Introduction On June 27, 2017, a red and black skull flashed across hundreds of PCs across the world. The malware, known as NotPetya, spread rapidly and indiscriminately, integrating tools of EternalBlue and Mimikatz in a virulent combination. The malware cost companies, like US-based Merck and Mondelez, millions of dollars. To recuperate some of the damages, […]
This week’s news on big data: privacy, public health, and the “scary” state of cybersecurity.
Tyler Owens, a second-year MA student at SAIS, discusses the effects of the NSA spying scandal on data security and international public opinion.