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Smart TV hack embeds attack code into broadcast signal—no access required

Source: National Cyber Security – Produced By Gregory Evans

Smart TV hack embeds attack code into broadcast signal—no access required

A new attack that uses terrestrial radio signals to hack a wide range of Smart TVs raises an unsettling prospect—the ability of hackers to take complete control of a large number of sets at once without having physical access to any of them. The proof-of-concept exploit uses a low-cost transmitter…

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Kremlin critics targeted in hacking attack

Kremlin critics targeted in hacking attackSource: National Cyber Security – Produced By Gregory Evans Operation aimed at Russian audience carries hallmarks of interference in Macron campaign Hackers are stepping up efforts to steal and manipulate emails from critics of the Russian government, security researchers say, using techniques that were hallmarks of a cyber attack on Emmanuel Macron’s campaign on the […] View full post on AmIHackerProof.com | Can You Be Hacked?

Is your small business prepared for a cyber security attack or data breach?

Source: National Cyber Security – Produced By Gregory Evans

Is your small business prepared for a cyber security attack or data breach?

When data breaches make headlines, the victims are usually large companies. But there is increasing evidence that small businesses are at even greater risk for cyberattacks that put the business and its customer and employees at risk: 62% of data …

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Cyber-security experts warn of another WannaCry like attack

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Cyber-security experts warn of another WannaCry like attack

A newly found flaw in widely used networking software leaves tens of thousands of computers potentially vulnerable to an attack similar to that caused by the recent WannaCry malware, cyber-security researchers warned on Thursday. Rebekah Brown of Rapid7, a cyber-security …

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U.S. banks use powerful cybersecurity to avoid WannaCry attack

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U.S. banks use powerful cybersecurity to avoid WannaCry attack

WannaCry ransomware has locked up IT systems at hospitals, government agencies and manufacturers around the globe, but U.S. banks have gone largely untouched, thanks to their embrace of powerful cybersecurity measures. U.S. banks managed to remain unscathed because they rapidly apply new software security patches and regularly back up data, according to Steve Silberstein, chief executive of Sheltered Harbor LLC, …

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The Culprit Behind the WannaCry Ransomware Attack Has Been Identified As The Same Group Behind the Microsoft Tech Support Scam

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The Culprit Behind the WannaCry Ransomware Attack Has Been Identified As The Same Group Behind the Microsoft Tech Support Scam

“Federal Law Enforcement and Microsoft and Were Notified of The Threat in 2016. They Did Not Respond” Atlanta, Georgia (PRWEB) May 18, 2017 National Cyber Security News has recorded conversations of the mastermind behind the ransomware known as “WannaCry”, “WanaCrypt0r”, “WeCry”, and “WanaCrypt”. National Cyber Security Ventures (the parent company of National Cyber Security News) owns and runs several cyber …

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Why a shadowy hacking crime group called Lazarus may have launched a mass ransomware attack

more information on sonyhack from leading cyber security expertsSource: National Cyber Security – Produced By Gregory Evans The shadowy organization believed to be behind the world’s largest ransomware attack may represent a new cyberwar front to the escalating tensions between North Korea and the West. But it may just be about cold, hard cash. In the days after an unnamed organization unleashed a […] View full post on AmIHackerProof.com | Can You Be Hacked?

Small business most vulnerable to cyber attack

more information on sonyhack from leading cyber security expertsSource: National Cyber Security – Produced By Gregory Evans The global ransomware attack has exposed fears Australian small business is most vulnerable to online scams and hacking, with the Turnbull government and key lobby groups urging owners to beef up their cyber security. While Australian businesses seemed to largely avoid the chaos, both the government […] View full post on AmIHackerProof.com | Can You Be Hacked?

The Cyber Attack We’ve Dreaded Could Be Coming Soon

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The Cyber Attack We’ve Dreaded Could Be Coming Soon

The hacker group known as Shadow Brokers publicly released a set of tools on the social network platform Medium in April. Called EternalBlue and EternalRomance, the tools allow hackers backdoor access for remote control of infected computers. While the market hasn’t reacted to the news of the release, Sean Dillon of cybersecurity firm RiskSense Inc. told Bloomberg that these tools …

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Hackers can now attack your smart TVs by tapping over-the-air signals

Source: National Cyber Security – Produced By Gregory Evans

As we add more connected devices to our homes, it seems like we’re increasingly at risk of being hacked through our doorbells and thermostats. You can now add smart TVs to the list of vulnerable devices – only this time …

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