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Hackers could gain access to passwords through USB sticks, cyber experts warn

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Using a USB stick that’s been left lying around is something many, if not most, of us have done — probably without thinking twice about it. But cybersecurity experts are warning against the practice after showing hackers can access personal information through malicious USB sticks which then transmit that information…

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Hackers Use Pirate Sites to Ruin Your Life, State Attorneys General Warn

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With a new public service announcement, a group of State Attorneys General warns the public that pirate sites are a severe threat to online safety. Hackers use pirate websites to steal IDs and financial information, or even take over people’s webcams without their knowledge, they say. In recent years copyright…

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

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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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Lewiston Police warn of detective impersonator phone scam

To Purchase This Product/Services, Go To The Store Link Above Or Go To http://www.become007.com/store/ LEWISTON, Idaho – The Lewiston Police Department warns the public of a new phone scam where a man claiming to be a detective for the department is asking for money. Lewiston …

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Cybersecurity Firms Warn of New Malware Threat to Electric Grids

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Cybersecurity Firms Warn of New Malware Threat to Electric Grids

Two cyber security companies said they have uncovered a sophisticated piece of malicious software capable of causing power outages by ordering industrial computers to shut down electricity transmission. Analysis of the malware, known as Crash Override or Industroyer, indicates it was likely used in a December 2016 cyber attack that…

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Experts warn veterans about latest scam

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Experts warn veterans about latest scam

While many of us are spending Memorial Day honoring those who gave the ultimate sacrifice, experts say thieves are now targeting our veterans through their medical care. The Federal Trade Commission says thieves are pretending to be from the Department of Veterans Affairs office and are taking hundreds, even thousands…

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La Plata County deputies warn about online dating scam

To Purchase This Product/Services, Go To The Store Link Above Or Go To http://www.become007.com/store/ Deputies are warning of a new dating website scam involving underage people in La Plata County. The La Plata County Sheriff’s Office says someone is claiming to be a law enforcement …

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Cyber-security experts warn of another WannaCry like attack

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Cyber-security experts warn of another WannaCry like attack

A newly found flaw in widely used networking software leaves tens of thousands of computers potentially vulnerable to an attack similar to that caused by the recent WannaCry malware, cyber-security researchers warned on Thursday. Rebekah Brown of Rapid7, a cyber-security …

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Charlottetown police warn of internet dating scam

Charlottetown police are warning the public about an internet dating scam that offers victims a less-than-golden financial opportunity. City police say they received a complaint Wednesday from a woman saying she had met an individual on an online dating site claiming to be a Canadian soldier deployed in Ukraine. They say the fraudster claimed to have 1.5 million dollars in gold bars, and needed a bank account in which to transfer the money. Police say the potential victim did not provide any banking information but instead contacted authorities. Read More….

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Officials warn of consequences when supplying minors alcohol

After the arrest of a substitute teacher at Capital High School in Charleston, the school’s resource prevention officer is advising parents who may allow drinking at their home because it is a safe space to think again.

April Noble, 41, of Charleston, is charged with seven counts of contributing to the delinquency of a child.

According to the criminal complaint, Noble had parties starting in October 2016 that continued to January 2017.

The parties would be held in the basement of Noble’s home.

According to the criminal complaint, Noble would collect money from the kids and then purchase alcohol for them.

She told the kids if they were going to drink she wanted it to be somewhere safe with supervision.

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