software known as ‘ransomware’.  Anonymous hackers are organized into crime syndicates that attack anyone with an unprotected computer. Some victims pay and have their computers…

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