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Senators worry troops could fall victim to fraud in wake of Equifax hack

Source: National Cyber Security – Produced By Gregory Evans

A bipartisan pair of senators is pressing Equifax for details on how it plans to protect data on U.S. servicemembers caught up in a massive breach, underscoring fears of potential identity theft and financial fraud. Sens. Joe Donnelly (D-Ind.) and Dean Heller (R-Nev.) wrote to the credit reporting firm on…

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Corporate America still using Equifax-like software even after hack

Source: National Cyber Security – Produced By Gregory Evans

There are 50,000 potential Equifaxes looming on the horizon. Corporate America has been slow to update its open-source software, even in the wake of the Equifax hack that exposed 143 million people’s sensitive data, according to one of the central hubs for the free programs. More than 50,000 organizations are…

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Hack to the future: HopHacks challenges students to solve problems using technology

Source: National Cyber Security – Produced By Gregory Evans

In rooms around Hodson Hall on Saturday night, clusters of students tapped away at their laptops amid a scattering of snack bags, soda cans, book bags, and belongings. Some took time out from their teamwork to study for a test. A few napped using balled up sweatshirts as pillows. It…

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All That’s Needed To Hack Gmail And Rob Bitcoin: A Name And A Phone Number

All That’s Needed To Hack Gmail And Rob Bitcoin: A Name And A Phone NumberSource: National Cyber Security – Produced By Gregory Evans Hackers have proven just how urgently a gaping flaw in the global telecoms network, affecting what’s known as Signalling System No. 7 (SS7), needs to be fixed. In a video demonstration, shown to Forbes ahead of publication today, benevolent hackers from Positive Technologies were able to […] View full post on AmIHackerProof.com | Can You Be Hacked?

McAfee boosts cyber security software suite with a beefed-up anti-malware engine to tackle hack attacks

Source: National Cyber Security – Produced By Gregory Evans

Cyber security firm McAfee has given its core suite of anti-virus and security software an overhaul to bolster the protection it can provide against currnet and future hack attacks. McAfee AntiVirus Plus, McAfee Internet Security, McAfee Total Protection and McAfee LiveSafe have all had an upgrade, giving them access to…

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This Company is ready to pay you $500,000 if you can hack WhatsApp

Source: National Cyber Security – Produced By Gregory Evans

A company named Zerodium has recently announced that they are ready to pay you $500,000 if you can find an exploit in WhatsApp and Signal, two popular messaging apps with hundreds of millions of users across the world. A huge prize money like that is irresistible for hackers. To avail…

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Why Russia Will Hack Again

Source: National Cyber Security – Produced By Gregory Evans

The Trump presidency has been an endless, overwhelming swirl of scandal. Whether it’s using the presidency to promote his businesses, firing former FBI Director James Comey, providing support and comfort to neo-Nazis in Charlottesville, Virginia or pardoning a sheriff held in contempt of court, President Donald Trump has invited fresh…

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WikiLeaks ‘hacked’ as OurMine group answers ‘hack us’ challenge

Source: National Cyber Security – Produced By Gregory Evans

WikiLeaks suffered an embarrassing cyber-attack when Saudi Arabian-based hacking group OurMine took over its web address. The attack saw visitors to WikiLeaks.org redirected to a page created by OurMine which claimed that the attack was a response to a challenge from the organisation to hack them. But while it may…

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Charlotte BBB warns of latest ‘iCloud Hack’ scam

Source: National Cyber Security – Produced By Gregory Evans

We hear it all the time: A celebrity’s been hacked. Their private photos leaked. Now there are hackers preying on everyone’s fear that this could happen, using one of the most trusted names in technology. An urgent warning coming tonight from Charlotte’s Better Business Bureau with what you need to…

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University of Washington students can hack smart devices, track body movement

Source: National Cyber Security – Produced By Gregory Evans

Computer science students at the University of Washington have found a way to remotely hack into people’s personal devices, such as cell phones and smart TV’s, to track individual movement, raising serious security questions, the university announced Wednesday. The hacking method uses CovertBand, a software program the student team created,…

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