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#hacking | Accel’s new India fund, Slowing growth of AePS & more, Technology News, ETtech

Source: National Cyber Security – Produced By Gregory Evans Accel’s new India fund What’s the news? Accel India, backer of leading technology startups such as Flipkart, Freshworks and Swiggy, has raised about $550 million for its sixth India fund, taking its assets under management to $1.5 billion. This makes Accel VI among the largest corpuses […]

#cyberfraud | #cybercriminals | The number of Black Friday scams is increasing and they’re becoming more sophisticated

Source: National Cyber Security – Produced By Gregory Evans With a rise in the number of shops offering Black Friday bargains, security experts say scammers are capitalising on the trend in the hope of conning shoppers. Experts say fraudsters are becoming ‘more sophisticated’ in their attempts to con people out of their hard earned cash, […]

Cybersecurity: The #Tech #Companies More #Important than the #FANGs.

Source: National Cyber Security – Produced By Gregory Evans The products and services provided by the behemoths of the tech industry may seem indispensable, and the most fundamental features of the technological environment, however, there are a group of less glamorous firms that arguably are the necessary foundations of the whole industry: cybersecurity firms. Cybersecurity is […]

Ports to #spend more on #cybersecurity as #digital #investments rise

Source: National Cyber Security – Produced By Gregory Evans If there was one positive effect of the string of cyberattacks the world witnessed in 2017, it was that a clear message was sent: cybersecurity is no longer an option for supply chain professionals. In fact, it may even be up to those professionals to ensure cyber resilience. Cyber […]

Chinese #Hacking Efforts More #Strategic, Less #Noisy

Source: National Cyber Security – Produced By Gregory Evans Chinese hackers, once some of the most careless and noisy hackers around, have become very careful and much more strategic at choosing the targets they go after. The prototype of the Chinese hacker is well documented in the cyber-security industry. Chinese actors hack whatever they can, grab whatever […]

Millennials are more aware of #cyber risks yet are ‘alarmingly’ careless #online. What gives?

Source: National Cyber Security – Produced By Gregory Evans Millennials are more aware of cybersecurity careers than they were four years ago and believe that cyber attacks influenced the 2016 presidential election, and yet they’re not interested in pursuing cyber professionally and exhibit careless online habits in their everyday lives. No, this is not the […]

Why We Need to Worry More Than Ever About Getting Hacked

Source: National Cyber Security – Produced By Gregory Evans The narrative around hacking has changed. Thanks to the proliferation of high-profile hacks in recent years, we’re no longer asking ourselves, “What if?” Now, the question is, “When?” After all, if a powerhouse with unlimited resources like HBO is vulnerable to a hack, surely anyone is […]

European Commissioner Calls For More Collaboration In Cyber Security

Source: National Cyber Security – Produced By Gregory Evans “Earlier this week at the CyberSec European Cybersecurity Forum in Poland, Julian King European commissioner for the security union called for increased collaboration in defending against cyber attacks after revealing more than 4,000 ransomware attacks have taken place every day across the EU since 2016. This […]

WannaCry Some More? Cybercriminals Using NSA Hacking Tools to Attack Citizens

Source: National Cyber Security – Produced By Gregory Evans A cybersecurity firm has announced hacking tools linked to the US National Security Agency are being exploited by cybercriminals. NSA-linked hacking tools are being used by cybercriminals in efforts to remotely steal money and confidential information from online banking users, according to researchconducted by cybersecurity firm Proofpoint. Proofpoint researchers discovered two different banking […]

Colorado Springs police estimate more than 100 victims of alleged identity thief

Source: National Cyber Security – Produced By Gregory Evans Police estimate that more than 100 people fell victim to a 32-year-old man’s alleged pattern of identity theft in Colorado Springs. Armando Gallegos allegedly manufactured checks using others’ account information and then used the checks at local businesses. He was arrested Aug. 23 in one of […]

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 […]

Are Popular Social Media Accounts more Likely to Get Targeted by Hackers?

Source: National Cyber Security – Produced By Gregory Evans Hacker attacks are nothing new – yet they seem to have evolved in terms of focus and impact, as recent devastating malware attacks like WannaCry and Petya have demonstrated. Everybody is a target nowadays, but the trend does not stop at large companies and tech giants. […]

Whittier man accused of impersonating pharmacist for more than a decade, for a second time

Source: National Cyber Security – Produced By Gregory Evans A Whittier man accused of stealing a pharmacist’s identity and working as an unlicensed pharmacist in the Los Angeles area for more than a decade, for the second time, appeared in court Thursday. Benito Plascencia, 58, faces six felony charges and one misdemeanor charge in the […]

Greece wants more money, top role for EU cyber security agency

Source: National Cyber Security – Produced By Gregory Evans Greece wants the European Commission to give the Athens-based European Union Agency for Network and Information Security (ENISA) more money and the leading role in managing Europe’s cyber security issues as part of a legal overhaul next month. “We want ENISA to have a bigger role […]

Trump approves Obama-era plan for a more independent US Cyber Command

Source: National Cyber Security – Produced By Gregory Evans President Trump has given the go-ahead for a plan dating from the Obama administration to elevate US Cyber Command to the level of Unified Combatant Command, giving it more operational independence from the National Security Agency. The statement also raised the possibility of splitting off CyberCom […]