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#deepweb | In new world of data breaches and dark web deals, identity theft goes mainstream: JPSO | Crime/Police

Source: National Cyber Security – Produced By Gregory Evans Identity theft used to be a more complicated, hands-on racket that included mail theft, dumpster diving, scam telephone calls and emailed offers. But hackers, aided by improvements in computer technology and internet accessibility, have introduced an illicit efficiency to the crime, stealing the personal information of […]

Cybersecurity #shambles: Why a new #approach is #vital to stop #breaches

Source: National Cyber Security – Produced By Gregory Evans In grading terms the cybersecurity efforts of Yahoo, TalkTalk, Equifax and many others would earn them an “F”. Cyber threats have become so commoditised today that no organisation should assume they are invulnerable. A perfect storm of highly motivated attackers, poor organisational security and expansive digital systems […]

Google: Our #hunt for #hackers reveals #phishing is far #deadlier than #data #breaches

Source: National Cyber Security – Produced By Gregory Evans Google has released the results of a year-long investigation into Gmail account hijacking, which finds that phishing is far riskier for users than data breaches, because of the additional information phishers collect. Hardly a week goes by without a new data breach being discovered, exposing victims […]

Breaches Becoming More Common

The massive security breach last week involving Equifax Inc., is drawing more concern as ransomware, phishing and other kinds of hacking become more frequent on a small and large scale. Around 143 million Americans — including 8 million New Yorkers — were affected in the latest massive breach with the… View full post on National […]

Cybersecurity breaches: Centre is looking to roll out this major innovative approach

Source: National Cyber Security – Produced By Gregory Evans The government is working on creating a single framework for reporting breach of cyber security at financial institutions and a working group is soon likely to be formed, sources in the know told FE. The government is working on creating a single framework for reporting breach […]

Steps to tackle cyber security breaches

Source: National Cyber Security – Produced By Gregory Evans Internet accessibility has only enabled the critical role of information technology in our daily lives. It has always been an inevitable part of organizational functioning, however access to the internet puts a lot of power in the hands of organizations and individuals alike. Some recent examples […]

Why Monitoring Tools Aren’t Enough to Prevent Cybersecurity Breaches

Source: National Cyber Security – Produced By Gregory Evans There are literally millions upon millions of attempted cyber-attacks being executed each and every day. Yet, many organizations are still only employing the bare minimum in cybersecurity protection – monitoring systems. While these programs may have once been sufficient in … The post Why Monitoring Tools […]

Hacker breaches Johns Hopkins University website

  A hacker claiming to be part of the Anonymous hackers group has breached the Johns Hopkins University website and leaked the data compromised from the database server. The database server contains information of current and former biomedical engineering students.  The stolen information includes name, phone number and email id of students. The University says […]

Security expert breaches NASDAQ exchange’s website in just 10 minutes using only the Firefox web browser

http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-2422753/Security-expert-breaches-NASDAQ-website-just-10-minutes-using-Firefox-web-browser.html Here a glitch, there a hack: Trading on the NASDAQ Market has been halted in the past for glitches, now the exchange’s website has been hacked – in only 10 minutes A cybersecurity executive breached the NASDAQ website in only 10 minutes. By using any combination of browser history, cookies or phishing attacks, hackers […]