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Lessons Small Businesses Can Learn from the Global WannaCrypt Ransomware Hack

Source: National Cyber Security – Produced By Gregory Evans

Lessons Small Businesses Can Learn from the Global WannaCrypt Ransomware Hack

What can small businesses — especially those operating on the web — learn from the latest ransomware attacks. Recently, hackers dispatched ransomware called WannaCrypt. When it was opened on computers, it locked users from accessing necessary data. The only way to unlock the hack was to pay a ransom via Bitcoin. More than 200,000 computers in 150 countries were affected …

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Scammers trying to steal credit card data from veterans dialing a fake Choice Program phone line

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Scammers trying to steal credit card data from veterans dialing a fake Choice Program phone line

The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs is warning veterans of a scam involving a fake Choice Program phone line. The two phone numbers differ only in the area code. The VA reports the fake line does not provide information on the Choice Program or its eligibility criteria, instead it offers callers a $100 rebate if they provide a credit card …

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UK police watchdog probes ‘serious’ hacking from India

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UK police watchdog probes ‘serious’ hacking from India

The UK’s Independent Police Complains Commission (IPCC) on Thursday confirmed it had launched an investigation into allegations that a unit of Scotland Yard obtained access to email accounts of journalists and environmental activists in the country through hackers based in India. The Yard’s National Domestic Extremism and Disorder Intelligence Unit (NDEDIU) was accused by a whistleblower – believed to be …

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Digital Danger: Prevent hackers from breaking into your computer

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Digital Danger: Prevent hackers from breaking into your computer

Computers are everywhere–in the home, at the office, and even in our cars and phones. With all of the technology in our lives, hacking is a major risk. Computer expert Matt Ham has been helping us protect our devices from hackers during the I-Team’s Digital Danger series. This comes after the recent WikiLeaks report that explains how the government can …

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Password tool uses neural network for secure protection from hackers

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Password tool uses neural network for secure protection from hackers

A state-of-the-art password meter that offers real-time feedback and advice to help people create better passwords has been developed by researchers from Carnegie Mellon University and the University of Chicago. One of the most popular passwords in 2016 was “qwertyuiop,” even though most password meters will tell you how weak that is. Many existing meters also fail to offer good …

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Starbucks App Users Are Getting Hundreds Stolen From Their Bank Accounts

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Starbucks App Users Are Getting Hundreds Stolen From Their Bank Accounts

For serious Starbucks go-ers, their mobile app makes paying for your Grande iced coffee easy as can be — but users who chose to link their Starbucks account to their banks are finding themselves victims of a major scam. A reporter at Buzzfeed explained that last week she received an email saying that she had reloaded $100 onto her Starbuck …

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Cell phones charging are at greatest risk from hackers

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Cell phones charging are at greatest risk from hackers

Cell phones, as with websites and other forms of communications equipment, are at risk from hacking. A major vulnerability arises with smartphones when they are charging, according to a new study from the New York Institute of Technology. The risks of charging a smartphone via a USB cord have been established for a while. What the new study shows is …

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Vigilante Hacker is Trying to Save Us From Ourselves

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Vigilante Hacker is Trying to Save Us From Ourselves

Surely we’re all aware that cyber attacks are getting worse and it’s because there’s been thousands of unsecure, internet-enabled devices hitting the market. These can range from light bulbs you can control with an app to classic printers, but many …

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Social media sites are failing to shield children from inappropriate content

To Purchase This Product/Services, Go To The Store Link Above Or Go To http://www.become007.com/store/ Four out of five children feel that social media companies aren’t doing enough to protect them from pornography, self-harm, bullying, and hatred on their sites, NSPCC and O2 research has found. …

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5 Things Entrepreneurs Can Learn From Online Dating

To Purchase This Product/Services, Go To The Store Link Above Or Go To http://www.become007.com/store/ It may sound weird and stupid. But online dating can actually improve your business skills. That, if you learn the lessons that we mention in this article. Who knows, if you …

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