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Hacking fears take small businesses offline

more information on sonyhack from leading cyber security expertsSource: National Cyber Security – Produced By Gregory Evans After Ken Taylor’s personal computer was hacked he is concerned about the impact hacking would have on his restaurant Templestowe Living Room. “I went into a website which was a bogus site and it basically took a hold of my computer,” Taylor says. “I got a […] View full post on AmIHackerProof.com | Can You Be Hacked?

Is brain hacking possible?

Brain hacking. It may evoke images of Hephaestus, Greek god of craftsmen and metallurgy, hacking literally through the head of his father Zeus, enabling the birth of Athena, fully grown with weapons and armor. But we’ll be hearing increasingly about a more modern form of brain hacking, and it doesn’t… View full post on National Cyber Security Ventures

Hacking IoT not really a challenge

Hacking IoT not really a challengeSource: National Cyber Security – Produced By Gregory Evans The Cyber Security Challenge has had its latest Face 2 Face (F2F) competition in Manchester. The event was sponsored by NCC Group and saw attendees challenged to break into a number of IoT devices. There were 24 players in all who were split across five teams. […] View full post on AmIHackerProof.com | Can You Be Hacked?

Westport teen behind 2015 fake shooter report charged with hacking, ID theft

Source: National Cyber Security – Produced By Gregory Evans

A 17-year-old Westport juvenile — the same youth responsible for calling in a fake active shooter incident at Westport High School in 2015 — was arrested Thursday for hacking into a Texas man’s Amazon account and buying $1,000 in computer equipment, police said. Detective Jeffrey Majewski said the male juvenile,…

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CodeFork hacking team spreading ‘fileless’ malware to mine Monero cryptocurrency

Source: National Cyber Security – Produced By Gregory Evans

A group of hackers dubbed ‘CodeFork’ by security researchers has recently launched a new campaign, reportedly spreading fileless malware and a strain of cryptocurrency miner that is able to exploit victims’ computers and produce Monero, a form of digital money. According to experts from Radware, a cybersecurity firm, the group…

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Hacking and fake news cast shadows over German election

Source: National Cyber Security – Produced By Gregory Evans

The Bundestag break-in occurred in May 2015, without a window being smashed. The intruders to the German parliament were not looking for anything tangible, nor were they even in Berlin. They wanted data and they got it: an estimated 16 gigabytes worth. This was no random smash-and-grab: the hackers sorted…

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Upstate 911 system crippled by hacking

Source: National Cyber Security – Produced By Gregory Evans

In a recent incident that officials say illustrates the vulnerability of local government computer networks, the communications system of an upstate New York police agency was disrupted by a hacking attack. The Schuyler County Sheriff’s Department, headquartered in Watkins Glen, had to get support from surrounding counties after the hacking…

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Bug took Apple’s Developer website down amid hacking fears

Source: National Cyber Security – Produced By Gregory Evans

After several developers reported a possible security breach in Apple’s Developer website as their account addresses showed an address in Russia, Apple has said the problem originated owing to a bug in its account management application. According to a MacRumours report on Thursday, several developers reported that all of their…

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Police: N. Korean Malware Used in Hacking Attack on S. Korean ATM Machines

Source: National Cyber Security – Produced By Gregory Evans

Police suspect that North Korea is behind the leak of financial transactions data which resulted from the hacking of dozens of ATM machines in subway stations and convenience stores earlier in March. The National Police Agency’s Cyber Bureau announced on Wednesday that its investigation so far has found that a…

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Chinese National Arrested in Los Angeles for Hacking Charge in US

Source: National Cyber Security – Produced By Gregory Evans

Charges are filed by the FBI against one Chinese malware broker known as Yu Pingan, claiming that he provides malware to hackers, including Sakula Trojan, for breaching numerous computer networks that belongs to the companies in US. The FBI charges that Yu Pingan, known also as “GoldSun”, has conspired with…

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