Cyber-Flashing on UK Trains Doubles

Infosecurity | February 19, 2020

British Transport Police have reported an alarming increase in the number of women being sent sexually explicit images by strangers while traveling via train. In 2018, 34 cases of cyber-flashing offenses were reported to British Transport Police. In 2019, the number of recorded cases rose to 66, almost doubling over a one-year period. Cyber-flashing occurs when a sexual predator sends an unsolicited pornographic image or video to a stranger via the iPhone file-sharing function AirDrop.   Police fear the actual figures could be vastly higher as most incidents of cyber-flashing go unreported. Reasons for this could include the fear and/or embarrassment experienced by the victim, the difficulty in identifying the offender who sent the image, and a lack of serious consequences for offenders who are caught cyber-flashing.

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The changing landscape of network security shows threat trends that evades firewall and IPS protections. Advanced Next Generation Firewalls (NGFWs) and IPSs with expanded features such as antivirus, antimalware, application control and deep packet inspection can provide protections from known threats. However, they cannot completely protect against zero day attacks, layer 7 DDoS events, Advanced Persistent Threats, and email vulnerabilities. This Solution Guide explore these additional security threats in more detail and provide information on products and services available that can be added to your network security infrastructure to address them.

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The changing landscape of network security shows threat trends that evades firewall and IPS protections. Advanced Next Generation Firewalls (NGFWs) and IPSs with expanded features such as antivirus, antimalware, application control and deep packet inspection can provide protections from known threats. However, they cannot completely protect against zero day attacks, layer 7 DDoS events, Advanced Persistent Threats, and email vulnerabilities. This Solution Guide explore these additional security threats in more detail and provide information on products and services available that can be added to your network security infrastructure to address them.

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