Cyber Security

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AT&T says 30 billion malicious scans pass its IP network daily

AT&T says that it faces security threats on a full-time basis as the telco sees "around 30 billion malicious scans" on its IP network on a daily basis.

TalkTalk downplays effects of latest cyberattack that affected 'less than' 1.2M customer details

UK telecom service provider TalkTalk released some carefully worded stats on the number of user accounts that were compromised when it was hacked several days ago. The operator said "less than 1.2 million" email addresses, names and phone numbers of its customers were accessed in what it called a sustained cyberattack.

NSA taps into SeaMeWe-4 cable system, Orange threatens suit

The NSA's spying game has broadened to include the SeaMeWe-4 submarine cable system, according to a report in German magazine Der Spiegel citing a classified document.

China's cybersecurity market could reach $9.8B by 2017, says ABI Research

China's estimated $4.9 billion IT security market could double by the year 2017, according to a new ABI Research report, but foreign IT companies may have a tough time penetrating the country's protectionist economy that gives an advantage to Chinese providers.

Bell Canada extends McAfee security to Internet service customers

Bell Canada is extending its ISP capabilities beyond connectivity by bringing McAfee security services to its end-users.

AT&T, security firm thwart Chinese hacker attack on New York Times’ networks

AT&T and Mandiant, a network security provider, stopped Chinese hackers attacking The New York Times' networks recently, the newspaper reported.

Windstream targets SMBs with McAfee endpoint security service

Windstream on Thursday introduced a managed endpoint security service from McAfee to its growing base of small to medium business customers.

AT&T, CenturyLink to offer classified cyber-threat information to businesses

AT&T and CenturyLink on Monday became members of a U.S. program that will enable them to extend classified cyber threat information to their business customers as part of a broader security services bundle.

AT&T reports DDoS attack on its DNS servers

AT&T on Wednesday said it suffered a distributed denial-of-service (DDoS) attack on its DNS (Domain Name System) servers resulting in service disruptions for a number of its enterprise customers.

Huawei names former UK CIO as its global cybersecurity officer

Huawei has made another move to bolster its international expansion strategy by naming John Suffolk, the UK Government's former CIO, as its new global cybersecurity officer. Reporting directly to