Brazilian citizens privacy threatened by selling state-owned tech firms

The privacy of citizens, as well as the national sovereignty of Brazil, are threatened due to a potential sale of two companies owned by the government, says the Inter-Union Department of Statistics and Socio-Economic Studies (DIEESE).

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Hackers based in North Korea develop a fake company in order to lure victims

According to ComputerWeekly, cybersecurity researchers have been targeted by an espionage campaign led by North Korean hackers. The group is using a fake campaign to approach researchers for projects collaboration.

 

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Blockchain can potentially improve Cybersecurity

There are several ways as to how blockchain is likely to develop cybersecurity in the near future. From halting ransomware attacks to providing more secure e-commerce transactions, blockchain is expected to substantially address security breaches.

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UK Cyber Security Council is now an Independent Body

Formerly known as the Cyber Security Alliances, the Council is now officially working in the field of cybersecurity professional standards and career prospects as an independent body. Its mandate focuses on representing the cybersecurity profession, with the ultimate aim of a further development of cyber-skills in the UK.

Ransomware becomes a top cyber priority in the U.S.

Due to a surge in ransomware attacks which took place in the U.S., Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas declared that ransomware will become a top priority on the America’s security agenda.

 

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