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The Philippine Inquirer
Android smartphones at risk from 'undetectable' Qualcomm code vulnerabilityare at risk from a "undetectable" Qualcomm software flaw that has left users' t
Android smartphones at risk from 'undetectable' Qualcomm code vulnerability
The Philippine Inquirer / Posted an hour ago
are at risk from a "undetectable" Qualcomm software flaw that has left users' text messages and call histories open to hackers. The flaw in question is CVE-2016-2060, and is described by FireEye offshoot Mandiant as a lack of input... Read more
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iol.co.za
Russian hackers steal millions of email detailsin internet history, and users are rightly worried. Hold Security claims it ca
Russian hackers steal millions of email details
iol.co.za / Posted an hour ago
in internet history, and users are rightly worried. Hold Security claims it came across the database on a Russian hacker forum, where one user was bragging that he had obtained the details for around 1.17 billion email accounts. After... Read more
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FOX 8 WGHP
The 10 actors with the biggest box office declinesfilm material (with the possible exception of “G.I. Joe: Rise of the Cobra”). H
The 10 actors with the biggest box office declines
FOX 8 WGHP / Posted 10 hours ago
film material (with the possible exception of “G.I. Joe: Rise of the Cobra”). He kept up the dad shtick (2004’s “In Good Company”) and doubled down on the romantic comedy (2012’s “What to Expect When You’re Expecting” and “Playing for Keeps”),... Read more
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The Hill
State Dept. can't verify alleged Clinton hacker's claimsand industry try to counter the rise in cyber threats. What lies ahead for Cong
State Dept. can't verify alleged Clinton hacker's claims
The Hill / Posted 11 hours ago
and industry try to counter the rise in cyber threats. What lies ahead for Congress, the administration and the latest company under siege? Whether you're a consumer, a techie or a D.C. lifer, we're here to give you ... --HOW MANY TIMES DO WE... Read more
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Q13 FOX Seattle
The 10 actors with the biggest box office declinesfilm material (with the possible exception of “G.I. Joe: Rise of the Cobra”). H
The 10 actors with the biggest box office declines
Q13 FOX Seattle / Posted 12 hours ago
film material (with the possible exception of “G.I. Joe: Rise of the Cobra”). He kept up the dad shtick (2004’s “In Good Company”) and doubled down on the romantic comedy (2012’s “What to Expect When You’re Expecting” and “Playing for Keeps”),... Read more
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WGN TV Chicago
The 10 actors with the biggest box office declinesfilm material (with the possible exception of “G.I. Joe: Rise of the Cobra”). H
The 10 actors with the biggest box office declines
WGN TV Chicago / Posted 12 hours ago
film material (with the possible exception of “G.I. Joe: Rise of the Cobra”). He kept up the dad shtick (2004’s “In Good Company”) and doubled down on the romantic comedy (2012’s “What to Expect When You’re Expecting” and “Playing for Keeps”),... Read more
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FOX 6 Milwaukee
The 10 actors with the biggest box office declinesfilm material (with the possible exception of “G.I. Joe: Rise of the Cobra”). H
The 10 actors with the biggest box office declines
FOX 6 Milwaukee / Posted 12 hours ago
film material (with the possible exception of “G.I. Joe: Rise of the Cobra”). He kept up the dad shtick (2004’s “In Good Company”) and doubled down on the romantic comedy (2012’s “What to Expect When You’re Expecting” and “Playing for Keeps”),... Read more
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Calcutta News
Hacker does what he does best to gain social media likes: 272 million email accounts hacked MOSCOW, Russia - A Russian hacker also known as 'The Collector' has traded ov
Hacker does what he does best to gain social media likes: 272 million email accounts hacked
Calcutta News / Posted 12 hours ago
MOSCOW, Russia - A Russian hacker also known as 'The Collector' has traded over 272 million account credentials to a cyber security company in exchange for a... Read more
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CBS 6 Richmond
The 10 actors with the biggest box office declinesfilm material (with the possible exception of “G.I. Joe: Rise of the Cobra”). H
The 10 actors with the biggest box office declines
CBS 6 Richmond / Posted 13 hours ago
film material (with the possible exception of “G.I. Joe: Rise of the Cobra”). He kept up the dad shtick (2004’s “In Good Company”) and doubled down on the romantic comedy (2012’s “What to Expect When You’re Expecting” and “Playing for Keeps”),... Read more
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Tom's Hardware
Now Might Be A Good Time To Change Your Gmail, Hotmail Or Yahoo PasswordHold Security, a company specializing in information security assessment, risk
Now Might Be A Good Time To Change Your Gmail, Hotmail Or Yahoo Password
Tom's Hardware / Posted 13 hours ago
Hold Security, a company specializing in information security assessment, risk management and incident response, announced that it has discovered a cache of over 1.17 billion stolen online credentials from a Russian hacker that collected the data... Read more
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E-Commerce Times
Russian 'Collector' Sells Stolen Email Credentials for a SongA hacker dubbed "The Collector" turned over 272 million stolen email credential
Russian 'Collector' Sells Stolen Email Credentials for a Song
E-Commerce Times / Posted 14 hours ago
A hacker dubbed "The Collector" turned over 272 million stolen email credentials in his possession, Hold Security announced Wednesday. The hacker bragged online about the stash, which included usernames and passwords, the firm said. It got a copy of... Read more
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Manchester Evening News
Public urged to change passwords after massive email account data breachurged to change their email passwords after a massive data breach emerged. Cyb
Public urged to change passwords after massive email account data breach
Manchester Evening News / Posted 17 hours ago
urged to change their email passwords after a massive data breach emerged. Cybersecurity firm Hold Security uncovered a hacker who had obtained hundreds of millions of usernames and passwords for email accounts with providers such as Hotmail,... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Seven serious cyber attacks spotted monthlyKey said yesterday. "We're attacked by extremists and terrorists, and issue-mo
Seven serious cyber attacks spotted monthly
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 17 hours ago
Key said yesterday. "We're attacked by extremists and terrorists, and issue-motivated activists. Others include lone cyber hackers and disgruntled insiders. There are multiple kinds of threats and cyber harms. "Victims can include anyone - from... Read more
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Computer Business Review
Is your business a prime target for cyber criminals? Yes, but...short answer is yes - with a but. In the wake of the latest well-publicised ha
Is your business a prime target for cyber criminals? Yes, but...
Computer Business Review / Posted 17 hours ago
short answer is yes - with a but. In the wake of the latest well-publicised hack, Hold Security's discovery that a Russian hacker had stolen the details of 272.3 million email account holders from Google Gmail, Yahoo Mail and Microsoft Hotmail, it... Read more
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Pilipino Star
Judgment day on poll machinesadopted by the United States Election Assistance Commission (EAC). US-based SL
Judgment day on poll machines
Pilipino Star / Posted 18 hours ago
adopted by the United States Election Assistance Commission (EAC). US-based SLI Global Solutions (SLI), the same company that reviewed the source code for the 2010 and 2013 automated elections we had here, has already finalized its... Read more
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Web Host Industry Review
Hacker Lifts Millions of User Credentials from Webmail Providers, TelcoA hacker recently attempted to sell hundreds of millions of stolen records to H
Hacker Lifts Millions of User Credentials from Webmail Providers, Telco
Web Host Industry Review / Posted 18 hours ago
A hacker recently attempted to sell hundreds of millions of stolen records to Hold Security for less than one US dollar, the information security firm said on Wednesday. The “kid from a small town in Russia” has collected 272 million unique stolen... Read more
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Wired News
7 Password Experts on How to Lock Down Your Online Securitylonger passwords are based on simple patterns they will put you in just as much
7 Password Experts on How to Lock Down Your Online Security
Wired News / Posted 23 hours ago
longer passwords are based on simple patterns they will put you in just as much risk of having your identity stolen by hackers,” says Morgan Slain, CEO of SplashData, a password management company that puts out an annual list of that year’s... Read more
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Daily Record
Russian hacker leaks passwords for millions of Hotmail, Yahoo and Gmail accountsChinese email providers. Cybersecurity firm Hold Security uncovered the data b
Russian hacker leaks passwords for millions of Hotmail, Yahoo and Gmail accounts
Daily Record / Posted yesterday
Chinese email providers. Cybersecurity firm Hold Security uncovered the data breach when it came across a young Russian hacker bragging in an online forum that he had collected and was ready to give away 1.17 billion records for just 50 roubles,... Read more
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techcentral.ie
Russian hacker gave away millions of e-mail credentials for social media votes Stash amounts to 1.17bn records, says security company Tens of millio
Russian hacker gave away millions of e-mail credentials for social media votes
techcentral.ie / Posted yesterday
Stash amounts to 1.17bn records, says security company Tens of millions of stolen credentials for Gmail, Microsoft and Yahoo email accounts are being shared... Read more
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International Business Times
ImageMagick vulnerability puts countless websites at risk of hacking via uploaded images researchers have discovered that a large number of websites are vulnerable to r
ImageMagick vulnerability puts countless websites at risk of hacking via uploaded images
International Business Times / Posted yesterday
researchers have discovered that a large number of websites are vulnerable to relatively "trivial" exploits that allows hackers to run malicious code on a targeted website using uploaded images. The vulnerabilities lie in ImageMagick, a popular... Read more
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New York Post
Laremy Tunsil probably knows who hacked his Twitter accountthat person had given Tunsil a new cell phone last fall, keeping Tunsil’s old c
Laremy Tunsil probably knows who hacked his Twitter account
New York Post / Posted yesterday
that person had given Tunsil a new cell phone last fall, keeping Tunsil’s old cell phone in the process. The theory is the hacker then accessed Tunsil’s social-media accounts through the old phone. Tunsil fired the business manager shortly after... Read more
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FOX 43 Harrisburg
PennDOT makes millions selling your personal data, is it safe?companies. That's when it's harder to keep track of security. For about six y
PennDOT makes millions selling your personal data, is it safe?
FOX 43 Harrisburg / Posted yesterday
companies. That's when it's harder to keep track of security. For about six years, PennDOT has had a contact with a company called Sterlingbackcheck which does background checks and employment screenings. Recently, the Pennsylvania bureau... Read more
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Arkansas Times
Arkansas Times Firkin Fest previewalong with Arkansas grown strawberries added. Passport Porter: A medium-bodie
Arkansas Times Firkin Fest preview
Arkansas Times / Posted yesterday
along with Arkansas grown strawberries added. Passport Porter: A medium-bodied vanilla porter. THE DUDES' BREWING COMPANY This Torrance, Calif.-based brewery specializes in unique takes on classic styles, which sounds like a recipe for... Read more
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Otago Daily Times
$22m pledge tackle cyberattacksKey said today. "We're attacked by extremists and terrorists, and issue-motiva
$22m pledge tackle cyberattacks
Otago Daily Times / Posted yesterday
Key said today. "We're attacked by extremists and terrorists, and issue-motivated activists. Others include lone cyber hackers and disgruntled insiders. There are multiple kinds of threats and cyber harms. "Victims can include anyone - from... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
John Key: Speech to Cyber Security SummitNew Zealand is not immune to them.Overseas these have included the likes of the
John Key: Speech to Cyber Security Summit
Scoop.co.nz / Posted yesterday
New Zealand is not immune to them.Overseas these have included the likes of the cyber-attack on Sony Pictures, where company information was stolen and leaked online.Or the hacker who stole credit card details from more than 110 million... Read more
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The Hill
Overnight Cybersecurity: Judge could require Clinton testimony in email caseand industry try to counter the rise in cyber threats. What lies ahead for Cong
Overnight Cybersecurity: Judge could require Clinton testimony in email case
The Hill / Posted yesterday
and industry try to counter the rise in cyber threats. What lies ahead for Congress, the administration and the latest company under siege? Whether you're a consumer, a techie or a D.C. lifer, we're here to give you ... --NEXT STEPS: A federal... Read more
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CNET
Hacker trades 272 million passwords for social media likesYour passwords are worthless. At least, that's the message coming from a hacke
Hacker trades 272 million passwords for social media likes
CNET / Posted yesterday
Your passwords are worthless. At least, that's the message coming from a hacker who traded more than 272 million account credentials to a cybersecurity company in exchange for praise on a social media platform for hackers. The passwords and... Read more
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TechNewsWorld.com
Researchers Hijack Samsung's SmartThings IoT Systemuncovered a series of vulnerabilities in the Samsung SmartThings home automatio
Researchers Hijack Samsung's SmartThings IoT System
TechNewsWorld.com / Posted yesterday
uncovered a series of vulnerabilities in the Samsung SmartThings home automation system that essentially could have allowed hackers to take control of various functions and break into a user's home. The researchers, working with Microsoft in what... Read more
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E-Commerce Times
Researchers Hijack Samsung SmartThings IoT Systemuncovered a series of vulnerabilities in the Samsung SmartThings home automatio
Researchers Hijack Samsung SmartThings IoT System
E-Commerce Times / Posted yesterday
uncovered a series of vulnerabilities in the Samsung SmartThings home automation system that essentially could have allowed hackers to take control of various functions and break into a user's home. The researchers, working with Microsoft in what... Read more
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Calgary Sun
Facebook pays 10-old Finnish hacker $10,000 for exposing flaw in Instagram’s commentsA hacker in Finland has become the youngest person to receive a reward from Fac
Facebook pays 10-old Finnish hacker $10,000 for exposing flaw in Instagram’s comments
Calgary Sun / Posted yesterday
A hacker in Finland has become the youngest person to receive a reward from Facebook’s bug bounty program — but he’ll have to wait three years before he’s old enough to humblebrag about it on the social media platform. Ten-year-old Jani, whose last... Read more
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The Record
Facebook pays 10-year-old Finnish boy $10,000 for exposing flaw in InstagramA hacker in Finland has become the youngest person to receive a reward from Fac
Facebook pays 10-year-old Finnish boy $10,000 for exposing flaw in Instagram
The Record / Posted yesterday
A hacker in Finland has become the youngest person to receive a reward from Facebook's bug bounty program — but he'll have to wait three years before he's old enough to humblebrag about it on the social media platform. Ten-year-old Jani, whose last... Read more
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PhysOrg
Phoney protection for passwordsCorporate data breaches seem to be on the rise, rarely a week passes without a
Phoney protection for passwords
PhysOrg / Posted yesterday
Corporate data breaches seem to be on the rise, rarely a week passes without a company revealing that its database has been hacked and regrettably usernames, passwords, credit card details and its customers' personal information has been leaked on to... Read more
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The Hill
Facebook pays 10-year-old $10,000 for Instagram hackFacebook has paid $10,000 to a 10-year-old hacker who uncovered a security flaw
Facebook pays 10-year-old $10,000 for Instagram hack
The Hill / Posted yesterday
Facebook has paid $10,000 to a 10-year-old hacker who uncovered a security flaw in its Instagram app. The reward — known in the security industry as a “bug bounty” — is thought to be the largest such prize ever paid. ADVERTISEMENT He then... Read more
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The Sacramento Bee
Kamala Harris to leave death penalty up to votersScott (Spoiler Alert: We think Scott has a point), the fights in other states o
Kamala Harris to leave death penalty up to voters
The Sacramento Bee / Posted yesterday
Scott (Spoiler Alert: We think Scott has a point), the fights in other states over Uber and transgender rights, and the Hacker Lab’s mayoral forum. Attorney General Kamala Harris visited our opinion shop Tuesday and, answering a question,... Read more
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CIO
What is cyber insurance and why you need itto prospective customers today. Those vehicles also serve as gateways to cybera
What is cyber insurance and why you need it
CIO / Posted yesterday
to prospective customers today. Those vehicles also serve as gateways to cyberattacks. Whether launched by run-of-the-mill hackers, criminals, insiders or even nation states, cyberattacks are likely to occur and can cause moderate to severe losses... Read more
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Computer Business Review
5 mobile threats to your business including malware and OS vulnerabilities and how to deal with themCompanies have always been under attack from hackers, but more recently, organi
5 mobile threats to your business including malware and OS vulnerabilities and how to deal with them
Computer Business Review / Posted 2 days ago
Companies have always been under attack from hackers, but more recently, organisations have been dealing with the security implications of the arrival of mobile devices in the workforce. This has added a range of new threat possibilities which... Read more
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International Business Times
Facebook rewards 10-year-old Finnish boy with $10,000 for hacking Instagram eliminate anyone, even Justin Bieber," Jani told the publication. After he ver
Facebook rewards 10-year-old Finnish boy with $10,000 for hacking Instagram
International Business Times / Posted 2 days ago
eliminate anyone, even Justin Bieber," Jani told the publication. After he verified his report by deleting a comment the company posted on a test account, a Facebook spokesperson told Forbes that the bug was fixed in late February and awarded him... Read more
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New York Post
‘Silicon Valley’ star still feels lost in the real tech worldTobolowsky. Demoted to CTO, Richard and his engineers (Martin Starr, Kumail Nan
‘Silicon Valley’ star still feels lost in the real tech world
New York Post / Posted 2 days ago
Tobolowsky. Demoted to CTO, Richard and his engineers (Martin Starr, Kumail Nanjiani) move out of Erlich’s (T.J. Miller) hacker house and have to navigate a new corporate workspace where they’re no longer calling the shots. “They want to be able... Read more
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Evening Standard
10-old boy gets £7,000 for hacking Instagramboy has been paid a "bug bounty" of £7,000 after hacking into Instagram and dis
10-old boy gets £7,000 for hacking Instagram
Evening Standard / Posted 2 days ago
boy has been paid a "bug bounty" of £7,000 after hacking into Instagram and discovering a security flaw. The young hacker, named as Jani from Helsinki, found he could delete any posted text he wanted and reported the issue to Instagram... Read more
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Herald Sun
Small business vulnerable to hackspertinent challenge in recent years, and small businesses are not excluded from
Small business vulnerable to hacks
Herald Sun / Posted 2 days ago
pertinent challenge in recent years, and small businesses are not excluded from the risk. Last month a pro-Islamic State hacker group defaced the websites of more than 20 Australian small businesses, leaving behind a pro ISIS message and... Read more
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News.com.au
Australian small business vulnerable to cyber threatspertinent challenge in recent years, and small businesses are not excluded from
Australian small business vulnerable to cyber threats
News.com.au / Posted 2 days ago
pertinent challenge in recent years, and small businesses are not excluded from the risk. Last month a pro-Islamic State hacker group defaced the websites of more than 20 Australian small businesses, leaving behind a pro ISIS message and... Read more
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Daily Telegraph
Small business vulnerable to hackspertinent challenge in recent years, and small businesses are not excluded from
Small business vulnerable to hacks
Daily Telegraph / Posted 2 days ago
pertinent challenge in recent years, and small businesses are not excluded from the risk. Last month a pro-Islamic State hacker group defaced the websites of more than 20 Australian small businesses, leaving behind a pro ISIS message and... Read more
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Perth Now
Small business vulnerable to hackspertinent challenge in recent years, and small businesses are not excluded from
Small business vulnerable to hacks
Perth Now / Posted 2 days ago
pertinent challenge in recent years, and small businesses are not excluded from the risk. Last month a pro-Islamic State hacker group defaced the websites of more than 20 Australian small businesses, leaving behind a pro ISIS message and... Read more
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Adelaide Now
Small business vulnerable to hackspertinent challenge in recent years, and small businesses are not excluded from
Small business vulnerable to hacks
Adelaide Now / Posted 2 days ago
pertinent challenge in recent years, and small businesses are not excluded from the risk. Last month a pro-Islamic State hacker group defaced the websites of more than 20 Australian small businesses, leaving behind a pro ISIS message and... Read more
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The Signal
M. Dean Vincent: Four Problems Sellers May Try to Hiderepeated warnings issued last year to homebuyers and real estate professionals
M. Dean Vincent: Four Problems Sellers May Try to Hide
The Signal / Posted 2 days ago
repeated warnings issued last year to homebuyers and real estate professionals about an email and money wiring scam. Hackers have been breaking into consumers’ and professionals’ email accounts to get information about pending real estate... Read more
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iTWire
CeBIT Keynote - CyberCrime: From Sci-Fi to boardroom threatis paraphrased. Digital security is a state of ongoing work. Yesterday it was
CeBIT Keynote - CyberCrime: From Sci-Fi to boardroom threat
iTWire / Posted 2 days ago
is paraphrased. Digital security is a state of ongoing work. Yesterday it was the Gumtree hack – who knows what is next? Hackers are getting smarter. We are carrying the greatest piece of technology to date in our pocket. It is subject to virus,... Read more
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Breitbart
FBI Warns That Ransomware Is on the RiseRansomware is a form of hacker mischief in which a virus, usually delivered by
FBI Warns That Ransomware Is on the Rise
Breitbart / Posted 2 days ago
Ransomware is a form of hacker mischief in which a virus, usually delivered by email, locks down a computer system until the victims pay a ransom to the hackers. The FBI bulletin includes a good description of what ransomware threats look like and... Read more
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Computer Technology Review
WWPI – Covering the best in IT since 1980 » Blog Archive » The Role of Administrative Controls in Data Security and Privacyare increasingly data driven. And workers need interaction with that data to be
WWPI – Covering the best in IT since 1980 » Blog Archive » The Role of Administrative Controls in Data Security and Privacy
Computer Technology Review / Posted 2 days ago
are increasingly data driven. And workers need interaction with that data to best meet the needs of customers and the company that employs them. These new data rich environments make the implementation of low-tech controls crucial information... Read more
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The Atlantic
What Happens When Your Tech Predictions Tankbeen something of a Sandberg-Diment revival online; his archived work occasiona
What Happens When Your Tech Predictions Tank
The Atlantic / Posted 2 days ago
been something of a Sandberg-Diment revival online; his archived work occasionally pops up on forums like Reddit and Hacker News. Picking apart predictions of the past has long been a beloved parlor game among history buffs and technologists,... Read more
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WGN TV Chicago
3 hacking techniques that you need to watch out forhuman weaknesses rather than using code or malware. Most of these exploits are
3 hacking techniques that you need to watch out for
WGN TV Chicago / Posted 2 days ago
human weaknesses rather than using code or malware. Most of these exploits are subtle, for example: an insurance company that only requires a social security number to access the customer’s policy details, or a cable company giving out a... Read more
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