Online chatter could give warning of incoming cyber attacks

日期:2017-06-21 04:00:26 作者:鱼狄 阅读:

Description: iStock / Getty By Douglas Heaven Like canaries in a coal mine, social networks like Twitter can be used as early warning systems for incoming cyberattacks. By monitoring online discussions for chatter about incoming threats it is possible to predict attacks, including ones like last year’s Wannacry and Notpetya ransomware outbreaks, before they happen, giving potential targets a valuable heads-up. “In the last few years cyberattacks have grown in number, diversity and impact,