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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

Source: National Cyber Security – Produced By Gregory Evans

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

Source: National Cyber Security – Produced By Gregory Evans

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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Hackers take Alpena school data hostage; FBI advises ‘don’t pay ransom’

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Hackers take Alpena school data hostage; FBI advises ‘don’t pay ransom’

Travis Conner is rebooting servers and destroying any trace of ransomware which took data hostage from Alpena Public Schools.
Conner has been holed up in a small server closet for two days.
Two weeks ago, someone in the district opened

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Hackers use Mirai botnet to take Liberia’s entire internet down

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Source: National Cyber Security – Produced By Gregory Evans

Hackers use Mirai botnet to take Liberia’s entire internet down

Hackers Use Mirai Botnet 14 To Shut Down The Internet Of An Entire Country
Experts have been arguing about how hackers are conspiring to bring down the entire Internet infrastructure and plunge the world into ‘cyber darkness.’ Such a scenario

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Hackers are now trying to take down the whole Internet!

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Source: National Cyber Security – Produced By Gregory Evans

Hackers are now trying to take down the whole Internet!

Security expert Bruce Shneier revealed this month that some of the major companies that provide the basic infrastructure that make the Internet work, have seen an increase in DDoS attacks against them. It is believed that these attacks are designed

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