Month: January 2017

CES 2017: i-BLADES and POMM Announce Smartblade-POMM-Pro, securely encrypt “classified” data with the world’s most advanced phone case

Snap on The Smartblade-POMM-Pro to your smartphone to deliver unprecedented levels of secure encryption to meet the data security needs of businesses and governments. LAS VEGAS, NV, Consumer Electronics Show, January 5, 2017—With cyber-attacks posing an ever increasing threat to professionals and corporate security, i-BLADES Inc., creator of the  world’s first “Smartcase,” and POMM Inc, an American/Israeli …

How hackers will exploit the Internet of Things in 2017

The Internet of Things (IoT) is now a major force in the weaponization of DDoS. In 2016, IoT botnets have fueled a number of attacks, including the largest-ever DDoS attack, and that role will only grow in the coming years. The tools to carry out these attacks are freely available to the public, and the …

US electrical company ‘finds Russian Grizzly Steppe malware code on computer’

A US electrical company says it has found malware code on one of its laptops allegedly linked to the Russian hacking operation dubbed ‘Grizzly Steppe.’ The code was found on a computer at Burlington Electric Department in Vermont, the day after the US expelled 35 Russian diplomats and closed two Russian compounds in response to …

Cyber-Malpractice & Negligence Lawsuit Hits A Chicago Law Firm

Earlier this year, Bloomberg Law reported that Edelson PC, a leading plaintiffs’ firm in privacy and data security law, filed a class action lawsuit against a regional law firm that had vulnerabilities in its information security systems. This week, the identity of the firm and the allegations of the lawsuit were unsealed. The case, Shore …