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Target Settles Hacking Investigation With Promise To Boost Cybersecurity

Source: National Cyber Security – Produced By Gregory Evans

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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Australian scammers hit unwelcome target

To Purchase This Product/Services, Go To The Store Link Above Or Go To http://www.become007.com/store/ The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) has reported that scam activity reached record levels in Australia in 2016, with a 47 per cent increase over 2015. Deputy Chair of the …

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Phone scammers target VA health care program

Source: National Cyber Security – Produced By Gregory Evans

Phone scammers target VA health care program

The Department of Veterans Affairs is warning military veterans about a phone scam targeting people who call the Veterans Choice Program hotline. The correct number for the program is (866) 606-8198. But if someone makes the simple mistake of dialing 1-800, the scammers go to work. A misleading recording tells the caller they are eligible for a retail rebate of …

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Hackers target Pune students; modus operandi exposed

To Purchase This Product/Services, Go To The Store Link Above Or Go To http://www.become007.com/store/ Source: National Cyber Security – Produced By Gregory Evans One might think that only celebrities and known personalities fall prey to online hacking. After all, the last couple of years have …

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Hackers target Google Chrome users

Source: National Cyber Security – Produced By Gregory Evans A number of people have taken to their social media accounts to warn against a new hack, which is targeting Google Chrome users. Those affected reported seeing a pop-up, prompting them to download and install a ‘missing font’ file. Clicking … The post Hackers target Google […]

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Con artists using Cupid to target lovelorn on Valentine’s Day

Connecticut Better Business Bureau reminds consumers looking for love that St. Valentine’s day can be a double-edged sword. For most couples, February 14 is a day to celebrate love with kind words, flowers, candy, gifts, meals, jewelry and more. For others, it can be a heartbreaking experience if they find out their online love interest is not looking for love, but for money. “We have learned that nothing is sacred to criminals,” said Connecticut Better Business Bureau spokesman Howard Schwartz. Read More….

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Parental Controls: Preventing Kid from Being Target of Cybercrime

Extreme hype and popularity of social networking sites have made them the most attractive target for cybercriminals. The use of Facebook, Twitter, and a lot more social media is increasing drastically and so is their likelihood of being attacked by cyber crimes. The “I know all” attitude of our kids could lead them to serious troubles. All of us must use parental controls to protect our kids from becoming victims of such crimes because they can’t secure themselves alone.

Facebook the prime target

Facebook is the most prominent and most user-friendly social networking platform that is why it is the prime target for online crimes.

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Scammers use social media to swindle money, target younger victims

Source: National Cyber Security – Produced By Gregory Evans

Scammers use social media to swindle money, target younger victims

Cons and scams have been around since humans first learned how to communicate but, these days, as communication increases with technology, scams are evolving, increasing in magnitude and allowing con artists to work behind a veil. Read More….

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Mystery Hackers Target Conservative Site

Source: National Cyber Security – Produced By Gregory Evans

Mystery Hackers Target Conservative Site

Matt Drudge believes somebody is trying to take down his popular conservative website—and that somebody could be the federal government. He says the Drudge Report has been repeatedly knocked offline in recent weeks by hacker attacks, including one on Dec. …

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Hackers target daughter of Saudi singer

Source: National Cyber Security – Produced By Gregory Evans

Hackers target daughter of Saudi singer

A famous Saudi singer’s daughter was put in a protection home in connection with posts on her Twitter account, Al-Sharq newspaper reported.
Fatima Bint Fahd Bin Saeed said she was contacted by the authorities regarding posts on her Twitter account.

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