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Teenage hacker who conspired to attack Sussex Police told to pay with pocket money

Source: National Cyber Security – Produced By Gregory Evans

A teenage hacker who conspired to attack Sussex Police and the Hong Kong government has been told his pocket money should be docked. The 17-year-old boy from Hove, who cannot be named for legal reasons, played a ‘significant role’ in an online hacker conspiracy group. He appeared at Worthing Magistrates’…

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Cyber Security: Why Money Isn’t the Answer

Source: National Cyber Security – Produced By Gregory Evans

With the growing cyber security threats, a misconception has established — if users spend more money on security they’ll get better protection. Wrong. Regardless of how much money users spend on protection they could still be infected unless they find the right protection. But how do they do that? Focusing…

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Man Sentenced for Money Laundering in Massive Hacking Scheme

Source: National Cyber Security – Produced By Gregory Evans

NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — A Pakistani man has been sentenced to four years in prison for laundering nearly $20 million as part of an international computer and telephone hacking scheme. Muhammad Sohail Qasmani, formerly of Bangkok, Thailand, had pleaded guilty to conspiracy to commit wire fraud. He was sentenced to…

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$150,000 in Stolen Indian Bank Money Used to Invest in Bitcoin

Source: National Cyber Security – Produced By Gregory Evans

$150,000 in Stolen Indian Bank Money Used to Invest in Bitcoin

The Bank of Maharashtra (BoM) lost Rs 6.14 crore rupees (approx $950,000) to four hacks in 49 days a bug – the result of a bug in the bank’s UPI …

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ETHICAL HACKERS RAISE MONEY TO HELP REPEAL BILL REDUCING INTERNET PRIVACY

Source: National Cyber Security – Produced By Gregory Evans

ETHICAL HACKERS RAISE MONEY TO HELP REPEAL BILL REDUCING INTERNET PRIVACY

A UTD group called Ethical Hackers is donating the profits from its first annual fundraiser to protest a federal bill overturning previous Federal Communications Commission regulations protecting consumer privacy. On …

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Money transfer hack: Threat is real and what to do about it

Source: National Cyber Security – Produced By Gregory Evans Remittance transactions in the UAE continue to be vulnerable to hackers and financial institutions must work closely with intelligence units in order to mitigate the risk of customers losing millions of dirhams to cybercriminals, a currency firm said. The UAE … The post Money transfer hack: […]

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BITCOIN BOTNET AIMS TO MAKES MONEY FROM SMART DEVICES

Source: National Cyber Security – Produced By Gregory Evans

Hackers may be hijacking internet-connected fridges, toasters and light bulbs in order to use their computing power to mine bitcoins, researchers have revealed. IBM researchers discovered a bitcoin mining component in a new variant of Mirai—a form of malware that …

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Russian Hackers Said to Seek Hush Money From Liberal Groups

Source: National Cyber Security – Produced By Gregory Evans

Russian hackers are targeting U.S. progressive groups in a new wave of attacks, scouring the organizations’ emails for embarrassing details and attempting to extract hush money, according to two people familiar with probes being conducted by the FBI and private …

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‘Romance and painted money scam’ defrauds York Region woman of $200,000

York Region police are looking for two suspects in what they are calling a “romance and painted money scam” that left one woman defrauded of $200,000. A 59-year-old woman from the Town of Georgina started dating a man in 2012 she met online who later began requesting money for some emergency issues he was facing, police said. He also began convincing her to make profitable investments. “He started telling her that he has this large amount of money and they need cleaning solution to clean the money,” said police spokesperson Const. Read More….

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