Mirai has struck again, hacking IoT devices to take out major websites such as Twitter, Spotify, Amazon and Paypal. Chinese electronics manufacturer Hangzhou Xiongmai Technology has admitted its inadvertent role in the attack. As reported by PACE earlier this month, a malware source code dubbed ‘Mirai’ has been publically released. Within two weeks of its … Continue reading Chinese manufacturer admits fault in massive cyber attack
Imagine you woke up to discover a massive cyber attack on your country. All government data has been destroyed, taking out healthcare records, birth certificates, social care records and so much more. The transport system isn’t working, traffic lights are blank, immigration is in chaos and all tax records have disappeared. The internet has been … Continue reading What if two countries declared cyber war on each other?