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There's not a lot of remaining leverage on North Korea to change its cyber-behavior.
2018 will be a year of innovation in financial services as the pace of change in this space continues to accelerate.

As more channels and new financial service offerings emerge, threats will diversify.

Financial services will need to focus on omni-channel fraud prevention to successfully identify more fraud crossing from online accounts to newer channels.

DDoS attacks in Q3 2017

In the third quarter of 2017, we registered a considerable increase in the number of both DDoS attacks and their targets.

Traditionally, China is the country with the largest number of attack sources and targets.
It was followed by the United States and South Korea.

The popularity of Windows OS as a basis for creating a botnet has fallen noticeably, while the share of Linux-based botnets increased proportionally.

Spam and phishing in Q3 2017

In terms of the average share of spam in global email traffic (58.02%), the third quarter of 2017 was almost identical to the previous reporting period: once again growth was slightly more than one percentage point – 1.05 (and 1.07 p.p. in Q2 2017).

As in previous quarters, spammers were quick to react to high-profile events and adapted their fraudulent emails to the news agenda.
Floyd Mayweather and Paris Hilton could be in hot water for paid endorsements.
Millions of North Americans are using illegal TV services, research finds.
Filecoin is expected to raise millions in an initial coin offering.
Downscaling the Mars booster suggests that Musk may be bending toward reality.
IBM's TrueNorth helps usher in design that could again get around Moore's Law limits.
From September, Euro 6 rules mean diesels have to prove theyrsquo;re clean in the real world.
Ideas: Vertical takeoff of rockets on the Moon.

Cargo to Mars.

Deep space comms.
"We have got to get back to where we accept risk.”