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#hacking | Turkish hackers target Greek government websites, stock exchange

Source: National Cyber Security – Produced By Gregory Evans Turkish hackers claimed on Friday to have hijacked for more than 90 minutes the official websites of the Greek parliament, the foreign affairs and economy ministries, as well as the country’s stock exchange. On their Facebook page, the hackers group, Anka Neferler Tim, justified their actions […]

#cybersecurity | hacker | APT40 hackers linked to 13 alleged front companies in Hainan, China

Source: National Cyber Security – Produced By Gregory Evans The mysterious research group Intrusion Truth has unleashed a new series of reports claiming that 13 businesses based in the southern island province of Hainan, China are collectively a front for reputed Chinese state-sponsored hacking group APT40. The alleged front companies all purport to be science and […]

#hacking | Chinese hackers bypass two-factor authentication | Information Age

Source: National Cyber Security – Produced By Gregory Evans A Chinese government-backed hacking group has found a new way to bypass two-factor authentication, according to a new report. The report by Dutch cybersecurity firm Fox-IT attributes a range of cyber attacks on government entities and managed service providers to APT20, a hacking group linked to […]

#school | #ransomware | Hacker’s paradise: Louisiana’s ransomware disaster far from over

Source: National Cyber Security – Produced By Gregory Evans Enlarge / Louisiana State Capitol, Baton Rouge, Louisiana, at dusk. Louisiana has brought some of its services back as it recovers from a targeted ransomware attack using the Ryuk malware on November 18. The state’s Office of Motor Vehicles re-opened offices on Monday in a limited […]

#infosec | Amazon Doorbell Camera Lets Hackers Access Household Network

Source: National Cyber Security – Produced By Gregory Evans A vulnerability detected in Amazon doorbell cameras made it possible for hackers to gain access to the owner’s household computer network. The weakness in the Ring Video Doorbell Pro IoT device was discovered by researchers at Bitdefender in June of this year. Researchers found that the credentials of […]

Hackers Can Silently Control Your Google Home, Alexa, Siri With Laser Light

Source: National Cyber Security – Produced By Gregory Evans A team of cybersecurity researchers has discovered a clever technique to remotely inject inaudible and invisible commands into voice-controlled devices — all just by shining a laser at the targeted device instead of using spoken words. Dubbed ‘Light Commands,’ the hack relies on a vulnerability in […]

#hacking | Florida Officials Pledge to Combat 2020 Election Hackers

Source: National Cyber Security – Produced By Gregory Evans (TNS) — “Foreign adversaries” and “malign foreign actors” are trying to influence and attack Florida’s election systems, FBI officials say, and they need your help to combat them. “You are the first line of defense against foreign influence operations and cybercriminals worldwide,” Rachel Rojas, special agent […]

Iranian #Hackers Have Set Up a #News Outlet to #Court Possible #Targets, #Security Firm Says

An Iranian cyber espionage group known as Charming Kitten is believed to be behind a campaign targeting academic researchers, human rights activists, media outlets and political advisors focusing on Iran, according to a report published earlier this week by Israel-based threat intelligence company ClearSky Cyber Security. The group has also set up a news outlet […]

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 […]

Three #Steps To #Protect Your #Network From #Hackers

Source: National Cyber Security – Produced By Gregory Evans According to a recent Technology, Media and Telecom Risk Index, c-level executives voted cyberattacks/hijacks as the fourth most pressing risk to their business. A perfect storm of legacy systems, complex hybrid networks, and the influx of data traffic is exposing vulnerabilities for hackers to not only […]

Black #Friday #cyberattacks to #break #records as #hackers enlist #bots

Source: National Cyber Security – Produced By Gregory Evans Identity is central to this increasing problem, and it is available in abundance due to the massive data breaches that have rocked the world in 2017. We are in the midst of a week predicted to be record breaking in terms of cyberattack volumes, with malicious […]

Hackers Obtained #Access to #NSA Employee’s Home #Computer, #Kaspersky Lab Reveals

Source: National Cyber Security – Produced By Gregory Evans Kaspersky Lab has updated its investigation on the hacking of a home computer used by an NSA employee. MOSCOW (Sputnik) — Kaspersky IT security company has announced that access to information on the home computer of the employee of the US National Security Agency (NSA) could have been obtained by an unknown […]

How #hackers crack #passwords and why you can’t #stop them

Source: National Cyber Security – Produced By Gregory Evans Experts agree that it’s long past time for companies to stop relying on traditional passwords. They should switch to more secure access methods like multi-factor authentication (MFA), biometrics, and single sign-on (SSO) systems. According to the latest Verizon Data Breach Investigations Report, 81 percent of hacking-related breaches […]