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#school | #ransomware | Las Cruces Public Schools computers still offline a week after hacking attack

Source: National Cyber Security – Produced By Gregory Evans Education LAS CRUCES, New Mexico — The computer network for the Las Cruces Public Schools remained offline a week after a ransomware attack by hackers forced the shutdown of the entire system. After originally trying to get existing servers for dozens of schools back online late […]

Hackers #hired for #year-long #DDoS attack #against #man’s former #employer

Source: National Cyber Security – Produced By Gregory Evans US federal prosecutors in Minnesota have charged a 46-year-old man with hiring a cyberhitman – well, technically, three hacking services – to launch a year-long campaign of distributed denial of service (DDoS) attacks on his former employer. Prosecutors say that John Kelsey Gammell, 46, contacted seven […]

Fancy Bear #hackers are now #exploiting the #New York terror attack to #spread their #malware

Source: National Cyber Security – Produced By Gregory Evans As the US justice department forges ahead with its investigation into the Trump administration and any possible collusion with Russia, the Fancy Bear hackers continue refining their attacks against global targets. As part of their new phishing campaign, the hackers are capitalising on the recent New […]

WannaCry Some More? Cybercriminals Using NSA Hacking Tools to Attack Citizens

Source: National Cyber Security – Produced By Gregory Evans A cybersecurity firm has announced hacking tools linked to the US National Security Agency are being exploited by cybercriminals. NSA-linked hacking tools are being used by cybercriminals in efforts to remotely steal money and confidential information from online banking users, according to researchconducted by cybersecurity firm Proofpoint. Proofpoint researchers discovered two different banking […]

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 […]

Hackers attack Hillary Clinton

Source: National Cyber Security – Produced By Gregory Evans Former US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton fell victim to a cyber-attack after she endorsed a social media platform for her political supporters, a media report said today. Clinton on Sunday personally endorsed a new, relatively unknown website called Verrit, after which it went offline. Start-up […]

CHINESE HACKERS ATTACK GURUGRAM COMPANY

Source: National Cyber Security – Produced By Gregory Evans The Millennium City witnessed its first case of Ransomware attacks by Chinese hackers with two cases coming to light recently. A city-based clothing company has reported to the Gurugram police that the hackers had demanded Rs 25 lakh from them as ransom. The other case involved […]

Teenage hacker who conspired to attack Sussex Police told to pay with pocket money

Source: National Cyber Security – Produced By Gregory Evans A teenage hacker who conspired to attack Sussex Police and the Hong Kong government has been told his pocket money should be docked. The 17-year-old boy from Hove, who cannot be named for legal reasons, played a ‘significant role’ in an online hacker conspiracy group. He […]

Global cyber attack could spur $53 bln in losses-Lloyd’s of London

Source: National Cyber Security – Produced By Gregory Evans The report, co-written with risk-modeling firm Cyence, examined potential economic losses from the hypothetical hacking of a cloud service provider and cyber attacks on computer operating systems run by businesses worldwide. Insurers are struggling to estimate their potential exposure to cyber-related losses amid mounting cyber risks […]

Everything to Know About The Worldwide Ransomware Attack

Source: National Cyber Security – Produced By Gregory Evans Meet the sequel to WannaCry, the wide-ranging ransomware attack that crippled businesses around the globe last month. On Tuesday, another widespread ransomware attack began halting unprepared businesses in their tracks. The new attack uses the same method of propagation as WannaCry: A leaked hacking tool called […]

These Are the Known Targets in the Petya Ransomware Attack So Far

Source: National Cyber Security – Produced By Gregory Evans A global ransomware attack on Tuesday hit computers at Russia’s biggest oil company, Ukraine’s international airport, global shipping firm A.P. Moller-Maersk, and the world’s biggest advertising agency WPP. Following is a list of companies and organizations that have reported being hit by cyber attacks: ROSNEFT Russia’s […]

Smart TV hack embeds attack code into broadcast signal—no access required

Source: National Cyber Security – Produced By Gregory Evans A new attack that uses terrestrial radio signals to hack a wide range of Smart TVs raises an unsettling prospect—the ability of hackers to take complete control of a large number of sets at once without having physical access to any of them. The proof-of-concept exploit […]

Kremlin critics targeted in hacking attack

Source: National Cyber Security – Produced By Gregory Evans Operation aimed at Russian audience carries hallmarks of interference in Macron campaign Hackers are stepping up efforts to steal and manipulate emails from critics of the Russian government, security researchers say, using techniques that were hallmarks of a cyber attack on Emmanuel Macron’s campaign on the […]

Is your small business prepared for a cyber security attack or data breach?

Source: National Cyber Security – Produced By Gregory Evans When data breaches make headlines, the victims are usually large companies. But there is increasing evidence that small businesses are at even greater risk for cyberattacks that put the business and its customer and employees at risk: 62% of data … The post Is your small […]