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What it will take for cybersecurity to become common sense

more information on sonyhack from leading cyber security expertsSource: National Cyber Security – Produced By Gregory Evans Changing your password needs to become like washing your hands after using the bathroom — a habit. We’re a long way off from that. Look both ways before you cross the street. Wash your hands before leaving the bathroom. Put a seat belt on when you […] View full post on AmIHackerProof.com | Can You Be Hacked?

Cybersecurity, blockchain, autonomous research take spotlight in new Virginia technology funding

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Cybersecurity, blockchain, autonomous research take spotlight in new Virginia technology funding

The governor’s office announces new awards dedicated to bolstering technology research and commercialization around several emerging markets. Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe announced on Monday that $450,000 of a $2.7 million research fund will be put toward initiatives involving cybersecurity, information technology and drone research. The fund, known as the Commonwealth…

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WINDOW’S OPEN Microsoft Windows bug lets hackers take control of your PC by sending you a email

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WINDOW’S OPEN Microsoft Windows bug lets hackers take control of your PC by sending you a email

A WINDOWS bug could allow hackers to remotely take over your PC or laptop by sending an email which can attack your system even if you don’t open it. The alleged flaw could allow crooks to make changes to your device and steal everything you have saved on there. The terrifying problem lies in a security tool used in all …

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How To Take The Perfect Picture For Your Dating Profile

Figuring out how to choose the best pictures for your dating profile is easier said than done. Whether you’re selfie-obsessed and simply have too many to choose from, or you’re camera shy and seriously dreading taking some dating profile-friendly photos — it can be quite the process if you’re serious about putting your best face forward online. (Which, btw, you should be: it’s not a secret that, when it comes to dating apps, people tend to swipe first and ask questions later. Read More….

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How Do You Take Cybersecurity Off The Back-Burner?

Following the news about the Institute of Directors on cybersecurity, Greg Day urges UK executives and IT teams to bridge the gap between them and finally take cybersecurity off the back-burner. Greg Day, VP and Chief Security Officer EMEA at … View full post on National Cyber Security Ventures

Police take aim at romance scams

Winnipeg police are hoping to save someone from heartbreak — as well as a broken bank account. March is Fraud Prevention Month and this year, the Winnipeg Police Service has created a video to raise awareness about a common crime that affects hundreds of Canadians each year — the romance scam. “Romance scams are one of the most devastating frauds because not only is there a potential for a large loss of money, but an emotional loss as well,” the police service said in a news release. Read More….

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Hackers take over microphones on Windows PCs to steal data

Source: National Cyber Security – Produced By Gregory Evans Hackers targeting people in Ukraine have come up with something unusual: they use the microphones on Windows PCs to steal audio recordings of conversations, screenshots, documents and passwords. The cyber security firm CyberX calls it Operation BugDrop because the malware … The post Hackers take over […]

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Top 10 Steps You Should Take to Respond to Cyberbullying

Cyberbullying is an issue that affects us all: grown men and women, teenagers, tweens, and even children. It can eat up a shocking number of mental and physical hours each day, especially given the amount of time we spend with screens.

No one is immune. Whether you are a female gamer, a celebrity, or just a kid trying to navigate the social scene on Instagram, you can encounter unparalleled levels of viciousness online.

According to the American Academy of Pediatrics, the average 8- to 10-year-old spends nearly 8 hours a day with different media, and older children and teens spend more than 11 hours per day.

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Despite hack epidemic, Americans don’t take security precautions

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Despite hack epidemic, Americans don’t take security precautions

Nearly two-thirds of Americans have experienced some kind of data theft or fraud, leaving many mistrustful of institutions charged with safeguarding their information, a poll showed Wednesday. The Pew Research Center survey found 41 percent of Americans have encountered fraudulent …

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Hackers take on private engineering college after student suicide

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Hackers take on private engineering college after student suicide

Soon after threatening the management of a Kerala-based engineering college, where a student killed himself earlier this month, hackers have taken down the college website. A group of hackers claiming to be part of the hacker collective Anonymous has released …

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