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IT security faces huge challenge, says hacker ‘Mafiaboy’

Source: National Cyber Security – Produced By Gregory Evans Michael Calce’s parents knew there was “something rather unique” about him when he was five years old, he says. Handed a computer with unlimited internet access as a child, the Montreal-raised Calce is the infamous as “Mafiaboy”, who in February … The post IT security faces […]

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Canadian judge denies bail to alleged Yahoo hacker

Source: National Cyber Security – Produced By Gregory Evans

A judge denied bail Tuesday to a Canadian man accused in a massive hack of Yahoo emails. Karim Baratov, 22, has alleged ties to Russian agents and access to significant amounts of cash, making him a serious flight risk if …

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FBI Arrests Hacker Who Hacked No One

Taylor Huddleston woke early on December 6th, hours before the Arkansas winter morning would stir to life with the sound of roosters and dogs. Since selling off the last piece of his software business two months earlier, Huddleston had nothing … View full post on National Cyber Security Ventures

Cyber security: Experts warn on rise of hacker ransoms

Source: National Cyber Security – Produced By Gregory Evans

Smartphones, watches, televisions and fitness trackers could be used to hold people to ransom over personal data, cyber security experts have warned. Ransomware, which makes devices unusable until their owners pay to unlock them, has become increasingly prevalent in the …

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Hacker of a High School Soccer Portal Gets Two Years Prison

Source: National Cyber Security – Produced By Gregory Evans

A computer attacker was sentenced on March 8 for a maximum of 2-yr period when he would serve the federal jail for hacking into a fan website for a high school soccer team in Ohio 4-yrs-and-more back. The Department of …

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D-Link resolves enterprise switch hacker risk

D-Link resolves enterprise switch hacker risk

D-Link has resolved an authentication bypass flaw in one of its enterprise switches. Flaws in the vendor’s DGS-1510 enterprise switch kit, discovered by security researchers Varang Amin and Aditya Sood, were resolved with a firmware update (pdf advisory here). Left … View full post on National Cyber Security Ventures

Hacker convicted on 26 counts related to American Express scam

Source: National Cyber Security – Produced By Gregory Evans

Hacker convicted on 26 counts related to American Express scam

A Sacramento federal jury on Tuesday convicted 37-year-old Mihran Melkonyan on 26 counts of wire and mail fraud related to an international hacking operation that enabled cyber criminals to steal hundreds of thousands of dollars from American Express cardholders. Melkonyan, …

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Hiring a hacker: Why and how you should do it

Source: National Cyber Security – Produced By Gregory Evans

Hiring a hacker: Why and how you should do it

The global cost of cybercrime could reach £4.9 trillion annually by 2021, according to a recent report from Cybersecurity Ventures. Cyber crime incidents continue to plague organizations globally, even as businesses pour money into boosting their security. But how do …

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The Changing Role of the White Hat Hacker

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The Changing Role of the White Hat Hacker

The word “hacker” existed long before it entered the public consciousness as a reason to practice good cybersecurity habits. It goes back to the 1960s, where computer culture was developing at MIT. The Jargon File, a glossary for computer programmers …

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Why you should hire a hacker in 2017

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Why you should hire a hacker in 2017

The global cost of cybercrime could reach £4.9 trillion annually by 2021, according to a recent report from Cybersecurity Ventures. Cyber crime incidents continue to plague organisations globally, even as businesses pour money into boosting their security. But how do …

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