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Lapsus$ attacks traced to a 16-year-old Oxford boy
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Teen mastermind, lives with his mum, probably in a bit of trouble

Cybersecurity researchers investigating a string of hacks against technology companies, including Microsoft and Nvidia, have traced the attacks to a 16-year-old living at his mother's house near Oxford, England.

WSJ hacked by the Chinese
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Monday, 07 February 2022 13:06

WSJ hacked by the Chinese


Data nicked from hacks

News Corp that the Wall Street Journal had been hacked and had data stolen from journalists and other employees.

Best Korea downed by DDoS attack
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Thursday, 27 January 2022 11:27

Best Korea downed by DDoS attack


Better not to have wasted money on nukes

The Glorious Democratic People’s Republic of Korea was disconnected from the Internet in a vile move from decadent Imperialist forces to prevent its children obtaining the online education they deserve.

US tries to tackle cybersecurity skills gap
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Tuesday, 07 December 2021 11:55

US tries to tackle cybersecurity skills gap


500,000 jobs vacant 

The US government is speeding up efforts to fill nearly 600,000 vacant cybersecurity positions in the public and private sectors bogging down efforts to protect digital infrastructure.

Cybersecurity skills gap turning critical
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Private companies and government’s likely to compete

There's a massive, longstanding labour shortage in the cybersecurity industry and governments and private companies are fighting over talent.

Apprenticeships will attract youth into cybersecurity
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Taking skills shortage

Apprenticeships are the solution to attracting more young people into cybersecurity, according to 42.5 percent of respondents to a new Twitter poll run by Infosecurity Europe.

Global military cybersecurity to grow to $16.01 billion
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Everyone was a peace of the action

Beancounters at Frost & Sullivan have been shuffling their tarot cards and concluded that the global military cybersecurity market will grow to $16.01 billion by 2023.

The National Security Agency gets cybersecurity directorate
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Wants to spruce up cyberwar efforts.

The National Security Agency will create a cybersecurity directorate later this year as part of a wider effort to align the agency's offensive and defensive operations more closely, US officials said.

China walks away from US cybersecurity truce
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Wednesday, 20 February 2019 11:04

China walks away from US cybersecurity truce


Crowdstrike warning

Security outfit Crowdstrike has warned that China has largely abandoned a hacking truce negotiated by Barack Obama as payment for President Donald Trump's trade war with Beijing.