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It’s one thing to bust into your kid’s diary and read it, but if your kids want the privilege of engaging in the cyber world, they need to understand that parents are justified in “spying” on them. Or are they? Depends on whom you ask and how far they go at “spying” on their kids....

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Well, if you didn’t know, today is Data Privacy Day. A number of companies conducted activities to celebrate. Here is a quick roundup:

IBM released a new user authentication system that is meant to protect users as they go about internet transacti...

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Even with 2014 being recognized as the year of the data breach, the cybersecurity field is still lacking in qualified candidates. Why?There has been plenty of coverage in the news about data breaches. I am sure by this point the vast majority of people have heard about the br...

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Before, we used to have rooms and even structures
built to house computers and hardware that are important in running large-scale
businesses all over the globe. Today, as the number of storage space increases,
the size of the package seems to decrease. We now have microSD cards...

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The Information Technology sector received a “B-” grade for the month of December, indicating a decrease in risk compared to the sector’s six-month average. While the risk decreased, it is important to mention that the Information Technology sector is by far the largest target in ...

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Distributed denial-of-service attacks are getting larger. Those large attacks are happening more frequently, and multi-vector and application-layer DDoS attacks are now commonplace, says a new report from Arbor Networks, its 10th annual
Worldwide Infrastructure Security Repo...

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The hacking organizations known as Lizard Squad has been all over the news lately claiming attack after attack as well as having their own systems breached. The newest attach conducted by Lizard Squad was the defacement and DDoS of Malaysian Air’s websi...

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Perhaps you’ve read that “HTTPS” at the start of a website address means that the site is secure, encrypted. However, a feature of the HTTPS can track you, says an article at theregister.co.uk.HTTP is not secure. Carnegie Mellon University in a Register article states “HSTS”, whic...

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Today the internet gave consumers one more thing to worry about: gas station hacking. 
An article released in today’s Fox News stream discusses the complete lack of cybersecurity on gas terminals in today’s market. They have internet connections fo...

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Financials

The financials sector has seen some pretty significant cybersecurity concerns in the last month. Earlier this month, we saw Morgan Stanley and Bitstamp discussed frequently. More recently, we have seen an attack on a travel insurance company and the potential for another attack ut...

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A new cybercrime toolkit discovered by IBM Security Trusteer researchers is being used to remotely take over infected computers and perform fraudulent transactions. Since the fraud is done via the user's hijacked computer, the attackers can get around some commonly used securit...

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Ever hear of a crime called skimming? It may not be as dramatic a crime as assault or Ponzi schemes, but it can cause significant problems to you as your  savings account can be wiped out in a flash.Picture a scrawny nerd tampering with an automated teller machine (ATM)&mdash...

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