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#hacking | Simple Yet Effective, Raccoon Malware Making Inroads among Cyber Criminals

Source: National Cyber Security – Produced By Gregory Evans That’s quite a track record for a piece of malware dismissed by some for having a relatively limited feature set. Despite the reputation issues, Raccoon is a reliable niche weapon that offers a way for nontechnical attackers to get up and running quickly. That’s a big […]

Corporate Cyber Espionage’s Channel …

Source: National Cyber Security – Produced By Gregory Evans Proactive defense and automation can help your company deal with scale and prioritize risks in order to more efficiently fight cyber espionage. The number of corporate espionage attacks is increasing. From advanced persistent threat attacks siphoning off proprietary research and intellectual property to fake social media […]

Disclosure Does Little to Dissuade Cyber Spies

Source: National Cyber Security – Produced By Gregory Evans In the past, outing nation-state cyber espionage groups caused a few to close up shop, but nowadays actors are more likely to switch to new infrastructure and continue operations. When cybersecurity services firm Mandiant released its APT 1 report in 2013, the Chinese group immediately shut […]

#cyberfraud | #cybercriminals | Nevada Attorney General warns about cyber scams targeting minors

Source: National Cyber Security – Produced By Gregory Evans NEVADA (KTNV) — As part of Cybersecurity Awareness Month, Nevada Attorney General Aaron D. Ford advises Nevada’s youth and parents to be aware of online scams targeting minors. Just like adults, scammers target young people through popular online platforms, such as apps, games, and popular social […]

#cyberfraud | #cybercriminals | Cyber threats in financial institutions: Getting the basics right

Source: National Cyber Security – Produced By Gregory Evans Murali Urs The WannaCry Ransomware which hit businesses including banks globally didn’t spare India, which was the second-worst affected country in APAC according to reports. It was a reality check for financial institutions as the attack was estimated to have affected more than 150 countries and […]

#nationalcybersecuritymonth | Don’t let these scary cyber safety risks creep up on you | Features/Entertainment

Source: National Cyber Security – Produced By Gregory Evans THE CONCERN: October is National Cybersecurity Awareness Month, and the Better Business Bureau is scaring up the latest on cyber security risks and ways to avoid them. Watch out for these spooky dangers lurking in the corners of our everyday digital lives. HOW THE SCAM WORKS: […]

Ignorance Of #Cyber Threat Creates #Conundrum For Small #Business #Data #Security

McAfee Labs recently published its 2018 Threats Predictions report, and after a year of high-profile cyberattacks and data breaches, analysts say the threat won’t let up in the new year. A rising challenge for the enterprise is the fact that cyberattackers are becoming increasingly sophisticated in their methods. According to McAfee, while companies are embracing […]

Companies #Look To #Cyber Insurance For #Protection Against #Hackers

Source: National Cyber Security – Produced By Gregory Evans You have health insurance, car insurance, homeowner’s insurance, how about cyber insurance?   More and more local businesses are buying protection for themselves from huge financial losses in a cyber-attack.   Cyber protection is a fairly new offering in the insurance industry.  But one Sioux Falls development company […]

How #New Jersey #fills the #cyber info #gap

Source: National Cyber Security – Produced By Gregory Evans When it comes to sharing information on cybersecurity threats and incident reporting, it’s harder for small businesses to get access to the same intelligence that industry giants share internally and with the Department of Homeland Security.  To address that need, the New Jersey Cybersecurity & Communications […]

Cyber #security #war games helping #businesses find & #recruit untapped #talent

Source: National Cyber Security – Produced By Gregory Evans With the cyber security skills gap widening amidst a rise in the overall threat landscape, business are now relying on cyber security war games to find and recruit new cyber warriors whose talents have remained untapped for years. The Cyber Security Challenge UK Masterclass competition ended […]

Why #micro SMEs are still not taking #cyber security seriously #enough

Source: National Cyber Security – Produced By Gregory Evans A recent survey of 2,000 UK businesses looking at digital transformation showed the number of businesses with formal strategies had doubled over the last year to 63%. However, businesses with less than 50 employees lagged behind with 64% not having a formal plan, compared to 91% […]

‘Cyber is the New #Black’: #Cyber Expert Points to #Diplomacy to #Solve Global #Cybersecurity Issues

Source: National Cyber Security – Produced By Gregory Evans With growing threats not only in the physical world but also in today’s nebular cyber world, Christopher Painter ’80 argued that “cyber is the new black,” meaning that “everyone cares about cyber” now. Painter, who has been at the forefront of cyber issues for the last […]

Cash #Converters is #HACKED: Cyber #criminals hold UK #customer #credit card numbers, addresses and #passwords to #ransom after major #security breach

Source: National Cyber Security – Produced By Gregory Evans Hackers who attacked the now defunct website of second hand goods store Cash Converters may have access to the account details of thousands of customers. Usernames, passwords, delivery addresses and potentially partial credit card numbers are among the data believed to have been stolen. The culprits […]

ISPs can #play unique #role in #cyber security, says BT #CEO

Source: National Cyber Security – Produced By Gregory Evans Internet service providers are perfectly positioned to make a significant contribution to cyber security for everyone, BT’s Gavin Patterson believes Internet providers must do more to work collectively with businesses and governments to protect citizens from the growing threat of cyber crime, according to Gavin Patterson, […]

Google to #remove #apps found #violating #Accessibility Services, creating #cyber security #issues

Source: National Cyber Security – Produced By Gregory Evans To better help users with disabilities, Android has a set of Accessibility Services that developers can use to improve their applications. Google has warned app developers not to use its Accessibility Services – designed for users with disabilities – for other purposes that may create security issues, […]