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#cyberfraud | #cybercriminals | City of Ekurhuleni warns of ongoing scams and cyber crime

Source: National Cyber Security – Produced By Gregory Evans With the festive season approaching, the City of Ekurhuleni (CoE) warns people of scammers who have been reportedly scamming people of their money. This follows complaints received by the City from people who have been scammed by people pretending to be municipal officials. Many victims were […]

FBI’s Wray says nat’l security, crime all have cybersecurity element

Source: National Cyber Security – Produced By Gregory Evans Every security and criminal threat that the FBI faces has a cyber or tech component that is increasing in frequency and sophistication, presenting tremendous challenges for FBI investigators, the bureau’s director, Christopher Wray, told members of the Senate Homeland Security and Government Affairs Committee Wednesday. We face sophisticated […]

Online crime presents new challenges for insurers

Source: National Cyber Security – Produced By Gregory Evans Any business in its right mind has crime insurance. What it may not have is the protection it needs to face new threats such as social-engineering fraud and ransomware. The recent $11.8-million vendor-impersonation scam against MacEwan University in Edmonton is only the latest high-profile social-engineering fraud […]

Police insist they treat cyber crime seriously following critical national report

Source: National Cyber Security – Produced By Gregory Evans Police have stressed how seriously they treat cyber crime following a new report criticising how the growing trend is tackled by forces nationally. The National Audit Office (NAO) said the issue was “not yet a priority” for all local police forces and the problem had been […]

Cybersecurity insurance: A new answer to online crime

Source: National Cyber Security – Produced By Gregory Evans Cybersecurity insurance has been gaining prominence over the past couple years across a variety of sectors. Now it’s poised to be the next big thing for consumers. For a barometer, look no further than American International Group Inc.’s newest consumer product called Family CyberEdge. According to […]

Why a shadowy hacking crime group called Lazarus may have launched a mass ransomware attack

Source: National Cyber Security – Produced By Gregory Evans The shadowy organization believed to be behind the world’s largest ransomware attack may represent a new cyberwar front to the escalating tensions between North Korea and the West. But it may just be about cold, hard cash. In the days after an unnamed organization unleashed a […]

Cyber Crime Fears Drive Up Demand for Anti-Hacker Insurance

Source: National Cyber Security – Produced By Gregory Evans For companies and organizations, an attack by hackers can inflict financial losses, corporate embarrassment and legal action. For insurers jumping into the brave new world of cyber crime insurance, it’s free marketing for what could be a $10 billion opportunity. High-profile computer breaches like the hack […]

Swedish Authorities Accuse Migrant Crime Whistleblower Cop of ‘Hacking’ Police Computers

Source: National Cyber Security – Produced By Gregory Evans Peter Springare, the police officer who posted on Facebook his frustrations on the levels of migrant crime in Sweden, is now being investigated by authorities who claim he “hacked” into police computers. The allegations against Springare come just after he … The post Swedish Authorities Accuse […]

Cyber Crime Training Law Enforcement – Seminar

Source: National Cyber Security – Produced By Gregory Evans Course description Law Enforcement Agents receive training every year from other law enforcement officers and outside consultants. In our technology driven world, technology is ever-changing and therefore is the driving force of the content of this course. For this reason … The post Cyber Crime Training […]

Man found guilty of sex abuse

CHARLES CITY, Ia. — A convicted sex offender who was defeated in a Charles City school board election has been found guilty of sexually abusing a teenage boy. A jury found 60-year-old Doug Lindaman, of Charles City, guilty of third-degree sexual abuse Tuesday. He was accused of performing a sex act in 2011 on a […]

A Man was arrested in Decorah school threat

DECORAH — Decorah police on Monday arrested a man in connection with a threat on the school district. Bruce Divers Jr., no age given, was arrested for two counts of second-degree harassment, a serious misdemeanor, and one count of third-degree harassment, a simple misdemeanor. On Saturday, the Decorah Police Department began an investigation into the […]