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REMINDER: U.S. NUCLEAR SYSTEM RUNS ON EARLY COMPUTERS AND 8-INCH FLOPPY DISKS

Source: National Cyber Security – Produced By Gregory Evans

With concern over North Korea’s nuclear capabilities growing, President Donald Trump tweeted on Wednesday, “My first order as President was to renovate and modernize our nuclear arsenal. It is now far stronger and more powerful than ever before.” As Newsweek has reported, Trump’s first executive order was actually about Obamacare,…

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DATA BREACHES IN U.S. ALLEGEDLY INCREASING AT RECORD PACE

Source: National Cyber Security – Produced By Gregory Evans

There are some things in the world that seem to be on a perpetually-increasing track such as price of rent in big cities. Now, this list may include the number of data breaches in the U.S., according to a recent report. According to non-profit organization Identity Theft Resource Center (ITRC)…

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Two charged with running hacking service used in ‘major computer intrusions’ of U.S. businesses

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 Two men from Latvia ran a malware service that has been in operation for more than a decade and used in major …

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Mysterious Shadow Brokers group re-emerges to taunt U.S. intelligence

Source: National Cyber Security – Produced By Gregory Evans

The day after a particularly virulent strain of ransomware burst across the globe, the mysterious Shadow Brokers group has re-emerged to taunt the U.S. National Security Agency. It’s a possible hint at the shadowy spy games being played behind the scenes of the cybersecurity crisis that struck Ukraine, Russia and…

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U.S. education officials contact University of Oklahoma over cybersecurity

Source: National Cyber Security – Produced By Gregory Evans

The U.S. Department of Education has been in contact with the University of Oklahoma regarding a lapse in security protocol that allowed anyone with a campus-issued email to search for and view sensitive student records. The now corrected cybersecurity error enabled anyone with an @ou.edu email to search for records…

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Hidden Cobra hackers target U.S. with DeltaCharlie malware

more information on sonyhack from leading cyber security expertsSource: National Cyber Security – Produced By Gregory Evans A new alert from the United States Computer Emergency Readiness Team warns that the North Korean hacking team Hidden Cobra is targeting U.S. media, aerospace, financial and critical infrastructure sectors with botnet-related malware. The US-CERT warning comes from the Department of Homeland Security and the FBI, […] View full post on AmIHackerProof.com | Can You Be Hacked?

New Social Media Screening for U.S. Visitors Goes Into Effect

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New Social Media Screening for U.S. Visitors Goes Into Effect

The Trump Administration, which vowed to implement “extreme vetting” at the borders, has implemented part of a controversial plan requiring some U.S. visa applicants to disclose their social media history before entering the country. The plan, which requires applicants to disclose user names for social media platforms they’ve used in…

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U.S. banks use powerful cybersecurity to avoid WannaCry attack

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U.S. banks use powerful cybersecurity to avoid WannaCry attack

WannaCry ransomware has locked up IT systems at hospitals, government agencies and manufacturers around the globe, but U.S. banks have gone largely untouched, thanks to their embrace of powerful cybersecurity measures. U.S. banks managed to remain unscathed because they rapidly apply new software security patches and regularly back up data, according to Steve Silberstein, chief executive of Sheltered Harbor LLC, …

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Russian charged with breaching U.S. firms says FBI attempted to coerce confession over Clinton hack

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Russian charged with breaching U.S. firms says FBI attempted to coerce confession over Clinton hack

A Russian man wanted by the Justice Department on charges connected to hacking U.S. companies now claims the FBI offered him immunity in exchange for accepting responsibility for cyberattacks targeting former Democratic nominee Hillary Clinton. Yevgeny Nikulin, the alleged hacker, laid the claim to Russian media Thursday in a letter sent from a Czech Republic prison cell amid an international …

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Expiring spying law helped U.S. conclude Russia hacked election: NSA chief

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Expiring spying law helped U.S. conclude Russia hacked election: NSA chief

A top U.S. intelligence official said Thursday a controversial surveillance law that allows the broad electronic spying of foreigners played a major role in understanding Russia’s alleged interference in the 2016 presidential election. The statement from Admiral Mike Rogers, the director of the U.S. National Security Agency, may bolster efforts by intelligence agencies to fully preserve the authority, known as …

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