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DEFINITION: Hacktivism is the act of hacking, or breaking into a computer system, for a politically or socially motivated purpose. The individual who performs an act of hacktivism is said to be a hacktivist. A hacktivist uses the same tools and techniques as a hacker, but does so in order to disrupt services and bring attention to a political or social cause. For example, one might leave a highly visible message  … 
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Marcher Marches On: The Anatomy of a Banker Malware
sponsored by Check Point Software Technologies Ltd.
RESOURCE: Inside, get a breakdown of the mobile banking malware known as Marcher. Learn how Marcher gets into mobile devices using flash phishing, what harm it can cause once inserted into your device, and more.
Posted: 20 Oct 2017 | Published: 28 Apr 2016

Check Point Software Technologies Ltd.

From HummingBad to Worse: The History of the Yingmob
sponsored by Check Point Software Technologies Ltd.
WHITE PAPER: Inside, learn about the malware known as HummingBad, the main tool of the Chinese cybercriminal group Yingmob. Find out what damage this malware can do, how it went global, and more.
Posted: 18 Oct 2017 | Published: 30 Dec 2016

Check Point Software Technologies Ltd.

The Real Identity behind a Wave of Cyberattacks on Energy, Mining and Infrastructure Companies
sponsored by Check Point Software Technologies Ltd.
RESOURCE: This case study explores how, using a remote access Trojan known as NetWire and a keylogging program Hawkeye, a Nigerian hacker was able to steal thousands of dollars from companies. Read on to discover the larger trend of business email compromise attacks, and how you can better prepare your company to defend against them in the future.
Posted: 16 Oct 2017 | Published: 15 Sep 2017

Check Point Software Technologies Ltd.

Mid-Year Cybersecurity Report 2017
sponsored by Cisco Systems, Inc.
RESEARCH CONTENT: Security teams are faced with protecting their companies' key assets from a constantly evolving threat landscape – making it imperative to stay on the pulse of cybersecurity. Explore this report to learn about current attacker behaviors, trends in vulnerability management, evolutions in malware, and beyond.
Posted: 20 Sep 2017 | Published: 31 Jul 2017

Cisco Systems, Inc.

Safety Meshing: Hybrid trust models in social networks for end-to-end encryption
sponsored by ComputerWeekly.com
ESSENTIAL GUIDE: This article in our Royal Holloway Information Security Thesis series looks at an alternative approach to end-to-end encryption.
Posted: 13 Sep 2017 | Published: 13 Sep 2017

ComputerWeekly.com

Black Hat Survey 2017
sponsored by Thycotic
RESEARCH CONTENT: At the Black Hat 2017 cybersecurity event, more than 250 hackers were surveyed on what works and doesn't work when it comes to protecting critical data. Learn insights from the survey in this report.
Posted: 10 Aug 2017 | Published: 10 Aug 2017

Thycotic

The Top Cyber Security Trends in ASEAN in 2017
sponsored by ComputerWeekly.com
EGUIDE: For a few years now, the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) have called for closer collaboration among countries in the region on cyber security, given the transactional nature of cyber threats. Read more about these issues and how threat intelligence can help detect clandestine cyber activity before they turn into full-blown attacks.
Posted: 17 Jul 2017 | Published: 17 Jul 2017

ComputerWeekly.com

CW ANZ – July 2017: Cyber security plan bears fruit
sponsored by ComputerWeekly.com
EZINE: Australia's Cyber Security Strategy has made significant headway over the past year, but the jury is still out on its long-term impact. In this month's CW ANZ, we take a look at the progress of Australia's national cyber security blueprint and what else needs to be done to better protect Australia's interests in the global cyber security landscape.
Posted: 13 Jul 2017 | Published: 13 Jul 2017

ComputerWeekly.com

Doxware: New Ransomware Threat, or Just Extortionware Rebranded?
sponsored by Fortinet, Inc.
EGUIDE: Ransomware is on the rise, and businesses are starting to understand how they can combat it, but new threats appear every day. Inside this guide, learn whether or not doxware is a worrying new ransomware trend or a rebranding of extortionware.
Posted: 31 May 2017 | Published: 26 May 2017

Fortinet, Inc.

Computer Weekly:Global Ransomware Attack Could Be a Security Wake-Up Call
sponsored by ComputerWeekly.com
EZINE: In this week's Computer Weekly, we look at the global WannaCry ransomware attack that spread over 150 countries – will it be the wake-up call to take cyber security seriously? Also, find out how Moscow is leading the way in smart city digitisation. And our latest buyer's guide examines customer experience management.
Posted: 22 May 2017 | Published: 23 May 2017

ComputerWeekly.com

Focus: how to avoid being hit by ransomware
sponsored by ComputerWeekly.com
EGUIDE: In this special report, we analyse the risks of ransomware and provide the latest best practice advice on how to protect your organisation from this fast-growing form of malicious software.
Posted: 18 May 2017 | Published: 18 May 2017

ComputerWeekly.com

Case Study: How the Diamond Model of Intrusion Analysis Unveiled Key Details About Malicious Activity
sponsored by ThreatConnect
WHITE PAPER: In the following case study, discover ways to gain a holistic view of threat intelligence and incident response so you can unite your entire security operations around a common defense, make informed business decisions, and more.
Posted: 01 May 2017 | Published: 01 May 2017

ThreatConnect

CW ASEAN March 2017: Raising national security standards
sponsored by TechTarget ANZ
EZINE: In this month's CW ASEAN, we describe how Singapore is improving its cyber security defenses and preparations through a partnership with British security company BAE Systems.
Posted: 10 Mar 2017 | Published: 09 Mar 2017


CW ANZ March 2017: Take cover from cyber threats
sponsored by TechTarget ANZ
EZINE: In the latest issue of CW ANZ we focus on security, with analysis of why Australian organisations are not sold on cyber insurance.
Posted: 10 Mar 2017 | Published: 09 Mar 2017


Computer Weekly – 7 March 2017: Industrial control systems pose big risk to security
sponsored by ComputerWeekly.com
EZINE: In this week's Computer Weekly, we examine the risks to national infrastructure from vulnerabilities in industrial control systems. DevOps is growing in popularity – we find out about the organisational, process and cultural approaches to make it succeed. And we ask CIOs how they are becoming hybrid IT and digital leaders. Read the issue now.
Posted: 06 Mar 2017 | Published: 07 Mar 2017

ComputerWeekly.com

Hacking the Human Operating System
sponsored by ComputerWeekly.com
ESSENTIAL GUIDE: Cyber attackers often bypass the consciousness of their targets and attempt to manipulate victims through subconscious influences. This report from Intel Security offers advice on how to mitigate these risks.
Posted: 27 Feb 2017 | Published: 27 Feb 2017

ComputerWeekly.com

CW500: Key trends for IT leaders in 2017 – skills, careers and recruitment
sponsored by ComputerWeekly.com
PRESENTATION: A look forward to the 12 months ahead for IT leaders and the key trends of the coming year - this presentation came from Chris Chandler, head of executive search at La Fosse Associates, discussing the skills, recruitment and career development issues affecting IT leaders.
Posted: 07 Feb 2017 | Published: 07 Feb 2017

ComputerWeekly.com

Towards more robust internetworks
sponsored by ComputerWeekly.com
ESSENTIAL GUIDE: This article in our Royal Holloway Security Series explains how graph theory can be used to model internetworks and improve their resilience against failures and attacks.
Posted: 02 Feb 2017 | Published: 02 Feb 2017

ComputerWeekly.com

Getting Ahead of Cyber Threats in 2017
sponsored by SearchSecurity.com
EZINE: In this issue of Information Security magazine, we look at new ways that attackers may approach cybersecurity attacks and how to bolster your defenses.
Posted: 01 Feb 2017 | Published: 01 Feb 2017

SearchSecurity.com

Financial markets regulatory outlook 2017
sponsored by ComputerWeekly.com
ESSENTIAL GUIDE: Financial services companies will face new challenges from innovative financial technology (fintech) companies, regulatory technology (regtech) will push down compliance costs, and there will be a greater emphasis on planning for cyber breaches in 2017, Deloitte predicts in this report.
Posted: 20 Jan 2017 | Published: 20 Jan 2017

ComputerWeekly.com

CW ANZ - December 2016
sponsored by SearchDataCenter.com
EZINE: In this month's CW ANZ we analyse why a report predicting exponential growth in mobile virtualisation in Australia has left experts scratching their heads.
Posted: 30 Nov 2016 | Published: 30 Nov 2016

SearchDataCenter.com

CW ASEAN November 2016
sponsored by SearchSecurity.com
EZINE: Small businesses in the ASEAN region could unknowingly be allowing hackers to access large corporate networks.
Posted: 01 Nov 2016 | Published: 31 Oct 2016

SearchSecurity.com

Web Hacking - Network Security Secrets & Solutions
sponsored by Bit9, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This chapter seeks to outline the scope of the webhacking phenomenon and show you how to avoid becoming just another statistic in the litter of web properties that have been victimized over the past few years.
Posted: 28 Aug 2017 | Published: 09 Jun 2009

Bit9, Inc.

How to Prevent and Respond to a Healthcare Ransomware Infection
sponsored by Cisco Umbrella
EGUIDE: In this e-guide, consultant Ernie Hayden shares tips on preparing for ransomware attacks through measures like managing account privileges, as well as how to handle infections once they've happened.
Posted: 16 Feb 2017 | Published: 02 Feb 2017

Cisco Umbrella

Stop Ransomware Before it Starts
sponsored by Carbon Black
EBOOK: There is no single solution to beat ransomware. Learn the history behind ransomware, how it works, and what you can do to protect your valuable assets. Through proper planning and preparations, you can defend your organization and protect your valuable assets.
Posted: 15 Dec 2016 | Published: 30 Nov 2016

Carbon Black
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HACKERS DEFINITION (continued): …  on the home page of a Web site that gets a lot of traffic or which embodies a point-of-view that is being opposed. Or one might launch a denial-of-service attack to disrupt traffic to a particular site.A recent demonstration of hacktivism followed the death of a Chinese airman when his jet fighter collided with a U.S. surveillance plane in April 2001. Chinese and American hacktivists from both countries hacked Web sites and used them as "blackboards" for their statements. Whether hacktivism is a crime may be debated. Opponents argue that hacktivism causes damage in a forum where there is already … 
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