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Online chatter could give warning of incoming cyberattacks

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By Douglas Heaven LIKE canaries in a coal mine, social networks can be used as early-warning systems for incoming cyberattacks. By monitoring online discussions for chatter about imminent 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,