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Rep releases draft ‘hacking back’ legislation

more information on sonyhack from leading cyber security expertsSource: National Cyber Security – Produced By Gregory Evans Rep. Tom Graves (R-Ga.) released updated legislation Thursday to allow victims of cyber crimes to hack their attackers back. The Active Cyber Defense Certainty Act (ACDC) would exempt victims from hacking laws when the aim is to identify the assailant, cut off attacks or retrieve stolen […] View full post on AmIHackerProof.com | Can You Be Hacked?

Former Chico State student sentenced in sex, hacking case

To Purchase This Product/Services, Go To The Store Link Above Or Go To http://www.become007.com/store/ A former Chico State University student has been sentenced to 32 years in state prison after pleading no contest to a variety of sex, fraud, extortion and child pornography charges. Butte …

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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?

Microsoft Accuses ‘Gaming Site’ of Hacking Xbox Accounts and Selling Proceeds

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Microsoft Accuses ‘Gaming Site’ of Hacking Xbox Accounts and Selling Proceeds

A complaint filed by Microsoft in federal court earlier today accuses Chinese gaming website iGSKY of hacking Xbox accounts and using stolen credit card information to purchase rare items (via The Verge). According to Microsoft, iGSKY then sells puts those …

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Target Settles Hacking Investigation With Promise To Boost Cybersecurity

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Target Settles Hacking Investigation With Promise To Boost Cybersecurity

A multi-state probe into one of the country’s biggest ever hacking attacks has been settled after Target promised to boost its security. Target has reached an agreement to settle a multi-state investigation into a 2013 data breach that affected the payment information of more than 41 million customer payment accounts — one of the biggest hacking attacks in U.S. history. …

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EternalRocks Worm Exploits 7 NSA Hacking Tools

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EternalRocks Worm Exploits 7 NSA Hacking Tools

Cyber security researchers have identified a potential WannaCry successor WannaCry looks to have a successor born out of the use of seven allegedly leaked NSA SMB (Server Message Block) hacking tools rather than two. Dubbed EternalRocks, the malware in the form of a worm was discovered by Miroslav Stampar, a member of the Coratian Government’s CERT (computer emergency response team), …

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Business braces for global hacking assault

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Business braces for global hacking assault

A new fast-spreading computer attack and a hacking group’s threat to release a fresh trove of stolen cyberweapons are fuelling fears among businesses and security experts of another global technology assault. The new attack, called Adylkuzz, follows last week’s WannaCry outbreak, which crippled computers in more than 100 countries over the weekend. Both attacks rely on a Windows bug that …

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The 11 year old ‘cyber ninja’ who stunned experts at a security conference by hacking their phones and showing how to ‘weaponise’ a smart teddy bear

To Purchase This Product/Services, Go To The Store Link Above Or Go To http://www.become007.com/store/ An 11-year-old ‘cyber ninja’ stunned an audience of security experts Tuesday by hacking into their Bluetooth devices to manipulate a teddy bear and show how interconnected smart toys ‘can be weaponised’. …

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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?

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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