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#nationalcybersecuritymonth | Do You Know How To Protect Yourself Against Phishing Emails? – University Times

Source: National Cyber Security – Produced By Gregory Evans Close Illustration by Lauren Dahncke Illustration by Lauren Dahncke Illustration by Lauren Dahncke National Cybersecurity Awareness month recently came to an end, but phishing emails never seem to.  According to Cal State LA’s Information Technology Security, phishing emails are sent to the recipient with the purpose […]

Hackers break into e-mails of LP senators’ staffers

Source: National Cyber Security – Produced By Gregory Evans Senators belonging to the minority bloc on Thursday exposed hacking incidents that compromised e-mail accounts of some of their staff members, which they said appeared to link the Liberal Party and opposition groups to the Duterte administration’s narrative of a destabilization plot. At a press briefing, […]

Look out for bogus BBB emails

Source: National Cyber Security – Produced By Gregory Evans Better Business Bureaus across the country, including BBB serving the Northwest, have been receiving several calls and messages about emails businesses have been receiving. Scammers are using the BBB name and a logo indicating they have violated various federal laws such as “Fair Labor Standards Act” […]

Hackers made plans to send deleted Hilary emails to Michael Flynn

Source: National Cyber Security – Produced By Gregory Evans Russia’s programmers talked about amid last year’s general election battle on if messages could be erased by Hillary Clinton as well as getting it unto Michael Flynn, a resigned military brass, an individual from the president’s crusade, a business magazine wrote last week. This daily paper […]

Petya victims are told NOT to pay cyber ransom after hackers’ emails are disabled

Source: National Cyber Security – Produced By Gregory Evans IN a new twist in the latest crippling ransomware attack spreading across the globe, victims are warning that files will not be released even if those affected pay up. Companies across Britain, Europe and US have been crippled by the Petya virus, which locks workers out […]

Hackers use ‘smart’ refrigerator to send 750,000 virus-laced emails

Call it the attack of the zombie refrigerators. Computer security researchers said this week they discovered a large “botnet” which infected Internet-connected home appliances and then delivered more than 750,000 malicious emails.The California security firm Proofpoint, Inc., which announced its findings, said this may be the first proven “Internet of Things” based cyberattack involving “smart” appliances. […]

Hackers Break Into Interior Ministry Emails; Reveal Spying on Anti-Mining Leaders

  A group linked to the Anonymous hackers group broke into the emails of Interior Minister Walter Alban and other high-ranking government officials, revealing documents that were classified as secret, according to daily La Republica. The group, which goes by the name of LuIzSec Peru, revealed the government was following six anti-mining leaders in the northern region of Cajamarca. The individuals, including […]

Police: Bank customers sent ‘malware-carrying emails’

  The alleged scam involved emails, that appeared to be from the banks, containing “malware” which corrupted the recipients’ computers. T/DCI Jason Tunn of the Metropolitan Police’s Cyber Crime Unit said he suspects they are dealing with an “international and organised crime targeting a number of bank customers in London and across the UK“. “The victims have been […]