Monday, October 27, 2014

Scam: Computer Hackers Claim to be Law Enforcement

And corrupt law enforcement who want bribes!--

Scam: Computer Hackers Claiming to be Law Enforcement: "The Newberry County Sheriff's Department is warning computer owners about a scam involving hackers posing as law enforcement. According to deputies, scammers are using a virus to encrypt computer owners data and take over their computer. The scammers are claiming to be with law enforcement or FBI and accusing owners of looking at child pornography. They ask for a sum of money to be sent to a location to unlock the computer and clean it of pornography. Deputies say the hackers threaten to keep the owners' computer data and arrest them if they do not comply...."

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Monday, October 20, 2014

Cyber attacks, Cybersecurity, Cyber insurance

Hack attacks spur calls for cyber insurance
The Hill
Cyber insurance legally protects companies after a data breach, covers ... “If I am a company and I buy cybersecurity insurance, if I have bad security ...

Prepare for the Attack of the Data-Sucking Cyber Zombies
Entrepreneur (blog)
Having trained professionals who understand cyber security and know what to look for is essential to an overall security strategy. Whether you employ ...

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Monday, October 13, 2014

Cyber Attacks, Cyber Crime, Business Loss

Cyber Crime Means Business- Potentially Yours
How to Manage the Growing Risk of Cyber Attacks (Wiley, 2014) and THREAT! ... The loss of this information is a national economic security crisis.
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Experts warn banks of more cyber attacks
Financial Times
Cyber security experts have warned of a constant threat of organised cyber criminals on the financial sector after the US Federal Bureau of ...

Cyber Security Education: Remove The Limits
Historically, there have been two perceived approaches to cyber security -- the vertical, technical approach and the more horizontal, strategic ...

HACKERS STRIKE: It's a huge problem affecting millions of Americans
“Cyber security, I think, is the biggest threat facing personal privacy, national security, and the national economy. It affects everyone,” U.S. Attorney ...

Why Breach Detection Is Your New Must-Have, Cyber SecurityTool
Cyber attacks are all over the news, and it seems like no one is immune — Home Depot, Target, Adobe and eBay included. So why are CIOs still ...

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Monday, October 6, 2014

North Korea, Cyber Warfare, Data Breaches, National Cybersecurity Center

North Korea cyber warfare capabilities exposed
North Korea's cyber warfare capabilities are on the rise despite being ... training up the next generation of cybersecurity and cyber warfare experts.

Cyber security more of a priority after Highly publicized data breaches
CEDAR RAPIDS — More data breaches, including stolen credit card numbers and hacked personal photos of celebrities, has both individuals and ...
Grassley Cyber Security Remarks at National Cyber Security Alliance Seminar - Senator Chuck Grassley

Virginia accelerator welcomes new cohort of cybersecurity companies
Washington Post
Maryland is home to the U.S. Cyber Command at Fort Meade and the soon-to-be-built National Cybersecurity Center of Excellence in Montgomery ...

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