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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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Thousands of Australians could have pacemakers being recalled in US over hacking risk

Source: National Cyber Security – Produced By Gregory Evans

Thousands of Australians are believed to have pacemakers that have been recalled in the United States because they are vulnerable to being hacked. The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has recalled 465,000 devices from Abbott’s (formerly St Jude Medical) because hackers could remotely cause the batteries to rapidly go…

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Agency blames hackers over ‘F— Trump’ road sign in DC park

Source: National Cyber Security – Produced By Gregory Evans

Authorities are looking into the apparent hack of a road sign in Washington’s scenic Rock Creek Park that was emblazoned with a profane message Monday morning about President Trump. The electronic sign was supposed to inform drivers that a local road was closed for sewer work. Instead, all it said…

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Police warn of hacking threat via our online fridges and kettles as fears are raised over the ‘internet of things’

Source: National Cyber Security – Produced By Gregory Evans

Household appliances which connect to the internet will increasingly be hacked by criminals seeking to steal your identity, rob your home or bank accounts, a police chief has warned. Durham chief constable Mike Barton warned about the danger of the ‘internet of things’ as more ordinary household items such as…

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Target Gift Card Thief Spent Over $150,000, Pleads Not Guilty, OCDA Says

Source: National Cyber Security – Produced By Gregory Evans

A Stanton woman pleaded not guilty to racking up over $150,000 in purchases over seven months has pleaded not guilty to identity theft. LAKE FOREST, CA — Sure. Everyone loves shopping at Target. But could you spend over $150,000 there in seven months? A 28-year-old Stanton woman is facing charges…

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Hackers could take over your computer if they fragged you on some CS:GO servers

Source: National Cyber Security – Produced By Gregory Evans

An exploit in the Counter-Strike: Global Offensive Source (SDK) engine was removed in a June update, according a report from software security company One Up Security yesterday. The vulnerability allowed users in CS:GO community browser and third-party servers to hack into another player’s computer merely through killing them on a…

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UK Business to Spend Over £1m Recovering From Data Security Breach

Source: National Cyber Security – Produced By Gregory Evans

The cost of recovering from of a security breach for UK organisations has been estimated in a new report launched today by NTT Security, the specialised security company of NTT Group. The 2017 Risk:Value report, the company’s third annual study of business decision makers’ attitudes to risk and the value…

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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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YouTube celebrity Austin Jones arrested over child pornography charges

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Social media hands over personal data to fraudsters, Pindrop

Source: National Cyber Security – Produced By Gregory Evans

Social media hands over personal data to fraudsters, Pindrop

A new study by Pindrop has found that criminals are leveraging information found on social media to gain access to accounts. This points to a security flaw in procedure running in contact centres, where security questions are used for authentication methods on phone calls. Nearly two thirds (61%) of the…

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