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For many years now, criminal gangs have stolen money from banks. It used to appear to be a lot more interesting. It used to be a lot scarier. It used to involve men in striped jumpers rushing into vaults with huge bags marked ‘swag’ and some edge-of-the-seat fast get-aways – using horses, vans, cars and even speed boats. Recently it has seemed to appear as rather dull. Of late, it has become a tale of mysterious, unseen people behind keyboards and screens.

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Whenever we read about breaches, hacks, or denial-of-service attacks – they are always carried out with a common aim: either to gain or prevent access to personal or corporate information. Data has value – whether it’s a website’s ability to sell and ship products, or the photographs from your once-in-a-lifetime holiday, hackers will look to exploit the fact that someone needs or wants that data and this is why in 2016 we saw a 50% increase in ransomware attacks.

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 In my last blog I discussed the risks associated with IoT. If we look at information technology progress in the last 25 years, it seems that malware or data-theft quickly follows major technology milestones. As much as we like to see technology innovation, hackers are are also finding new business opportunities.

 

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Security Prediction 3: DDoS via IoT – the first wave of attacks?

by Juniper Employee ‎03-02-2017 01:00 AM - edited ‎04-12-2017 04:57 AM

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 In the last year, we’ve all heard of the Mirai malware, but did you know that Mirai is Japanese for ‘the future’? And that’s what I believe we are seeing: The future of cyber-attacks.

 

 

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Juniper Networks Security Issues & Predictions (for 2017)

by Juniper Employee ‎02-08-2017 05:34 AM - edited ‎04-13-2017 06:49 AM

 

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Recent focus in cybersecurity has been how to remain ahead of advanced attacks. Whilst this is important, 2016 proved that many organisations had missed fundamental security controls with ransomware seeping through email gateways, weak passwords in use on critical systems, users able to access data, files and systems across their internal networks, out of date security software, poor patch management controls, low use of encryption with data being stored in clear text – the list goes on and on. Why?

 

This series of articles will go into detail on network issues and predictions which we see on the horizon for the coming year. Please read on for a high-level overview of what you can look forward to.

 

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