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#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 […]

#cybersecurity | #hackerspace | DEF CON 27, Social Engineering Village, Chris Hadnagy’s ‘SEVillage 10 Year Anniversary: A Look Back’

Source: National Cyber Security – Produced By Gregory Evans Thanks to Def Con 27 Volunteers, Videographers and Presenters for publishing their superlative conference videos via their YouTube Channel for all to see, enjoy and learn. Permalink The post DEF CON 27, Social Engineering Village, Chris Hadnagy’s ‘SEVillage 10 Year Anniversary: A Look Back’ appeared first […]

The #shocking #trend of people #breaking into each others’ #social media #accounts

Source: National Cyber Security – Produced By Gregory Evans Spouses hack each others’ Facebook messages, parents track their offspring’s cellphone movements and lovers crack lovers’ private messages. To most of us, EFF leader Julius Malema’s recent claim that his e-mail account was attacked by government backed hackers left a bit of a Spy vs Spy […]

Time for a less #hacker-friendly #Social Security system

Source: National Cyber Security – Produced By Gregory Evans Last month’s announcement by Equifax that its consumer-credit database suffered a catastrophic hacking attack meant nearly half of all Americans had their Social Security numbers and vital financial information exposed to theft. The threat of massive-scale identity theft is very real. Equifax is only the latest […]

17-year-old charged with voyeurism as police investigate social media hacking case

Source: National Cyber Security – Produced By Gregory Evans Vancouver police arrested a 17-year-old boy on voyeurism charges while investigating a case where someone hacked into a girl’s social media account and shared nude photos of her. The Vancouver Police School Resource Officer assigned to Union High School first began investigating the incident on Monday, […]

Vetting of social media, phones possible as part of travel ban review

Source: National Cyber Security – Produced By Gregory Evans The Trump administration is developing new ways to vet people coming into the United States as a deadline in the President’s controversial travel ban nears, officials said Tuesday. “Each of the opportunities that the US government has to interview and/or vet potential inbound travelers is being […]

Social Media’s Contribution To Virtual Terrorism

Source: National Cyber Security – Produced By Gregory Evans In the United States social networks are considered to be public spaces and any information shared there is covered under the so-called ‘third-party doctrine’, which means that users have no reasonable expectation of privacy regarding the data their service providers collect about them. Any data you […]

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. […]

Missouri man admits job-related social security fraud

Source: National Cyber Security – Produced By Gregory Evans A St. Louis man has been ordered to spend four and a half years in federal prison for using social security numbers of others to conceal his criminal past while finding work with information technology companies. Twenty-nine-year-old Lawrence Jerel Higgins was sentenced Wednesday in St. Louis. […]

Britain asks tech and social media giants to censor militant content

Source: National Cyber Security – Produced By Gregory Evans Britain’s interior minister will use a visit to Silicon Valley on Tuesday to ask Facebook, Microsoft, Twitter, and YouTube to step up efforts to counter or remove content that incites militants. After four militant attacks in Britain that killed 36 people this year, senior ministers have […]

Social Media Research Specialist

Source: National Cyber Security – Produced By Gregory Evans BBM Staffing – Austin, TX $14 an hour – Full-time, Part-time, Temporary BBM Staffing is currently seeking a Social Media Specialist who will focus on Lead Generation for our client in Downtown Austin. Position: Full Time or Part Time (employee’s choice) Type: Temp-to-hire Pay: $14 an […]

Hackers Of Kansas System Accessed Social Security Numbers Of Millions In 10 States

Source: National Cyber Security – Produced By Gregory Evans Hackers who breached a Kansas Department of Commerce data system used by multiple states gained access to more than 5.5 million Social Security Numbers and put the agency on the hook to pay for credit monitoring services for all victims. The number of SSNs exposed across […]

Social media ‘bots’ distorting global politics

Source: National Cyber Security – Produced By Gregory Evans Washington – A wave of “computational propaganda”, largely driven by Russia, is impacting politics around the world by spreading misinformation designed to manipulate public opinion, researchers said on Tuesday. The Oxford University team presented research in Washington on the use of automated programs or “bots” on […]