SWIFT confirms new cyber thefts, hacking tactics

reuters.com | Tom Bergin and Jim Finkle  | Mon Dec 12, 2016


Cyber attacks targeting the global bank transfer system have succeeded in stealing funds since February’s heist of $81 million from the Bangladesh central bank as hackers have become more sophisticated in their tactics, according to a SWIFT official and a previously undisclosed letter the organization sent to banks worldwide.

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Draft: WhatsApp, Skype set to come under new EU security rules


Reuters.com | Julia Fioretti | Mon Dec 12, 2016


Messaging services such as Microsoft’s Skype and Facebook’s WhatsApp face stricter rules on how they handle customer data under new security laws due to be proposed by the European Union, according to a draft document seen by Reuters. Baca lebih lanjut

U.S. Commerce Department to place restrictions on China’s ZTE

Reuters.com | | Sat Mar 5, 2016 7:40pm EST

The U.S. Commerce Department is set to place export restrictions on Chinese telecoms equipment maker ZTE Corp (000063.SZ) for allegedly violating U.S. export controls on Iran, according to documents seen by Reuters. Baca lebih lanjut

Fortinet Finds More SSH Backdoors

FortinetHardcoded Backdoors Being Probed From China, Experts Warn

Bankinfosecurity.com | 

Networking and security equipment vendor Fortinet, based in Sunnyvale, Calif., warns that its practice of including a hardcoded password in some of its products – designed to make them easier to manage – is much more extensive than it first believed (see Fortinet Refutes SSH ‘Backdoor’ Report). The alert comes as security experts report that attackers have been actively targeting the hardcoded password via SSH to gain full, remote access to vulnerable devices. Baca lebih lanjut

Nuclear Facilities in 20 Countries May Be Easy Targets for Cyberattacks

Dikutip dari The New York Times:

JAN. 14, 2016

WASHINGTON — Twenty nations with significant atomic stockpiles or nuclear power plants have no government regulations requiring minimal protection of those facilities against cyberattacks, according to a study by the Nuclear Threat Initiative. Baca lebih lanjut

Google’s 17th Birthday

Google's 17th Birthday

Kapan ulang tahun Google? Hari ini gan tanggal 27 September 2015 mesin pencari “Google” merayakan ulang tahunnya yang ke-17. Ternyata  sudah hampir 2 dekade Google. Selamat dan terimakasih karena sudah banyak digunakan orang untuk mencari macam-macam di internet. Beberapa layanan yang diperluas hanya dari suatu mesin pencari seperti Youtube, Gmail, Google Maps, dll. Tentunya jika anda ingin mengetahui tentang Google di usia yg ke-17 ini dapat melalui https://www.google.com/doodles/googles-17th-birthday.

Facebook adds warnings to decapitations and other violence

Facebook began adding warning signs following criticism by Prime Minister David Cameron

By Leo Kelion | Technology reporter
22 October 2013 Last updated at 14:43 GMT

Facebook has begun adding warning messages to videos on its site showing decapitations and other instances of extreme violence.

The alert states: “Warning! This video contains extremely graphic content and may be upsetting.”
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