Tony Kingham reports on the fight back against espionage
On almost any given day it is easy to find a story in the press reporting various types of cyber crime, cyber espionage or even cyber warfare. Whether it is a criminally inspired attack like the WannaCry ransomware attack in May 2017 – which targeted computers running the Microsoft Windows operating system by encrypting data and demanding ransom payments in the Bitcoin cryptocurrency – or a politically motivated espionage such as that recently reported in the Wall Street Journal when: “hackers working for the Russian Government stole details of how the . . .