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NSA to establish cybersecurity directorate to combat rising online threats

NSA to establish cybersecurity directorate to combat rising online threats

The plan, unveiled this morning, will be put into action in the coming months. The directorate is set to start operations at the beginning of October under the leadership of NSA official Anne Neuberger. Neuberger…

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“Wizard” Hacker, 20, Who Broke Into Bulgaria’s Entire Population Released

“Wizard” Hacker, 20, Who Broke Into Bulgaria’s Entire Population Released

Call it mother of cybercrimes but a hacker has more or less broken into the entire population of Bulgaria — hacking personal data of more than five million of the total seven million residents. Prime…

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The Cybersecurity 202: Trump’s commitment to Huawei bans faces stress test today

The Cybersecurity 202: Trump’s commitment to Huawei bans faces stress test today

Companies such as Qualcomm, Intel and Google will meet with National Economic Council Director Larry Kudlow as the clock ticks toward an Aug. 19 deadline, when the Commerce Department has ordered a halt of all…

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When it comes to cybersecurity, the federal government is nowhere to be found

When it comes to cybersecurity, the federal government is nowhere to be found

Last month, tens of thousands of images of travelers and license plates stored by the Customs and Border Protection agency were stolen in a digital breach. A federal contractor had transferred copies of the images…

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Protecting Election Systems Will Take Much More Federal Money, Report Says

Protecting Election Systems Will Take Much More Federal Money, Report Says

States and local election offices need much more financial support from the federal government to create reliably secure election systems that can withstand attempts at interference from foreign governments, according to a new report. After…

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Coast Guard Calls for Ships to pdate Their Systems After Malware Attack

Coast Guard Calls for Ships to pdate Their Systems After Malware Attack

The U.S. Coast Guard is recommending ships update their cybersecurity, following a February malware attack on a vessel that “significantly degraded” its computer system. The hack impacted the functionality of the ship’s computer system, which…

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Hackers steal millions of Bulgarians’ data; Russian tie seen

Hackers steal millions of Bulgarians’ data; Russian tie seen

Prime Minister Boyko Borissov called an emergency meeting of all law enforcement services to consider the potential harm to the country’s national security. Finance Minister Vladislav Goranov told reporters after the meeting that the hackers…

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Cost of Cybercrime Continues to Rise for Financial Services Firms, According to Report from Accenture and Ponemon Institute

Cost of Cybercrime Continues to Rise for Financial Services Firms, According to Report from Accenture and Ponemon Institute

Malicious insider attacks are the most expensive and lengthy attacks to resolve NEW YORK; July 16, 2019 – The cost to address and contain cyberattacks is greater for financial services firms than for companies in…

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SAVE NOW: Protect seniors online from scams, hacks and tax fraud

SAVE NOW: Protect seniors online from scams, hacks and tax fraud

In fact, a new survey by Home Instead, Inc., franchisor of the Home Instead Senior Care network, found 67 percent of surveyed older adults have been the victim of an online scam or hack. Encouraging…

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America is woefully unprepared for cyber warfare

America is woefully unprepared for cyber warfare

The U.S. military is increasingly adept at mounting cyberattacks in places like Russia and Iran, but America’s computers are almost completely defenseless. Without strong protections, offensive attacks can be invitations for disaster instead of deterrents.…

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