Month: February 2020

Indian Police Open Case Against Kashmir Social Media Users

NEW DELHI (AP) — Authorities in Indian-controlled Kashmir have registered a case against unidentified internet users who employed virtual private networks, or VPNs, to circumvent a social media ban in…
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Apple iPhone Users Targeted with Bogus Dating App for Valentine’s Day

The scam uses a range of themes, including tech-support scares and slot machines. A malicious email campaign aimed at iPhone owners is making the rounds this week, using a bouquet…
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Port San Antonio’s new toy: A real-time cybersecurity threat simulator

SAN ANTONIO – The latest museum exhibit at the San Antonio Museum of Science and Technology is a new cybersecurity operations center (SOC), which provides students of all ages an opportunity…
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Cybersecurity expert warns of scams tied to coronavirus

Experts are warning of new scams tied to the ongoing coronavirus outbreak. Shannon Wilkinson is a cybersecurity expert based in Las Vegas, but even the CEO of Tego Cyber Inc.…
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How to Mitigate Cyber-Risk While Empowering a Modern Workforce

Resiliency is often something that businesses lack when a cyber event occurs. To combat this, businesses need to develop enduring security strategies around the technologies they currently have in place…
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Report: Most municipalities use less secure domain name

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — Most Rhode Island municipalities have websites that do not use the domain name for government entities, according to a WJAR-TV report. The television station reviewed websites…
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Bipartisan lawmakers introduce bill to combat cyberattacks on state and local governments

A bipartisan group of lawmakers on Monday introduced a bill that would establish a $400 million grant program at the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) to help state and local…
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Equifax breach is the latest of many hacks linked to China

BOSTON (AP) — In 2014, the Obama administration accused five Chinese military agents of targeting Pittsburgh-area industrial companies including Westinghouse Electric, Alcoa and U.S. Steel. Since then, the number of…
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The Top 20 Cybersecurity Conferences to Attend in 2020

What does it take to crack the code of cybersecurity when it comes to best practices? A 2019 Fortinet survey asked chief information security officers (CISOs) to comment on how the expanding…
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Senate: Obama officials hamstrung by Russia election attack

WASHINGTON (AP) — A heavily politicized environment, coupled with concerns that public warnings would undermine confidence in the 2016 election, limited the Obama administration’s ability to respond to the Russian…
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