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Employees Pose Bigger Threat to Cybersecurity Than Hackers

Source: National Cyber Security – Produced By Gregory Evans

As the world becomes increasingly dependent on technology, the potential for data theft or system shutdown from a breach in cybersecurity looms large. IT professionals and law enforcement teams are scrambling to keep up with cyber criminals who are utilizing the latest sophisticated methodologies. Over the past year, 32% of…

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Ex-GCHQ expert warns UK has lost edge on hackers

Source: National Cyber Security – Produced By Gregory Evans

The five-year advantage that Britain once enjoyed over organised criminals and hostile state hackers has been wiped out by the disclosure of a powerful armoury of hacking tools developed by America’s spies, a former GCHQ officer has told Johnston Press Investigations. The so-called “Vault 7” theft saw at least 16…

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Hackers could take over your computer if they fragged you on some CS:GO servers

Source: National Cyber Security – Produced By Gregory Evans

An exploit in the Counter-Strike: Global Offensive Source (SDK) engine was removed in a June update, according a report from software security company One Up Security yesterday. The vulnerability allowed users in CS:GO community browser and third-party servers to hack into another player’s computer merely through killing them on a…

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Hackers Of Kansas System Accessed Social Security Numbers Of Millions In 10 States

Source: National Cyber Security – Produced By Gregory Evans

Hackers who breached a Kansas Department of Commerce data system used by multiple states gained access to more than 5.5 million Social Security Numbers and put the agency on the hook to pay for credit monitoring services for all victims. The number of SSNs exposed across the 10 states whose…

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Remotely Controllable Hoverboards Latest Target of Hackers

Source: National Cyber Security – Produced By Gregory Evans

Without a doubt, hoverboards are the latest fad. Hoverboards are indeed very useful as these aren’t only easy to use but make traveling so much fun. The recent trend of trying to make every device internet connected has not spared hoverboards; they even come with rider applications. The app allows…

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Smart fish tank helped hackers infiltrate a casino

Source: National Cyber Security – Produced By Gregory Evans

Internet-connected gadgets can be great, but they’re not without their risks. We’ve seen warnings over poor IoT security from watchdogs and the government alike, and we’ve seen multiple instances where poor security has resulted in various data breaches. The latest example of this risk comes from a North American casino…

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Software developers are easy targets for hackers study finds

Source: National Cyber Security – Produced By Gregory Evans

Netsparker Ltd., a company in the web applications security industry, has released survey results showing that most software developers make themselves easy targets for hackers, even when they are behind a corporate firewall. The primary reason is not that their web server software is out of date, however. Instead, it…

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Hackers Steal Staggering $32 Million In Ethereum

Source: National Cyber Security – Produced By Gregory Evans

-In a massive security breach on Wednesday, hackers got their hands on 153,000 units of cryptocurrency ethereum, worth around $32.6 million. This was the biggest theft of the cryptocurrency so far and comes just a couple day after $7 million worth ethereum was stolen. The ether tokens, illegally depleted Wednesday,…

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IBM plans to thwart hackers with a cover-all encryption system

more information on sonyhack from leading cyber security expertsSource: National Cyber Security – Produced By Gregory Evans IBM Z is the company’s answer to the internet-old problem of secure data storage Hackers are everywhere. Some are simply looking for opportunistic cash-grabs while others want to access top-secret data and share it amongst nefarious networks. There are also “hacktivists” that look to steal data […] View full post on AmIHackerProof.com | Can You Be Hacked?

Licensed to hack: Singapore looks into registration scheme for ethical hackers

Source: National Cyber Security – Produced By Gregory Evans

thical hackers in Singapore could soon require a license to get their hands dirty, so to speak. The small Asian nation is currently requesting feedback on a proposed cybersecurity bill which will see ethical hackers having to obtain a license to do their work, and although it could seem quite…

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