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#school | #ransomware | Las Cruces Public Schools computers still offline a week after hacking attack

Source: National Cyber Security – Produced By Gregory Evans Education LAS CRUCES, New Mexico — The computer network for the Las Cruces Public Schools remained offline a week after a ransomware attack by hackers forced the shutdown of the entire system. After originally trying to get existing servers for dozens of schools back online late […]

Hacking #back is a #terrible #idea, but #companies are #still #keen to try it

Source: National Cyber Security – Produced By Gregory Evans Tired of being attacked by cyber criminals, some organisations are keen to take the fight back to the hackers. But the risks of ‘hacking back’ are likely to be much greater than any potential gains. Hacking back against an assailant — perhaps tracking down the systems […]

Why #micro SMEs are still not taking #cyber security seriously #enough

Source: National Cyber Security – Produced By Gregory Evans A recent survey of 2,000 UK businesses looking at digital transformation showed the number of businesses with formal strategies had doubled over the last year to 63%. However, businesses with less than 50 employees lagged behind with 64% not having a formal plan, compared to 91% […]

Credit skimmers not spiking locally; officials still preach vigilance

Source: National Cyber Security – Produced By Gregory Evans State and local officials are preaching vigilance over rising instances of identity theft around the state due to credit card skimmers in gas pumps. Sergeant Brian Sawyer with the Collier County Sheriff’s Department said that while his department had not yet noticed a significant increase of […]

CEOs still not persuaded to boost investment in cybersecurity

Source: National Cyber Security – Produced By Gregory Evans Employees are an optimal entry point for attackers seeking a way in to a company’s weak infrastructure. Cybersecurity and insider threats are two of the highest concerns confessed by CIOs and CISOs. Therefore, user negligence with company networks and devices is the main agent for cyber […]

Courthouse ID thefts still a mystery

Source: National Cyber Security – Produced By Gregory Evans A mysterious case of identity theft in Monroe County remains unsolved, but courthouse officials are considering measures to reduce the chances of another incident. In all, 22 courthouse employees — including current and former elected officials — have been victimized. But efforts to uncover the person […]

AMERICAN GIRL STILL IN CUSTODY FOR IDENTITY THEFT; FATHER FURIOUS AT AIRPORT BORDER CHECKS

Source: National Cyber Security – Produced By Gregory Evans American teenager Maggie Lee is still in custody for identity theft, but will likely be released during the course of Tuesday. The 16-year-old girl used her sister’s passport to travel from the United States to the Netherlands. Her father, Daniel Lee, is furious that airport border […]

s antivirus software still relevant?

Source: National Cyber Security – Produced By Gregory Evans  Powered by Max Banner Ads Federal agencies are big users of antivirus software, and regardless of their technical competence, government security professionals still find themselves victims of malware. Unfortunately, simply installing antivirus technology does not protect today’s endpoints. In a 2014 Lastline Labs study on the effectiveness […]

VPN is Still Vulnerable to Heartbleed

Researchers earlier this month guessed heartbleed had infected two-thirds of all Web servers, and researchers at Sucuri reported Friday that just 2 percent of the top 1 million websites on the Internet remain infected and all of the top 1,000 sites have been patched against the OpenSSL vulnerability but Mandiant tracks a scary new attack […]