New guidelines for responding to cyber attacks don’t go far enough

Padlokr –  Padlokr –  If Australia’s electricity grid was targeted by cyber attack the fall out could be severe. Shutterstock Adam Henry, UNSW and Greg Austin, UNSW Debates about cyber…

New cyber-attack model helps hackers time the next Stuxnet

Padlokr –  Padlokr –  Disabling a country’s electricity with the click of a button. usairforce Akshat Rathi, The Conversation Of the many tricks used by the world’s greatest military strategists,…

Is counter-attack justified against a state-sponsored cyber attack? It’s a legal grey area

Padlokr –  Padlokr –  The US has charged and sanctioned nine Iranians and an Iranian company for cyber attacks. Parmida Rahimi/Flickr, CC BY-SA Sandeep Gopalan, Deakin University On March 23,…

A cyberattack could wreak destruction comparable to a nuclear weapon

Padlokr –  Padlokr –  Digital attacks can cause havoc in different places all at the same time. Pushish Images/Shutterstock.com Jeremy Straub, North Dakota State University People around the world may…

Sophisticated Cyberattack Hits GiantPay

GiantPay, the UK umbrella payroll enterprise has recently confirmed being a victim of a complex cyberattack. The GiantPay cyberattack is referred to as “sophisticated”. The GiantPay Cyberattack: More Details The…

Holding the world to ransom: the top 5 most dangerous criminal organisations online right now

Padlokr –  Padlokr –  Roberto Musotto, Edith Cowan University; Brianna O’Shea, Edith Cowan University, and Paul Haskell-Dowland, Edith Cowan University On the internet, nobody knows you’re a dog! These words…

With cyberattacks growing more frequent and disruptive, a unified approach is essential

Padlokr –  Padlokr –  Yasser Morgan, University of Regina Cyberwarfare consists of co-ordinated attacks of mass disruption (AMD). In the June summit between U.S. and Russian presidents Joe Biden and…

Cybercriminals use pandemic to attack schools and colleges

Padlokr –  Padlokr –  Vulnerable devices and systems are targets. EThamPhoto/Getty Images Nir Kshetri, University of North Carolina – Greensboro Cyberattacks have hit schools and colleges harder than any other…