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FBI Expands Election Security Alerts Beyond Victims to State, Local Officials

Source: National Cyber Security – Produced By Gregory Evans by DH Kass • Jan 20, 2020 The Federal Bureau of Investigation will now notify state officials when a local election has been hit by hackers, a course reversal from a prior closed door policy not to extend notification beyond victims of cyber attacks. A protracted […] View full post on AmIHackerProof.com

#deepweb | Wasp seizes control of victims’ brains to turn them into zombie slaves

Source: National Cyber Security – Produced By Gregory Evans A newly-discovered member of the Acrotaphus wasp family (Image: Kari Kaunisto) Scientists have discovered a new species of wasp that can seize control of its victim’s brains. Lurking in the dark depths of the Amazon rainforest is a ‘parasitoid’ wasp that can ‘manipulate the behaviour of […] View full post on AmIHackerProof.com

#cyberfraud | #cybercriminals | The dangers of ‘shaming’ the victims of cybercrimes

Source: National Cyber Security – Produced By Gregory Evans ANALYSIS/OPINION: Clearly, it is an egregious violation of today’s social norms to “shame” someone for being overweight, as HBO talk-show host Bill Maher can surely attest. (The uproar over Mr. Maher’s advocacy of fat-shaming was covered everywhere, from The New York Times to the BBC.) Other […] View full post on AmIHackerProof.com

#school | #ransomware | Ryuk Ransomware Is Making Victims Left and Right

Source: National Cyber Security – Produced By Gregory Evans While doing some open-source intelligence (OSINT), a security researcher discovered that a provider of end-to-end solutions for emergency care facilities in the U.S. fell victim to Ryuk ransomware. The company hit by the malware is T-System based in Dallas, Texas, and it is currently working to […] View full post on AmIHackerProof.com

Weekly Threat Briefing: New Banking Trojan Infects Victims via McDonald’s Malvertising

Source: National Cyber Security – Produced By Gregory Evans The intelligence in this week’s iteration discuss the following threats: Backdoors, Cryptocurrency, Data breaches, Malware, and Trojans. The IOCs related to these stories are attached to the Community Threat Briefing and can be used to check your logs for potential malicious activity. Figure 1: IOC Summary Charts.  These […] View full post on AmIHackerProof.com

#cyberfraud | #cybercriminals | Netflix email scam tells victims to ‘update your payment information’, news update

Source: National Cyber Security – Produced By Gregory Evans If you receive an email from Netflix telling you to update your payment information immediately, you could be the victim of sophisticated new scam. The streaming giant has once again been embroiled in a phishing email scam, which uses the same branding and username seen with […] View full post on AmIHackerProof.com

Are Our Phones the Next Victims of Hacking?

Source: National Cyber Security – Produced By Gregory Evans

Lately, there is no shortage of hacks going on and the next vulnerability could be right in the palm of your hand – literally. Millions of mobile phones, laptops and home devices could be at risk of hacking after researchers discovered a new way to take over devices using the…

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Colorado Springs police estimate more than 100 victims of alleged identity thief

Source: National Cyber Security – Produced By Gregory Evans

Police estimate that more than 100 people fell victim to a 32-year-old man’s alleged pattern of identity theft in Colorado Springs. Armando Gallegos allegedly manufactured checks using others’ account information and then used the checks at local businesses. He was arrested Aug. 23 in one of the five cases of…

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Instagram Hackers Selling 6 Million Victims’ Phone Numbers

Source: National Cyber Security – Produced By Gregory Evans

The size of the Instagram hack reached over 6 million users, as hackers are doing a brisk business charging $10 per individual for contact information on a searchable data base. There are numerous hackers on the dark web that advertise they will guess passwords to access social media accounts for…

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Cybersleuth Investigations Works to Educate and Assist Victims of Online Sextortion

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