Over 90 percent of security pros worry about cyber criminals using AI

Full Article : BetaNews – https://betanews.com/2017/12/14/cyber-criminal-ai-use/ While machine learning and artificial intelligence are becoming key to cyber security, a new survey shows that a majority of security professionals worry that the technology could be used against them. The study by cyber security company Webroot reveals that 91 percent are concerned … Read more

‘New Mafia’ cyber attacks on businesses up 23 percent in 2017

Full Article : BetaNews – https://betanews.com/2017/12/08/new-mafia-cyber-attacks/ A new report from anti-malware specialist Malwarebytes says that the volume and sophistication of cyber attacks is growing thanks to an increase in organized cyber crime it dubs the ‘New Mafia’. Ransomware attacks up to the end of October have surpassed total figures for … Read more

How cyber crime could be improving the internet

Full Article : BetaNews – https://betanews.com/2017/12/05/cyber-crime-improving-internet/ War always sparks innovation, and over the years conflict has led to improvements in technology and the acceleration of development in things like radar and the jet engine. So, is the war against cyber crime driving technologies that will improve the internet? Security education … Read more

The strangest ways of stealing data

Full Article : BetaNews – https://betanews.com/2017/11/28/strange-data-theft-techniques/ Most data thefts are down to relatively simple techniques, like phishing, in order to get hold of login credentials. But even where systems are well protected, hackers can find ingenious ways of breaching security. VPN advice site Top 10 VPN has compiled information from … Read more