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#school | #ransomware | Cyberattack on Morial Convention Center has little immediate effect on events there, but problems may grow | Business News

Source: National Cyber Security – Produced By Gregory Evans The Ernest N. Morial Convention Center, one of the cornerstones of New Orleans’ multibillion-dollar tourism economy, is the latest victim in a string of cyberattacks against city and state computer systems that have had serious consequences for government officials and the public. New Orleanians were left […]

#comptia | #ransomware | Rancocas Valley High School students blocked from social media, but can stream music video – News – Burlington County Times

Source: National Cyber Security – Produced By Gregory Evans Federal law requires schools to protect students from inappropriate content. Schools have different standards on what to block, records show. MOUNT HOLLY — Facebook, Snapchat and Twitter are off-limits. Apple TV, Amazon Prime and Hulu video are just fine. At Rancocas Valley Regional High School, cybersecurity […]

#nationalcybersecuritymonth | ‘Shot across the bow’: U.S. increases pressure on UK ahead of key Huawei decision | News

Source: National Cyber Security – Produced By Gregory Evans Wednesday, January 08, 2020 1:06 a.m. EST By Jack Stubbs and Alexandra Alper LONDON/WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The United States is making a final pitch to Britain ahead of a U.K. decision on whether to upgrade its telecoms network with Huawei equipment, amid threats to cut intelligence-sharing […]

Managed Security Services Provider (MSSP) News: 20 December 2019

Source: National Cyber Security – Produced By Gregory Evans by Joe Panettieri • Dec 20, 2019 Each business day, MSSP Alert broadcasts a quick lineup of news, analysis and chatter from across that managed security services provider ecosystem. The Content: Written for MSSPs, SOC as a Service (SOCaaS), Managed Detection and Response (MDR) and MSP security […]

#deepweb | Man arrested for buying drugs using app, dark web – mumbai news

Source: National Cyber Security – Produced By Gregory Evans The city’s airport customs officers on Sunday arrested a 28-year-old man from Chembur who had placed an order for drugs through a mobile messaging app and paid for them through the dark web using cryptocurrency. Officers seized the drugs from a courier parcel and booked the man […]

#school | #ransomware | Town Hit by Ransomware; System Shut Down to Limit Damage – East Greenwich News

Source: National Cyber Security – Produced By Gregory Evans By Elizabeth F. McNamara Town Manager Andrew Nota said Saturday the town had been hit with computer ransomware and had shut down the system townwide to evaluate the damage and rebuild. “There have been numerous system breaches in municipalities in Rhode Island, New England and nationally […]

#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 | Cybersecurity Starts With People (Tony Spurlin Commentary) | Arkansas Business News

Source: National Cyber Security – Produced By Gregory Evans We were unable to send the article. Every few months we hear about a data breach affecting millions of people. This summer, it was Capital One and some 100 million Americans whose data was collected. Cyberattacks — breaches, denial-of-service attacks, ransomware, phishing and others — are […]

#cyberfraud | #cybercriminals | Netflix email scam tells victims to ‘update your payment information’, news update

Source: National Cyber Security – Produced By Gregory Evans If you receive an email from Netflix telling you to update your payment information immediately, you could be the victim of sophisticated new scam. The streaming giant has once again been embroiled in a phishing email scam, which uses the same branding and username seen with […]

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 […]

PayPal Phishing Scam News: Fraudulent Scheme Redirects Users to Obtain Personal Information, Photo

Source: National Cyber Security – Produced By Gregory Evans This phishing scam reportedly involves the redirection of PayPal users to a different website (hxxps://hellopc[.]co[.]nz/wp-includes/random_compat/error_polyfil.php) that will present a false login page. According to PhishMe, the page will only appear legitimate but is actually a fraudulent scheme. Once PayPal users input their details, the hackers are […]

China Blocks Entertainment News Sites, Cites Cybersecurity Concerns

Source: National Cyber Security – Produced By Gregory Evans The government has shut down multiple social media outlets in what some citizens are calling a real life version of George Orwell’s 1984. The newly enacted Cybersecurity Law, with its ‘ideological control’ guidelines, is worrying locals and foreign companies alike. Major social media platform operators including […]