This weeks up’s and down’s in the cyber world, are nothing new to us here at Federated Networks… we just like to keep you in the know!
Recently, another Obama administration official is in support of the major cybersecurity legislation pending in the Senate; with US businesses becoming more and more vulnerable to espionage without the passing of such legislation.
“Over the past five years, a highly sophisticated team of operatives have stealthily infiltrated more than 70 U.S. corporations and organizations to steal priceless company secrets. They did it without ever setting foot in any victim’s office. Sitting at undisclosed computers, they could be anywhere in the world,” Bryson wrote. “This is the new face of corporate espionage.”
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A much needed new campaign, aims to highlight the dangers and threats of cyber crime. They aim to educate and provide insight into how both women and men can protect their identities online.
“We need to make sure that we provide the tools and information in order to assure them that if you follow some simple protection measures the risks of becoming a victim will be significantly reduced.”
The campaign outlines what people should look out for when it comes to fraud and the methods fraudsters use to target them.
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According to the BBC, Iranian hackers targeted Persian services.
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Now the corporation’s chief is taking things a step further by accusing Iran of masterminding a “sophisticated cyber-attack” that involved jamming satellite feeds in an effort to wreak havoc with broadcasts into the country.“It now looks as if those who seek to disrupt or block BBC Persian may be widening their tactics,” Mr Thompson is expected to say in a speech to the Royal Television Society on Wednesday.’”
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