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Hacking Threat Increasingly Targeting Smaller Financial Firms

Source: National Cyber Security – Produced By Gregory Evans

Hacking Threat Increasingly Targeting Smaller Financial Firms

Big cyber heists make big headlines, but increasingly hackers are going after smaller financial firms, those with less than $1 billion in annual revenue, according to a recent report. Although …

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‘I still don’t feel safe’: Arrest made in Snapchat threat to Longview school

Longview police arrested a 14-year-old boy after he sent a threatening Snapchat photo to friends. The teen told police he sent the photo as a joke, but the picture worried a lot of people.

Police said they received hundreds of calls to the dispatch center Monday night from people concerned about a potential threat toward Mark Morris High School. Callers said the photo was sent to people on Snapchat and Facebook.

The photo shows a boy holding what looks like a sub-compact rifle with the caption “Don’t go to school tomorrow (markmorris).” Police said the photo appeared to have been taken by a second person who was holding a pistol.

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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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Fighting cyber threat requires investment

Source: National Cyber Security – Produced By Gregory Evans

Cybercrime is on the increase — and is evolving at breakneck speed. Almost half of business across Ireland said in a recent survey that incidents are increasing, yet a similar percentage said their spend on cyber defences would remain unchanged. …

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Car Hacking Threat Needs to be a Public Concern

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Student arrested for school threat made on Snapchat says it was a joke

A student has been arrested after police said he made threats to an Attica school and specific students via a social media post.

According to Attica Police Chief Robert Cole, officers responded to Attica Jr.-Sr. High School around 1 p.m. Wednesday.

Cole said 18-year-old Nicholas Jordan was detained for questioning for allegedly making threats on his Snapchat account to shoot up the school. Cole said Jordan also threatened specific students.

“It was inappropriate in nature, threatening in nature,” said Attica Consolidated School Corporation Superintendent Derek Marshal. “Within a matter of minutes, they and the resource officer had him in their possession.”

Cole said Jordan admitted to sending out the Snapchats.

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UK political parties warned of Russian hacking threat

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Industry Officials Talk Govt’s Reluctance to Share Cyber Threat Data at House Panel Hearing

Source: National Cyber Security – Produced By Gregory Evans

Industry officials told lawmakers at a House Homeland Security Committee’s cybersecurity panel hearing Thursday that that U.S. government is hesitant to facilitate cyber threat data sharing with stakeholders in the private sector, Nextgov reported Thursday. Scott Montgomery, a vice president …

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Teen arrested after threat found in restroom at Dover High School

A Dover teenager is facing charges for he made a bomb threat at Dover High School on Monday.

The incident that led to the teen’s arrest was one of four separate bomb threats at Dover schools during a 48-hour period found written in bathrooms in the middle school and high school.

Police said the threats are becoming a strain on resources not only for them but also the fire department and the schools.

“It happened twice today, so we were informed,” parent Ileana Hoeing said. She was among many parents frustrated by the multiple threats.

“It’s terrible,” Denise Bessette said. “I mean, we didn’t grow up with that, and it’s sad that the kids have to go through that today.

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18-year-old arrested in connection to Naples High School bomb threat

An 18-year-old North Naples man was arrested Thursday in connection with a bomb threat made to Naples High School earlier that day, police said.

Grayson Alexander Barry faces a felony charge of making a false report concerning the planting of a bomb and was taken to the Naples Jail Center on $10,000 bond, according to a Naples Police arrest report.

After Naples police were notified by the Collier County Sheriff’s Office that a bomb threat had been called into Naples High School around 9 a.m. Thursday, investigators interviewed the school receptionist who had received the call and obtained phone records that showed the call had originated from a Google Voice account belonging to Barry, the report stated.

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