The Syrian Electronic Army has been busy over the last few days, and has managed both to hijack the official Reuters Twitter account and to compromise personal email accounts of a number of White House staffers.
The digitization of critical infrastructures has provided substantial benefits in terms of socio-economic developments – improved productivity, better connectivity, greater efficiencies.
First identified as an industry issue a decade ago, data breaches are now part of the consumer vocabulary.
The BBC has released details from 2012 Olympic Games officials about fears that the opening ceremony might have come under cyber-attack.
During the first half of 2013, AppRiver screened more than 15 billion messages, nearly 13 billion of which were spam and another 171 million that carried viruses.